Bowen Island musician featured at MAC

Lorne Warr takes the stage at the next Music at the MAC concert on Wednesday, April 27.

Warr was born and raised in Newfoundland and now lives on Bowen Island. His intricate guitar playing and velvet baritone vocals, coupled with his songwriting and storytelling talents, is what modern folk is all about. Warr has been a professional musician for more than a decade and has performed at numerous festivals and venues around western Canada. He wrote the new Bowen Island anthem, Back to the Island Again, and is active in the Celtic folk music scene in Vancouver. He enjoys singing, playing the guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, bodhran and button accordian. His latest CD, Come Down to Paris, is set for a spring release.

Music at the MAC takes place at 33529 First Ave. Tickets are $10 each and available at the Mission Arts Council and Murdoch’s Book Shoppe. The concert begins at 8 p.m. For more information call 604-826-0029.