July 22, 2016 (364 Days Old)
On Tour For an Unbroken Hip
Canadians have been both excited and sad for a concert
tour
too - er
A trip that visits a planned list of places along the way.
that starts playing tonight, July 22.
Tonight's concert is in
Victoria
vik - tore - ee - ah
A city in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia. Victoria is located on the Western-most coast of Canada.
.
Opening Night
Canadians are excited because the band that is playing the concert are the Tragically Hip.
The Tragically Hip are a band that has been playing and popular in Canada for over thirty years.
Many Canadians grew up listening to songs by Tragically Hip.
Many of the band's songs are about living in Canada.
Telling What of a Place
The Tragically Hip have been called a "truly Canadian" band.
What do you think it means to say that a band, artist, or writer is an example of a whole country?
Closing Act
Canadians are sad because the band's singer is sick.
No one is sure if the band will continue playing together after this tour is over.
The band has not made their plans open to the
public
puh - blik
As the opposite of private. Something that is open to everyone to see, read, or hear.
.
The feeling is that this is the last time the band will play for Canadians.
Final Song
The tour will play at a long list of cities across Canada.
The tour will play over the next month.
The last concert will be in
Kingston
kings - tunn
A small city in the Canadian province of Ontario.
on August 20.
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