Barenaked Ladies to land in Cranbrook

Rock band plays Western Financial Place October 26, 2015.

Kevin Hearn

Kevin Hearn

The Barenaked Ladies  announced Tuesday that Cranbrook will be stop on the band’s  major 20 date cross-Canada tour in support of their upcoming album “Silverball,” available June 2.

Th popular Canadian rock band touches down at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook on October 26, 2015.

The tour includes special guest Alan Doyle, former lead singer of Canadian rock band Great Big Sea. It kicks off October 19 in Prince George and wraps up November 21 in Ottawa.  Every ticket purchased for Canadian show dates include a digital download of Silverball delivered on June 2. Tickets will be on sale May 1 at 10 am. Visit barenakedladies.com for more information on ticket bundles and VIP packages.

The Barenaked Ladies are currently composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Ed Robertson, and Tyler Stewart. They formed in 1988 in the Toronto area, and are known for their hit singles, “One Week”, “The Old Apartment”, “Pinch Me”, “If I Had $1000000”, “Brian Wilson” [1] and the theme song for the sitcom The Big Bang Theory. They have a reputation for light-hearted, comedic performance style and humorous banter between songs — improvised raps and songs are staples at most concerts. They have won multiple Juno Awards and have been nominated for Grammy Awards.

A press release issued by the group’s management said fans who pre-order Silverball now at iTunes will get the tracks “Say What You Want” & “Matter Of Time” instantly. An additional 3 tracks will be available with iTunes pre-orders in the weeks leading up to the June 2 release. Silverball is also available to pre-order at Amazon. Spotify users can also stream “Say What You Want” & “Matter Of Time” from Silverball beginning today.

Fans can also stream the band’s first single “Say What You Want” which has premiered via Entertainmentweekly.com. “Say What You Want” is a celebration of letting go,” Ed Robertson says. “It’s about feeling confident, and realizing that you can’t control what other people do or say, you can only control how you react to it.” The band recently filmed a video for the track with director Matt Hullum of Rooster Teeth, the Austin-based production company that worked with the band to create videos for “Odds Are” and “Did I Say That Out Loud”.

Following the release of Silverball and before their Canadian tour, Barenaked Ladies will be heading out on the road in the U.S. for their 2015 Last Summer on Earth Tour. Joined by special guests Violent Femmes and Colin Hay of Men At Work, the Ladies will be performing in 30+ amphitheaters across the U.S. kicking off on June 5 in Columbus, OH. For a full list of U.S. tour dates, visit:barenakedladies.com/events.