Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Canadian country music sensation, Corb Lund returns to Cowichan in a solo tour to perform his dynamic multi-JUNO and CCMA award-winning arsenal of rousing alt-country music. This all-star country singer with rock ’n’ roll magnetism delivers deeply layered country, roots-rock music with poignantly biting charisma steeped in wry storytelling. A true-blooded Alberta boy with three decades of country music stardom under his belt buckle, Corb Lund is a Canadian country superstar.
Stemming from beginnings in a punk rock band, Corb steered his way into roots-rock, country music in the mid-90’s forming a new band, *The Corb Lund Band*, signing on with Stony Plain Records. The band travelled to Nashville to work with producer Harry Stinson on its album, *Five Dollar Bill* (2002), a breakout hit that reached gold sales certification in Canada and earned the high praise of critics.
Over the next decade, Lund continued to collaborate with revered Nashville producers Harry Stinson and Dave Cobb and worked with Memphis’ Sun Studios taking on a new label, New West Records. Lund’s 2012’s *Cabin Fever*, hit #1 in Canada its first week, was certified gold and made the Polaris Music Prize long-list making an impression with the media and leading Miranda Lambert to his doorstep inviting him to open several stadium shows for her and Dierks Bentley.
Riding the wave of rave reviews from NPR, Uncut (9 out of 10), the New York Times and the Washington Post stating – *Lund is a revelation and scary smart, with a devil’s eye for details.* Corb Lund’s 2015 album release *Things That Can’t Be Undone* hit the top 10 Billboard Charts.