- Lightfoot's first public performance of the decade/year is at Hugh's Room in Toronto at the now annual "The Way We Feel" tribute evening. He played I'll Tag Along, Restless and Let It Ride and joined in on The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald.
- In February, Lightfoot is the featured artist during a Canadian Songwriting Hall Of Fame evening of song in Toronto appropriately titled "If You Could Read My Mind". (Read More...)
- In February, Canwest news reports that Lightfoot has died. The rumours are quickly put to rest as Lightfoot goes on radio in Toronto to tell a relieved public that he is fine.
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- Also in February, Lightfoot makes an appearance at the Good Brothers' CD launch at Hugh's Room in Toronto.
- In March, Lightfoot kicks off his touring year in Winston-Salem, NC
- Also in March, in light of Edmund Fitzgerald research which proves that the hatchways were not at fault, Lightfoot changes line from "At 7 PM, a main hatchway caved in" to "At 7 PM, it grew dark, it was then" for future performances.
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- In July, it is announced that Lightfoot will perform on Late Night With David Letterman on October 8th. The appearance was later postponed.
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- In August, tickets go on sale for Massey Hall Ontario tour for spring of 2011.
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- In September, Lightfoot attends a screening of the documentary, Forces Of Nature, about the life and work of David Suzuki, at a "Green Carpet" event in Toronto.

-Lightfoot's first public performance of the year is at Hugh's Room in Toronto at the now annual "The Way We Feel" tribute evening. He played Knotty Pine, All The Lovely Ladies and East Of Midnight.
- Lightfoot attends and performs at a benefit in Toronto for ORNGE, the medical transportation service that helicoptered him to hospital in Hamilton, ON in 2002 when he fell ill.
- Terry Clements, Lightfoot's unsurpassed lead guitarist for 40 years, passed away in February. His contributions to the Lightfoot sound, on recordings and on stage is immeasurable.
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- Lightfoot announces in February his Canadian fall tour schedule.
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- Lightfoot kicks off the 2011 touring year in South Carolina in March.
- In May, Lightfoot is honoured with the Heart And Vision award from the United Church of Canada.
- Yet another triumphant four night run at Massey Hall is completed in May, with Lightfoot's concert total topping 175 for his career at the historic venue.
- In June, Lightfoot is again at Massey Hall, this time attending a Ron Sexsmith tribute.
- In November, Lightfoot receives his nomination for the Songwriter's Hall Of Fame in New York.
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- David Rea, who played lead guitar on Lightfoot's 1966 debut album, passes away in November.
- In November, Lightfoot visits the Occupy Toronto protest site.
- Also In November, Lightfoot performs at the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation Fundraiser in Toronto.
- In December, Lightfoot wraps up another busy touring year at the Stratford Theatre in Stratford, Ontario.
- Lightfoot by the Sheraton Center in December to sign a T-shirt for auction to help the Toronto food drive.

  - In mid-January, Lightfoot kicks off another touring year at Symphony Hall in Atlanta, GA.
- In February, Lightfoot receives the Diamond Jubilee Medal as part of the Queen's Commonwealth 60th anniversary celebrations.
- In February, it is officially announced that Lightfoot will be inducted into the US Songwriters Hall Of Fame in June. (Read More...)
- In February, Warner Bros/Rhino Records announce the forthcoming Massey Hall Live album due April 17. (Read More...)
- In April, in conjuction with the release of All Live, Lightfoot holds a CD launch and signing at Indigo bookstore in Toronto.
- In June, Lightfoot receives his Songwriters Hall Of Fame induction in New York. He performs If You Could Read My Mind. (Read More...)
  - Lightfoot kicks off a brief Ontario tour in June, with a side trip to Montreal included.
  - Also in June, Lightfoot is honoured, and performs at the Diamond Jubilee Gala recognizing exceptional Canadians at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.
- In July, Lightfoot surprised the crowd at Mariposa in Orillia, where he was in attendance and he performed Restless and Ring Them Bells.
- In August, Lightfoot attends a tribute to him by the Famous People Players, a puppet group, at their Dine And Dream Theatre in Toronto.
- In August, Lightfoot bassist from 1965-1969, John Stockfish passes away. He also recorded at times with Lightfoot in the 70's, including on the Sundown track. (Read More...)
- In October, Bob Dylan covers "Shadows" at concert in Alberta. (Read More...)
- In October, Lightfoot announces his "50 Years On The Carefree Highway Tour" upcoming in 2013.
- Also in October, Lightfoot enters the Twitter world @lightfoot365.
 - In November, Lightfoot returns to his hometown in Orillia to perform two benefit concerts. (Read More...)
  Lightfoot complets another successful 4 night run at Massey Hall in November.
- Also in November, Lightfoot attends the SOCAN awards in Toronto.
- Completing a busy month of November, Lightfoot performs a truncated Canadian Railroad Trilogy at the halftime show of the 100th Grey Cup in Toronto.
- In December, Lightfoot performs at a benefit fundraiser for Renascent Foundation at Glenn Gould in Toronto. (Read More...)

- In February, Lightfoot attends a Q&A session at St. Paul's United church in Orillia, ON. A reception to meet Lightfoot followed.
- In March, the 50 Years On The Carefree Highway tour kicks off in California.
- In March, Lightfoot appears on the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Show in New York.
- In April, on record day, Sit Down Young Stranger is released on vinyl in its original format with no name or title on the cover.
- In June, Lightfoot's recent album All Live is released on vinyl.
- In August, Lightfoot replaces Neil Young at Greenbelt Harvest Picnic in Dundas, ON and at the Ottawa Folk Festival in September.
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- In September Gordon M Lightfoot official Facebook page debuts.
- Filming begins on a Lightfoot documentary in and artound Orillia, ON between tour legs in September. Doc to debut at Toronto International Film Fest 2014.
- In October, Lightfoot announces an extensive coast to coast Canadsian tour for 2014.
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- In November, the 50 Years On The Carefree Highway tour wraps up in Pittsfield, MA.

  - In November, Lightfoot attends the National Business For The Arts awards gala in Toronto.
- In December, Lightfoot segment airs on CBS Sunday Morning.


- In January, Lightfoot has a cover story featured in SOCAN trade Magazine, Words & Music.
- In January, Lightfoot is inducted into the Goldmine Magazine Hall Of Fame.
- In January, Lightfoot announces western Canadian fall tour for 2014.
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- In March, Neil Young covers "If You Could Read My Mind" at his concert in Los Angeles.
In April, Neil Young releases covers of "If You Could Read My Mind" and "Early Morning Rain" on his newest album A Letter Home.
- In April, Lightfoot kicks off the Canadian leg of this year's tour in St. John's, NF.
- In May, Lightfoot receives an honorary degree in Doctor of Humane Letters from Victoria University, University Of Toronto.
- In May, Lightfoot is presented with the Impact Award by the Ontario Country Music Association.
- In June, Lightfoot receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from SOCAN.
- In June, the 40th anniversary of Sundown becoming the #1 Album and Single is celebrated by a series of performers in Toronto. Lightfoot attends and performs.
- In July, Lightfoot makes an impromptu appearance at Mariposa, performing a 4 song solo set. Earlier he listened to daughter Meredith Moon perform.
- In July, on an off day in New York, Lightfoot tapes an interview with Fox News, then goes next door and is interviewed by Steve Earle for Outlaw Country on SiriusXM.
- In August, Lightfoot attends a Ronnie Hawkins concert in Ancaster, ON.
- In August, Lightfoot performs at the Voices For Habitat concert with Daniel Lanois in Hamilton, ON.
- In September, Lightfoot is forced to cancel his concert in Santa Cruz, CA due to chest cold. Is back on stage the next night in San Diego.
- In the lead up to Lightfoot's Massey Hall concert series in November, Lightfoot is interviewed by Peter Mansbridge for The National.
- In November, Lightfoot attends Bob Dylan concert in Toronto.

- In November, Lightfoot presented with first Massey Hall roll of honour prior to second set opening night at Massey.
- In December, Lightfoot marries Kim Hasse in Toronto.

- In February, Lightfoot kicks off his touring year in Clearwater, FL.
- Lightfoot postpones eight March concerts due to an acute illness which requires two weeks rest.
- Lightfoot is announced as co-president of the Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame along with Robert Charlebois.
- In June, Lightfoot receives honorary doctorate degree from Lakehead University.
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- In May, Lightfoot attends Ronnie Hawkins' 80th birthday bash at 740 AM Toronto and performs I'll Tag Along.
- In May, tickets go on sale for Lightfoot's 2016 tour of the UK, his first there since 1981.
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- In July, Lightfoot attends Mariposa Folk Festival in Orillia and performs Couchiching and If You Could Read My Mind.
- In September, Lightfoot attends David Foster's Foundation Miracle Gala in Toronto. Also on hand Stevie Wonder and others.
- In October, a sculpture is unveiled on the grounds of Mariposa in Orillia honouring Lightfoot.

- In November, Lightfoot wraps up another busy touring year that saw him play 68 concerts.
- Coinciding with his 77th birtrhday in November, Lightfoot announces Massey Hall dates for November 2016.
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- In December, Ronnie Hawkins releases the Xmas single Christmas Must Be Tonight which was co-produced by Lightfoot.


- In January, Lightfoot play a few songs at a private show in King, ON. Also on the bill, Leon Russell and the Good Brothers.
- In February, Lightfoot attends and performs I'll Tag Along at a celebration of Stompin' Tom Conners' 80th birthday in Toronto.
- In February, a co-written Lightfoot song released by tribute group Lightfeet "Up In Buffalo".
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- In March, Lightfoot kicks off yet another ambitious touring year in California
- On an off day on the road in March, Lightfoot and his band visit Graceland.

- In May, Lightfoot with Kris Kristofferson and Ronnie Hawkins record Me And Bobby McGee at Hawkins' studio near Peterborough, ON.
- In May, Lightfoot speaks at a plaque unveiling honouring the history of Toronto's Yorkville music scene.
- Lightfoot returns to tour the UK and Ireland in May and June for the first time in 35 years playing 11 sold out concerts.
- Lightfoot makes his annual July cameo appearance at Mariposa in Orillia, including a walk on with the Good Brothers doing Alberta Bound and If You Could Read My Mind solo.
- In July, another Lightfoot carving is unveiled on the Lightfoot trail in Orillia, this one commemorating Black Day In July.
- In August, Lightfoot participates in the Bobby Curtola tribute in Toronto.
- In September, Lightfoot along with Ronnie Hawkins attend the unveiling of a mural depicting the rich musical legacy of Yonge St. in Toronto.
- In October, Lightfoot announces his upcoming single "Plans Of My Own" to be released November 24th.
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- In November, Lightfoot releases statement following the death of Leonard Cohen, "I am deeply saddened by the passing of my contemporary, colleague, fellow Canadian and my dear friend Leonard Cohen. He loved music and his music affected millions of people around the world. He will begreatly missed.  I offer my deepest condolences to his family as they grieve this tremendous loss."
- In December, Lightfoot is added to the Barbershop Harmony Society's Wall of Fame in Nashville.

- In January, Lightfoot attends Kris Kristofferson concert in Orillia, ON and duets on Me And Bobby McGee.
- Lightfoot and his band kick off the 2017 touring year in Texas in March.
- In March, Lightfoot attends Good Brothers CD release in Toronto and joins in on Alberta Bound.
- In May, the Alberta Ballet performs a show based on Gordon Lightfoot songs.
- On July 1st in Ottawa, Lightfoot performs If You Could Read My Mind at Canada's 150th celebration.
- In July, Lightfoot makes a cameo at Mariposa performimg Diamond Joe and Drink Yer Glasses Empty.
- In July, the morning after health bill fails in US Senate, the House Republicans begin their meeting by playing The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald.
- In October, Lightfoot is awarded the Gold medal from the Royal Canadian Geographic Society at the CBC theatre in Toronto. Lightfoot performs Restless and If You Could Read My Mind.
- In October, Lightfoot issues an official statement on the death of Gord Downie. "I'm truly saddened by the news of Gord Downie's passing. Canada has lost one of its bright stars. He will be missed but not forgotten. I am thinking of his family today and send them my deepest condolences."

- In October, Lightfoot attends the book launch of Nicholas Jennings' biography "Lightfoot" at the Pilot in Yorkville in Toronto.
- Lightfoot kicks off a western Canadian tour in Vancouver in October.
- In December, Lightfoot donates 3 canoes to the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, ON, including the yellow canoe of "Canary Yellow Canoe" fame.

- In February, Lightfoot kicks off another busy touring year in Florida.

Photo courtesy Kim Lightfoot

- In March, Lightfoot travels to New York to receive the Canadian Association of New York Foundation's (CANY) Arts And Letters award.
- In July, Lightfoot wraps up another standout run at Massey Hall. The Hall closes now for a 2 year renovation.
- Lightfoot attends Mariposa where he performs a guest set and inducts Bonnie Dobson and her song Morning Dew into the Canadian Songwriter's Hall Of Fame.
- In November, Lightfoot celebrates his 80th birthday with a benefit concert in his hometown of Orillia, ON.

- In December, Lightfoot attends a John Prine "House Of Strombo" concert in Toronto.

- In January, Lightfoot attends Stompin' Tom 83rd birthday celebration at Zoomer studio in Toronto.
- In February, Billboard article announces new Lightfoot album in the works. (Read More...)
- In March, Lightfoot is back on the road to begin the new touring year, starting in California.
- In April, Lightfoot documentary debuts at Hot Docs Festival in Toronto with Lightfoot in attendence.

Photo at Mariposa - John Swartz
- In July, Lightfoot makes an impromptu appearance at Mariposa Folk Festival and performs If You Could Read My Mind.
- In July, Lightfoot suffers a leg injury which forces him to postpone 11 concerts, to be rescheduled at a later date.
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- In August, Lightfoot is announced as an inductee to the inaugural Canadian Entertainment Hall Of Fame class. (Read More...)
- In November, Lightfoot returns to the stage after a 4 month absence as he recovers from a leg injury, playing 3 sold out concerts in Halifax, NS