The list of important show details for The Tragically Hip show in Kingston

Well, this is it. For those attending the August 20th show at the Rogers K-Rock Centre in Kingston, Live Nation has posted the following for important information about road closures, parking, ticket pick up, merchandise and more.

The Tragically Hip concert at the Rogers K-Rock Centre on August 20th will air live on CBC television and will begin at 8:30pm ET sharp. Ticket holders should expect significant delays due to road closures, limited parking, and security measures at the building and are strongly encouraged to plan accordingly and arrive early to avoid missing the start of the show.

The Tragically Hip concert at the Rogers K-Rock Centre is completely sold out and there will be
NO ADDITIONAL TICKETS released for this show at the box office or online through Ticketmaster.

On the evening of the concert, lines at entry points and the box office are expected to be long. The Rogers K-Rock Centre Ticketmaster Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm. On Friday, August 19th, the Box Office will remain open until 8:00pm. Ticket holders are strongly encouraged to pick up their tickets in advance. The Rogers K-Rock Centre Box Office is located on The Tragically Hip Way at Gate 4.

Ticket holders that do not require assistance are encouraged to utilize Gate 1 (Place D’Armes) to avoid high traffic areas near the Box Office.

To accommodate high levels of pedestrian traffic around the Rogers K-Rock Centre and Springer Market Square, the City of Kingston will close a number of streets in the area. Ticket holders are advised to expect significant delays and limited access if travelling in a vehicle. Alternate forms of transportation are strongly encouraged, such as walking, bikes, and public transit. For a full list (and map) of downtown road closures, shuttle information, parking and transit information, please visit

Parking in the Kingston downtown core will be extremely limited and ticket holders are encouraged to find alternate methods of transportation to avoid disappointment and significant delays. Public transit in Kingston is FREE for the night and will run until 2:30am on Sunday, August 21st.

Concert attendees are welcome to shoot photographs and take video footage from their seats with hand-held, non-professional cameras (No DSLR cameras or cameras with removable lenses are allowed).  Audience members are permitted to record audio of the show, but from the position of a ticketed seat only and any equipment being utilized must not obstruct or inhibit the experience of any other patron. Selfie-sticks are not permitted.

In addition to merchandise stands inside the Rogers K-Rock Centre, there will be merchandise stands open in Springer Market Square and outside of the Rogers K-Rock Centre for non-ticket holders and early purchasing. Exterior merchandise stands will open by 2:00pm on Saturday, August 20th. Ticket holders are encouraged to purchase merchandise early, and are recommended to complete exterior merchandise transactions no later than 7:30pm to ensure a timely entrance for the start of the show.

The City of Kingston will broadcast the CBC concert live in Springer Market Square. Information regarding this event and all other logistic information related to City of Kingston planning can be found here: