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Praising music of Delta youth

Longtime Delta arts scene figure Patti McGregor praises the Delta Youth Arts Council for their recent Café Folk event, which took place at the Firehall Centre for the Arts. - Leader file photo
Longtime Delta arts scene figure Patti McGregor praises the Delta Youth Arts Council for their recent Café Folk event, which took place at the Firehall Centre for the Arts.
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Recently, I volunteered to help with Café Folk, a Delta Youth Arts Council event at the Firehall Centre for the Arts.

It was run by teenagers and young adults. I was very impressed with the ambience, variety of groups and the great energy of the event.

The acts varied in size from duo to quintet and provided a wide range of music. Wintercoast, The Green Room, This Winter, Davide and Galen (Suddenly There), and Jer Bear and The Imaginaries provided a “goose bumpy” night for me.

The community should be proud of the Delta Arts Council for nurturing the leadership of Delta Youth Arts Council for this endeavour.

I do hope they have an encore event with these talented performers so more people can mingle with such a wonderful bunch of high-energy, responsible, enthusiastic young folk.

They took a risk and should be congratulated for their success.

 

Patti McGregor

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