That Night at Massey Hall
Blue Rodeo, photo credit: Stephen Mak
That Night at Massey Hall is calling out to all fans, artists and friends for accounts of their memories of seeing concerts, performing and/or working at the great institution. The goal is to build a unique collection of personal stories, experiences, anecdotes and original photos and memorabilia to tell the incredible history of “The Old Lady of Shuter Street”.
“Our aim, our passion, is to tell the story of Massey Hall from the perspective of fans as a gift to those who love the Hall.”
–David Binks, Publisher
Tragically Hip, photo credit: Jeff Schnurr
That Night at Massey Hall is gathering stories, photos and memorabilia for a limited-edition book that will celebrate and chronicle the history of the venue through the eyes and memories of fans and artists. With a foreword written by Rob Bowman – Canadian Grammy award-winning music writer, professor and musicologist – the book will look to relive the great experiences of the past.
St. Michael's Choir, photo credit: Teri Dunn
Bar interior, photo credit: Leif Petersen
From Pavarotti, Duke Ellington, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, U2 and The Tragically Hip, an honour roll of performing artists representing the finest of every genre has filled Massey Hall throughout the years. The Hall's unique history is rooted in its stunning acoustics, the charm of its concert hall, its location in downtown Toronto, its fans and the personal memories that were born there.
This book is truly for the fans, by the fans. Share your Massey Hall story today.
Gordon Lightfoot, photo credit: Charlene Westbrook
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, photo credit: Frank Yang