Entertainment

Gogo to a blues concert

Guitarist and blues singer David Gogo performs in South Surrey on May 28. - Stephen Wild photo
Guitarist and blues singer David Gogo performs in South Surrey on May 28.
— image credit: Stephen Wild photo

Fans of blues and rock are in for a treat when the White Rock Blues Society presents west coast singer-guitarist David Gogo, Saturday, May 28 at 8 p.m. at the Rhumba Room of the Pacific Inn Hotel, 1160 King George Blvd.

The high-energy performer has been described as a "fiery guitarist" and a "world-class slide player" who is also a soulful singer.

In the past year Gogo has played shows from coast to coast in Canada and toured Europe. He was selected as opening act for Johnny Winter's Canadian tour and joined the legendary guitarist onstage. Gogo was nominated for "Electric Act of the Year" at the Maple Blues Awards and his last album was up for "Blues album of the Year" at the Western Canadian Music Awards.

Gogo has also had three Juno nominations, was given the CBC Great Canadian Blues Award, was named "Musician of the Year" at the Western Canadian Music Awards, was twice named "Guitarist of the Year" at the Maple Blues Awards and received the Award of Excellence in Culture by his hometown of Nanaimo, B.C.

Tickets ($25) are available from Surrey Arts Centre, 604-501-5566 or https://tickets.surrey.ca

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Jazz vespers series continues in Surrey
 
The nature of art, the art of nature
 
Singer dares to forgive
Burglar gets into brawl with tenant
 
New West man charged with murder in transition house death
 
Acting under the summer sun
Madeline Tasquin returns to Harrison
 
Kites, dogs and dancers meet on stage at Bell Centre
 
SAMC serves up murder and matchmaking

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.