CANADIAN ROCK ROYALTY THE TREWS ANNOUNCE 2016 NATIONAL TOUR
Blockbuster Twenty-Date Tour Fetes Career-Spanning Album Time Capsule Released September 9th
Toronto, ON – Beloved Canadian rockers THE TREWS are set to bring their incredible thirteen year history to life with a twenty-date TIME CAPSULE tour this November in support of their upcoming album Time Capsule, available September 9, 2016 via Home Music Canada / Entertainment One (iTunes preview pre-order here).
The tour represents the start of a new era for the band as Time Capsule simultaneously looks back and forward to what they have accomplished since their debut in 2003, while formally beginning a new chapter with drummer Gavin Maguire, who joined the band in 2015. Fans can expect to hear some of the band’s biggest hits and fan favourites, along with four brand new songs that are featured on the album. The new tracks indeed show that the band has remained true to their rock ‘n roll fire, with the radio single “Beautiful & Tragic” – a co-write with the band and Serena Ryder – notably tipping its cap to ’70s glam rock. The tour will kick off on November 10 at Distrikt in Victoria, BC and wrap on December 16 at The Marquee in their home province of Halifax, NS. Tickets go on sale September 16 via www.thetrewsmusic.com.
“We’re looking forward to getting back out on the road in support of this release. In pouring over the vault to get the material ready for it we discovered all sorts of rare gems that we polished up and will be including in the set lists,” said lead guitarist, John-Angus MacDonald. “We’ve also been writing a ton of new material so this tour will also give us a chance to road test some of that. And as always, fan favourites will be in the mix every night. We look forward to seeing all of your pretty faces this fall and winter, cheers!”
Comprised of lead vocalist/guitarist Colin MacDonald, lead guitarist John-Angus MacDonald, bassist Jack Syperek and drummer Gavin Maguire, The Trews have been one of Canada’s most successful rock bands of the past decade, earning 16 Top 10 Rock radio singles (including two #1’s) and two Gold-certified albums (House Of Ill Fame; Den Of Thieves). The quartet has also received multiple East Coast Music Awards, a CIMA Road Gold Award, an Independent Music Award (US) in 2009 for Best Rock / Metal Song, and numerous JUNO Award nominations.
To date, The Trews have played over 1,000 shows worldwide, on their own as well as supporting the Rolling Stones, KISS, Robert Plant, Guns ‘n Roses, Kid Rock and Bruce Springsteen. Orillia, Ontario natives Bleeker will be on the road with The Trews as direct support for eighteen of the twenty shows. Bleeker are currently working on their follow up album to their recently released self-titled E.P.
November 10, 2016 *Distrikt Victoria, BC
November 11, 2016 *The Mule Penticton, BC
November 12, 2016 * Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, BC
November 14/15, 2016* Better than Fred’s Grande Prairie, AB
November 17, 2016 * Canalta Centre (All Ages) Medicine Hat, AB
November 18, 2016 *Marquee Calgary, AB
November 19, 2016 *Average Joe’s Lethbridge AB
November 21, 2016 The Bert Church Theatre (All Ages) Airdrie, AB
November 22, 2016 * Bo’s Bar Red Deer, AB
November 24, 2016 Casino Regina Show Lounge Regina, SK
November 25, 2016 *Saskatoon Event Centre Saskatoon, SK
November 26, 2016 *Burton Cummings Theatre (All Ages) Winnipeg, MB
December 2/3, 2016 *The Station Music Hall Sarnia, ON
December 8, 2016 *Maxwell’s Music House Waterloo, ON
December 9, 2016 *London Music Hall (All Ages) London, ON
December 10, 2016 *Phoenix Concert Theatre Toronto, ON
December 14, 2016 *Imperial Theatre (All Ages) Saint John, NB
December 16, 2016 *The Marquee Ballroom Halifax, NS