Fall is falling though happily it still feels like summer. We support our BC teachers and hope for a speedy and just end to this strike action!
On Sunday Sept 21 Rick will be part of International United Nations Day of Peace in Victoria. A Puppets For Peace Parade will leave Craigdarrock Castle at 1 pm, arriving at Government House for a concert featuring many artists at 1:30 pm. Rick will perform in the garden at 2:30. More info at www.puppetsforpeace.weebly.com.
Oct 5 he will perform at the Nanaimo Child Development Centre Telethon at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo, solo and with Lilu Scott and Andrea L'Heureux. Watch this wonderful event live on Shaw Cable!
Oct 12 he will do a big folks set at Victoria Folk Club at Norway House - hope to see you! Oct 18 and 25 in Nanaimo he will be part of the CD launch concerts for Andrea L'Heureux's new CD HYMNS FOR HER.
November 2 Rick kicks off Down Syndrome Awareness Week with his annual concert at DSRF and then will spend the month going to instrument-making school in Qualicum Beach. Nov 15 on Lasqueti Island he will perform a fundraising concert for the Last Resort Medical Centre.
MY SYMPHONY, Rick & Valley's educational concert with the Vancouver Island Symphony conducted by Pierre Simard, premiered to 2300 enthusiastic children. The show will be repeated Feb. 10-11, 2015 with 44 musicians and 45 voices in the Fabulous Fives Choir directed by Patricia Plumley and we hope to make a recording of it. This year's Grade 4 audience will have a chance this fall to audition to be in next year's choir!
THE GREAT GAZZOON won Parents' Choice, Family Choice and the 2013 Western Canadian Music Award for Children's Recording of the Year!
Rick has two new releases of vintage recordings - The Rick Scott Band's YOU BETTER DANCING from 1985, is available for digital download at http://cdbaby.com/cd/rickscott13
And CAHOOTS, 7 previously unheard tracks with Rick, Robbie King and Rare Air from 1984, is now available on CD or by digital download.
If you'd like to hear ARIADNE'S LABYRINTH SONG, the song Rick and Valley wrote as a theme for the International Labyrinth Gathering it's at http://cdbaby.com/cd/rickscott12.
Keep on singing and we hope to see you soon! RICK AND VALLEY
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Rick's music is available from this website, CD BABY, and stores including Kidsbooks, HIghlife Records and Humpty Dumpty Granville Island (Vancouver), BC Playthings (North Vancouver), Just Ducky (Maple Ridge), Kool & Child, Children's Treehouse and Pumpkin Pie Kids (Nanaimo), Ten Old Books and Volume One (Duncan), Chemainus Theatre Gallery, Buddies Toys(Victoria), Buddies Toys (Sidney), Laughing Oyster (Courtenay), West of the Moon (Saltspring Is), Talisman Books (Pender Island), Otter books (Nelson), Grizzly Books and Castle Joe Books (Revelstoke), Mountain Fruit Folklore Centre (Kaslo), Raven's Nest (New Denver), and Mountain Eagle Books (Smithers). Ask for GAZZOON at YOUR local store.
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