Sunday, August 5, 2018 8:00 PM
Harvester Performance Center, Rocky Mount, VA
- Ticket Price: $101.50 - $124.50
- Door Time: 7:00 PM
- Show Type: Classic Hits
ticket prices increase $5 on day of show (if available)
The Legend Lives On
"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. His 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," "Canadian Railroad Trilogy," "Ribbon Of Darkness," "Beautiful," "Song For A Winter's Night" and "Rainy Day People" to name a few. But this year is special for the legendary artist who, has announced plans for a cross-country USA tour entitled "Gordon Lightfoot In Concert: The Legend Lives On". The tour will feature his well known hits as well as some deep album cuts for the die-hard fanatics. All of which are woven toge ther with some of Lightfoot's own behind the scenes stories and personal anecdotes ab out his historic 50-year musical career. The event is sure to be a great thrill for live audiences and anyone who enjoys hearing great music and seeing a living legend in person.
GORDON LIGHTFOOT RELEASES FIRST NEW MUSIC IN 12 YEARS WITH WARNER MUSIC GROUP. It was 2004 when music icon Gordon Lightfoot last delivered a new song tofans, but on November 18, 20 16 the song "Plans Of My Own" was released world wide. The song, recorded in 200 1, is a sentimental story about moving on to new things. It was recorded solo, feat uring Lightfoot's signature voice and classic fingerpicking style on 12-string acoustic g uitar. It's classic Lightfoot, with an addictive melody. In addition to the release of "Plans Of My Own," Warner Music Group will rerelease a limited edition of the 1976 super-classic album Summertime Dream on 180-gram vinyl. 2017 MARKS THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY FOR THE RELEASE OF LIGHTFOOT'S CLASSIC ALBUM: THE WAY I FEEL . This iconic album contained many remarkable songs including the immortals: "Song For A Winter's Night" and "Canadian Railroad Trilogy".
Gordon Lightfoot has recorded 20 albums and has f ive Grammy nominations. His songs have been aired
regularly for 50 years, earning him Gordon Lightfoot Release Page 2 of 2 Radio Singles Chart Positions in North America achi eved by few others. Lightfoot's radio hits in the USA have earned Five #1s, Five To p 10s and Thirteen Top 40 hits. In Canada he has earned Sixteen #1s, Eighteen Top 10s and Twenty One Top 40 hits