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Event Archive - Joy of Life Festival 2019: Daniel Lapp, Stephanie Cadman, David Vest, Folkestra, the Joy of Life Choir, the BC Fiddle Orchestra

Sat. May 4th 2019 - Sat. May 4th 2019 Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
7:30pm - 9:30pm doors at 7:00pm
$14.85 to $25.85 including tax & service charges
Now in its 6th year, the Festival showcases the Joy of Life Choir, Folkestra, and BC Fiddle Orchestra. Each show will have you dancing in your seat and singing along!

Joy of Fiddle – Friday, May 3
Celebrating the BC Fiddle Orchestra’s 25th Anniversary! With special guest Stephanie Cadman, Canadian Folk Award-nominated musician and member of the all-female country trio Belle Starr.

Joy of Song – Saturday, May 4
Celebrating Canadian Women Songwriters! The choir will be singing Daniel’s original arrangements of iconic songs by iconic Canadian Women, including Connie Kaldor, Rita McNeil, Feist, Joni Mitchell, Kate McGarrigle, Shari Ulrich, Lorena McKennit, and others.
Pianist David Vest will bring his unique boogie boogie, jump, and blues piano styles that will also include a tip of his hat to Canadian Women songwriters including his Montreal friend, Cecile Doo-Kingue.

If it’s hard to choose, make sure and catch both shows!


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Daniel Lapp (Fiddler, Jazz trumpeter, singer/songwriter)

As a fiddler, jazz trumpeter and singer/songwriter, Daniel has played on over 100 albums and performed across Canada, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Finland and Germany. At EXPO 2000 he represented Canada in Hanover, Germany with an ensemble of 10 violinists from all genres of music called �World On A String�. In this ensemble, now named ... more info

David Vest (Blues/jazz/boogie-woogie)

David Vest is a five-time Maple Blues Award winner. He is an authentic, Southern-bred boogie-woogie piano pounder and a world-class entertainer, and his live shows are the stuff of legend. He backed Big Joe Turner in the '60s, toured with Jimmy T99 Nelson, Floyd Dixon and Lavelle White, and was co-leader of the legendary Paul deLay Band, sharing... more info