Late breaking story on the CBC. The Tragically Hip officially announced this morning that their last stop of their Man Machine Poem Tour in Kingston, Ontario will be broadcast live, commercial-free across the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s television, radio, social and digital platforms. Below are details from the official release:
CBC and The Tragically Hip have partnered to celebrate the band’s historic Kingston, Ontario tour stop and make it available to all Canadians and audiences around the world in a live, commercial-free, all platform broadcast on Saturday, August 20. The iconoclastic Canadian rockers return to their hometown for the final stop of their Man Machine Poem tour. CBC is broadcasting and streaming this monumental event live at 8:30 p.m. ET across CBC Television, CBC Radio One, CBC Radio 2, CBC’s YouTube channels, and cbcmusic.ca. The Kingston performance will be the culmination of a multi-week national celebration of Canada’s unofficial poet laureates.
More details can be found here.