Linda McGarvey


Bio


Born in Fleetwood Lancashire UK

A fishing town, grew up playing on the beach and riding donkeys on the sand.

Mom was from Fleetwood, Dad from Donegal Ireland .

One of her fav bands through life Fleetwood Mac - kinda name sakes !! & grew up surrounded by music and singing.

moved inland age , missed ocean lots, missed walking and playing on the beach.

Maybe it is partly to do with being the youngest of 5 , but kind of a rebel . Fighting for causes , Amnesty International , Greenpeace , Friends of the Earth .

Willing to put ' everything on the line ' , & risk everything to see things through & achieve for what she believes in !! Taking on big projects , others would shake their heads at , and if anyone ever tells her ' it cant be done '

Her answer is always ' watch me ! ' All with the aim of making the World a ' Better place ' & making a posotive difference

Life long commitment to Holism , and helping people on their healing journeys , and committed to her own .

Whilst her 2 children were growing up she Co created Whale Tail Vegetarian restaurant in UK , as well as nibbles wholefoods .

Retrained in Clinical and holistic Aromatherapy , and massaged her socks off for 10 years . This included creating Rainbow Cottage - her own Healing Center , where up to 16 top class therapists worked from .

Her children gone to college, & needing some R & R , she decided to do a journey she always knew she would do 1 day - took a trip to Canada .

Immediately knew when she got off plane in Vancouver, this was going to be a special place for her . It was . She committed herself to walking by the oceans of BC and becoming a singer songwriter, turning what had been a life long hobby into a careers. Tn 2008 her first album ' Resurrection ' was born . Combining her Irish / Celtic roots with the West coast of Canada .

Almost immediately after releasing Resurrection , she was injured by a BC dentist . A VERY tough journey of many years followed .

The journey to try to find healing for her / teeth / mouth took her to CA USA , and a new album was written ' born ' - Powell River to Prairie Sun '

Since she first stepped off the plane into Canada in 2002 , she dreamed of creating a Country / Bluegrass album . 10 years to the day this was completed in the studio with Powell River!

Fav. influences Fleetwood Mac , Joni Mitchell . Niel Young Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Emmylou Harris , Eva Cassidy , Dixie Chicks . Alison Krauss