This Week on NB’s Big Stages

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New Brunswick’s top performance stages gear up for a big week with shows by Sloan, The Nylons, The Comic Strippers and others.


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Sloan is a Toronto-based rock/power pop quartet originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Throughout their nearly twenty-five-year career, Sloan has released 11 LPs, two EPs, a live album, a greatest hits album and more than thirty singles. The band has received nine Juno Award nominations, winning one. The band is known for their sharing of songwriting from each member of the group and their unaltered line-up throughout their career. Their albums’ success has made Sloan one of the most popular Canadian bands of all time.

This week the band returns to the Maritimes as part of their international One Chord to Another 20th Anniversary Tour. The album, released in 1996 still holds strong today and includes many of the a band’s most recognizable songs including The Good in Everyone, Everything You’ve Done Wrong and The Lines You Amend.

For the performances, the band will play the entire album along with a career spanning selection of songs. Guaranteed to be a great night!

Sloan | One Chord to Another 20th Anniversary Tour | October 11, 2016 | Moncton | Info & Tickets

Sloan | One Chord to Another 20th Anniversary Tour | October 12, 2016 | Fredericton | Info & Tickets

Sloan | One Chord to Another 20th Anniversary Tour | October 13, 2016 | Saint John | Info & Tickets


Comic Strippers

2016thecomicstrippers-1024x612A Male Stripper Parody and Improv Comedy Show

A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) perform a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Constantly grooving and gyrating in between scenes they banter with the crowd and perform their hilarious twist on improv sketches. They sing, they “dance”. These guys are oiled up and ready to make you laugh at them.

Women often say the most attractive thing about a man is his sense of humour – so ladies, these stripped down comedians are sure to make your head explode. As for all you men out there – don’t worry, this is definitely a parody of male strippers. Some of the performers have what’s called ‘Comedy Bodies’ – they will make you look good by comparison.

Semi undressed and completely unscripted, The Comic Strippers take off their shirts and take on your suggestions to create a whole new genre of comedy.

WARNING: No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity. A show for all genders… 19+ only

Comic Strippers | October 14, 2016 | Fredericton | Info & Tickets

Comic Strippers | October 15, 2016 | Saint John | Info & Tickets

Comic Strippers | October 16, 2016 | Moncton | Info & Tickets


The Nylons

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The Nylons are an a cappella group founded in 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Best known for their covers of The Turtles’ “Happy Together”, Steam’s “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye”, and The Tokens’ version of the traditional “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”

With seven gold and platinum recordings and over three million albums sold, this four- member vocal group is one of Canada’s top international success stories – they have become a global institution and a legend in the world of vocal music. The group has performed over 1000 concerts in dozens of tours worldwide including Japan, Korea, China, Australia, Europe, Brazil, the US, and Canada.

From their formation in the back of a delicatessen in Toronto in the late 1970s to headlining at Carnegie Hall, The Nylons have a storied history. Their first album was a Canadian platinum seller with big hits Up The Ladder To The Roof and The Lion Sleeps Tonight. The second album, One Size Fits All, was successfully distributed in the U.S. and became the foundationfor their increasing fan base in that country leading to constant touring on both sides of the border. A gold disc for the One Size Fits All album in Holland opened up the European market for the group.

The Nylons have received numerous awards and accolades including their gold a Tokyo Music Festival award, and a Canadian Juno. Disney used their song That Kind Of Man in their feature film The Tin Man, and their version of Up The Ladder To The Roof was used in the movie Made In Heaven. Their recordings have been played to the astronauts on the NASA Space Shuttle, they have performed on The Tonight Show and made numerous major media appearances including Good Morning America.

The Nylons are renowned for their vibrant live shows, featuring dazzling harmonies, smooth arrangements, and fabulous showmanship. The Nylons continue to perform worldwide to passionate audiences and critical acclaim.

The Nylons | October 12, 2016 | Saint John | Info & Tickets

The Nylons | October 13, 2016 | Fredericton | Info & Tickets


Hypnotist Cyrus Live

cyrus2016-819x1024After his 2015 mesmerizing and highly popular performance at the Playhouse, Hypnotist Cyrus triumphantly returns to Fredericton. Be part of the action, as Cyrus enchants audiences with a one of a kind, mind-blowing Hypnosis performance.

Show time is 90-120 minutes in length.

Hypnotist Cyrus Live | October 15, 2016 | Fredericton | Info & Tickets


The Show Must Go On Awards 2016

screen_shot_2016_07_22_at_1_21_21_pm_1469204503-png-120x_The Show Must Go On Awards honours individuals or groups who have made a significant contribution to Imperial Theatre as a live performance venue.

This Year’s recipient – Donald G. Mitchener Tickets: $150 each and a charitable donation receipt can be provided for $75

The Show Must Go On Awards 2016 | October 14, 2016 | Saint John | Info & Tickets


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