Kitchener's Centre In The Square

Bruce Cockburn

2022 Tour

Bruce Cockburn is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist who has been active in the music industry since the late 1960s. Born on May 27, 1945, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Cockburn has developed a reputation for his poetic lyrics, intricate guitar work, and diverse musical style.

Throughout his career, Cockburn has explored a wide range of musical genres, including folk, rock, jazz, and world music influences. His songs often reflect his deep social and political consciousness, addressing issues such as human rights, environmentalism, and spirituality.

Some of Cockburn's most well-known songs include "Wondering Where the Lions Are," "If I Had a Rocket Launcher," "Lovers in a Dangerous Time," and "Pacing the Cage." His lyrics are often introspective and thought-provoking, reflecting his observations on the world around him.

Cockburn has released over 30 albums during his career, receiving critical acclaim and numerous awards, including multiple Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards). He has also been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

In addition to his music, Cockburn is known for his activism and humanitarian work, particularly his advocacy for environmental and social justice causes. His music continues to resonate with audiences around the world, cementing his status as one of Canada's most respected and influential musicians.