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The Hip Experience

March 16 @ 9:00 pm

The Hip Experience

March 16th 2024 9 PM Doors at 8 PM

Soo Blasters

The HIP Experience was formed in 2017 shortly after the passing of Gord Downie, singer of the Tragically Hip in October of that year. The band was originally put together for a memorial tribute concert to the Canadian Icon. The first show at Toronto’s Rockpile in November of that year went over incredibly well. Then there were calls for the band to play some more shows and so it continued with one goal in mind, to establish the Nation’s most authentic Tragically Hip show.

Frontman Derek Lathrop leads a group of Toronto’s finest players; Dave Deveaux on lead guitar/vocals, Albert Carraro on rhythm guitar/vocals, Doug Elash on bass/vocals and Rob Wells on drums. Since forming in 2017 the band has wowed audiences from coast to coast. They were one of the first bands to perform a hotel concert during the Lockdowns with concert promoters Hotels Live. The Hip Experience is a crowd favourite at festivals with their high energy delivery of the Tragically Hips music. The bands performances capture the spirit of the Hip with great attention to detail and the nuances of the music.

Together, this band realized what decades of experience can accomplish. Often playing the songs in chronological order, the HIP Experience has been travelling Canada spreading the gospel of one of the Nation’s ageless prophets and voice for indigenous people’s, Gord Downie.

Ages: 18+

Tickets:

$25 + Applicable Fees

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Details

Date:
March 16
Time:
9:00 pm

Venue

Soo Blaster
345 Queen St E
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 1Z2 Canada
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Phone
7054500095
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