News

Valdy gets Agassiz crowd rocking

Folk singer Valdy kept the crowds rocking on Saturday afternoon, as the CP Holiday Train rolled into Agassiz for its second-last performance.

The train set out three weeks ago, covering much of the countryside and stopping in small towns across Canada. The trip is a major fundraiser for food banks across the country, and in Agassiz, CP staff handed over a cheque for $3,000.

As part of the entertainment for the 30-minute show, Valdy got the crowd laughing with a folky-rap song, some holiday favourites and one of his most well-known songs, Play Me a Rock N Roll Song.

Also performing were country performers Tracey Brown and Randall Prescott.

The train will make its final stop Saturday night in Port Moody.

 

Related story:

Valdy treks across Canada

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Harriet and Friday found in Agassiz
 
B.C. lawyers vote to overturn Trinity Western law school recognition
 
New Loblaws CityMarket caters to ‘food enthusiasts’
Christmas food drives take bite out of hunger
 
Sign bylaw vote could come in 6 months
 
Opponents blast pipeline plan ahead of ruling
Charges laid in juice bar robberies
 
Election 2014: Surrey councillor candidates take on questions
 
Organic recycling exemption eyed for Metro Vancouver apartments

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 30 edition online now. Browse the archives.