Gordon Lightfoot Schedule
Throughout the 1960s and '70s, if someone was talking about great folk artists, they
were definitely mentioning Gordon Lightfoot in the conversation. This Canadian folk pop singer was one of the most popular
and most influential folk artists in the world, and he is responsible for major folk hits like "Sundown", "Early Morning Rain",
and "If You Could Read My Mind". His lyrics are burgeoning with a striking literary quality, but the way and matches his vocals
makes his music feel down-to-earth and wildly appealing. Often referred to as "Canada's greatest songwriter", Gordon Lightfoot
has built an extraordinarily illustrious career throughout the decades, and he's still not slowing down!
folk-rock legend is gearing up for a major North American tour this fall, and a Gordon Light show is definitely one concert
event every folk fan should attend at least once! Starting this September, Lightfoot will be stopping in cities like Beverly
Hills, Denver, Las Vegas, San Diego, Sacramento, Portland, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, and more!
As he brings his iconic folk-rock tunes to a stage near you, make sure that you are in the audience by heading to StubHub
today! Thanks to StubHub, your Gordon Lightfoot tickets are just a few quick clicks away!
Gordon Lightfoot Background
Lightfoot was born and raised in Ontario, and he was just a young boy when his mother started to recognize his incredible
talent for music. She started to encourage him to pursue his love for music and also helped him achieve an education that
would set the foundation for the rest of his career. In fourth grade, Gordon sang an Irish lullaby over his school's PA system,
and just like that Gordon Lightfoot had officially become a performer. Throughout the rest of his childhood, Gordon Lightfoot
sang on the radio, joined singing competitions, and performed wherever he could. By the time he had graduated high school,
Gordon was ready to head to California, where he believed he could accomplish his musical goals.
While studying at Hollywood's
Westlake College of Music, Gordon wrote and composed many commercial jingles to support himself. After a few years in Los
Angeles, Gordon Lightfoot realized that he missed Canada so he packed up and headed back to Toronto, where his songs started
to receive some airplay and attention. He also started to become one of the most sought after songwriters in the music industry,
and he put together songs for artists like Elvis Presley, The Clancy Brothers, Spyder Turner, Leroy Van Dyke, and more.
1965, Gordon Lightfoot was one of the most talked about artists in the industry, and United Artists signed him to their record
label. He became a huge hit for his catchy and incredibly unique folk tunes, such as "Steel Rail Blues", "Early Mornin' Rain",
and "For Lovin' Me". All throughout the rest of the '60s and '70s, Gordon Lightfoot was one of the biggest folk-rock artists
in the entire world, and he started to amass countless awards and accolades. Gordon Lightfoot is the recipient of numerous
Juno Awards, five Grammy Award nominations, an inductee into the Canadian Walk of Fame, as well as an inductee into the Canadian
Music Hall of Fame. There's no doubt about it – Gordon Lightfoot is a Canadian treasure, and is certainly one artist
you should see live at least once! You can see Gordon Lightfoot in action this fall by grabbing your tickets on StubHub before
they all sell out!
With over seven million records sold around the world, Gordon Lightfoot
has definitely had a successful career. Throughout the past several decades, Gordon Lightfoot has released 19 studio albums,
14 compilation albums, and a whopping 46 singles. Some of his greatest hits include folk-rock anthems like "If You Could Read
My Mind", "The Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald", "Beautiful", "(Remember Me) I'm the One", "You Are What I Am", "Sundown", and
"The Circle Is Small (I Can See It In Your Eyes)".
Gordon Lightfoot has accumulated countless hit folk songs in his
repertoire, and now you can see him perform these hits live as he heads out on tour again! Check out StubHub for your Gordon
Lightfoot tickets today!
Gordon Lightfoot was an incredibly talented athlete in high school. He
set records in both shot put and pole vault during his school years.
If you want to see
a folk icon perform live in concert, there's no better artist to see than Gordon Lightfoot. This phenomenally talented singer-songwriter
hass been cranking out hit after hit since the '60s, and his impressive musical resume is just one indication of his outstanding
talent. Gordon Lightfoot is one of the biggest Canadian stars in the history of music, and you can see him perform live in
concert this fall thanks to StubHub! Just head to StubHub right away to secure your Gordon Lightfoot tickets before they're
all sold out!