Bruce Cockburn performing concert series across New England
with special guest Catherine MacLellan

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Songwriting legend, educator and philanthropist, Bruce Cockburn performing concert series across New England with special guest Catherine MacLellan
Bruce Cockburn and Catherine MacLellan - photo True North Records

11 April 2008 - Bruce Cockburn is the legendary songwriter whose work has influenced a whole new generation of songwriters. Songs like Call it Democracy, If I had a Rocket Launcher inspired by his research trips to third world, war torn countries foretold the social and political landscape we witness today, a dozen years after they were released. Looking back on a career that includes 26 albums, numerous international awards, including the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Tenco Award for Lifetime Achievement in Italy, 20 gold and platinum records in Canada, and his tireless philanthropic work, Bruce Cockburn has made a profound positive impact on our society through his music.

May 14-15 - The Iron House - Northhampton, MA
May 16 - Somerville Theatre - Boston, MA
May 17 - Kulp Auditorium - Ithica, NY
May 19 - German House Theatre - Rochester, NY
May 20 - Sellersville -Sellerville, PA
May 21 - Tupela Music Hall - Londonderry, NH
May 23 - Tumbledown Farn Barn - Brookfield, NH
(check Tour Dates for more information)

Bruce will be performing solo- acoustic, and all the shows will be recorded for release later this year of a solo-live album. Catherine MacLellan is the critically acclaimed, young singer-songwriter from Prince Edward Island, whose craft has drawn comparisons to Gordon Lightfoot and Joni Mitchell. Her new album CHURCH BELL BLUES, voted "Critics Favorite New Discoveries" in folk scribe Penguin Eggs, will be released in the US on May 13th to coincide with the tour with Bruce Cockburn. ~ from True North Records Newsletter

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    This page is part of The Cockburn Project, a unique website that exists to document the work of Canadian singer-songwriter and musician Bruce Cockburn. The Project archives self-commentary by Cockburn on his songs and music, and supplements this core part of the website with news, tour dates, and other current information.