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HARRISON FESTIVAL SOCIETY FUNDRAISER

with electro-acoustic performance by David Lindley
 
Saturday, May 10 7:30pm, music 9:00pm
Harrison Memorial Hall
Tickets: $75.00 ($30.00 tax receipt)
 
Join us for the third annual Harrison Festival Society fundraiser featuring multi-instrumentalist David Lindley.  This event will provide much needed support to the society as well as offer a great evening of entertainment.

A $30.00 tax receipt will be issued with each ticket. With the purchase of eight tickets you can reserve a table; all other seating is general admission.  In addition to live music, the evening will include a silent auction, raffle and door prizes as well as appetizers, courtesy of Heritage House Cafe in Agassiz, and refreshments.

Gather your friends and join us for an evening of fun and entertainment but do not delay as tickets are limited at only 200 seats.

ABOUT MR. DAVE

Multi-instrumentalist David Lindley performs music
that redefines the word ‘eclectic’.

At his expansive and diverse live performances David Lindley consistently gives one of the most unique concert experiences available to adventuresome music listeners. He effortlessly combines American folk, blues and bluegrass traditions with elements from African, Arabic, Asian, Celtic, Malagasy and Turkish musical sources.  He also incorporates an incredible array of stringed instruments including, but not limited to, Kona and Weissenborn Hawaiian lap steel guitars, Turkish saz and chumbus, Middle Eastern oud, and Irish bouzouki.
 
Throughout his long and distinguished career, Lindley has been one of Hollywood's most in-demand session musicians, lending his skills to the recorded works of Bob Dylan, Rod Stewart, Linda Ronstadt, Crosby and Nash, Warren Zevon and many others.
 
A native of southern California, Lindley first took up the banjo as a teenager and subsequently won the annual Topanga Canyon banjo and fiddle competition five times. Between 1967 and 1970 Lindley founded and led what must now be seen as the first world music rock band, Kaleidoscope.

In 1971, Mr. Dave joined forces with Jackson Browne, serving as Browne's most significant musical co-conspirator for a full decade. By 1979 Lindley also began working with Ry Cooder on 'Bop Till you Drop' and 'The Long Riders' soundtrack, a musical collaboration that spawned several world tours as an acoustic duo.

Lindley formed a second remarkable band, El Rayo-X, in 1981 which integrated American roots music and world beat with a heavy reggae influence.  During this period he recorded three studio albums; ‘El Rayo-X’, ‘Win This Record!’, and ‘Very Greasy; a live EP; and also came forth with the solo album, 'Mr. Dave'.  

A chance meeting in 1991 led to Lindley and Jordan-born percussionist Hani Naser touring the world and recording together for the following six years.  

Lindley and avant-garde guitarist and ethnomusicologist Henry Kaiser went to Madagascar for two weeks in 1991 and recorded six albums of indigenous Malagasy music. These albums proved to have a major impact on the world music scene, both for the quality of the Grammy-nominated music recorded, and the fair and ethical way the Malagasy musicians were treated.

 
 
Tickets available: 
            on line:    'Purchase Tickets' link above
            by phone: (604)796-3664
           
LORNE ELLIOTT
April 26 8:00pm
Memorial Hall $22.00

Memorial Hall $75.00
($30 tax receipt)
Opening Concert
July 11 8:30pm
Memorial Hall