Lethbridge Folk Club Presents John Gogo and Allen Dobb
John Gogo and Allen Dobb
“These folk/roots songs are well-crafted, benefiting from clever musical arrangements and Gogo’s relaxed vocal style. And if anyone has the right to offer a musical history of Vancouver Island, it’s John Gogo.” Adrian Chamberlain-Times Colonist
After more than a decade long retreat from recording and performing, singer-songwriter Allen Dobb is returning with a new album scheduled for release February 9, 2024. “Alone Together” – Stevie Connor The Sound Cafe
Western balladeer & actor John Gogo hails from a musical family in Snuneymuxw (aka Nanaimo), on Vancouver Island. He’s best known for writing & performing his folksongs about the people & places, the true & the tall tales of the West Coast, the islands in particular. From Haida Gwaii to St. John’s to Old Crow, John has played community halls & big houses, festivals & pubs, theatres & beer parlours.
Allen Dobb has been described as“One of the finest and most literate tunesmiths in this country…”— PETER NORTH THE EDMONTON JOURNAL “Alone Together”, Allen’s newest release, is a collection of ten new original songs drawn from characters, stories, and landscapes that are part of Dobb’s experience working as a range management specialist in the interior of British Columbia.