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Check our NEWS PAGE for the latest on David

Read a new entry from David's Road journal

read a great interview with David in Spinner www.spinner.ca/2010/03/07/sxsw

David was a judge for Canada writes on CBC's show "Go" He had sooo much fun! Listen to the show at cbc.ca/books/canadawrites

I have been having fun with my camera in the garden. check out the gallery of spring flowers



Meet Marie from the East Coast! New photos on our DOG GALLERY


Take a look at our "FRIENDS GALLERY" page. If you've had your photo taken with David it may show up there too!

scroll WAY DOWN to discover links to ALL the PAGES ON THIS SITE

NEWS! David nominated for two 2011 Canadian Folk Music Awards ! - SOLO ARTIST OF THE YEAR and ENGLISH SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

"Wonder" on Late Edition was on Degrassi
Catch it on
Episode 1126! (part 3)


November 25-26 - David was honoured to be performing at the Northern Hockey Classic in Fort McMurray, Alberta
- The first ever outdoor Jr. hockey tournament.  David shared the stage with good friends
The Trews

seawySeaway - a New CD by David Francey and Mike Ford


For liner notes lyrics and more go to SEAWAY

Read a story about Seway in the web
travel magazine, www.joyoftravel.ca

junos

Francey brings home his 3rd JUNO! to read more go to 2008 JUNOs

David accepting his third JUNO for Right of Passage. To read more go to 2008 JUNOs Watch David's acceptance speach on YouTube David Francey at the 2008 Juno Awards

For a good laugh watch a video of our dog, Badger David Francey and Badger the Dog

badger

What a Year! David Francey gained considerable recognition this year, winning a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Singer of the year! (Read about the Awards Gala) He also won the USA Songwriting Contest for Best Folk Song, The Golden Quill Award for songwriting at this year's 18th Annual Porcupine Awards and was voted one of the top 100 folk artists of the past 25 years by WUMB out of Boston! For a list of awards David has received to date go to Awards Page.

NEWS! Be sure to watch David and Kathryn Briggs Saturday December 22 at 6:30 pm on CTV's Regional Contact!
Kathie Donovan and Joel Haslam host this Christmas special with four songs from the Carols for a Christmas Eve CD and interviews with David and I in our home! (if you have satellite TV you can watch it from anywhere!)


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Right of Passage, David's new CD, is now available from Laker Music!

 

David narrates TV documentary "Hoppy The Deer" go to www.hoppythedeer to learn more!

The Rankin Family recorded “Sunday Morning”
The Rankin Family returns to the concert stage in 2007 in their first cross-Canada, 22-city tour in over eight years. David’s song “Sunday Morning” off his CD ”Waking Hour” is on their new CD, “Reunion” and was put out as a single.

 

David hosted a two hour CBC Radio 2 special on October 27th 2006. The special was called Voices Of The Celts - A Family Reunion more...

read more about David's live CD

The First set

The Barra MacNeils recorded a gorgeous version of David's "A Thousand Miles" on their latest CD, All At Once. Have a listen at barramacneils.com

"David Francey's songs are just so accessible. The refrains are so infectious. A Thousand Miles really features the Barra's distict vocal stylings."

Nicholas Jennings of SOCAN wrote a great article about David titled "Consummate Craftsman" If you'd like to read it - follow this link to their site, www.socan.ca


Stories from OZ!

Read about David and Shane's trip to Austrailia!

 

Thanks to the Canada Council for the Arts and Algoma Central Marine, David and Mike Ford had the great pleasure of traveling from Montreal to Thunder Bay on the good ship Algoville in 2005.



Waking Hour

Waking Hour wins the Penguin Eggs Album of the year award and was nominated for a 2005 JUNO!

For a list of David's nominations and awards check here

David's song, "Skating Rink" was the signature song of Hockey Day in Canada.
It was heard on CBC tv and during NHL games in an ad for the 2006 Hockey Day in Canada and was aired on January 6 / 06 as part of the Hockey Day in Canada celebration televised from Stephenville Newfoundland

David's 2005 western fall tour was graciously supported by FACTOR

What do these Falkland Island Penguins share with David Francey - besides a cool hair-do? Well, I'm not sure, but this postcard and others from all over the world are up on our site! Have a look !

David has written a letter about this summer's wonderful festival season. Have a look!

These are a few of David's new friends. Have a look and see if you are there!

David has gone to the birds!

Listen to his interview with Murdoch the cockateel at Murdoch interviews the Stars


David played goalie at the Juno Cup Celebrity Hockey Game!

(he used to play for a team in the Eastern Townships)

There have been some great reviews of Waking Hour check them out here

 

the TWO RECORDS ONE TOUR

David's album, Waking Hour, was recorded in Nashville with Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch and Fats Kaplin. Kieran, Kevin and Fats then recorded their latest release, You Can’t Save Everybody. The guys toured these two albums and the concerts were amazing!

for more info on the tour click here

Kieran, Kevin and Fats


have a look at the gallery of photos from Two Records One Tour

David Francey wins USA Songwriting Competition

Folk Category

www.songwriting/winners

Why is this dog smiling? Check out the dog photos you sent us! for the dog page

Have a look at the beautiful artwork sent to us by a grade 6 class and inspired by David's music!


David is part of the eight-part documentary series
Four Strong Winds, celebrating Canada's singer/songwriters and the impact they have had on the world of popular music. It will airs again on CMT in the near future. Check back here for the date and time! (more info)

David and Dave Clarke, interviewed for the documentary, photo Beth Girdler

Have we taken your picture with David? Have a look, you may be in our Gallery of Friends!




Have you ever waved "hello" to me (Beth) at a concert? then Check here!

David has an Art Page!- Yes, He paints too! Have a look!



David's music video of "Skating Rink" opened the Montreal and Toronto game as part of Hockey Day in Canada on Saturday night, February 21/04


David's song, "Skating Rink" was aired during the Molson Canadian Heritage Classic Hockey Game on Hockey Night in Canada, last November.

Read more!

"One of Canada's outstanding poets, songwriters, storytellers. That's David Francey with a lovely little tribute to tonight." Ron MacLean, Hockey Night in Canada. November 22/03


photos from Denmark and...

photos by Beth

David writes about this summer's festivals




Vancouver



Cool photos from VFMF




Stan Rogers

 

Return to Stewart Park Festival



First time at Hillside



Great Waters Adventure!



Check out lyrics & liner notes or read reviews of Skating Rink


Find out more about the Skating Rink Video


David put a tune to listener, Bethany Keddy's song "Fishing Seasons" for CBC's "Sounds Like Canada" for "All for a Song". Recorded in Newfoundland. Check out photos from the recording



A letter about David's 2003 trip to Newfoundland. I finally added new photos!




David's letter from Nashville



Check out our postcards page.





"September 11th Remembered in Song"
a special CBC
radio recording



The Global Special "Thought I heard a Red-winged Blackbird" won a Gold Remi Award at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival the special was aired across Canada this year




Letters from David's 02 fall tour


trip to Chicago



trip to the American west coast




trip to Ohio



Letters from David's trip to Nunavut

Letters from Spring /02



Letters from Summer festivals /02




Letters from the 2001 festivals



Have a look at this great article about David by Robert Reid in The Record (Waterloo Region)

Photo Page - a selection of of interesting photographs from our collection

David wins a JUNO for "Far End of Summer"



Have a look at Beth's artwork:

BETH'S ART GALLERY

Old REVIEWS PAGE


Did you happen to catch the live recording of David and Terry Tufts on Christmas Day on CKCU 93.1 fm on "Canadian Spaces" with host Chopper MacKinnon ?

or Listen to CBC's "The Round Up" on radio one, December 27th to a show taped live for Routes_Montreal?

http://www.cbc.ca/roundup

The original concert with David and guitarist Shane Simpson - a double bill with Kate and Anna McGarrigle featuring a song by Don Bray - with host Frank Opolko -aired on "Routes Montreal" on January 1st

http://montreal.cbc.ca/routesmontreal


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