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Jim Cuddy will perform at the Performing Arts Centre.

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September 23rd, 2018

BURLINGTON, ON

 

The Performing Arts Centre launches the 2018/2019 season with The Jim Cuddy Band on Friday, October 5 at 8pm. Joining The Jim Cuddy Band are special guests Devin Cuddy and Sam Polley.

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Jim Cuddy

For over 35 years, Jim Cuddy has written songs that have become indelible in the soundtrack of Canadian lives. With the release of his fourth solo album, Constellation, he adds ten songs to that extraordinary songbook.

As one of the founding members and creative forces behind Blue Rodeo, Cuddy has received nearly every accolade Canada can bestow upon a musician, from the Order of Canada and induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, to countless JUNO Awards and a Star on Canada’s Walk of Fame. Behind it all, is a simple devotion to his craft as a songwriter, which remains Cuddy’s tireless pursuit after more than three decades.

“I’ve always found fascination in the smallest details of human behavior,” says Cuddy of his songwriting. “It has been something that I look at and remember, whether it is the details of an exchange that I witnessed or an exchange that I have. Of course, as you get older there are bigger things that happen in your life that you realize you’ll never totally understand. There never seems to be a loss of things to write about.”

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Jim Cuddy – “as you get older there are bigger things that happen in your life that you realize you’ll never totally understand.”

Cuddy’s creative drive led him, in 1998, to launch a solo career in conjunction with Blue Rodeo. With Constellation, he continues to find new ways to balance personal reflection and plainspoken storytelling, remaining both intimate and accessible.

The 2018/2019 BPAC season will also include, Capturing Pablo Escobar: An Evening with Javier Pena and Steve Murphy, Cirque Le Roux: The Elephant In The Room, John McDermott Christmas, Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company, Mike Super: Magic & Illusion, Antonio Sanchez: BiRDMAN LiVE, and Gowan.

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