David Gogo plays the Waverley Hotel Sept. 11.

Gogo coming back to the Valley

Popular Nanaimo blues man releases 14th album

 

Award-winning blues-rocker David Gogo is releasing his 14th album, Vicksburg Call, with a performance at the Waverley Hotel in Cumberland on Sept. 11.

For more than two decades David Gogo has been recording and performing all over the world, bringing his magnetic and accessible groove-fueled blend of blues and rock to audiences of all ages, and his name has become synonymous with the Canadian blues scene.

Vicksburg Call is Gogo’s 14th release and is poised to add even more acclaim to an already impressive inventory.

Gogo has earned numerous accolades, including five Juno nominations and multiple Maple Blues Awards.

He has thousands of tour miles under his belt and has played on stage with B.B. King, Johnny Winter, Bo Diddley and Otis Rush as well as opened for ZZ Top, Buddy Guy, Charles Bradley and many others.

Gogo’s passion for blues and his extraordinary, virtuosic guitar talents are laid bare alongside his emotions on the album and throughout his high-energy live performances.

Tickets for the Sept. 11 show are $20 advance and are available at the Waverley, Bop City, by phone 250-336-8322 or online at https://cvw.tickit.ca/

 

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