AOF & @CityandColour are returning to the streets that created us, and joining us is a slew of friends.See you in St. Catharines!🎟️ on sale March 17 at 10am ET ➢ https://t.co/38iuMmtZujWith @plus1org's help, we're collecting $1 from each ticket sold to donate to @indspire pic.twitter.com/kiK6vBfbgt
City and Colour and Alexisonfire Get Billy Talent, Broken Social Scene, Chastity for Born & Raised Concert Series
Born & Raised is meant as a celebration and homecoming for bandmates Dallas Green, George Pettit, Wade MacNeil, Chris Steele and Jordan Hastings, who came up together in the St. Catharines music scene in the early 2000s. Described as "four nights of music, food, and drink in the city's Montebello Park over the July long weekend," Born & Raised is "a not-to-be-missed concert event."Joining the founding artists are special guests Billy Talent, Broken Social Scene, PUP, Sam Roberts Band, Elliott, Hot Water Music, cleopatrick, Ruby Waters, Chastity, Dooms Children, NOBRO and the OBGMs.Created in collaboration with Dine Alone Records and Live Nation Canada, Born & Raised sees the bands partnering with PLUS1 and pledging $1 from every ticket sold to Indspire Building Brighter Futures Scholarship program through the City and Colour Indigenous Student Bursary and the Alexisonfire Indigenous Music Bursary.Tickets for the all-ages event go on sale Thursday, March 17 at 10 a.m. ET at ticketmaster.ca. General admission tickets are $89.50 plus service fees, while kids under 12 are free. A limited number of four-day bundle ticket passes will also be available for purchase. Tickets for the full four-day street festival are $299.00 plus service fees.Just yesterday, Alexisonfire announcedOtherness, their first album in 13 years. It's arriving June 24 on Dine Alone Records. Check out a tweet announcing the concert series below.