published Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Adams celebrates summer of '13 at Tivoli — Aug. 13

Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams
Photo by Contributed Photo /Chattanooga Times Free Press.


• What: Bryan Adams in concert

• When: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13

• Where: Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St.

• Admission: $31-$77, plus convenience fees

• Phone: 423-642-8497

• Website:

TOP 10’S

• “Straight From the Heart” (1983)

• “Run to You” (1984)

• “Heaven” (1985)

• “Summer of ‘69” (1985)

• “Heat of the Night” (1987)


• 1980: “Bryan Adams”

• 1981: “You Want It You Got It”

• 1983: “Cuts Like a Knife”

• 1984: “Reckless”

• 1987: “Into the Fire”

• 1991: “Waking Up the Neighbours”

• 1994: “Live! Live! Live!”

• 1996: “18 Til I Die”

• 1997: “MTV Unplugged”

• 1998: “On a Day Like Today”

• 2003: “Live at the Budokan”

• 2004: “Room Service”

• 2008: “11”

• 2010: “Bare Bones”

Think you know all there is to know about the Canadian rock legend Bryan Adams? Try these 10 factoids on for size before he takes the stage at the Tivoli Theatre on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

• 1. His middle name is Guy.

• 2. Although he hasn’t made it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Adams was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2006.

• 3. “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” was ranked 16th on Billboard’s list of All-Time Hot 100 Top Songs. Adams himself made the No. 38 spot on Billboard’s list of All-Time Top Artists.

• 4. In addition to penning rock ballads, Adams also has distinguished himself as a photographer. Since 2000, he has had 20 international exhibitions of his work at venues in London, Vienna, Rome, Munich and Moscow.

• 5. During the summer of ‘69, Adams would have been 9 years old, and when he wrote the song, he was 25. In 2010, “Summer of ‘69” was named the hottest summer song in a poll of German listeners to that country’s Sudwestrundfunk (Southwest Broadcasting).

• 6. Adams is 5 feet, 8 inches tall.

• 7. An outspoken critic of cruelty to animals, Adams also is a long-standing vegan.

• 8. He has been nominated for 56 Juno Awards and won 18. So far, he has won only one Grammy, in 1992 for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television for “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You,” which was featured on the soundtrack to “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.”

• 9. Adams’ only child, his daughter Mirabella Bunny, was born in April 2011.

• 10. His father, Conrad Adams, was a diplomat, and he attended school in several countries, including Austria, Portugal and Israel.

Source: Various Internet sites

about Casey Phillips...

Casey Phillips has worked as a features reporter in the Life department since May 2007. He writes about entertainment, consumer technology, animals and news of the weird. Casey hails from Knoxville and earned a bachelor of science degree in journalism and a bachelor of arts in German from Middle Tennessee State University, where he worked as the features editor for the student newspaper, Sidelines. Casey's writing has earned numerous accolades, including first and second place ...

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