Esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot comes to the Holland Performing Center Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 8:00 PM.
Tickets, ranging from $39 to $89, are available at 10:00 AM Friday, July 13 2018. Tickets can be purchased at the Ticket Omaha* Box Office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, online at TicketOmaha.com or by calling (402) 345-0606.
Lightfoot stands with some very exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats. His song catalog includes such immortals as “Early Morning Rain,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Care-free Highway,” “Sundown,” “(That’s What You Get) For Lovin Me,” “The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald,” "Canadian Railroad Trilogy," "Ribbon Of Darkness," "Beautiful," "Song For A Winter's Night" and "Rainy Day People" to name a few.
His cross-country USA tour entitled "Gordon Lightfoot In Concert: The Legend Lives On” will fea-ture Lightfoot’s well-known hits and some deep album cuts, woven together with behind the scenes stories and personal anecdotes about his historic 50-year musical career.
2017 marked the 50th anniversary of Lightfoot's classic album: The Way I Feel, with two of his first big radio hits, "Song For A Winter's Night” and "Canadian Railroad Trilogy.’’ Since then, his compositions have achieved phenomenal Radio Singles Chart Positions: Five #1s, Five Top 10s and Thirteen Top 40 hits. Many continue to receive radio airplay today.
Lightfoot has also had his songs recorded by other great artists including: Bob Dylan, Elvis Pres-ley, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Jr., Marty Robbins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Judy Collins, Johnny Mathis, Anne Murray, Olivia Newton-John, Sarah McLachlan, Barbra Streisand, Peter Paul & Mary, Harry Belafonte, Jane’s Addiction, Glen Campbell, Toby Keith and others.
Other stars in his world who have sung his praises include Bob Dylan who laments,” Every time I hear a song of his, I wish it would last forever." Kris Kristofferson, who simply said, "Gordon Lightfoot has created some of the most beautiful and lasting music of our time.”