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The Trews

Sat. November 29th 2014 9:30pm The Commodore Ballroom (No Minors) 9:30pm
Tickets at: Live Nation, All Ticketmaster Locations
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A mix of electric and acoustic performances under the banner ‘Rise in the Wake’ to cement the quartet’s reputation as one of Canada’s top touring acts

Toronto, ON – On the heels of a summer spent rocking North American outposts, The Trews announce a coast-to-coast fall / winter tour supporting their latest critically acclaimed self-titled studio album. As an added bonus for musicians across the country, there will be a contesting component in select markets giving local bands the opportunity to win a support slot, opening for The Trews in their hometowns.
Dubbed ‘Rise in the Wake,’ the expansive tour – kicking off October 18 at Montreal’s Petit Campus and running through to December 31 at Casino Nova Scotia (including December 11 at Toronto’s famed Massey Hall) – offers fans a mix of a straight-up electric sound in traditional rock venues plus select ‘An Evening With…’ type performances in soft-seat theatres featuring both acoustic and electric Trews’ sets divided by an intermission.
“I honestly believe this latest record is our strongest ever for live material,” offers John-Angus MacDonald. “These are solid, well-built songs we feel confident playing. And that’s been a real thrill for us. Even putting these songs next to older tracks revives our whole catalogue. We look forward to carrying that energy on until New Years Eve ”
It’s been another successful year for The Trews, who now tally 15 Top 10 radio hits, including their first single off the new album “What’s Fair Is Fair,” which reached #2 at Active Rock radio. In anticipation of their upcoming UK tour, slated for early October, England’s CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE placed 90,000 copies of The Trews album in the hands of readers via a coveted cover-mount. Additionally, this week The Trews are gearing up to rock their home province of Nova Scotia with Aerosmith and Slash at Cape Fest. Over the course of their career, they have performed an impressive 1000+ shows and played opposite legendary acts including the Rolling Stones, KISS, Guns N’ Roses and countless others.

The Trews “Rise In The Wake” Canadian Tour Dates:
* ‘An Evening With…’ (acoustic set and electric set, no support act)

October 18, 2014 Le Petite Campus Montreal, QC
October 23, 2014 Mavericks Ottawa, ON
October 25, 2014 The Venue Peterborough, ON
October 29, 2014 Le Cercle Quebec City, QC
October 30, 2014* The Grand Theatre Kingston, ON

November 1, 2014* Brockville Arts Centre Brockville, ON
November 6, 2014* Red Deer Memorial Centre Red Deer, AB
November 7, 2014 Slave Lake Inn & Conference Centre Slave Lake, AB
November 8, 2014 Wild Bill’s Legendary Saloon Banff, AB
November 10, 2014 Burton Cummings Theatre Winnipeg, MB
November 11, 2014 Trails West Inn Brandon, MB
November 14, 2014 O’Brians Event Centre Saskatoon, SK
November 15, 2014 Art Hauser Centre Prince Albert, SK
November 17, 2014 Better Than Fred’s Grande Prairie, AB
November 20, 2014 Union Hall Edmonton, AB
November 21, 2014 Flames Central Calgary, AB
November 22, 2014 Average Joe’s Lethbridge, AB
November 24, 2014* Tidemark Theatre Campbell River, BC
November 25, 2014 Port Theatre Nanaimo, BC
November 26, 2014 Sugar Nightclub Victoria, BC
November 29, 2014 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, BC

December 1, 2014 Cactus Jacks Kamloops, BC
December 2, 2014 Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre Medicine Hat, AB
December 3, 2014 Casino Regina Regina, SK
December 6, 2014 Crocks Thunder Bay, ON
December 11, 2014* Massey Hall Toronto, ON
December 13, 2014 Sudbury Events Centre Sudbury, ON
December 31, 2014 Casino Nova Scotia Halifax, NS

**Additional show dates to be announced


The Trews

And the music? Well it hardly seems to matter now does it? But, for the record, it?s perfect, seamless, blue-eyed soul that buggers off into chunky rock and back again with a tightness found only in nature, like an un-neutered bulldog observed from behind. Swinging, braying, good-time stuff that makes you wanna start your own band. Then you do and ... more info
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