Folk Under The Clock presents Bruce Cockburn 50th Anniversary Concert
(third attempt !)
Tickets at www.showplace.org and (705) 742 7469 $65/$60 plus service charges, hst
One of Canada’s finest artists, Bruce Cockburn has enjoyed an illustrious career shaped by politics, spirituality and musical diversity.
The Ottawa – born artist has been honoured with 13 Juno Awards, an induction into both Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, as well as the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, and has been made an Officer of The Order of Canada.
His remarkable journey has seen him embrace folk, jazz, rock and worldbeat styles while travelling to far flung places as Guatemala, Mali, Mozambique and Nepal. His guitar playing, both acoustic and electric, has placed him in the company of the world’s top instrumentalists.
He has released 34 albums and sold more than 7 million albums. Bruce’s songs have been covered by many artists including : Jimmy Buffet, K.D.Lang, Barenaked Ladies, Hawksley Workman, Jerry Garcia , Elbow, Judy Collins, Chet Atkins, Blackie and The Rodeo Kings …etc.
This 50th Anniversary Concert will see Bruce play songs from each decade and will be sure to please all his fans old and new.