Glen Foster entertainer, songwriter, vocalist, accomplished guitarist, multi-instrumentalist has been performing professionally for over 30 years and has released 5 albums of original material. Studio credits include working with Daniel Lanois, Don Potter, Bob Doidge, Rita Chiarelli, Sonny Del-Rio, David Gogo, Mark Crissinger, Gerry Barnum and Rick Salt.
He has toured Canada extensively from coast to coast, opening for Lighthouse, Sammy Hagar, Dr. Hook, Jose Feliciano, Valdy, Jesse Winchester, Stan Rogers etc., performed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and plays regularly at music festivals, pubs and dance halls on the west coast with Glen Foster Group.
Glen was lead guitarist for several years with WEA’s Ray Materick of ‘Linda Put The Coffee On’ fame, and front man of his band Falcon in the 70s & 80s. Live appearances include The Ian Tyson Show, Tommy Banks Show, Massey Hall, El Mocambo, Ontario Place, P.N.E. Gardens and the legendary Riverboat in Toronto.
He has studied rock, jazz, Chet Atkins style, Hawaiian, and classical guitar having been awarded two silver medals from the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Leaving The Lagoon Dec 1, 2015 #1 on CHLY 101.7 Nanaimo Top 30 in Dec2015 and Jan2016, #13 on The Independent Radio Show Playlist (syndicated to over 3000 radio stations), added to CBC National Radio Virtual Music Library
The Reckoning Sept 1, 2012 Videos: Reckoning, This That These & Those, Someday (It’ll All Work Out), Easy Rolling
Trusted Tried & True Feb 1, 2010 Guests: David Gogo, Gerry Barnum, The Turtle Doves. Destination Desolation Sound video appeared on BC Tourism website for the ‘Vancouver, Coast and Mountains Region’.
Walk Into The Mirror/The Falcon Apr 1, 2008 compilation CD of two previous albums, including the single Los Angeles winner of a 1980 talent contest on CKOC Radio, Hamilton.
‘The Spirit of Christmas and The Twelve Guitars of Christmas’, a 45 rpm single on Red Vinyl was initially released in 1986 and received national airplay in Canada. The 25 year anniversary re-release of Nov 2011 features digitally re-mastered mixes.