NEWS: THE TRAGICALLY HIP ANNOUNCE TWO BACK TO BACK FESTIVAL DATES CANADA DAY WEEKEND!


HISTORIC CONCERT PLANNED FOR BICENTENNIAL OF THE 1812 WAR AT NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE
~ Saturday, June 30: Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON ~

And A Massive Canada Day Show
~ Sunday, July 1: Burl’s Creek – Oro, ON ~

Special Guests Joining The Hip On Stage:
Death Cab For Cutie, The New Pornographers
and The Rural Alberta Advantage

Tickets on sale this week!

The Tragically Hip will show their true north patriot love with a two day Canada Day Weekend Festival tour. First stop will be June 30th when The Hip celebrate the bi-centennial of the War of 1812 by setting up camp at The Commons at the historic Butler’s Barracks in Niagara On The Lake.  Sunday, July 1st the band marches on Oro, Ontario, the heart of cottage country, for a Canada Day show at Burl’s Creek. Set on hundreds of acres, beneath wide open sky, Burl’s Creek’s festival site is the perfect setting for celebrating this nation’s birthday with this country’s ultimate headlining band. 


Ticket Availability
Tickets go on sale this Saturday, March 3rd at 10am ET. Single day tickets for each show are $69.50 + service fees and there will be a limited number of 2-Day festival tickets available for $99.50 + service fees. All tickets are general admission and will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, ticketmaster.ca or ph. 416.870.8000. For more information on both shows please visit www.thehip.com


Joining forces with them for both days will be Death Cab For Cutie, The New Pornographers (featuring AC Newman, Neko Case, John Collins, Kurt Dahle, Todd Fancey, Blaine Thurier and Kathryn Calder) and The Rural Alberta Advantage. 

Saturday, June 30, 2012
The Commons @ Butler’s Barracks
Niagara On The Lake, ON
Doors – 3pm

Sunday, July 01, 2012
Burl’s Creek – Oro, ON
Doors – 3pm
(camping info avail at Burl’s Creek)


 For more information on The Tragically Hip or the Canada Day Weekend festival dates please visit: www.thehip.com, www.facebook.com/theTragicallyHip, www.twitter.com/thehipdotcom.


Death Cab For Cutie released their seventh studio album, Codes and Keys, in May of 2011 with Atlantic Records. The album was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album at the 2012 Grammys. The band will be touring heavily through the spring and summer, with a number of festival performances and a one-of-a-kind North American tour with members of San Francisco’s celebrated Magik*Magik Orchestra. www.deathcabforcutie.com

The New Pornographers released their fifth album, Together, in May of 2010 with Last Gang Records. The album includes collaborations with St. Vincent, Beirut’s Zach Condon, and Okkervil River’s Will Sheff and was longlisted for the 2010 Polaris Music Prize.  The video for album track Moves, directed by Tom Scharpling, made Pitchfork’s Top Music Videos of 2011 list. www.thenewpornographers.com

The Rural Alberta Advantage play indie-rock songs about hometowns and heartbreak, born out of images from growing up in Central and Northern Alberta. Their second LP, Departing, dropped in March of 2011 and was named as a longlist nominee for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize. The band are also currently nominated for two 2012 Juno Awards for New Group Of The Year and Music Video Of The Year for the video Stamp (directed by José Lourenço). www.theraa.com


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