Valdy plays The Orchard

The Canadian singing-songwriting legend plays The Orchard in Oyama on Saturday, Aug. 22

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.