For five decades the legendary Gordon Lightfoot has entertained listeners with his song-writing and musical talents.  Those talents will be on display as he will be in concert at Sangamon Auditorium on the campus of the U. of I.-Springfield on Saturday, September 29 at 8 p.m.  A native of Canada, Lightfoot is on a cross-country USA tour entitled "Gordon Lightfoot in Concert: The Legend Lives On".

Lightfoot's hits include "Early Morning Rain", "If You Could Read My Mind", "Carefree Highway", "Sundown", "The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald", "Rainy Day People" and "The Canadian Railroad Trilogy".

Lightfoot's ability to convey stories and personal anecdotes into his music is unparalleled. Tickets for Gordon Lightfoot in Springfield range from $34 to $79 and are available by going to  www.ticket@uis.edu or by calling 217-206-6150.