Event Archive - David Francey,
Tue. September 19th 2017 @ St. James Community Hall (All Ages)
8pm doors at 7pm
Presented by: The Rogue Folk Club
Event CategoriesMusic: Country / Bluegrass / Rockabilly, Folk / Celtic / Latin / World, Jazz / Blues
This will be a very special pair of evenings at the Rogue. We will first of all be treated to David Francey as you have may well have experienced him before. Then, a choir will take the stage (a different group each evening, both led by Karla Mundy) and sing some of David's songs, both with David and without him. While a few concerts like this have been presented before, we are fortunate to witness the first such occurence in Western Canada. Here's what he had to say after the first concert of this type back in 2002: "With the full choir in attendance, things could have been completely overwhelming. The evening, however, proved to be one of the most uplifting experiences I've had singing the songs I've written. The beautiful harmonies and the exultant power of massed voices behind me was an intensely rewarding thing. I could have passed a perfect evening just listening to the choir itself. To take part in the performance and to sing with such a welcoming group of people was an honour indeed."
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http://www.davidfrancey.com David Francey is a Scottish-born Canadian carpenter-turned songwriter, who has become known as “one of Canada’s most revered folk poets and singers” (Toronto Star). Born in Ayrshire, Scotland to parents who were factory workers, he moved to Canada when he was twelve. For decades, he worked across Canada in rail ya... more info