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Sam Roberts Band added to Toronto's World Cup of Hockey music line up

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Yasmin Aboelsaud Sep 12, 2016 6:46 am

In addition to Green Day and The Killers, Toronto’s World Cup of Hockey will also be featuring Sam Roberts Band as part of the Distillery District’s fan village festivities this weekend.

Time to get on that Bridge to Nowhere and Start Counting the Days!

Sam Roberts released his debut back in 2002, until that point, young Roberts had been a violin player and eventually moved on to play guitar with his friends. His album The Inhuman Conditions became the best-selling independent EP in Canadian history, and his first full length album We Were Born in a Flame won three Juno Awards. His following three albums also won Junos, each for Rock Album of the Year.

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In March of 2016, Sam Roberts Band took up theBathouse, The Tragically Hip’s studio near Kingston, Ontario to record their sixth full-length album. They entered the studio when the lake was still covered by ice, and emerged four weeks later in the first days of spring with them was their latest album, TerraForm.

The Band will bring their indie rock sounds to the Pepsi World Cup of Hockey Premiere Party on September 16, the official opening of the 10-day fan festival in the historic Distillery District which is headlined by The Killers. Tickets for the opening party is $25 and available on Ticketmaster.

 

 

 

 


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Yasmin Aboelsaud
Senior Staff Writer, music aficionado, fueled by coffee, travel & Drake.

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