Quebec City bluesman wins award of a lifetime

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Photo: Guillaume D. Cyr, courtesy of Communications Paulette Dufour

Local blues musician Jay Sewall receives the Lys Blues Lifetime Achievement Award at the Sunday, September 28 gala in Quebec City.

He received a standing ovation before and after playing Be-Bop Beluga. During the performance, the crowd couldn’t help but sing along to the chorus. A full house of fans and fellow musicians honoured Quebec City bluesman Jay Sewall with the prestigious Lys Blues Lifetime Achievement award at the Théâtre Petit-Champlain Sunday night, saluting Sewall’s 30-year career in music.