Canadian rock legend coming to St. Catharines stage this October

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Published June 12, 2023 at 11:51 am

Burton Cumming and his Band are coming to St. Catharines at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre on October 18.

There’s Canadian rock royalty… and then there’s legends. In a chart-smashing career that started with The Guess Who in 1965, singer Burton Cummings remains at the top of his game as an unrivalled singer, songwriter, showman and recording artist.

He’s bringing his piece of Winnipeg upbringing to the St. Catharines stage this October when he and his touring band lands at the Partridge Hall in the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre on October 18 at 7:30 pm.

Cumming’s voice has been rated among the finest in rock music, having amassed more hit records than almost any performer in Canadian history.

As lead singer and songwriter with The Guess Who, Burton recorded hits These Eyes, Laughing, No Time, American Woman, Share The Land, Hang On To Your Life, Albert Flasher, No Sugar (Tonight), Clap For The Wolfman and many more.

As a solo artist, he leaves his mark with Stand Tall, I’m Scared, Dream of a Child, You Saved My Soul, I Will Play a Rhapsody and Timeless Love, among many other much-loved tunes.

Burton, a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, a six-time Juno Award winner and recipient of the Order of Canada, has received, in total, 80 platinum and gold record awards. .

Recently, the best-selling book The 100 Top Canadian Singles ranked American Woman as the greatest Canadian single of all time. As an international artist, Burton enjoys world-wide stature shared by only a select few Canadian performers.

Tickets go on sale June 22 for PAC members, June 29 for new PAC members and September 6 to the public.

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