NEWS: Gloryhound To Open For Deep Purple On Atlantic Canada Dates of "Smoke On The Nation Tour"

Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to announce Gloryhound as the opening act for Deep Purple on the Atlantic dates of the Smoke on the Nation Tour, Canada 2012. 

February 2 St. John’s, NL Mile One Centre 
February 4 Moncton, NB The Centre 
February 5 Halifax, NS Halifax Metro Centre 
February 6 Moncton, NB The Centre 

Hailing from Halifax, Gloryhound is comprised of Evan Meisner (vocals), David Casey (guitar), Shaun Hanlon (drums) and Jeremy MacPherson (bass). Their recently released EP, Electric Dusk has received rave reviews from regional and national media. The EP title track and current single, “Electric Dusk” sits at #15 on the Mediabase Active Rock charts and at #33 on the BDS Neilson Billboard Canadian Rock charts.

In addition to the media attention, Gloryhound was nominated for Rock Recording and Group Recording of the Year for the 2011 Music Nova Scotia Awards, performing both an official showcase and a performance at the Gala Awards show during Molson Canadian Nova Scotia Music Week. 

Tickets for the St. John’s show are available online at, by phone at 709.576.7657, or in person at the Mile One Centre Box Office. 

Tickets for the Moncton shows are available online at, by phone at 1.866.943.8849, or in person at The Centre gift shop or rewards desk. 

Tickets for the Halifax show are available online at, by phone at 451-1221 or 1.877.451.1221, or in person at the Ticket Atlantic box office and at participating Atlantic Superstore locations. 

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