The Rogue Folk Club presents

Roy Forbes





3214 West 10th Ave, Kitsilano

Accessible All ages

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Roy Forbes makes his first appearance at the Rogue Folk Club on January 24, 2015, showcasing his long-promised new album “Strikin’ Matches LIVE”, recorded at several of Roy's solo shows between 2011 and 2013.

Superb guitar-vocal renderings of material originally presented on “Crazy Old Moon”, “The Human Kind”, and the UHF discs, are seasoned with an essential live take of Love Turns To Ice, as well as About My Broken Heart, first presented on the acclaimed “Some Tunes For That Mother of Mine” in 2006.

The entire combination makes for a most welcome live set from this one-of-a-kind artist who has handed us so many timeless, inspired and beautifully crafted tunes over the past four decades.

For over forty years now, Roy Forbes has been a prominent and critically acclaimed artist who has made enduring artistic contributions to the Canadian music scene as a performer, recording artist, songwriter, producer and broadcaster. From his solo recordings that began with the 1975 album Kid Full of Dreams to his collaborations in UHF, to his work hosting CKUA and CBC programs, Forbes has proven to be an inspired artist who has never lost touch with the magic of music

The intimate setting of St. James Hall will beautifully showcase the stripped down sounds of one of our national treasures, Roy Forbes—one guitar and one voice - the unmistakable sound that audiences keep coming back for.