Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Tragically Hip to Play 11 Shows across Canada as Downie Faces Brain Cancer

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Tragically Hip to Play 11 Shows across Canada as Downie Faces Brain Cancer

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The Tragically Hip plans 11-show tour

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TORONTO - The Tragically Hip will play 11 Canadian shows this summer as part of a tour that's going ahead despite lead singer Gord Downie's incurable brain cancer.

The concerts will kick off in Victoria, B.C. on July 22 and stretch across many parts of the country.

But the band's limited tour won't be hitting the eastern reaches of Canada.

The Hip will play the tour's final show in Kingston, Ont., where they formed in 1984.

Other stops on the tour include Vancouver (July 24), Edmonton (July 28), Calgary (Aug. 1), Winnipeg (Aug. 5) and London (Aug. 8).

Two dates are scheduled for Toronto on Aug. 10 and 12.

The final shows will be in Hamilton (Aug. 16), Ottawa (Aug. 18) and then Kingston (Aug. 20).

Tickets go on sale on June 3.

The band's website frequently crashed on Wednesday morning following the announcement. …

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