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Friday 22-Nov-2019 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Venue

The Dream Cafe
67 Front Street, Penticton

Event Description

Stephen Fearing Friday, November 22nd Doors 6pm Show 8pm Multiple JUNO Award-winning Blackie and the Rodeo Kings co-founder Stephen Fearing was born in 1963 in Vancouver, British Columbia and grew up in Dublin, Ireland where his schoolmates included future members of U2. In 1981, he moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and immersed himself in the music scene, learning the fundamentals of song writing and performing, while washing dishes to stay alive. By 1984 he was back in Vancouver, determined to become a professional musician. In the years since, he’s been named as one of the finest songwriters in Canada and has built a national – and international – audience for his music, doing it old school through countless performances at intimate venues and on the concert stages of festivals and theatres across Canada, the US, the UK, and Europe, with appearances at major events like the Reading Festival and WOMAD, to name just a few. In 1996 he co-founded the Juno-winning Blackie and the Rodeo Kings with Colin Linden and Tom Wilson. Fearing has released ten albums as a solo artist, featuring musical guests including: Bruce Cockburn, Margo Timmons, Rose Cousins, Richard Thompson, Shawn Colvin, and Sarah McLachlan. Tickets: Wings $44 Wings $34

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