Titanic: Pride of the White Star Line
With David Archibald
Press Release submitted by Cambridge Libraries and Galleries.
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 7-8:30 pm, Preston Gallery
April 15, 2012, marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Singer/songwriter David Archibald invites you to step back in time for a musical voyage you won’t forget. The evening unfolds by means of songs from the White Star Line songbook, David’s own compositions and stories from survivors. The evening will feature ragtime and music hall tunes as well as waltzes and hymns. To add to the “ambience” of the evening guests are invited to wear period attire. Tickets $5.00 (+GST) per person, and are available at Queen’s Square and Preston Libraries starting April 1, 2012. Be sure to book your tickets to this unforgettable voyage – seats are limited!
ARTIST BIO (from davidarchibald.com)
David Archibald played his first guitar in Spain, and you can still find the warmth of the Andalusian sunshine in his music. His work on Great Lakes marine heritage Spirit of the Inland Sea has been featured at National and Provincial Parks as well as the Blyth Festival. He was invited to give a workshop on traditional music of the Great Lakes at the North American Folk Alliance Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Parks have also commissioned David to write and record collections on their natural and cultural history. Pukaskwa: Songs of Superior is a CD created for the National Park on Lake Superior. David has also produced Savanna, Sand and Butterflies for Pinery and Legends and Lore of the Charleston Shore for Charleston Lake Provincial Park. His interactive live performances in parks across Ontario have become camper favourites.
He produced the first recording of pop star Avril Lavigne. His pop-music compositions have been recorded with RCA, and several of his compositions reside in the catalogues of ATV Music Group, Sunbury/Dunbar and Sony Music. Archibald was also head composer/performer on Corel’s CD ROM Big Fish Wish. David’s music is regularly featured on CBC radio programmes such as The Vinyl Cafe, Morningside, Fresh Air, Ontario Morning, Radio Noon and more. He has toured extensively across Canada and the U.S. as well as Bermuda, and has performed at Nathan Philips Square, Harbourfront, Queen’s Park and the Winter Garden in Toronto. For more information visit www.davidarchibald.com.
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