The Canadian arena tour will have them both on the road for a 12-date trek between April and May. The groups will start in the west, travel through to the East Coast and end things off with a bang in Montreal on May 5.
Both bands will play a full set including a variety of brand new material.
An Instagram video was released by Metric on Monday morning, in which singer Emily Haines gave fans a sneak peek in the Metric studio. She then introduced lead guitarist James Shaw and announced that July Talk will be joining them for a Canadian tour.
So far, this is being hyped as the indie rock lineup of the year. Definitely a treat for those music fans proud of their Canadian heritage.
Metric and July Talk have partnered with Plus1 for the tour. One dollar from each ticket sold will be donated to Equiterre, a Quebec-based social foundation.
Equiterre’s mission is to encourage individuals, organizations and governments in making eco-friendly and morally correct choices to improve our environment and lifestyles overall.
The initial announcement left fans filled with excitement. Followers and supporters exploded with joy across the nation.
“Metric and July Talk on the same tour? I’m dying! I need tickets,” wrote one fan on Twitter.
These are two of the most explosive bands in their home countries, which should make for an especially exciting tour in 2019.
Tickets go on sale on Dec. 14 at 12 p.m. ET. They are available through the official Metric website.
The exclusive fan presale is available now through Dec. 13 (10 p.m.).
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Art of Doubt tour dates
April 17 — Victoria, B.C. @ Save on Foods Memorial Centre
April 18 — Vancouver, B.C. @ Pacific Coliseum
April 20 — Calgary, Alta. @ Stampede Corral
April 21 — Edmonton, Alta. @ Shaw Conference Centre
April 22 — Saskatoon, Sask. @ Sasktel Centre
April 23 — Winnipeg, Man. @ Bell MTS Place
April 26 — Toronto, Ont. @ Scotiabank Arena
April 27 — Ottawa, Ont. @ TD Place Arena
April 28 — London, Ont. @ Budweiser Gardens
May 2 — Halifax, N.S. @ Scotiabank Centre Concert Bowl
May 3 — Moncton, N.B. @ Avenir Centre Concert Theatre
May 5 — Montreal, Que. @ MTelus
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