Burton Cummings to perform iconic hits at the Orleans Showroom
December 02, 2016 2:09 PM
by Staff & Wire Reports
Renowned musician and songwriter Burton Cummings will return to perform his iconic hits at The Orleans Showroom on Jan. 11-12.
Cummings began his career in the 1960’s as lead singer of Canadian rock band The Guess Who. The group produced the hits “These Eyes,” “American Woman,” “Hang On To Your Life” and many more. The band became the first Canadian group to reach #1 on the U.S. Hot 100 charts and became the first to earn a Platinum album for selling more than 1 million copies in the United States.
As a solo artist in 1976, Cummings earned a Gold record for his debut single, “Stand Tall.” More hits followed, including “I’m Scared,” “My Own Way to Rock” and “Timeless Love.” Cummings continued his career by starring in several top-rated television specials, going on tour as a member of Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band, and releasing his first live solo album, “Massey Hall,” in 2012.
In addition to his numerous accolades, Cummings is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame, Canadian Walk of Fame, Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame and Prairie Music Hall of Fame.
Showtime is at 9 p.m. each night. Tickets start at $39.95 plus taxes and fees, and can be purchased by visiting www.orleanscasino.com.