Café Blackbird is pleased to present and promote independent local musicians. Our intimate venue allows for a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere that is both unique and welcoming. We feature new music from some of Edmonton’s best acoustic Singer Songwriters, some of the city’s most prominent musicians, along with the occasional musician who only wished that they lived here.
Sounds Like: Joshua Redman, Chris Potter, Bob Mintzer, Michael Brecker
Hailing from Edmonton Alberta, John Sweenie has been playing music since the age of 12.
During his teen years he was the lead tenor saxophonist for the Victoria High School Jazz Ensemble as well as the Littlebirds Big Band. John left Edmonton to pursue his study of music at Mount Royal College wh...See Full Bio