Derek Harrison with Bobby Dove
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Derek Harrison writes contemporary folk songs that pull from many traditions but retain a distinctly Canadian outlook. An accomplished multi-instrumentalist, his solo material showcases his lyrical songwriting and fingerstyle acoustic guitar. Born in Harrow, ON and based at times in Montreal, Toronto, Melbourne and various border towns, he has performed throughout Canada, Europe and Australia.
Born in Montreal, Canada, singer/songwriter Bobby Dove planted her musical roots singing and picking at the Wheel Club’s weekly hillbilly nights, where she found a mentor in the resident lap steel player Bobby Hill: songwriter, educator, and pioneer of Canadian country radio in the 1950’s.