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The Globe and Mail
Sound of the 6ix: How Drake inspired Toronto to mint its own musicmusic – and Canadian culture more broadly – has always been associated with rus
Sound of the 6ix: How Drake inspired Toronto to mint its own music
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
music – and Canadian culture more broadly – has always been associated with rusticity. Think Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot. Acoustic guitars. Camp fires. A town in north Ontario. There’s nothing rustic about this new Toronto... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Wisconsin shore town, islands a kayak trip away are visual treatagainst the raging storms of Lake Superior, one of which famously claimed the f
Wisconsin shore town, islands a kayak trip away are visual treat
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
against the raging storms of Lake Superior, one of which famously claimed the freighter and crew commemorated in the Gordon Lightfoot song "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald." Visiting the islands They were once home to many settlements,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ten destination concerts that offer an escape from the madness of festivalsus some peanuts and Pearl Jam seats, we don’t care if we never get back. Aug. 2
Ten destination concerts that offer an escape from the madness of festivals
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
us some peanuts and Pearl Jam seats, we don’t care if we never get back. Aug. 20 and 22. Sold out. Chicago, Pearljam.com Gordon Lightfoot, at Lunenburg Opera House Erected in 1907 by the fishing village’s shipbuilders and craftsmen, the small... Read more
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The Washington Times
The Bacon Brothers to play in D.C. for three-night stand at Birchmerewas released in 2014. They cite such influences as the writings of singer-songw
The Bacon Brothers to play in D.C. for three-night stand at Birchmere
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
was released in 2014. They cite such influences as the writings of singer-songwriters like James Taylor, Joni Mitchell and Gordon Lightfoot, as well as a tremendous fondness for The Band. “We opened for them at Carnegie Hall, and it was quite a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Halifax music dynamo Heather Gibson to take over NAC Presentsseason’s concerts range from Andy Shauf at the NAC Studio (300 seats), Kathleen
Halifax music dynamo Heather Gibson to take over NAC Presents
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
season’s concerts range from Andy Shauf at the NAC Studio (300 seats), Kathleen Edwards at the NAC Theatre (897 seats) and Gordon Lightfoot at the Southam soft-seater. Up in the air is Gibson’s business relationship with the gifted St. John’s... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Nightfall Features Headliner Nora Jane Struthers And Party Line Fridayand his mother a violinist/pianist. As a teen he learned guitar as a way of acc
Nightfall Features Headliner Nora Jane Struthers And Party Line Friday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
and his mother a violinist/pianist. As a teen he learned guitar as a way of accompanying his singing. James Taylor and Gordon Lightfoot became big influences on his style of writing, and his pursuit of music led to two degrees in music from... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Toronto’s Massey Hall is working to find its niche in a city of competitionnot to. For my artists and myself, Massey was a special place. It was the pinna
Toronto’s Massey Hall is working to find its niche in a city of competition
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
not to. For my artists and myself, Massey was a special place. It was the pinnacle.” As for Mr. Fiedler, who still books Gordon Lightfoot into Massey regularly, he traces the building’s loss of gravitas back to 1982. “The minute the Toronto... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Out & About hot tickets, July 15-21will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for the Oct. 11 stop at the Topeka Performing
Out & About hot tickets, July 15-21
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for the Oct. 11 stop at the Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. 8th, of the Gordon Lightfoot in Concert: The Legend Lives On tour. The tickets, which are $67.50 and $52.50, plus any applicable taxes or... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Songwriter series returns next weekfor accessible contemporary folk with a hint of Celtic. The Irish-born Canadia
Songwriter series returns next week
Barrie Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
for accessible contemporary folk with a hint of Celtic. The Irish-born Canadian has performed on stages with Rod Stewart, Gordon Lightfoot and Lucinda Williams, and has appeared at major festivals around the globe from Mariposa Folk Festival to... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Gift, Troutman and Gift to perform at Lock Haven’s Triangle Parkperform some music from musicals and, on occasion, original tunes. The group c
Gift, Troutman and Gift to perform at Lock Haven’s Triangle Park
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
perform some music from musicals and, on occasion, original tunes. The group covers artists like The Sons of the Pioneers, Gordon Lightfoot, Linda Ronstadt, Simon and Garfunkel, The Byrds, The Kingston Trio, The Drifters, Anne Murray, Patsy Cline,... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Mariposa flourishing right where it belongsMariposa Folk Festival was reborn in Orillia at its new home -- picturesque Tud
Mariposa flourishing right where it belongs
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 16 days ago
Mariposa Folk Festival was reborn in Orillia at its new home -- picturesque Tudhope Park. Orillia native and folk legend Gordon Lightfoot headlined the Sunday-night concert that year, capping three days of arts, crafts, food and folk music. The... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Soggy start, sunny endfun. "I think we can take them," Bruce Good quipped. (The men in the Good fami
Soggy start, sunny end
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 18 days ago
fun. "I think we can take them," Bruce Good quipped. (The men in the Good family are all six feet tall, or more. Earlier, Gordon Lightfoot took the stage between advertised acts to sing a couple of tunes. The Goods invited him back to sing Alberta... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
GALLERY: A weekend of Mariposa MomentsThe crowning achievement for just about any Canadian folk musician is to get th
GALLERY: A weekend of Mariposa Moments
Barrie Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
The crowning achievement for just about any Canadian folk musician is to get the seal of approval from Gordon Lightfoot. The artists who made up the bill at the 2016 Mariposa Folk Festival this weekend got just that, as they impressed one of the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
So many what-ifswith my guitar lessons, or at least practised enough so I could play something
So many what-ifs
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 18 days ago
with my guitar lessons, or at least practised enough so I could play something other than Tea for Two. I would have given Gordon Lightfoot a run for his money. Better still, we could have been a duo, Gord singing the words and me playing Tea for... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
So many what-ifswith my guitar lessons, or at least practised enough so I could play something
So many what-ifs
Barrie Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
with my guitar lessons, or at least practised enough so I could play something other than Tea for Two. I would have given Gordon Lightfoot a run for his money. Better still, we could have been a duo, Gord singing the words and me playing Tea for... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
This week in music: 1974 Rock the Boatsome of the references suggest it was really about the Civil War. In the numbe
This week in music: 1974 Rock the Boat
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 18 days ago
some of the references suggest it was really about the Civil War. In the number two spot was Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot with the biggest chart hit of his career. There are rumors that "Sundown" was written about Lightfoot's... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Lightfoot at Mariposa for sculpture unveilingThe second in a series of bronze leaves honouring the songs of Gordon Lightfoot
Lightfoot at Mariposa for sculpture unveiling
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 19 days ago
The second in a series of bronze leaves honouring the songs of Gordon Lightfoot was unveiled Sunday. “Black Day in July” was the song featured in a sculpture by Timothy Schmalz, who also created “Golden Leaves,” the overarching tribute to Lightfoot... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
GALLERY: A weekend of Mariposa MomentsThe crowning achievement for just about any Canadian folk musician would be to
GALLERY: A weekend of Mariposa Moments
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 19 days ago
The crowning achievement for just about any Canadian folk musician would be to get the seal of approval from Gordon Lightfoot. The artists who made up the bill at the 2016 Mariposa Folk Festival this weekend got just that, as they impressed one of... Read more
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CTV News
Gordon Lightfoot's 'Black Day in July' about Detroit riots inspires new artNearly 50 years since Gordon Lightfoot's "Black Day in July" hit the airwaves,
Gordon Lightfoot's 'Black Day in July' about Detroit riots inspires new art
CTV News / Posted 19 days ago
Nearly 50 years since Gordon Lightfoot's "Black Day in July" hit the airwaves, the once-controversial tune is providing fresh inspiration for a new work by a Canadian visual artist. Timothy Schmalz created a bronze work of Lightfoot that was... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Artistic vision true to the genre is key to Mariposa Folk Festival’s successbalancing the established with the new. You know, over the years we’ve had Jon
Artistic vision true to the genre is key to Mariposa Folk Festival’s success
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
balancing the established with the new. You know, over the years we’ve had Joni Mitchell and Neil Young and Joan Baez and Gordon Lightfoot and John Prine – the list goes on. People ask me about bringing the old artists back, but I’ll say to them,... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Bronze leaf to be unveiled SundayP. Schmalz will be at Tudhope Park to unveil Black Day in July - the second bro
Bronze leaf to be unveiled Sunday
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 24 days ago
P. Schmalz will be at Tudhope Park to unveil Black Day in July - the second bronze leaf in a series of sculptures honouring Gordon Lightfoot. Part of a large artistic project being led by Schmalz, the individual maple leaves, born of the principal... Read more
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TSN
TSN.ca Free Agent Frenzy blog: Follow the latest updateswith the Detroit Red Wings for five years and $19.25M 10:25am - Good morning,
TSN.ca Free Agent Frenzy blog: Follow the latest updates
TSN / Posted 28 days ago
with the Detroit Red Wings for five years and $19.25M 10:25am - Good morning, everybody. I hope you're all listening to Gordon Lightfoot and chugging maple syrup on this most joyous of Canada Days. Steven Stamkos is off the board, but that... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Jeff Brooks to be featured at Arts in the Park |song “Minnesota Morning,” first released in 1978. He is most known for playing
Jeff Brooks to be featured at Arts in the Park |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 28 days ago
song “Minnesota Morning,” first released in 1978. He is most known for playing original music plus songs from Paul Simon, Gordon Lightfoot, James Taylor, John Prine, and John Denver. Locals are encouraged to stop by the park early as the farmers... Read more
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KECI Missoula
So those celebs are Canadian, eh?making him ultra-Canadian. Carrie-Anne Moss, best known as "Trinity" in "The M
So those celebs are Canadian, eh?
KECI Missoula / Posted 28 days ago
making him ultra-Canadian. Carrie-Anne Moss, best known as "Trinity" in "The Matrix" movies, is a Vancouver native. Gordon Lightfoot, internationally known for songs such as "If You Could Read My Mind," "Sundown" and "The Wreck of the Edmund... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
True North: In honor of Canada Day, let's consider our neighborof the Edmund Fitzgerald: The tragic 1975 sinking of this Great Lakes freighter
True North: In honor of Canada Day, let's consider our neighbor
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
of the Edmund Fitzgerald: The tragic 1975 sinking of this Great Lakes freighter isn’t Canada’s fault per se, but (Canadian) Gordon Lightfoot asking who knows where the love of God goes when the gales of November blow early definitely is. ■ “The... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
The Mariposa connectioneach year. "On Sunday at 1, there will be a ceremonial unveiling of a new leaf
The Mariposa connection
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 30 days ago
each year. "On Sunday at 1, there will be a ceremonial unveiling of a new leaf as part of the art project commemorating Gordon Lightfoot," Carter said, referring to the latest artistic addition to Tudhope Park created by artist Timothy... Read more
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ESPN
The song that defines each top-25 team in college hoopsa third Final Four appearance. "How high is high enough? 'Till we eye-and-eye w
The song that defines each top-25 team in college hoops
ESPN / Posted 30 days ago
a third Final Four appearance. "How high is high enough? 'Till we eye-and-eye with the higher ups." -- Brown Hopefully the Gordon Lightfoot folk song doesn't ring true for the Musketeers. They need their Edmond to avoid the "gales of November." And... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Soulpepper explores intersection of railway, music across Canada“For they looked in the future and what did they see, they saw an iron road run
Soulpepper explores intersection of railway, music across Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
“For they looked in the future and what did they see, they saw an iron road runnin’ from sea to the sea” – Gordon Lightfoot’s Canadian Railroad Trilogy Soulpepper music director Mike Ross and I were talking about what constitutes the “Canadian... Read more

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