Larry Mercey Trio at RAC
The Larry Mercey Trio along with New Brunswick's Ambassador of fiddling, Ivan Hicks and his wife, Vivian, will be in concert at the Riverview Arts Centre, Riverview High School on Thursday, May 10, 2007.
Larry Mercey is a respected Canadian Music icon who lias been in the business for nearly 50 years- He started his career on the CKNX Barn E>arvce broadcasting from Wmgham. ON in 1956. He then formed the group "The Mercey Brothers" who have the honor of being inducted into the Canadian Country musk Hall of Fame. This group recorded 17 albums (including a Gold Album) and some 50 singles, most of them reaching the rawnber one spot on the country charts. Some of their hits included "Who Wrote the Words", "Hey Uncle Tom", "Hello, Mom" and "The Day of Love",
Larry has appealed on some of the largest concert stages such as Toronto CNE Grandstand, Ontario Place, Big Country Jamboree at Craven, SK, as well as tours in England, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and Finland and on Nashville's Grand Ole Opry Stage
Awards have included seven Junos, numerous Big Country Awards and the prestigious C. F. Martin Guitar Lifetime Achievement Award, With the Mercey Brothers, Larry represented Canada on the International Show at the Nashville Fitn Fair and & the World's Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The Larry Mercey Trk) was formed in 2004. Besides, Larry, George Lonsbury is a talented guitar player who plays with precision and taste and adds immensely to the sound of the trio. He also sings the low harmony in the trio. Al Aldersoa is the bass player wjho provides the feel that makes their music special. He sings the high harmony in the group. They present a good mix of country so'itnds with Gospel.
The title of the Trio's current CD says it all "It's Not Over Yet". With the success of the single from the CD "On My Father's Side", The Larry Mercey Trio is continuing a music tradition.
$15.00 (advance) $18.00 (door)
Tickets available at:
Sobeys - 535 Coverdale Rd., Riverview - 386-4616
Point Park Petro - Canada - 100 Hillsborough Rd., Riverview - 387-7208
Frank's Musk - 245 Carson Drive, Moncton (next to Montana's) - 854-1672
Riverview Arts Centre Inc. - 400 Whitepine Rd - 872-0002
Ivan Hicks - ph/fax: 506-386-2996