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Dave McCann and the Firehearts play great show for dismal audience

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Local singer songwriter Dave McCann and his band the Firehearts played a great show for a dismal turnout at the Slice, June 4.
 They deserve full houses but seldom get them in Lethbridge.

Tim Williams, DaveMcCann and Pete Loughlin at the Slice, June 4. Photo by Richard Amery
 While I missed the first set, his second set included some of his better known older songs  like “Unfamiliar ground”  songs off his most Recent CD “ Circle of Light” including “ Beautiful Road” and several new songs.
 McCann and the Firehearts ( bassist Pete Loughlin, guitarist Dave Bauer and drummer Tim Williams) always play superbly.

 McCann switched to electric guitar for a couple of songs, but usually stuck to acoustic and singing.

Bauer played some perfect slide guitar solomon  a couple of songs while Laughlin held down the beat and mugged for the audience. They ended their second set with “Mexican Sparrow.”

 But they came back for a  more upbeat  third set including more McCann favourites like “ Road To Cain.”

— By Richard Amery, L.A. beat Editor
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 15 June 2016 11:41 )  
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