Press Release – Gordon Lightfoot at Plymouth Memorial Hall – 9/21/17

Spectacle Management Presents

Gordon Lightfoot
In Concert:
The Legend Lives On

Plymouth Memorial Hall
Thursday, September 21 at 8pm

Tickets On Sale Now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 10, 2017
CONTACT: Dan Berube, dberube@spectaclemanagement.net
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Gordon Lightfoot

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Plymouth, MA – Spectacle Management is proud to present Gordon Lightfoot In Concert: The Legend Lives On at Plymouth Memorial Hall on Thursday, September 21 at 8pm. After 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with some very exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats. His song catalog is incredibly vast and includes such immortals as “Early Morning Rain,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Carefree 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.  Tickets for Gordon Lightfoot at Plymouth Memorial Hall on Thursday, September 21 at 8pm are $79-$49 and are on sale now at www.memorialhall.com or by calling 617-531-1257.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT
Gordon Lightfoot has recorded 20 albums and has five Grammy nominations. His songs have been aired regularly for 50 years, earning him Radio Singles Chart Positions in North America achieved by few others. Lightfoot’s radio hits in the USA have earned Five #1s, Five Top 10s and Thirteen Top 40 hits. In Canada he has earned Sixteen #1s, Eighteen Top 10s and Twenty One Top 40 hits. Aside from his success in writing, singing and performing his own songs, Lightfoot has found fortune in having his songs recorded and performed by other great artists including: Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, 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, Richie Havens, Glen Campbell, Toby Keith and George Hamilton IV.

In June of 2012 Lightfoot’s legacy was further enhanced when he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. Lightfoot was honored for his role in defining the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and ’70s. There are fewer than 400 inductees who make up the impressive roster enshrined in the Songwriters Hall of Fame including Barry Mann, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Hal David and Burt Bacharach, John Fogerty, Bob Dylan, Isaac Hayes, Carole King, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Sir Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Brian Wilson, James Taylor, James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Jim Croce, Phil Collins, Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Webb, Van Morrison, Kris Kristofferson, Dolly Parton, Diane Warren, Garth Brooks, Leon Russell and Leonard Cohen.

In his native Canada, Lightfoot has been decorated with the highest honors bestowed to a civilian including the Governor’s General Award and the Companion to the Order of Canada honor of merit. He has also won 17 Juno Awards – Canada’s equivalent to the Grammy Awards. Gordon is a member of Canada’s Walk of Fame and The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2007, Canada Post honored him by issuing an official Gordon Lightfoot postage stamp. Lightfoot is also in the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. Gordon Lightfoot is an indelible part of the Canadian national spirit and regarded as perhaps the most prolific and greatest Canadian singer-songwriter of all time.

TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets for Gordon Lightfoot at Plymouth Memorial Hall on Thursday, September 21 at 8pm are $79-$49 and are on sale now at www.memorialhall.com or by calling 617-531-1257.

PLYMOUTH MEMORIAL HALL
Erected in 1924 and dedicated in 1926 to those in Plymouth that served. Formally the site of the Hedge house Plymouth Memorial Hall has seen many events in it’s many years of operation. Events range from big name acts such as Twisted Sister, Lifehouse, Bob Dylan and Cage Titans to smaller events such as dance competitions, wrestling events and tribute bands. The Hall has been used for many weddings and receptions in addition to the local High schools graduation and the Police Academy Graduation. The Plymouth Philharmonic calls Memorial Hall home for their shows throughout the year. In 2004 Memorial Hall underwent a $7M renovation to restore the space as well as add a few upgrades. www.memorialhall.com

SPECTACLE MANAGEMENT
Spectacle Management is a full-service booking, marketing and promotion company with offices in Boston and Lexington. For more information, please contact Pete Lally, plally@specmgt.com and 617-531-1257. www.spectacleshows.com

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