SONIC CONCERTS PRESENTS HEY ROSETTA! IN HALIFAX, MARCH 22


After a US tour with Gomez and before they head to the UK, Hey Rosetta! will return to Halifax to perform at the Multipurpose Centre on Thursday, March 22.  Special guest is Heavy Meadows and the show is open to all ages with a licensed area for those over 19.

Recently nominated for four East Coast Music Awards, including Bell Aliant Fan's Choice Entertainer of the Year, Bell Aliant Fan's Choice Video of the Year, Album of the Year and Group Recording of the Year, Hey Rosetta! has toured extensively since the release of their sophomore album Seeds last year.  They’ve performed with the likes of The Tragically Hip and City and Colour at the Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest and Osheaga. In 2011 Seeds was shortlisted for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize and nominated for two CASBY Awards.
 
"There isn’t a more thrilling band working in this country right now." - Toronto Star
"In a new music world, Hey Rosetta! rises to the occasion" - The Globe and Mail
"...has reason to feel comfort in the Grammy win of Arcade Fire...the band from St. John’s may just be next in line for their crown." - The National Post
 
Hailing from St. John’s, the six-piece band consists of Tim Baker (piano, guitar, vocals), Adam Hogan (guitar), Romesh Thavanathan (cello), Kinley Dowling (violin), Josh Ward (bass) and Phil Maloney (drums). Their previous releases include Into Your Lungs, Red Songs (EP) and Plan Your Escape (EP).

 Heavy Meadows is 4-piece creative rock band from Halifax with a self-described sound a poetic mix of glam rock and futuristic folk.  The band will release their fourth album this spring.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 day of show (including tax) PLUS service charge and go on sale this Friday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m.  Tickets will be available at the Halifax Forum, at all Ticketpro outlets, by phone at 1-888-311-9090 and online at www.sonicconcerts.com

This show is open to all ages with a licensed area for those 19+ with VALID ID.  Doors open at 7 p.m.

For more information on Hey Rosetta!, visit: www.heyrosetta.com

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