Feb 16–18, 2018

The McDales

The McDales

Jan 26, 2017


The McDales

The McDales

The McDales, Country songwriter Herb Dale and his partner Fran McCann have been performing in Toronto venues, and co-hosting open mics since 2009. Herb Dale hs been very active in the Toronto music scene for over 40 years, and many young artists refer to him fondly as “uncle” Herb.    

  • CD release 2009 “It Was About Time” Original country with a twist.    
  • Hosted a very popular open mic at Dave’s on St. Clair for over 7 years.    
  • Winterfolk in 2010, 2011.    
Herb Dale’s passion is songwriting, but he lives to play country music. A seasoned musician, Herb is a regular performer in country and folk venues in Toronto. In 2007 he was joined by backup singer, Fran McCann. and they perform mostly as a duo, The McDales. On occasion, they will include a lead guitar player, and a drummer and do a full-band gig. Herb has been writing original tunes since 2000. In 2009 he released his first full-length CD “It Was About Time”. Herb and Fran are both still active in the Toronto Music scene. For a decade, they hosted several open mics to encouage people of all ages to play music.    

Artist’s links: Facebook