Thu, Feb 01|
Creekside Community Theatre
David Francey is a Scottish-born carpenter-turned-songwriter, who has become known as “one of Canada's most revered folk poets and singers” (Toronto Star).
Time & Location
Feb 01, 2024, 7:30 p.m.
Creekside Community Theatre, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Rd, Lake Country, BC V4V 1Y7, Canada
About the event
David Francey is a Scottish-born Canadian carpenter-turned-songwriter. A truly authentic folk singer, David is a documentarian of the working person who never imagined earning a living from his music. But when he was in his 40s, his wife, artist Beth Girdler, encouraged him to share his songs and sing in public. The reaction was instant. His first album “Torn Screen Door” came out in 1999 and was a hit in Canada. Since then, he has released eleven albums, won three Juno Awards and has had his songs covered by such artists as The Del McCoury Band, The Rankin Family, James Keelaghan and Tracy Grammer.
Francey also had the honour of receiving the prestigious SOCAN Folk Music Award as well as taking home the Grand Prize in both the International Acoustic Music Award and in the Folk category for the John Lennon Songwriting Award.
"David’s straightforward songs tell honest stories of real people and real places. Poetic perception and a keen eye for the heart of the matter are trademarks of the man and his music. His songs and stories are a direct connection for audiences seeking depth and meaning in the day-to-day." Shelter Valley Folk Festival
Tickets are $40 and can be purchased online by following the link or at The Bean Scene in downtown Vernon
Doors open at 6:45