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MMP cover small 27 JUNE 2016 (Toronto, ON) – The Tragically Hip’s 14th studio album, Man Machine Poem, released June 17 via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, has today debuted at #1 on the Current Album chart. Taking its name from a track on their Gold-selling 2012 release, Now For Plan A, Man Machine Poem was recorded at The Hip’s home studio, The Bathouse, produced by Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene, Andy Kim, Arts & Crafts label co-founder) and Dave Hamelin (The Stills). For thirty years, The Tragically Hip has resided at the heart of the Canadian musical zeitgeist for evoking a strong emotional connection between their music and their fans which remains unrivaled in this country. Rob Baker (guitar), Gordon Downie (vocals, guitar), Johnny Fay (drums), Paul Langlois (guitar), and Gord Sinclair (bass) grew up in Kingston, Ontario, and have achieved the enviable status of a band that enjoys both mass popularity, with over eight million albums sold worldwide, as well as the recognition of peers through numerous accolades, including 14 Juno Awards. The Tragically Hip will embark on a 15-date Canadian tour commencing July 22 in Victoria, with a comprehensive listing of dates below.

Jul 22 Victoria, BC / Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre Jul 24 Vancouver, BC / Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena Jul 26 Vancouver, BC / Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena Jul 28 Edmonton, AB / Rexall Place Jul 30 Edmonton, AB / Rexall Place Aug 01 Calgary, AB / Scotiabank Saddledome Aug 03 Calgary, AB / Scotiabank Saddledome Aug 05 Winnipeg, MB / MTS Centre Aug 08 London, ON / Budweiser Gardens Aug 10 Toronto, ON / Air Canada Centre Aug 12 Toronto, ON / Air Canada Centre Aug 14 Toronto, ON / Air Canada Centre Aug 16 Hamilton, ON / FirstOntario Centre Aug 18 Ottawa, ON / Canadian Tire Centre Aug 20 Kingston, ON / Rogers K-Rock Centre