Thirsty Boot
August 25, 2023
8:00 – 9:30 pm


40 min.
Quebec (2023)
English and French, no subtitles

For 30 years, Mike Goudreau and the Boppin’ Blues Band have been entertaining audiences with their unique blend of Jump Blues and Bop. Ain’t No Guitar Hero brings you up on stage with the band and behind the scenes with Mike talking about the joy of collaborating with world class musicians, the unique challenges of being one of Canada’s longest running independent Blues bands, and the incredible friendships formed along the way.

Q&A with Rugge Thomson, followed by a performance by Mike Goudreau and the Boppin’ Blues Band

Followed by a live performance by the Boppin’ blues band

Rugge Thomson studied photography and filmmaking at Champlain College and Concordia University. His local production company does live streaming, event coverage and creates web-based media for small/medium businesses. When he isn’t producing ads and corporate videos, Rugge writes, shoots and edits short films and documentaries. His short film Blending In won the grand prize at the 2019 Knowlton Film Festival and he has won awards both locally and internationally for his shorts and music videos.