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Monday, November 18, 2013 - 12:53pm
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — El Paso Live announces that, Gordon Lightfoot will be performing at the Plaza Theatre on February 8th, 2014.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 22, at 10AM, and can be purchased at the Plaza Theatre Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets start at $39.00.
Gordon Lightfoot was born November 17, 1938 in Orillia, Ontario Gordon Lightfoot studied at Los Angeles’ Westlake College of Music.
He returned to Canada in the early 1960s and began performing at the “Riverboat” in Toronto and in coffee houses throughout Canada and the United States.
In 1966, his debut album Lightfoot! was released. Tracks such as For Lovin' Me, Early Mornin' Rain, Steel Rail Blues and Ribbon of Darkness brought him international recognition as a songwriter.
By the 1990s he was mostly touring, giving just more than fifty concerts a year by 1998, mainly in North America, while he released two albums in the period. In 2004, he released his 20th album Harmony, and appeared as a featured guest on Canadian Idol.
Mr. Lightfoot has won 15 Juno Awards and been nominated for 5 Grammy Awards.