Press

PAGE 1

Canada’s own Big Sugar returns to the island in the wake of their most transformative period in decades.

Blues rockers Big Sugar are a staple of any honest playlist that screams Canadiana, a tried, true and tested favourite

September 15, 2017
BIG SUGAR IS BACK ON THE SCENE: REVIEW FROM VANCOUVER’S COMMODORE BALLROOM

There was magic flying every which way when Big Sugar played to an ecstatic crowd at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom on

September 12, 2017
New Look, New Band, New attitude and New Music Coming Soon from Big Sugar

  The ‘new’ Big Sugar, from left, Rey Artega, Chris Gormley, Gordie Johnson, Alex Johnson, Garry Lowe, will be playing

July 11, 2017
Big Sugar in Kitchener …and Grady!

So. Much. Rock….this weekend you can catch Big Sugar on August 6 at the Kitchener Blues Festival. And if you

August 3, 2016
Big Sugar “Natty Dread Rock” video review

Big Sugar is back and they’ve brought their Big Sound with them. The Toronto-based quintet’s new video is funky and

October 30, 2015
Taking over The Eagle – 97.3

Yardstyle  

March 11, 2015
Band focused on helping others

by  Nicholas Pescod Nanaimo News Bulletin Ever since it formed back in the late ’80s, reggae-blues-rock band Big Sugar has

March 10, 2015
The softer, soulful side of Big Sugar

COMOX VALLEY RECORD Mark Allan Special to the Record For Big Sugar’s latest foray to the Comox Valley as part

February 25, 2015
Big Sugar sweetens the Key City Theatre

THE TOWNSMAN Ferdy Belland “Oh man, the tour’s just been fantastic,” gushes Gordie Johnson, vocalist-guitarist of Big Sugar. “Our acoustic

February 25, 2015
The new Big Sugar

THE FITZHUGH Five years ago Big Sugar came back from the dead—or more accurately a decade-long hiatus—with a new album

February 25, 2015
Rock group on acoustic tour

SHERWOOD PARK NEWS By Megan Voss A normally loud rock band is going to be a little more sweet this

February 19, 2015
Big Sugar aims for something bigger

EDMONTON JOURNAL BY MIKE BELL, CALGARY HERALD PREVIEW Big Sugar When: Tuesday, Feb. 24, Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

February 19, 2015
Big Sugar added to Big Music Fest lineup

Waterloo Region Record By Record staff KITCHENER — Canadian bluesy rock band Big Sugar will perform free of charge at

February 19, 2015
BIG SUGAR UNPLUGGED AND UNINHIBITED

LETHBRIDGE LIVING Written by Paul Krajewski (@PaulKrajewski) After two decades of producing foot-pounding jams such as “Diggin’ a Hole,” “Turn

February 18, 2015
Big Sugar draws crowds closer in acoustic show

EDMONTON JOURNAL BY AMANDA LOGAN, FOR THE LEADER-POST Get ready to experience a different Big Sugar – just as sweet

February 12, 2015
Big Sugar draws crowds closer in acoustic show

THE STAR PHOENIX BY AMANDA LOGAN, FOR THE LEADER-POST Get ready to experience a different Big Sugar – just as

February 12, 2015
Big Sugar returns to its roots with Yardstyle

BY AMANDA LOGAN, FOR THE LEADER-POST Get ready to experience a different Big Sugar – just as sweet but in

February 12, 2015
Big Sugar in for an acoustic set at the Lyric

The Prairie Post Canadian blues/rock/reggae band Big Sugar will perform at the Lyric Theatre Feb. 19. Known for their innovative

February 5, 2015
Big Sugar goes acoustic on new tour

The Prince Albert Daily Herald One of Canada’s loudest and wildest rock bands comes to Prince Albert with a sweet

February 4, 2015
Big Sugar sports fans

Ottawa Sun BY TIM BAINES, OTTAWA SUN As a kid, Kelly Hoppe didn’t think the trumpet was that cool when

January 28, 2015