About KBS

The Kingston Blues Society (KBS), formed in 2006, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of local, national and international blues artists. 

Nine years later, KBS continues to bring the BEST IN BLUES to the Greater Kingston Community. 


Current executive:

Frank Warnica President

Bruce Boucher Vice-President

Pamela Boucher Secretary

Susan Warnica Treasurer


843 Ludgate Cr. Kingston, ON K7M 6C7

613 384-8168

Email us at info@kingstonbluessociety.ca


  • The Kingston Blues Society hosts shows featuring national and international artists throughout the year at various locations in and around the Kingston area.Check Previous Events for a list of previous performers 

  • The Kingston Blues Society hosts open jams at the RCHA Club - 193 Ontario Street, the 3rd Saturday of every month. The jams are open to the general public and we invite everyone to come out and enjoy the show. Musicians are welcome to come and perform with the host band or as a solo act. Bands that would like to perform seperately are also welcome. 

  • The Kingston Blues Society hosts a series of shows entitiled Blues Bands of Ontario. This sereies of shows features blues bands from across  Ontario.The shows take place on the first Saturday of each month at the RCHA Club - 193 Ontario St.


For current information on all these shows please check our Main Page and our Upcoming Events Page


Bands and musicians that are interested in performing for the Kingston Blues Society should email Bruce at bruce@kingstonbluessociety.ca



Individual Membership is $25.00 annually and is included with the purchase of a $25 or higher priced ticket to any KBS Event.

Membership will include a weekly e-mail newsletter, reduced admissions to KBS events for one year; exclusive access to KBS events  such as Blues Jams; CD swaps; Blues BBQ’s and more. Enjoy and support the blues in the Kingston Ontario Region. More Blues for you to see in Kingston through increased promotion of Blues Music in Kingston.

In addition to attending meetings and receiving newsletters, active individual members have full voting rights and may serve on committees and the Board of Directors.


You can send a cheque for $25 made payable to Kingston Blues Society at the address listed above. Be sure to include a return address and we will send you a certificate for one free admission to a future KBS event. Certificate must be used within one calendar year from the date of membership purchase.



 For Information on Corporate Membership Please E-mail

Pat Thompson - Director for Corporate Membership