Jenie Thai is a classically trained pianist who sings, writes and plays gritty barrelhouse piano steeped in the blues. In Edmonton, she attended Grant MacEwan University’s jazz and contemporary music program as a performance major. Her first full-length album, 2013’s Only the Moon, received extensive airplay, and she’s earned three Maple Blues award nominations since 2016. After touring Canada with her latest album, “Night on Fire,” Jenie is opening for Downchild Blues Band as they celebrate their 50th anniversary.