An Evening of Music: Dr. Mike Daley
April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr. Mike Daley, musician and musicologist, tells the story and performs hit songs of 1965, accompanied by Jill Daley on piano & violin.
Though it was the beginning of a golden age for rock music, 1965 was a time when the radio played a variety of musical styles. The Baby Boom had created a huge young pop music audience and youth tastes ruled. Classic hits of that year by the Beatles, the Stones, the Lovin’ Spoonful, Simon and Garfunkel and many more are still as beloved and vital today as ever. Dr. Mike Daley tells the fascinating story of pop music in 1965, illustrating his talk with sixteen songs played and sung with his wife Jill on violin and piano.
Join us at ESG United Church on Saturday, April 22, 2023.
Doors open at 6:45 pm.
Tickets are $30 plus fees on Eventbrite here.
Tickets will be sold for $35 at the door if not already sold out.
About Dr. Mike Daley:
Dr. Mike Daley is a freelance popular music history lecturer around Toronto. He holds a Ph.D in musicology and has published widely on a variety of musical subjects. Mike’s well-received lectures on the Beatles, Elvis, jazz, folk music and much more have gained him a strong following in the GTA. Mike also offers video lecture series on his website, mikedaleymusic.com and is currently writing a history of live music in the Yorkville coffee house district of Toronto in the 1950s and 1960s. Jill Daley is a full time musician at the National Ballet School and, like Mike, is part of the music staff at the Church of the Redeemer. at the corner of Bloor and Avenue Road.