17 photos of The Tragically Hip's first Toronto farewell concert

Aug 11 2016, 12:25 pm

It was officially Tragically Hip Day in Toronto on August 10.

On that warm Wednesday evening, they played their first of three shows at the Air Canada Centre to a sold-out crowd. Earlier this summer, the iconic Canadian band, with nine albums and 14 Juno Awards accumulated over their 27-years together, announced they were touring for one last time following lead singer Gord Downie’s terminal brain cancer diagnosis.

At the ACC, The Hip mesmerized Torontonians, who practically sang through each of the 24 song setlist. The band returns on stage on August 12 and 14. Both shows are sold-out.

In case you missed it, here are some photos from Wednesday’s show to give you all the Hip feels.

That night in Toronto πŸ’™πŸŽΆ #TragicallyHip #manmachinepoemtour

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#tragicallyhip #thehip

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#ThatNightInToronto #thetragicallyhip #tragicallyhip #theHip #ig_captures #igers #ig #ACC #concerts #instagood

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The Hip xo #tragicallyhip #tragicallyhip

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Gord. #tragicallyhip Toronto 10-Aug-2016

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Peace out. We love you, Gord! #gorddownie #tragicallyhip #thehip #manmachinepoemtour #toronto #unforgettable β€οΈπŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

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You are a mighty, special star. #gorddownie #moved #tragicallyhip #manmachinepoemtour

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First of three was tonight. Can't wait till Sunday πŸπŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸ #tragicallyhip

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Gord from the floor! #tragicallyhip #memories #πŸ˜“ #dontquitmebday #yyz

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The most amazing crowd I've even been a part of. #manmachinepoemtour #tragicallyhip #thatnightintoronto

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#tragicallyhip #tragicallyhipday #hotnspicy

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The most Canadian photo of all time #tragicallyhip #thankyougord

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Amazing #tragicallyhip #gracetoo #toronto #thegreatest

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Oh how I love you Gord!! #tragicallyhip @thetragicallyhip

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#tragicallyhip #acc #manmachinepoemtour #sorrytojamyourfeed #sorrynotsorry

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