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"Lucky are we who are musicians. Everybody should be one." - Vlad Konieczny

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Ganges, BC, Thurs., June 8, the Tree House, solo so far

Golden, BC, Wed., June 14, Keith King Park

Canmore, AB, Thurs., June 15, Canmore Legion

Nanton, AB, Sat., June 17, Nanton Community Centre

Ganges, Sat., July 1, Happy Birthday (156th), Duck Creak at Tree House

Sudbury, ON, Fri.-Sun., July 7-9, Festival Boréal/Northern Lights Folk Festival

Kemptville, ON, Wed., July 19, Music Fest

Parkaasville, BC, Wed., July 27, @ the Museum

Lake Country (Winfield), BC, Fri.,Aug. 4, Creekside Theatre (in the High School)

Penticton, BC, Sat., Aug. 5, Back Yard Show, address TBA

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Minden, ON, Thurs., Aug. 10, the Dominion Hotel

Kingsville, ON, Fri. & Sat., Aug. 11 & 12 & 13, Kingsville Folk Festival

Cline River, AB, Sat./Sun., Aug. 19 / 20, David Thompson Resort

Calgary, AB, Fri., Sept. 15, Calgary Folk Club

Calgary, AB, Sat.,Sept. 16, Saturday Night Special Folk Club

Fredicton, NB, Wed., Sept. 20, Charlotte Street Arts Centre

Riverview, NB, Thurs., Sept 21, Riverview Arts Centre

Saint John, NB, Fri., Sept. 22, BMO Theatre

Annapolis Royal, NS, Sat., Sept. 23, King's Theatre

Liverpool, NS, Sun., Sept. 24, the Astor Theatre

more to come

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-- 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

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 "...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.