ROCK THE NATION PRESENTED BY ANNERIN PRODUCTIONS
Toronto, ON (December 12, 2016) – In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday celebration, Annerin Productions is pleased to present Rock The Nation – a national live theatre tour in celebration of over thirty years of Canadian music, featuring songs that have inspired, moved, comforted and challenged our culture as a whole. The soundtrack to a generation, “Rock The Nation” focuses on a country intent on building its own unique identity in a rapidly changing world and serves as a musical reflection of a nation coming of age. “Rock The Nation” will hit the road on a national tour in 2017, making stops in major cities along the way including Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Toronto.
The newly revamped show (an original version, then called “Oh Canada – What A Feeling” ran in 2015 at Toronto’s iconic Princess of Wales Theatre) celebrates and honours Canada’s remarkable musical legacy and takes the audience on a melodious journey through over 30 years of Canadian talent. Ranging from the 60s to the 80s, “Rock The Nation” features songs and music made famous by such quintessential Canadian artists as Paul Anka, The Guess Who, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, April Wine, Loverboy, k.d. lang, Tom Cochrane and so many more.
Against a backdrop of historical and musical imagery which brings the various eras to life, “Rock The Nation” resounds with songs that have become the soundtrack to the life and times of the Canadian people. The brainchild of Annerin Productions (RAIN, Let It Be, The Pink Floyd Experience), “Rock The Nation” features a live band and tribute singers who take the audience on an exciting and educational journey, showcasing a timeless array of songs by our nations music legends.
Rock The Nation 2017 Tour Dates:
March 17 – Abbotsford, BC – Abbotsford Centre
March 18 – Kelowna, BC – Prospera Place
March 19 – Vancouver, BC – The Orpheum
March 21 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
March 22 – Lethbridge, AB – ENMAX Centre
March 23 – Red Deer, AB – ENMAX Centrium
March 24 – Edmonton, AB – Northlands Colliseum
March 26 – Regina, SK – The Conexus Arts Centre
March 27 – Saskatoon, SK – TCU Place
March 28 – Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Threatre for the Performing Arts
April 1 – Toronto, ON – Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
April 3 – Peterborough, ON – Peterborough Memorial Centre
April 4 – Ottawa, ON – The Arena at TD Place
April 5 – Hamilton, ON – Hamilton Place
April 6 – London, ON – The RBC Theatre at Budweiser Gardens