Gogo to a blues concert

David Gogo performs in Surrey on Saturday.

Guitarist and blues singer David Gogo performs in South Surrey on May 28.

Fans of blues and rock are in for a treat when the White Rock Blues Society presents west coast singer-guitarist David Gogo, Saturday, May 28 at 8 p.m. at the Rhumba Room of the Pacific Inn Hotel, 1160 King George Blvd.

The high-energy performer has been described as a “fiery guitarist” and a “world-class slide player” who is also a soulful singer.

In the past year Gogo has played shows from coast to coast in Canada and toured Europe. He was selected as opening act for Johnny Winter’s Canadian tour and joined the legendary guitarist onstage. Gogo was nominated for “Electric Act of the Year” at the Maple Blues Awards and his last album was up for “Blues album of the Year” at the Western Canadian Music Awards.

Gogo has also had three Juno nominations, was given the CBC Great Canadian Blues Award, was named “Musician of the Year” at the Western Canadian Music Awards, was twice named “Guitarist of the Year” at the Maple Blues Awards and received the Award of Excellence in Culture by his hometown of Nanaimo, B.C.

Tickets ($25) are available from Surrey Arts Centre, 604-501-5566 or https://tickets.surrey.ca

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