Gordon Lightfoot will Attend "L'Aquila is in my heart" Art Exhibition and the unveiling of his bust by Sculptor Gino Cavicchioli.
Canadian music icon Gordon Lightfoot will be in Hamilton, ON, on September 6th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Michelangelo's Banquet & Convention Center, Upper Ottawa St., to support the Hamilton Earthquake Relief Fundraiser organized by the National Congress of Italian Canadians -Hamilton District and Gino Cavicchioli
The singer/songwriter penned many memorable Canadian classics: "If you Could Read My Mind" and "Me and Bobby McGee", "Sundown" and the ever-popular "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" among many others.
This is not a concert stop for Lightfoot; he is attending to support the Hamilton Earthquake Relief and his friend, Gino Cavicchioli, will officially unveil the Gordon Lightfoot portrait bust. When asked if he would please sing a song or two, he replied, "I will bring my guitar!"
Valerie Tryon, noted Canadian pianist, is a special guest at this event. She will be playing 3 of her favorite musical pieces.
Other special guests are:
Charles and Margaret Juravinski
Canadian Football League Stars Matt Dunigan, John Bonk, Ben Zambiasi, Angelo Mosca, Les Browne
Mark DeNobile, Exec. Dir., Canadian Football Hall of Fame Museum, and
The Hon. Lincoln M. Alexander
Gino Cavicchioli has donated twelve original artist-signed A/P prints, which will be drawn as door prizes during the event.
The cost of admission is $10 and it includes a wine and cheese reception. This event is sponsored by Michelangelo Banquet & Convention Center and the Ciancone family, The Framing Warehouse, and Sterling Print Solutions.
Admission is limited to 1000 people. Tickets may be purchased from Miriam Olivieri (905-388-6434), Fabrizio Angelici (905-560-6094), Michelangelo Banquet & Convention Center on Upper Ottawa, Enzo Galano (905-528-0144).
For more info on the Hamilton Earthquake Relief efforts, please go to http://www.hamiltonearthquakerelief.ca/
To view Gino Cavicchioli's work and for more info on the artist, please visit his website at