***POSTPONED*** David Wilcox @ Century Casino Edmonton
Friday, May 3 at
13103 Fort Road
This event is expired ( May 03, 2019 )
David Wilcox is a brilliant song writer, a great singer, and one of the hottest guitar players in the world. He first made his name as a wild, live performer and then as a first-rate recording artist whose work, from "Out Of The Woods" (1980) to his brand new release, "Boy In The Boat" (2007, stands the test of time.
After more than twenty years in the business - including extensive touring, 5 gold & platinum albums, numerous awards, and winning fans everywhere - it's no stretch to say that David Wilcox deserves icon status. His life in music is the stuff of legend. Wilcox discovered Elvis at age six, started picking guitar a couple of years later, and played his first gig - to a room full of ex-convicts at age fourteen. A devoted acoustic fan, young David bought a second-hand Telecaster from a pawn shop on a whim and didn't even know how to turn on the amp when he auditioned for Ian & Sylvia. He got the gig anyway, and spent two and a half years in their band, The Great Speckled Bird, backing the likes of Anne Murray, Charlie Rich and Carl Perkins on Ian's weekly international TV show. David recalled one particular memory of that time: "We were headlining at Carnegie Hall and the only instruments were two acoustic guitars, played by Ian and me. I had an exceptional night and Ian was kind enough to introduce me twice. Both times the audience response was really warm and appreciative. Although Iknew that I hadn't 'arrived' or whatever, it was a wonderful affirmation that I could have a career in Music."
Tickets are $59.95 plus GST, available at Century Casino and Ticketmaster.
Doors at 7:00pm. Reserved Seating. No Minors.More Event Details
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