Tragically Hip coming to Cranbrook

Renowned rock band kick off Canadian tour at Western Financial Place.

  • Oct. 15, 2012 1:00 p.m.
Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip.

Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip.

Cranbrook has landed another major concert, this one scheduled for early 2013.

The Tragically Hip will be performing at Western Financial Place January 19. The concert kicks off their 15-city Canadian tour. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m.

The Tragically Hip — or The Hip — are a Canadian band from Kingston, Ontario. For more than two decades they have been at the top of Canada's rock pile. They have released 13 studio albums, including “Now For Plan A,” released this year. They are known for their powerful, energetic live shows.

The Tragically Hip consists of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums).

The Arkells will take the stage as opening act.