One day after revealing that singer Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer, iconic Canadian band, The Tragically Hip have released the dates of their upcoming cross-Canada tour. The tour kicks off on July 22 in Victoria, BC before wrapping in Kingston, ON on August 20. Man Machine Poem, the group’s 14th studio album, will be released on June 17.
Tickets for the Man Machine Poem Tour will go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 3 at 10am at www.livenation.com. American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Tuesday, May 31 at 10am local time through Thursday, June 2 at 10pm. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Sunnybrook Foundation.
The Tragically Hip – Man Machine Poem Tour
Friday, July 22 Victoria, BC Save On Foods Memorial Centre
Sunday, July 24 Vancouver, BC Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Thursday, July 28 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
Monday, August 1 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
Friday, August 5 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
Monday, August 8 London, ON Budweiser Gardens
Wednesday, August 10 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Friday, August 12 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Tuesday, August 16 Hamilton, ON FirstOntario Centre
Thursday, August 18 Ottawa, ON Canadian Tire Centre
Saturday, August 20 Kingston, ON Rogers K-Rock Centre