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After 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with some very exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats. See Gordon Lightfoot for one night only on May 2, 2018 at 8PM in the Plaza Theatre.
Lightfoot’s song catalog is incredibly vast and includes such immortals as, “Early Morning Rain,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Carefree Highway,” “Sundown,” “(That’s What You Get) For Lovin Me,” “The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald” and “Cold On The Shoulder” to name just a few.
But 2018 is special for the legendary artist who is crossing the country on his USA tour. The tour features his well known hits and some deep album cuts for the die-hard fans. All of which are woven together with some of Lightfoot’s own behind the scenes stories and personal anecdotes about his historic 50-year musical career. The concert is a great thrill for live audiences and anyone who enjoys hearing great music and seeing a living legend.
Gordon Lightfoot has recorded 20 albums and has five Grammy nominations. His songs have been aired regularly for 50 years, earning him Radio Singles Chart Positions in North America achieved by few others. Lightfoot’s radio hits in the USA have earned Five #1s, Five Top 10s and Thirteen Top 40 hits. In Canada he has earned Sixteen #1s, Eighteen Top 10s and Twenty One Top 40 hits.
Aside from his success in writing, singing and performing his own music, Lightfoot’s songs have been recorded and performed by some of the greatest of all time including: Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Jr., Marty Robbins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Judy Collins, Eric Clapton, Johnny Mathis, Anne Murray, Olivia Newton-John, Sarah McLachlan, Barbra Streisand, Peter Paul & Mary, Harry Belafonte, Jane’s Addiction, Richie Havens, Glen Campbell, Toby Keith, Alison Krauss and George Hamilton IV.
Lightfoot was recently inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame which honored his role in defining the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and ’70s. There are fewer than 400 inductees who make up the impressive roster enshrined in the Songwriters Hall of Fame including: Burt Bacharach, John Fogerty, Bob Dylan, Carole King, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Elton John, Brian Wilson, James Taylor, James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Jim Croce, Phil Collins, Loretta Lynn, Van Morrison, Kris Kristofferson, Dolly Parton, Diane Warren, Garth Brooks, and Leonard Cohen.
Tickets for Gordon Lightfoot go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 19 at 10AM and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, and at the Plaza Theatre Box Office. Tickets range from $46.50 to $86.50 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change.
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