In Conversation: Robbie Robertson

01_In ConversationOn Tuesday, October 8, co-authors Robbie Robertson (Canadian Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter and guitarist for The Band) and Jim Guerinot came out to Indigo Bay and Bloor at Manulife Centre for a special event!

02_Robbie signing Legends Icons RebelsWe arrived extra early. You can see here that the publicity team is helping Robbie Robertson get through the stack of books and CDs that needed to be signed.

03_On stage with Alan CrossOn stage, Canadian broadcaster and music writer Alan Cross interviewed Robbie Robertson and Jim Guerinot about Legends, Icons & Rebels.

04_Line upA book signing followed, look at that line up!

05_Brian HoangOne of the talented illustrators, Brian Hoang, also came out to the event and got his book signed!

06_SignedWe’d like to echo Jim Guerinot’s sentiments, Brian Hoang’s art is spectacular! And we agree with Robbie Robertson, Brian nailed it!

Louis JordanYou’d have to see it for yourself. Here’s Brian Hoang’s artwork for Louis Jordan and Stevie Wonder.
Stevie Wonder

Thank you to everyone who came out to the event and thank you to the team at Indigo! We loved seeing these photos from bookverveca; indigogreenroom (2 and 3); pitre88; and thewalrus3030!

We’ve been hearing some great feedback from American SongwriterClassic Rock Magazine; CTM Edge; Grammy.com; Huffington Post; IndieWire; JamBands; Kirkus Reviews; Metro NewsMSN.com; Publishers Weekly; Shelf Awareness; The Telegraph; and Ultimate Classic Rock. Plus, you can listen in to the interview on CBC Radio’s Q with Jian Ghomeshi. Or, watch this segment on Global News!

It’s no wonder the book has been an Editors’ Pick for the month of October on Amazon, as well as a bestseller in the Composer & Musician Biographies, Children’s Music Books, and Children’s Musical Biographies categories!

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One thought on “In Conversation: Robbie Robertson

  1. Congratulations Brian …. I knew Brian when he was just a young boy and a friend of my son Justin – he was an absolutely amazing artist even back then and I always hoped he would continue with his special talent – I am looking forward to seeing the rest of his illustrations.

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