z- BRUCE COCKBURN 04.28.12
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Over the course of four decades, celebrated Canadian singer/songwriter Bruce Cockburn has traveled to the corners of the earth out of humanitarian concerns—often to trouble spots experiencing events that have led to some of his most memorable songs. A member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Cockburn is one of the most heralded and awarded musicians in his native Canada, having won numerous Juno awards and reached gold and platinum sales on multiple releases. With a remarkable career that continues to flourish, Bruce Cockburn’s catalog has been ranked alongside those of Joni Mitchell, Richard Thompson, and Leonard Cohen. Both his songs and skill as a musician have earned him a loyal following among both fans and critics alike. Expect a provocative and intimate evening of inspired music as Bruce Cockburn performs at the Cascade Theatre for the first time.
“My songwriting is an attempt to take what I’ve experienced and what I think is true and distill it into something that is entertaining, then throw it out to people and say ‘Maybe you can use this too.’” – Bruce Cockburn