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Lightfoot Band to perform in Orillia during Lightfoot Days Festival

Band will take to the Orillia Opera House stage Oct. 31
The Lightfoot Band will perform Oct. 31 at the Orillia Opera House as part of the Lightfoot Days Festival.

The annual Lightfoot Days Festival proudly announces that The Lightfoot Band will grace the stage on Thursday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 p.m., captivating audiences at the historic Orillia Opera House.

Gordon Lightfoot stands as a paragon in the realm of folk and acoustic music, enchanting generations with timeless classics such as Sundown, If You Could Read My Mind, and The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. His illustrious career spanning over six decades has left an indelible mark on the hearts of listeners worldwide, celebrated for his poetic lyricism, soul-stirring vocals, and virtuosic guitar melodies.

The Lightfoot Band, comprised of musical luminaries Rick Haynes (bass), Barry Keane (drums), Mike Heffernan (keyboards), and Carter Lancaster (lead guitar), now joined by the remarkable Andy Mauck as lead singer and rhythm guitarist, pays homage to the iconic Gordon Lightfoot. These seasoned musicians, who have graced the stage alongside Lightfoot during some of his most iconic performances, promise an evening steeped in nostalgia as they recreate the magic of his repertoire with unwavering authenticity and profound respect.

“We are privileged to host The Lightfoot Band at this year’s Lightfoot Days Festival,” expressed Daphne Mainprize, a director of the festival. “Gordon Lightfoot’s music holds an enduring place in the hearts of music aficionados worldwide, and we are thrilled to commemorate his legacy with performances from the very musicians who contributed to shaping his distinctive sound.”

Tickets for The Lightfoot Band’s performance are available for purchase at Ticket prices are $75, plus GST, or $95, plus GST.

Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the timeless magic of Gordon Lightfoot’s music with The Lightfoot Band.

For further details regarding the Lightfoot Days Festival, please visit or reach out to Daphne Mainprize at [email protected] or 705-795-8767.



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