Liona Boyd returns to Vancouver Island with her Newest Protégé

SIDNEY, BC, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Five-time Juno award winner Liona Boyd will be performing in Sidney, Courtenay, Chemainus and Salt Spring Island beginning on November 25, 2016.

Liona Boyd, the world-famous, 5 time Juno award winning guitarist, will be performing with her latest discovery – Andrew Dolson. This is Liona's first tour with her latest musical protégé: the wonderful singer and guitarist Andrew Dolson who will enthral the audience with his appearance, musical abilities (at 25 Andrew is also a model), and his powerful and expressive voice.

Liona Boyd and Andrew Dolson have included some Elementary Choirs into their program to provide the children with a once in lifetime experience being on stage with one of Canada's most accomplished artists. They will create a magical evening performing well loved Christmas music interwoven with Liona's original pieces, many of which are featured on her album "A Winter Fantasy". "This will be my first time performing with school choirs on Vancouver Island and Salt Spring Island" states Ms. Boyd.

"This is Liona's third Christmas album and my favourite to date" claims Benjamin Werbski of Jump Events Inc. who is promoting the tour. "I'd also like to thank all the sponsors for their support in helping make this tour possible" Werbski added.

About Ms. Liona Boyd: A virtuoso performer and composer, Liona Boyd is known internationally as "The First Lady of The Guitar". Her Gold and Platinum selling records have received the industry's top honours including five Juno Awards. Liona has been bestowed several honorary doctorates and voted into Guitar Player magazine's "Gallery of Greats" after winning five times for top Classical Guitarist. Her artistry bridges the gap between classical and pop, and she has collaborated with renowned performers such as Sir Andrew Davis and the English Chamber Orchestra, John Williams, Yo Yo Ma, Georges Zamfir, Chet Atkins, Eric Clapton, David Gilmour and many others.

Concert and ticket details are available online at www.lionaboydtour.com

JUMP Events Inc. is a 100% Canadian-owned and operated company. To find out more about JUMP, visit http://www.jumpevents.ca  

SOURCE Jump Communications

Image with caption: "Liona Boyd's "Winter Fantasy!" (CNW Group/Jump Communications)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161103_C7722_PHOTO_EN_811609.jpg

For further information: JUMP Events Inc. Contact: Ben Anthony 416-535-1661 ben@jumpevents.ca

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