As part of a 12-date Canadian arena tour, Metric and July Talk will perform May 3 at Moncton’s new Avenir Centre.
Two JUNO Award winning bands are teaming up for a Canadian tour this spring. Metric and July Talk will begin a national tour in April that includes a stop in Moncton on May 3.
Metric are four time JUNO Award winners, five time JUNO Award nominees and have short listed three times for the Polaris Music Prize. The band co-scored the Hollywood blockbuster Twilight Saga: Eclipse with legendary composer Howard Shore. That soundtrack was nominated for both a Grammy and an American Music Award.
Metric released their most recent album Art of Doubt on September 21, 2018, which debuted as a #1 alternative album in Canada and the UK, #2 alternative album in the USA and the #2 best-selling album in Canada overall. They have just returned from and extensive European and UK tour, which began in Russia. The band begin an extensive US headline tour next February with July Talk joining for several dates.
July Talk released their last album Touch on September 9, 2016. They are currently working on their next LP at the Bathhouse in Kingston, ON with an expected release date of 2019.
July Talk has won two JUNO Awards for both of their albums (2015: Alt Album, July Talk and 2017: Alt Album, Touch) they were nominated for Breakthrough Group of the Year in 2014. July Talk’s last national tour was entirely sold out.
The tour will also partner with Plus1 for all the Canadian dates, with one dollar from each ticket sold going to Equiterre. Quebec-based Equiterre is helping build a social movement by encouraging individuals, organizations and governments to make ecological and equitable choices, in a spirit of solidarity. Find out more at equiterre.org and at www.plus1.org
Sonic Concerts and Live Nation present Metric + July Talk | May 3 | Avenir Centre | Moncton, NB | View Event