It’s official. The Tragically Hip will play Winnipeg on their summer farewell tour.
The Winnipeg show will be Friday, August 5th, at MTS Centre. Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 3rd at 10 a.m.
The tour begins in Victoria B.C. on July 22nd. The tour then moves east across the country for 11 different shows, ending in the band’s hometown of Kingston, Ontario on August 20th.
Yesterday, the Hip announced iconic frontman Gord Downie, 52, has terminal brain cancer.
Doctors say Downie is well enough to go on tour. They have not given a prognosis on how long he may have left.