Gordon Lightfoot '80 Years Strong'

Gordon Lightfoot '80 Years Strong'

Monday, March 4

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Crest Theatre

Sacramento, CA

$39 - $69 - $79

Gordon Lightfoot
Gordon Lightfoot
- Lightfoot's Live Concerts Stronger Than Ever - performing more concerts in 2010 than any other year of his remarkable career.

- Country Star, Toby Keith, covers Lighfoot's ever-popular song "Sundown" in 2010.

- 3 Billion people watched his historic performance at the "Live 8" concert mega-event. This event played out in stadiums, and on television, around the globe and featured the biggest names of the music world.

Gordon Lightfoot is the author and voice of these and many other timeless songs: Early Morning Rain, Canadian Railroad Trilogy, Sundown, If You Could Read My Mind, Carefree Highway, The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald, Beautiful, Ribbon Of Darkness, Rainy Day People, That's What You Get For Lovin' Me, Did She Mention My Name, I'm Not Sayin' That I Love You, Race Among the Ruins, Softly, Song For A Winter's Night, Summer Side Of Life...

The newest original album: Harmony, is Gordon Lightfoot's 20th. This stunning collection of new and previously unreleased songs has been highly acclaimed by critics and fans alike.

Gordon Lightfoot has five Grammy nominations and 17 Juno Awards in his native Canada. In November 1997 he was presented the Governor General's Award—the highest official Canadian honor, which is conferred on very few, for their international efforts in spreading Canadian culture. Gordon was also honored as a charter member of Canada's Walk of Fame and most recently was elevated to the "companion" of the Order of Canada (highest level) in December. Lightfoot also was just inducted into The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Artists who have recorded Lightfoot's songs include Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Sarah McLachlan, Barbra Streisand, Peter Paul & Mary, Harry Belafonte, Jane's Addiction, Richie Havens, Glen Campbell, Toby Keith, Anne Murray, Nana Mouskouri and George Hamilton IV.

"Gordon Lightfoot; every time I hear a song of his, it's like I wish it would last forever. "
- Bob Dylan

"I've always been trying to write songs like Lightfoot. A song of mine like 'Come Monday' is a direct result of me trying to write a Gordon Lightfoot song."
- Jimmy Buffett

"Canadian Railroad Trilogy is an extremely fine piece of songwriting."
- Johnny Cash

"I know his voice almost as well as I know my own."
- David Foster
Venue Information:
Crest Theatre
1013 K Street
Sacramento, CA, 95814