Monday February 4th, 2013 at Krock CentreAward winning and heralded band, The Tragically Hip will embark on a cross-Canada tour beginning in Cranbrook, BC on January 19th with special guests Arkells. The band will also return to their roots with a live performance in Kingston at the K-Rock Centre. Tickets went on sale Friday, October 19th; do you have yours?
The tour announcement follows the October 2nd release of the band’s 13th studio album, Now For Plan A. The first two singles from the album, ‘At Transformation’ and ‘Streets Ahead’ dominated Canadian summer airwaves and continue to gain recognition.
Critically acclaimed for over two decades, The Tragically Hip has been at the heart of the Canadian musical zeitgeist for evoking a strong emotional connection between their music and their fans that remains unrivalled in this country.
A five-piece group of friends including Robby Baker (guitar), Gord Downie (vocals, guitar), Johnny Fay (drums), Paul Langlois (guitar) and Gord Sinclair (bass), who grew up in Kingston, Ontario, The Hip has achieved the enviable status of a band that enjoys both mass popularity with over 8 million albums sold worldwide, as well as peer recognition through 11 Juno Awards from more than a dozen recordings.
The group released their first album, The Tragically Hip, in 1987 and have since released thirteen studio albums, earning two diamond certifications and over twenty #1 hits. Known for their powerful, energetic live performances, The Hip have established a demanding concert itinerary, touring extensively in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Australia.
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