IMPORTANT Patron COVID Information:
The Empire Theatre is subject to all provincial and public health guidelines in place at the time of each concert.
Effective January 4, 2022, in accordance with Ontario’s Public Health regulations, all guests entering The Empire must provide proof of vaccination by the enhanced vaccine certificate with QR code.
The QR code can be used digitally or by printing a paper copy, both will be accepted. You can download or print your certificate with QR code here: https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/
Face masks are required for all those in attendance. Mask must be worn at all times.
Over the course of a long and illustrious career now spanning more than 40 years, the pride of Lynn Lake, Manitoba has covered more terrain than the Franklin expedition. From early beginnings as a folk-based singer/songwriter playing the coffeehouses of Toronto’s famed Yorkville scene in the early ’70s, Tom became the driving force in adventurous rockers Red Rider prior to achieving massive international success (over six million copies sold worldwide and diamond-sales status at home) with breakthrough 1991 album Mad Mad World and its anthemic hit “Life Is A Highway.”
Since then, he has continued to create potent new material while cementing his place in the hearts of Canadians through crowd-pleasing performances from coast to coast and his unwavering work on behalf of humanitarian causes and organizations. An Order of Canada recipient and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee, Cochrane has won eight Juno awards and numerous other industry honours, including the 2013 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award and a Grammy nomination.