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Big Sugar

December 31, 2022

Big Sugar returns to the stage with a new show and lineup. After the tragic death of longtime
bassist Garry Lowe in 2018, bandleader Gordie Johnson spent the past 4 years reimagining Big
Sugar and is proud to announce new bassist, Ben Lowe, the 22 year old son of Garry Lowe. “Our
music has always been about roots and culture and this is a perfect piece of that evolution. You
can hear Big Sugar in Ben’s DNA.” A renewed Big Sugar will also include former tourmates
drummer Joe Magistro (Black Crowes, B52s)

Big Sugar boldly goes forth in 2022 with new music from their latest release “Eternity Now” and
vinyl re-issues of their classic albums “Five Hundred Pounds” from Third Man Records, as well
as “Hemi-Vision” and “Heated” from Universal Music”.

In the 90s Big Sugar emerged clad in Hugo Boss suits as the antithesis to the grunge esthetic
with a unique combination of Jamaican rhythms, Blues tonality and heavy Rock aggression.
They dominated the airwaves and highways with songs like “Diggin A Hole,” “The Scene,” “Turn
The Lights On” and “Roads Ahead.” Their Roots Rock Reggae style has built a loyal following,
earning Big Sugar a 2015 Road Gold Award as they continue to sell out concerts across North
America. Gordie Johnson’s guitar playing and album production continue to influence a new

Join the River Cree Resort and Casino for a night that you surely will not forget.
To purchase tickets, go to www.ticketmaster.ca or at the River Cree Box Office.


December 31, 2022
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River Cree Resort & Casino
300 East Lapotac Blvd.
Enoch, Alberta T7X 3Y3 Canada