Gordon Lightfoot “Streaming The Sundown Live” December 18th at 8:00 pm ET
One Night Only Live Worldwide Webcast From The Legendary El Mocambo In Downtown Toronto
After more than 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with the most exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats.
His song catalogue is incredibly vast and includes such immortals as “Early Morning Rain,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Carefree Highway,” “Sundown,” “(That’s What You Get) For Lovin Me,” “The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald,” “Canadian Railroad Trilogy,” “Ribbon Of Darkness,” “Beautiful,” “Song For A Winter’s Night” and “Rainy Day People” to name just a few.
Today, El Mocambo Productions along with Michael Wekerle, owner of the El Mocambo announced that the legendary venue will welcome Gordon Lightfoot on December 18th for his first-ever live stream concert event. A special day for Lightfoot and fans of the troubadour as he announced plans for a live stream concert event specially produced for webcast audiences around the world.
Sponsored by Mogo Inc., Steele Auto Group and boom 97.3, the one night only event will be streamed live from the legendary El Mocambo in downtown Toronto by Nugs.net. The full-production, full-band, 4k, five-camera shoot, will feature Lightfoot’s well-known hits, some deep album cuts for the die-hard fans as well as a few surprises.
All of which, woven together with some of Lightfoot’s remarkable anecdotes about his historic 50-plus-year career make this event a rare opportunity to see a legitimate, living legend virtually in one of Canada’s most iconic venues.
Join the millions of Lightfoot fans around the world to watch the webcast on December 18th at Nugs.net! The show is available in HD and 4K VIP, 4K orders include a post-show VIP virtual meet and greet with Gordon Lightfoot. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase the concert for 48 hours following the live event. If they can’t watch it live, their tickets will allow 48 hours of on-demand streaming, from the time they activate the stream. Go to Nugs.net and order now.
Gordon Lightfoot has recorded 22 albums and has five Grammy nominations. His songs have been aired regularly for over 50 years, earning him Radio Singles Chart Positions in North America achieved by few others. Lightfoot’s radio hits in the USA have earned Five #1s, Five Top 10s and Thirteen Top 40 hits. In Canada, he has earned Sixteen #1s, Eighteen Top 10s and Twenty One Top 40 hits.
Aside from his success in writing, singing and performing his own songs, Lightfoot has found fortune in having his songs recorded and performed by other great artists including Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Jr., Marty Robbins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Judy Collins, Johnny Mathis, Anne Murray, Olivia Newton-John, Sarah McLachlan, Barbra Streisand, Peter Paul & Mary, Harry Belafonte, Jane’s Addiction, Richie Havens, Glen Campbell, Toby Keith and George Hamilton IV.
In June of 2012 Lightfoot was inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. Other impressive inductees include Barry Mann, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Hal David and Burt Bacharach, John Fogerty, Bob Dylan, Isaac Hayes, Carole King, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Sir Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Brian Wilson, James Taylor, James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Jim Croce, Phil Collins, Loretta Lynn, Jimmy Webb, Van Morrison, Kris Kristofferson, Dolly Parton, Diane Warren, Garth Brooks, Leon Russell and Leonard Cohen.
In his native Canada, Lightfoot has been decorated with the highest honours bestowed to a civilian including the Governor’s General Award and the Companion to the Order of Canada honour of merit.
He has won 17 Juno Awards. Gordon is a member of The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. Lightfoot is an indelible part of the Canadian national spirit and regarded as perhaps the most prolific and greatest Canadian singer-songwriter of all time.
“Lightfoot became a mentor for a long time. I think he probably still is to this day. I can’t think of any Gordon Lightfoot song I don’t like. Every time I hear a song of his, I wish it would last forever. “ – Bob Dylan
“Gordon Lightfoot has created some of the most beautiful and lasting music of our time. He is Bob Dylan’s favourite singer/songwriter – high praise from the best of us, applauded by the rest of us.” – Kris Kristofferson
“I’ve always been trying to write songs like Lightfoot. A song of mine like ‘Come Monday’ is a direct result of me trying to write a Gordon Lightfoot song.” – Jimmy Buffett
Visit www.elmocambo.com for additional details and more information as it becomes available.