Burton Cummings brings his In Your Backyard Tour to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre March 15.

Burton Cummings brings his In Your Backyard Tour to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre March 15.

Cummings to rock Vernon

Burton Cummings will bring his In Your Backyard Tour to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre March 15.

A Canadian music legend will be in Vernon.

Burton Cummings will bring his In Your Backyard Tour to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre March 15.

“The tour will consist of eight smaller cities for a string of rare appearances. This is a tour about legends coming to your neck of the woods instead of the fans having to drive to the big cities,” states a release.

Tickets for the concert, which includes opening act Wil, go on sale Nov. 27.

Cummings is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame, Canadian Walk of Fame, Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame, the Prairie Music Hall of Fame, a multiple Juno Award winner and recipient of the Order of Canada.

He gained fame with the Guess Who and his solo career has included hits like I’m Scared, My Own Way To Rock, I Will Play a Rhapsody, Timeless Love, Break It To Them Gently, Dream Of A Child, Fine State of Affairs, Love Dreams and You Saved My Soul.

For the Vernon concert, doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the show is 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $100.50 to $115.50, plus service charges. They are available at the Ticket Seller box office, 250-549-SHOW (7469) or at www.ticketseller.ca.