Laura Gillespie in 'Snowbird'

Laura Gillespie in 'Snowbird'

Snowbird: An evening with a true Canadian Icon

Laura Gillespie sings Anne Murray's hits in her new tribute show

Anne Murray announced to the world in May 2007 that she was embarking on her final tour, retiring to a life of golf and leisure.

Murray was the first Canadian female solo artist to go number one on the American Billboard chart, sell a gold  record in both Canada and the US, first women and, first Canadian to win album of the year. Anne has received a jaw dropping 24 Juno Awards and 4 Grammy Awards over her 40-year career.

This “Girl Next Door” from Nova Scotia, has sold 54 million albums with 33 #1 singles. Billboard Magazine, the music industry bible, has ranked her #10 on their list of 50 greatest Adult Contemporary artists ever. She has her own star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame and Canada’s Walk of Fame.

Snowbird is a long-overdue tribute to Canada’s songbird.

This multi-media  show will take you back over four decades of  hits, career highlights and songs like “Cotton Jenny” Could I have this Dance” “What About Me”  and the one that started it all, “Snowbird”.

Fellow Nova Scotian Laura Gillespie, along with her amazing band “Topaz”, compliment and deliver a genuine reproduction. “Snowbird” is a cavalcade of non-stop hits and imagery that will instantly transport you through time.

• Snowbird plays the ACT in Maple Ridge Thursday, March 27. Tickets at 604-476-2787 or theactmapleridge.org