3 June 2010 - Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity, announces the full lineup for The Canadian Songbook: 40 Years of Bruce Cockburn concert on Wednesday, June 16, including Barenaked Ladies, Sylvia Tyson and Buck 65. Luminato takes place from June 11 – 20, 2010.
The Canadian Songbook Luminato pays tribute to the music of Canadian guitar-legend Bruce Cockburn as The Canadian Songbook returns for its third year at Massey Hall. Cockburn is joined by other renowned Canadian musicians who perform classics from Cockburn’s extensive 40-year musical catalogue. The Canadian Songbook is hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with musical direction by Colin Linden, and produced in association with Massey Hall. The Canadian Songbook is presented by National Bank Financial Group. Wednesday, June 16, 7:30 PM at Massey Hall $55 – $85.
Complete Artist Lineup:
Amelia Curran: Native of St. John’s, Newfoundland, and recent Juno Award-winner for her album Hunter Hunter.
Barenaked Ladies: Canadian musical institution and multi-award-winning four-piece who just released their 11th studio album, All In Good Time.
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings: Juno Award-winning trio, Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Tom Wilson.
Buck 65: Canadian hip hop artist and radio host, whose sound incorporates blues, country, rock, and folk.
Bruce Cockburn: Canadian guitar legend, songwriter and activist, and the focus of Canadian Songbook.
Hawksley Workman: Prolific Canadian rock singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Jason Fowler: Toronto-based singer/songwriter, session guitarist and producer.
Michael Occhipinti: Eight-time Juno Award-nominee for Best Contemporary Jazz Album, also known for the album Songs of Bruce Cockburn featuring arrangements of Cockburn’s music.
Sylvia Tyson: A founding member of ‘60s landmark folk and country duo Ian & Sylvia, Juno Award-winner and member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
The Wailin’ Jennys: Juno Award-winning folk trio with members from Manitoba and New York.
~from Finkelstein Management