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Grand Theatre Presents 54-40

November 10, 2015 –

One of Canada's most iconic bands is on tour with a new show and will be making a stop in Kingston. 54-40 Unplugged Songs and Stories will be on the Grand Theatre stage Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 13 at noon.

54-40 is one of the most important popular music groups to emerge from the Canadian cultural landscape. Celebrating its 30-year anniversary – a remarkable achievement in itself – the band has an unbelievable catalogue of hit songs, including "Baby Ran," "I Go Blind" and "Ocean Pearl." Lead by chief songwriter Neil Osborne, 54-40 has carved out a legacy of gold and platinum albums and an outstanding reputation for their live performances that carries through to this day. The secret to their longevity is their ability to redefine and reinvent themselves, taking longtime fans on a ride that is bound to pick up new young fans on the way. To experience 54-40 in concert is to experience how songs have touched and continue to touch people's lives: each show is an extraordinary affair that bridges the gaps of generations through a shared love of music.

The Grand Theatre Presents program is now into its eighth season, and has presented more than 260 performances and 150 education and engagement activities since 2008. Subscriptions are still available for the 2015-2016 season and more information can be found at kingstongrand.ca/grand-theatre-presents. Thank you to the official media partner for this performance, K-Rock 105.7.

Tickets for 54-40 Unplugged Songs and Stories go on sale Friday, Nov. 13 at noon through the Grand Theatre box office in person at 218 Princess St., by phone at 613-530-2050 or online at kingstongrand.ca

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For media requests please contact Julie Fossitt, Marketing Manager at 613-546-4291 ext. 1143 or jfossitt@cityofkingston.ca