Dave Grohl’s rock act Foo Fighters have announced a summer 2015 North American tour that will bring them and opening act Royal Blood to the province for a pair of dates: Aug. 12 at Edmonton’s Rexall Place and at the Saddledome the following night, Aug. 13.
Tickets for the shows, which are to support the band’s superb new album Sonic Highways, range from $35 to $75 (plus service charges) and are set to go on sale to the general public beginning Dec. 5 from livenation.com.
In other concert news, Canadian duo Whitehorse have also announced a new tour that will bring them to the Jack Singer in Calgary April 16. Tickets for the show are $29.50 (plus service charges) and go on sale Friday, Nov. 21 from Ticketfly.com, Unionevents.com and Sloth Records.
And finally, country star Toby Keith will be rolling his way through town just before the Stampede and to help celebrate Canada Day. Keith will headline the Cowboys Canada Day Country Fest July 1 at the Cowboys Stampede Tent.