John McDermott is an international recording star and household name. Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans causes - the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour Society's Bob Hope Award, the Ted Williams Globe & Anchor Award from the USMC and, here at home, a commendation from the Minister of Veterans Affairs for this ongoing work, which includes his foundation McDermott House Canada, dedicated to improving care in the final stages of terminal illness and providing a warm, welcoming place to stay for Canadas veterans, military, first responders and their families.
In concert, whether he is sharing the stage with a topnotch group of musical friends or touring the world as part of the famed Three Irish Tenors, McDermott continues to enchant audiences with his beautiful voice and sensitive renditions. Though time and travel have introduced him to a wealth of new material and experiences, he manages to incorporate that diversity into his performances, while retaining the beguiling sense of humour that endeared him to audiences from the beginning. This tour features songs from his latest release, Raised on Songs and Stories, and a variety of favourites from his vast recording catalogue.
A delectable evening of story and song, delivered with charm and grace by the consummate craftsman himself, John McDermott.
Reserved seating tickets for John McDermott ... Raised on Songs and Stories are $47.50 (tax and facility fees included; handling charges extra), go on sale Friday, Nov. June 17, and are available from the box offices listed below. Showtime is 7:30 pm. For more info, pictures, and audio clips visit www.shantero.com or www.johnmcdermott.com.
Tenor John McDermott is one of this country's most beloved entertainers. - Toronto Star
"John McDermott is the real thing - with a sound as pure and achingly beautiful as the ancient countryside." - Chicago Sun Times
His rich tenor voice is as warm and comforting as a hot toddy on a cold winter's night. - Kitchener Record
McDermott has a warm and instantly recognizable voice that sometimes resonates like Gordon Lightfoot with a brogue. - Seattle Times
The world's greatest Irish-Scots-Canadian tenor melted hearts and raised smiles in London yesterday. - London Free Press
Highland Arts Theatre (View)
40 Bentinck St
Sydney, NS B1P 1G2
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