“Much-lauded carpenter-turned-singer David Francey, known for his poetic lyrics won English Songwriter of the Year for his record So Say We All. ” CFMA
On Sunday, November 10th David was honoured at the 2013 Canadian Folk Music Awards. He is thrilled to be chosen by his peers for this award. Go To the CFMA website for more on the event
Monday, November 17th the 19th annual SOCAN (Society of Composers, Authors and Music Producers of Canada) Awards Gala was held at the beautiful Carlu in Toronto. This event, attended by many of Canada’s top music industry notables, celebrates the successes of SOCAN members worldwide.
David accepting SOCAN Award - photo by Beth
It was with great pleasure that David and his wife Beth were present. David was honoured to receive the Folk Music Award – given to the member whose current repertoire of creative works achieved the highest number of performances in domestic radio, pay audio and concerts in 2007.
Other award recipients included the wonderful Ron Hynes, Oscar Peterson, Ray Griff, K-OS, Tom Cochrane to name just a few.
For a complete list of winners can be found on the SOCAN web site and an article on the evening can be found at FYI Music