Tragically Hip guitarist Rob Baker and drummer Johnny Fay will perform the band’s material live for the first time since the death of iconic frontman Gord Downie this Thursday, October 11 at Yonge-Dundas Square. The duo will be joined by Choir! Choir! Choir! to promote Up Cannabis, which the band is heavily invested in and serve as brand ambassadors.
The event is set for 8 p.m.
Cannabis will become legal in Canada on October 17, which is also the one-year anniversary of Downie’s passing.
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Thursday October 11th at 8 pm at Yonge and Dundas Square, sponsored by UP, we are hosting a sing-a-long of "Grace, Too" and will be joined by members of the Hip – Rob Baker and Johnny Fay. This is an unbelievable chance for the Choir! Choir! Choir! community to come together and celebrate one of the greatest bands in our history! In typical CCC form, we’ll create one of our Epic! Nights videos to be released on October 17th, the anniversary of Gord’s passing and the date of marijuana legalization in Canada. Please share this message with fans of the Hip, friends of legalization and join us create a beautiful moment for Gord and the Hip.
In July, Up Cannabis announced that it would name several strains after Tragically Hip songs. The songs that will lend their names to cannabis strains include “Grace, Too,” “Fifty-Mission Cap,” “Eldorado,” “Morning Moon,” and “The Last of the Unplucked Gems.”