David Gogo’s groove.fueled blend of blues and rock is the basis for a singular and storied music career. His songs have been featured in film and television and are regularly played on blues radio programs the world over. He has earned numerous Canadian blues accolades, including five JUNO
nominations, a Western Canadian Music Award, a CBC Saturday Night Blues Award, and multiple Maple Blues Awards. He has thirty years of performing and hundreds of thousands of tour miles under his belt. He’s played on stage with Johnny&Winter, B.B.&King,&Otis&Rush,&Albert&Collins and Bo&Diddley.&He has opened for George&Thorogood,&ZZ&Top,&The&Tragically&Hip,&Buddy&Guy,& Charles& Bradley,& Robert& Cray,& and Jimmy& Vaughan&among many others. Gogo can swap road stories for as long as you can listen.
Known as a savvy interpreter, Gogo uses his sophisticated ear to select cover songs that complement his originals. On Vicksburg*Call*Gogo imparts his unique take on Neil Young’s The&Loner, Stephen Stills’ Jet&Set&(Sigh), and Annie Lennox’s Why,&with the help of his great backing band, featuring Bill%Hicks on drums and Jay%Stevens on bass. There’s&A&Hole features heartfelt harmonica playing from The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer’s Shawn%Hall and a Gogo original, Fooling&Myself, gets an extra boost from Savoy Brown founder Kim%Simmonds.
Nominated by The Toronto Blues Society for 3 Maple Blues Awards. Stay tuned for results January 18th.
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