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20 July - 23 July 2017

David Wilcox

David Wilcox

Canadian rocker David Wilcox’s career took off with a bang when he joined Ian and Sylvia Tyson’s band, Great Specked Bird in 1970. He was later featured with Maria Muldaur before going solo in1973. In the ensuing 40-plus years, David has toured constantly showcasing his talents as a guitarist, but also his formidable skills as a singer-songwriter. His first album was released back in 1977 and included two of his best-known songs Bad Apple and Hipnotizin’ Boogie. His next album, which also went Gold, included more hits, Downtown Came Uptown and Riverboat Fantasy. More recent releases include Guitar Heroes, for Stony Plain Records in 2013 where David is teamed with legendary guitar slingers James Burton, Alvin Lee and Amos Garrett. In all, Wilcox has released 9 studio albums and 5 compilations. This certified Juno Award winning rock star will appear on our festival stage on Saturday July 20, 2017.

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