Remarkable story of one man’s journey out of homelessness.
Black Velvet belts out a Blues Brothers tune, his voice smoky and thick with soul. It’s this unmistakable voice you’d first notice, if you were looking for Black Velvet on the streets of downtown Victoria, where he spends most of his nights busking for cash. But the once-homeless musician, whose real name is Michael Thompson, isn’t always easy to find, as Kevan Carlsen knows well.
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Source: Times Colonist