Metric, July Talk Announce Canadian Arena Tour

Two of the country's most popular modern rock acts join forces on the 12-date Art of Doubt tour, beginning in Victoria on April 17.

Metric, July Talk Announce Canadian Arena Tour

By FYI Staff

Metric will tour Canada in 2019 with July Talk. The 12-date Art of Doubt arena tour will span most of Canada and run through April and early May as outlined below. Metric began a fan pre-sale on yesterday, Tuesday, Dec 11. Sign-up for their mailing list or follow Metric’s socials to receive Access Code details. July Talk will hold a simultaneous pre-sale at Public tickets go on sale Friday (Dec. 14).

The tour will also partner with Plus1 for all the Canadian dates, with one dollar from each ticket sold going to Equiterre. Quebec-based Equiterre is helping build a social movement by encouraging individuals, organizations and governments to make ecological and equitable choices, in a spirit of solidarity. Find out more here 


Live Nation is the tour promoter.

In February and March, Metric headlines a US tour, with July Talk in support.

Here is the full Canadian itinerary:

April 17 - Save on Foods Memorial - Victoria,

April 18 - Pacific Coliseum - Vancouver

April 20 - Stampede Corral - Calgary

April 21 - Shaw Conference Centre - Edmonton

April 22 - SaskTel Centre - Saskatoon

April 23 – Bell MTS Place - Winnipeg

April 26 - Scotiabank Arena - Toronto

April 27 - TD Place Arena - Ottawa

April 28 - Budweiser Gardens - London

May 02 - Scotiabank Centre Concert Bowl, Halifax

May 03 - Avenir Centre Concert Theatre, Moncton

May 05 - MTelus - Montreal

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