Valdy, born Valdemar Horsdal, has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for almost 40 years.
The legendary singer-songwriter will play The Orchard Saturday in Oyama.
Remembered for Play Me a Rock and Roll Song, Valdy has sold almost half a million copies of his 13 albums, has two Juno Awards (Folk Singer of the Year and Folk Entertainer of the Year), a total of seven Juno nominations and four Gold albums to his credit.
Valdy’s recent CDs include Contenders, a collaboration with friend and fellow singer/songwriter, Gary Fjellgaard, and a solo release, Viva Valdy: Live at Last, a two-CD package, one live, one studio, with a total of 25 tunes, and a lyric booklet.
Valdy plays The Orchard Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Gate opens at 6:30 p.m. Come early and enjoy the view, with local beverages hosted by the Arts Council of the Central Okanagan. Tickets are $20, available through theorchardwebsite.com. The Orchard is at 14924 Middle Bench Rd., Oyama.