× Jesse Roper to support Dylan LeBlanc on his European tour

Jesse Roper to support Dylan LeBlanc on his European tour


Based in Victoria, BC, Jesse Roper is a blues/Americana artist with a penchant for writing modern indie-infused blues music and delivering bombastic live performances buoyed by his virtuosic guitar playing.

His innate and impressive musical talent has served him well, giving him the flexibility to play with soul icon Booker T. Jones, rock veteran Colin James, blues belter Beth Hart, and Canadian legend Burton Cummings. The stage is where Roper shines. It has been his home since overcoming crippling stage fright during his early twenties. Fear is a part of Roper’s past that barely seems real today - especially when you see the in-concert image of a six-string soldier, hair matted to his face, tearing up the stage, without a hint of second-guessing. 

Roper’s last album ‘Horizons’ marked a sonic high point in his career thus far. Working closely with famed JUNO-nominated producer Gus van Go (Metric, The Stills, Whitehorse, Arkells, The Trews, Sam Roberts) on that new collection of songs has pushed Roper into creating some of his best work. Recording with Gus and Werner F was on a whole new level. 

Roper released the first single off his upcoming LP (to be released in late 2023) "Make It All Work Out" on March 29th, 2023. The song charted on Canadian terrestrial and satellite radio throughout the spring and early summer. Now all eyes are on the next release, “Throw This Rope” The song will be the second of multiple energetic, fresh, soulful and r&b inspired tracks from a forthcoming LP that harkens the voices of JJ Cale, The Teskey Brothers, Ben Harper and others - while maintaining Roper's strong and unique expression in the genre. 

When asked to describe the song, Jesse remarks, "Throw This Rope is about being told how to run your life and career by folks who are currently running theirs aground. I sure don’t know everything and I never will but I’ve been given every manner of advice from folks who have no idea what they're talking about. It’s frustrating sometimes."

Jesse Roper is supporting Dylan LeBlanc on this forthcoming tour:

31/10: London, UK - Colours
01/11: Birmingham, UK - Kitchen Garden
05/11: Antwerp, BE - Trix Club
19/11: Breda, NL - Mezz
20/11: Reutlingen, DE - Franz K
21/11: Cologne, DE - Yard Club
22/11: Hengelo, NL - Metropool
23/11: Amsterdam, NL - Paradiso Noord
24/11: Madgeburg, DE - Moritzhof
26/11: Berlin, DE - Frannz Club
27/11: Hamburg, DE - Hebebühne
30/11: Kristianstad, SWE - Biljardkompaniet
01/12: Falkenberg, SWE - Tryckhallen
02/12: Malmö, SWE - Folk å Rock
03/12: Stockholm, SWE - Bar Brooklyn
05/12: Uppsala, SWE - Katalin
06/12: Oslo, NO - John Dee
07/12: Trondheim, NO – Moskus
08/12: Ringebu, SWE - Arnemoen Gard
09/12: Göteborg, SWE - Pustervik
10/12: Copenhagen, DK - Lille Vega

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