Friday at 3pm – 5pm in The Crystal Palace.
The Picton Fair Welcomes The Legendary Andy Forgie to Our Stage. Andy will perform his world famous Childrens Show on
* Began professional career in mid-70’s.
* Began to focus on children’s/family entertainment in The 90’s.
* Produced & starred in children’s program “The Song Shop” on Community Television in the Belleville and Quinte region.
* Appeared on the History channel in “Sketches of Our Town”
* Opened for television legend Bob Newhart and impressionist Andre Phillip Gagnon
* Produced two independent Children’s CD’s to his credit, “My Stuff” & “The Street I Lived On”, the latter featuring Canadian icon Bob Homme (The Friendly Giant)
* Toured throughout Ontario, Quebec & the Maritimes.
* As lead vocalist & composer for Canadian pop group”Photograph” released album for Capitol Records on the Parlophone Label. Debut single “The Last Dance” received national recognition & charts in top 10 in various markets.
* Worked in studio with Daniel Lanois (producer for U2, Bob Dylan) and Tom Cochrane.
* Toured with The Monks and opened for April Wine, Toronto, Goddo and Blue Rodeo.
* Performs in All You Need Is Love, a celebration of the Beatles, throughout Ontario, USA, England and Belgium
* Recipient of Quinte Arts Council Arts Recognition Award Inductee to Nicholson Catholic College Wall of Distinction
* Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
* Recipient of the YMCA Peace Award
* Recipient of the Rotary Club International Paul Harris Award
* Performs musical therapy for the elderly at various nursing and retirement homes
* Performs one man guitar and voice show “Classics and Curiosities … 3 Chords & A Capo” at various regional pubs, restaurants and wineries
* Performs with The Good Ol’ Boys – acoustic rock and traditional country
* Performs special corporate, community and private events with Big Black Smoke – the best of the British Invasion & the Nth American Revolution
* Continues to be one of Quinte’s top children’s entertainers
* Continues to perform on occasion with Photograph for special community and corporate events