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Canadian icon Bruce Cockburn is coming to Victoria’s Royal Theatre in February

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One of Canada’s most famed and prolific artists is coming to Victoria on a tour to support his latest release, Rarities.

Rarities is a collection of some of Bruce Cockburn’s B-sides and even songs that never saw the light of day over his career of more than 50 years. 

Cockburn is an active musician, activist and author who has sold more than nine million records throughout his career. 

“My job is to try and trap the spirit of things in the scratches of pen on paper and the pulling of notes out of metal,” said Cockburn in a statement about his career. 

The Ottawa born songwriter’s accolades include being a member of both the Canadian Songwriter and Canadian Music Hall of Fame, a winner of Folk Alliance’s People’s Voice Award as well 13 Juno Awards from more than 30 nominations.

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The new compilation became available on November 25th along with three re-pressings of his most famous albums; Bruce Cockburn S/T, the Charity of Night and Breakfast in New Orleans Dinner in Timbuktu

He will have copies of all four of these vinyl pressings and CDs at his show at Victoria’s Royal Theatre on February 2nd, 2023. 

Tickets are now limited and the Royal Theatre expects this show to sell out well before the performance in February.

Bruce Cockburn at the Royal Theatre

  • Where: The Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
  • When: February 2nd at 8 p.m.
  • Tickets: $58 – $90.75
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Curtis Blandy
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