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Event Archive - Mom's the Word Benefit Concert: Victoria Soul Gospel Choir, David Vest

Fri. May 10th 2019 - Fri. May 10th 2019 First Metropolitan United Church (All Ages)
7:30 - 9:30 doors at 7:00
Tickets at: Munro's Books, Ivy's Books
Presented by: Newport Realty, Abstract Developments, The Rotary Club of Oak Bay

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Music: Funk / R&B
Friday May 10th at First Metropolitan Church, 952 Balmoral at Quadra.
Doors at 7. Show at 7:30. Tickets $25
Available online at
Or Munro’s Books or Ivy’s Books.
A Musically uplifting concert in support of Single Moms featuring the VICTORIA SOUL GOSPEL CHOIR and very special guest DAVID VEST.
The Choir features 50 choreographed singers led by the dynamic CHECO TOHOMASO formerly of the bands of Marvin Gaye and Lionel Ritchie.
SOUL, GOSPEL AND MOTOWN comin’ at you in full force.
DAVID VEST has won Canada’s top Blues Piano Player award past 6 years. A raconteur piano genius, he is considered one of the top living Boogie Woogie Artists in the World
What a show it will be! A great way to start the Mother’s Day Weekend.


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