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Up Close and Alone Tour
One of the most celebrated rock artists in Canadian music history, will perform at the Kelowna Community Theatre on Tuesday October 17th at 7:30 p.m. BURTON CUMMINGS vocal prowess has been rated among the finest in rock music in North America, and his extensive catalogue of songs is the envy of his contemporaries. Burton is that rare artist who has transcended time, genres and generations, with a body of work that continues to resonate with fans both old and new, and he continues at the top of his game as a performer, singer, songwriter, and recording artist second to none.
With Canada’s original rock ’n’ roll superstars The Guess Who, Burton scored an unprecedented string of international hit singles and albums including, AMERICAN WOMAN, THESE EYES, LAUGHING, NO TIME, SHARE THE LAND, ALBERT FLASHER, STARBABY, CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN, and many more, all written or co-written by Burton.
In 1976, Burton began his solo career and achieved a gold record for his single STAND TALL. He followed that with a dozen hit singles including I’M SCARED, MY OWN WAY TO ROCK, I WILL PLAY A RHAPSODY, TIMELESS LOVE, BREAK IT TO THEM GENTLY, DREAM OF A CHILD, FINE STATE OF AFFAIRS, LOVE DREAMS and YOU SAVED MY SOUL.
Burton Cummings has also received numerous honours and awards. He is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, Canada’s Walk of Fame, multiple Juno award winner, recipient of the Order of Canada, and several BMI awards for over 1 million airplays of his songs, just to name a few. Beyond those many accolades and accomplishments, he is also unquestionably Canada’s most beloved rock ’n’ roll son. How many Canadian rock stars can boast both a community centre and a performing arts theatre named in their honor? Burton also enjoys a world-wide stature shared by only a handful of Canadian artists.
Burton Cummings UP CLOSE and ALONE solo concert Tour features him on stage performing and recounting the stories behind his best known songs and also sharing personal moments from his career. Tickets go on sale Friday July 7th and you can purchase tickets through selectyourtickets.com or by phone at 250-762-5050 or at the Prospera Place box office.All seats are reserved and priced at $78.00 inc. gst (Service charges extra) Burton Cummings has been described as Canadian rock ’n’ roll royalty, a national treasure, and a living legend. For Burton there has always been one constant: he remains true to himself and his own way to rock.
Don’t miss Burton Cummings UP CLOSE and ALONE Tuesday October 17th at 7;30 p.m. at the Kelowna Community Theatre, another Kootenay Concert presentation.