Valdy to play some rock ’n’ roll songs at WECC

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - ENTERTAINMENT -

CANA­DIAN folk in­sti­tu­tion Valdy is re­turn­ing to the West End Cul­tural Cen­tre, where he was one of the first per­form­ers to play 25 years ago.

The singer/song­writer is sched­uled for a two-set per­for­mance Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. Tick­ets are $20 in ad­vance, $25 at the door and are avail­able at the West End Cul­tural Cen­tre, Tick­et­mas­ter, Mu­sic Trader and Win­nipeg Folk Fes­ti­val Mu­sic Store.

Valdy’s re­cent record­ings in­clude Con­tenders (a col­lab­o­ra­tive se­ries with friend and fel­low singer/song­writer Gary Fjell­gaard) and the solo re­lease, Viva Valdy: Live at Last! (a two-CD pack­age, one live, one stu­dio, with a to­tal of 25 tunes, and a lyric book­let). A new CD, Read Be­tween the Lines, has just been re­leased for the sum­mer of 2012

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