Esteemed singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot returns to the PMC for a one night only performance at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on Friday, November 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets on Sale Friday, February 16th at 10 a.m.
Beloved by music fans around the world, Gordon Lightfoot holds international recognition as a singer and songwriter. Cover versions of his songs have been recorded by artists including Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Barbara Streisand and Johnny Cash. In 1971 he earned his first Top Ten hit when If You could Read My Mind became an international sensation and in 1974, his single Sundown went to number one on the American charts, followed two years later by The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, which reached number two on the U.S. Billboard charts.
In December 2017 legendary singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot donated the yellow canoe featured in his song Canary Yellow Canoe to the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough.
Gordon Lightfoot has won 15 JUNO Awards and has been nominated for five Grammy Awards. He was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001. In May 2003, he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada and is also a member of the Order of Ontario. In 2004 he was induced into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and in 2012 into the U.S. Songwriters Hall of Fame.