Welcome / Bienvenue. I'm Valdy, a Canadian folksinger, and you're in my website; enjoy.

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Tour Schedule

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MacAllen, TX, Valentine's Day, Wed., Feb. 14, McAllen Convention Centre for the Snowbird Extravaganza,

(( located at 700 Convention Centre Blvd. ))

Indio, CA, Tue., Feb. 27, Fantasy Springs Resort, Snowbirds' Gathering

Winterhaven, CA, Thurs., Feb. 29, Quechan Casino Resort, Snowbirds' Gathering

Palmetto, FL, Tue, Mar, 5, Bradenton Convention Centre, Snowbirds' Gathering

Port Charlotte, FL, Wed., Mar, 6, Holy Trinity Event Centre, Snowbirds' Gathering

Clearwater, FL, Thurs., Mar, 7, Early Bird Dinner Theatre, Snowbirds' Gathering

Banff, AB, Fri., Mar. 8, McLab Bistro, Banff Centre (Sold Out)

Red Deer, AB, Sat., Mar. 9, Elks Lodge

Oshawa, ON, Thurs., Mar. 21, the Regent Theatre

Highgate, ON, Fri., Mar. 22, the Mary Webb Centre

Dundas, ON, Sat., Mar. 23, Dundas Town Hall

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Courtenay, BC, Fri., Apr. 5, St. George's United Church

Sidney, BC, Sun., Apr. 7 @ 2:00pm, Charlie White Theatre

Truro, NS, Wed., Apr. 10, the Marigold Theatre

Wolfeville, NS, Thur., Apr. 11, Al Whittle Theatre

Black Point, NS, Fri., Apr. 12, Black Point Community Centre

Antigonish, NS, Sat., Apr. 13, TBD

Sydney, NS, Sun.., Apr. 14, Highland Arts Theatre

Ingersoll, ON, Thurs., Apr. 18, Ingersoll Performing Arts Theatre

Bancroft, ON, Fri., Apr. 19, Bancroft Village Playhouse

Picton, ON, Sat., Apr. 20, Base 31

Errington, ON, Sat., Apr. 27, Errington War Memorial Hal

Ruckle Park, SSI, BC, Sun., May 5, Farm Dayl

Smithers, BC, July 5 - 7, Midsummer Music Festival

Tlell, Haida Gwaii, BC, Aug. 3 and 4, Tlell Fairgrounds

Ear Falls, ON, Aug 8 - 11, Trout Forest Music Festival

More To Come . . . . .

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at the Stan Rogers Folk Festival, w/ the late Ron Hynes and Alfie Zappacosta

-- some quotations --

"Few performers are capable of achieving the kind of energy he generates on stage." - Globe and Mail

 ".....name probably doesn't ring a bell with most Americans, but in Canada this singer and guitarist is a legend." - Anchorage Times

 ".....unquestionably the most public performer in Canada today, and the most loved." - Macleans

 "Valdy is regarded as one of Canada's most distinctive and successful minstrels." - Humber Log

 "Valdy elicited a genuinely warm standing ovation, the real kind, where the applause continues long after the encore is assured." - Winnipeg Free Press

 -- some more quotations --

 "...judging by last night's performance, Valdy's musical magic is alive and well." Beacon Herald

 "One of the best evenings of entertainment Confederation Centre has ever seen....a man of formidable talents." Charlottetown Evening Patriot

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 "Valdy remains one of the country's purest and most credible storytellers." Toronto Star

 "He's a master of country, folk, rock and blues, and the catch is that whatever the sound, people know that Valdy is sincere." Saskatoon Star Phoenix

 "Valdy's show is a disarming and practical blend of respect for the audience and show business expertise." Edmonton Journal

-- Career Bits --

* Song writing workshops. Movie sound tracks, TV and film scores, music producer.

* 16 albums, 22 singles, 4 Gold Records, nearly half a million units sold worldwide.

* 2 Juno awards, 7 Juno nominations (Country Male Vocalist & Folksinger).

* Twice was a panelist on the popular Front Page Challenge

* "Songwriter of the Year" and CARAS awards in Folk/Bluegrass categories.

* Host of "BC Music Project" music video show, featuring BC artists from five cities and towns, a show that went on to win a Gold Ribbon Talent Development Award.

* Lead role on "The Beachcombers", minor roles in 2 movie features.

* CBC simulcast (TV w/ Radio 2 stereo), the TV special "Folksinger Deluxe with a Side of Fries".

* Invested as a member of the Order of Canada in July 2012

* Valdy has toured Canada for forty-six years, and plays regularly in New Zealand with Kiwi mate Graham Wardrop. He has also toured Austria, Denmark, Germany, Holland, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland, and is an oft-invited performer at dozens of music festivals, including the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas.

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