Bruce Cockburn Announces 50Th Anniversary Shows

Bruce Cockburn Announces 50Th Anniversary Shows

Is it really fifty years ago that Bruce Cockburn’s first album came out?

Indeed it is.  His eponymous titled album, which included “Going to the Country” and “Musical Friends,” was released on April 7, 1970.   Coincidently, it was also the first album released by True North records.  TN 1 was its catalogue number.

Although mostly recorded in late 1969 the first album hit the stores and airwaves in 1970 and started the long, long journey that continues to this day.

Here’s what Bruce has to say:
“In 1969, when I was feeling the need to record an album of the songs I’d been writing, I had no concept of what that might lead to. Not unusual for a young person I guess. In some organic way it felt like it was time. The future wasn’t really an issue. It still isn’t. For each of us, there’s a future or there isn’t. But looking back over the arc of fifty years of recording, performing, and travel, not to mention relationships and personal challenges, I can only shake my head and mutter a word of thanks for all of it. Even if I’d been a planner by nature, I doubt I could have predicted how things have gone. And they’re still going!”

Bruce has now released 34 albums and played thousands of concerts around the world, something that he continues to do to this day.

Here are the U.S. shows that are currently booked.

APR        10     STANFORD CA                                 BING CONCERT HALL

APR        30     NORTHAMPTON MA                     ACADEMY OF MUSIC

MAY         1     BOSTON MA                                      WILBUR THEATRE

MAY         2     BOOTHBAY HARBOR ME              FLYING MONKEY CENTRE

MAY         3     PLYMOUTH NH                                BAILEY THEATRE

MAY         5     BURLINGTON VT                             HIGHER GROUND

MAY         7     FAIRFIELD CT                                   STAGE ONE

MAY         8     FALL RIVER MA                                NARROW CENTER

MAY         9     NEWTON NJ                                      NEWTON THEATRE

MAY        11     ANNAPOLIS MD                              RAM’S HEAD

MAY        12     ROCKY MOUNT VA                        HARVESTER CENTER

MAY        14     RALEIGH NC                                    FLETCHER OPERA HOUSE

MAY        15     CHARLOTTE NC                               McGLOHON THEATRE

MAY        16     CHATTANOOGA TN                        SONGBIRD

MAY        17     ATLANTA GA                                     CITY WINERY

MAY        20     PONTE VEDRA FL                           CONCERT HALL

MAY        21     CLEARWATER FL                             CAPITOL THEATRE

MAY        22     FT. LAUDERDALE FL                      BROWARD CENTER

MAY        24     KEY WEST FL                                    KEY WEST THEATRE

Hi-res photo: http://www.markpuccimedia.com/Bruce-Cockburn-by-Daniel-Keebler.jpg

U.S. Tour Dates Media Contact: Karin Johnson (770) 804-9555 / karin@markpuccimedia.com

Bruce Cockburn is managed by:  Bernie Finkelstein 416-402-9937 / bernie@finkelsteinmanagement.com

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