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Joe Leary will be one of the Emcees at the 2nd Annual Gastown Blues & Chili Fest!

Last week we announced that the fabulous Dawn Chubai was coming back as our Emcee for the Gastown Blues & Chili Fest! And now we’re super excited to announce that she will be followed by another awesome Vancouver talent…the always entertaining Joe Leary will be taking the “late shift” for the day! Joe is a freelance writer and TEAM 1040 Radio sports broadcaster and host, following his role as a longtime TV weather anchor and Breakfast Television presenter and co-host, during his many years and numerous jobs in the local media scene.

Joe currently writes feature sports profiles for the BC Lions, files a weekly music interview for 24 HRS Newspaper, contributes ‘The Hot Sheet’ page for Vancouver View Magazine (, as well as his weekly ‘Joe Biz Blog’ and various musings for TV WEEK Magazine’s online edition (

In between these and various and sundry other writing assignments, Joe can be heard in several capacities around the radio dial.

And not to worry Joe…although you’ve changed duties from Judge to Emcee this year, we’ll be sure you get to sample all of the fabulous Chilis that are on hand!

Make sure you save the date: Sunday, September 19th for the 2nd Annual Gastown Blues and Chili Fest!

See you there.


City TV's Dawn Chubai WIll Be Hosting the Gastown Blues & Chili Fest on Sept. 19th!

The Gastown Blues & Chili Festival is THRILLED to announce that the amazing Dawn Chubai will once again take to the stage as our Emcee on Sunday, September 19th. Dawn was an incredible host at the Inaugural Gastown Blues & Chili Fest, and we can’t wait for her to come back and help to build the excitement surrounding the incredible musicians…and of course the CHILI!!!

Dawn is currently the Co-Host of Breakfast Television on City TV, weekdays from  6-9am. But did you know she is also an Award Winning Jazz Artist who continues to entertain audiences with her own Jazz group and as guest vocalist for the Dal Richards Orchestra? AND, did you know that she has appeared in many TV series and films, most recently Eclipse (3rd installment of Twilight for those of you living under a rock)

For more information on Dawn, you can find her here:

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Facebook: dawn.chubai

And stay tuned as we continue to announce our Emcees, Judges and Musicians over the coming weeks!