54-40 – A History Unplugged
Vancouver, BC, October 6, 2017 — Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the following six tour dates of one of Canada’s most iconic rock bands, 54-40.
Feb. 22, 2018
McPherson Playhouse Theatre
Feb. 23, 2018
Feb. 24, 2018
Campbell River, BC
March 14, 2018
Sid Williams Theatre
March 16, 2018
Powell River, BC
The Max Cameron Theatre
March 17, 2018
Ravens Cry Theatre
54-40 Unplugged: Songs & Stories is an intimate and reimagining of 5440’s greatest hits performed as you’ve never heard them before. Featuring original arrangements of violin, guitar, banjo, mandolin and more this performance gives new context and spirit to classic songs fans all know and love. In between songs the band engages with the audience sharing stories from their 30+ years together as a band. In January 2016 they released La Difference: A History Unplugged that feature 10 of their greatest hits recorded as you’ve never heard them before.
54-40 has an unbelievable catalogue of hit songs that they can pull from to include in their live performances. Songs such as Baby Ran, She La, Casual Viewin’, One Gun, Ocean Pearl, Love You All, Music Man, I Go Blind, One Day In Your Life, Radio Luv Song, Baby Have Some Faith, Miss You, Blame Your Parents, Easy to Love, Crossing a Canyon, Since When, Nice to Luv You, and Lies to Me.
In April 2017, the band was inducted twice into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame at both The 17th Annual Independent Music Awards (The INDIES) and the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards.
54-40 is currently preparing for their 2017 release entitled Keep On Walking which will be released through El Mocambo Records.
Victoria tickets available at www.rmts.bc.ca, 250-386-6121 or 1-888-717-6121, or at the McPherson box office
Nanaimo tickets available at www.porttheatre.com, 250-754-8550 or at the box office.
Campbell River tickets available at www.tidemarktheatre.com, 250-287-7465 or the box office.
Courtenay tickets available at www.sidwilliamstheatre.com, 1.866.898.TIXX (8499) or the box office.
Powell River tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com, 1-800-838-3006
* Plus: Base Camp • Rockit Music • River City Coffee * cash sales only at retailers
Sechelt tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com, 1-800-838-3006
* Plus selected retailers. * cash sales only at retailers
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About Paul Mercs Concerts:
Paul Mercs Concerts has 40 years of in-depth industry experience in various aspects of the entertainment business: artist management, large-scale event production, and concert promotion. With concert promotion as the primary business, Paul Mercs Concerts is the only independent concert promoter to operate Canada-wide, coast to coast. In recent years, artists associated with Paul Mercs Concerts include Heart, Jeff Beck, Brian Wilson, Peter Frampton, The Moody Blues, Tom Jones, Willie Nelson, Chris Cornell, The Trailer Park Boys, Chris Botti, Diana Krall, George Jones, John Prine, Merle Haggard and Pearl Jam. From artists to media partners to audience members, Paul Mercs Concerts takes pride in its relationships and firmly believes in the true value of music. www.paulmercsconcerts.com