Nanaimo’s David Gogo is coming to the Dream Café Nov. 17 for a CD release party for his latest studio album, 17 Vultures. Photo courtesy Scott Doubt.

Guitarist of the Year David Gogo coming to iconic Okanagan venue

Vancouver Island musician hosting CD release party at the Dream Café Nov. 17

Six-time Juno Award nominee and Maple Blues Guitarist of the Year (x 3) David Gogo is having a CD release party at the Dream Café Nov. 17.

The Penticton concert comes on the heels of the of his 15th studio album, 17 Vultures, billed as one of his most diverse works to date.

Gogo, whose cousin Paul Gogo is the keyboardist for Trooper, has racked up a long list of accolades since bursting onto the Canadian music scene in 1994 with his self-titled album.

Related: Iconic Okanagan music venue getting youthful injection

Described as an incredibly skilled and dynamic performer, “effortlessly ripping up the stage as a lead guitarist” he has also has a solid reputation for his acoustic performances.

His engaging character makes him the perfect fit for the iconic Penticton venue, as he’s well known for sharing his entertaining stories from the road between songs.

17 Vultures is a mix of five original songs and a selection of cover songs from a diverse cross sections of musicians ranging from the Beatles to Barbecue Bob to Bob Dylan.

Related: What’s on – nightlife events in Penticton and the South Okanagan

It’s backed by a core rhythm section of Pat Steward on drums (Bryan Adams, The Odds, Colin James, Jimmy Barnes) and Ben Dwyer (the son of jazz legend Phil Dwyer) on electric and upright bass.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the Dream Café at 67 Colourful Front St.


 

@PentictonNews
newstips@pentictonwesternnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


 MarkBrett
Send Mark Brett an email.
Like the Western News on Facebook.
Follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Update: Highway 3 reopened following rockslide near Keremeos

The slide occurred Friday March 22, at about 8 p.m. between Red Bridge and Standing Rock

Rock slide forces rural Keremeos residents to leave their homes

Witness describes boulders bigger than her car

BREAKING: Highway 3 near Keremeos closed due to rockslide

Highway 3 just west of Keremeos is closed as of 8:44 p.m.… Continue reading

UPDATE: Destructive blaze in West Kelowna

A unit of a condo complex is on fire in West Kelowna

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: goodbye sun, hello rain

Environement Canada forcasts clouds and rain for the weekend and beyond

Stolen Bentley spotted going wrong way down highway found in Summerland

The car has been recorded going the wrong way on the Coquihalla, found two days later

Province announces $18.6 million for B.C. Search and Rescue

The funding, spread over three years, to pay for operations, equipment, and training

Vernon road closed again following landslide

The road that was reopened Thursday morning was closed again Friday following geotechnical engineer report.

Late-season wave of the flu makes its round in B.C.

BC Centre for Disease Control reported 50 per cent jump in flu cases in first weeks of March

Tofino’s housing crisis causing some to seek shelter at the local hospital

Tofino’s housing crisis is pushing the town’s ‘hidden homeless’ population into the forefront.

Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end

Judge Inez Cardinal sentenced Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to eight years

2 fires in Victoria caused by cigarettes prompts warning from deputy fire chief

Two separate fires caused by cigarette butts were avoidable

Kelowna youngsters grab tournament win in U.S.

The Kelowna Storm won the under-8 Shamrock Showdown Hockey Tournament in Spokane

Wildlife activists slam B.C. business, clubs for ‘wolf-whacking’ contests

Chilcotin Guns, Creston Valley Rod and Gun Club and West Kootenay Outdoorsmen Club under fire

Most Read