Frontman of the White Stripes, Jack White, has come forward to the press and said he is a distant cousin of Cape Breton fiddlers Ashley MacIsaac, Buddy MacMaster and Natalie MacMaster. Finding out one has family in Canada combined with loving their previous Canadian audiences enthusiasm, the White Stripes will set out on an ambitious trek across our great country.
All 10 provinces and territories will get to see the White Stripes and many of the shows have already sold out. White will be bringing his pregnant wife, ex-model Karen Elson, and their one year old Scarlett on the tour.
Here's where you can catch the band:
June 24, Burnaby, BC - Deer Lake Park
June 25, Whitehorse, YU - Yukon Arts Centre
June 26, Yellowknife, NT - Shorty Brown Multiplex Arena
June 27, Iqaluit, NU - Arctic Winter Games Arena
June 29, Calgary, AB - The Pengrowth Saddledome
June 30, Edmonton, AB - Shaw Conference Centre
July 1, Saskatoon, SK - TCU Place
July 2, Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre
July 3, Thunder Bay, ON - Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
July 5, Toronto, ON - Molson Amphitheatre
July 6, Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
July 7, London, ON - John Labatt Centre
July 8, Ottawa, ON - Cisco Systems Bluesfest
July 10, Moncton, NB - Moncton Coliseum Arena
July 11, Charlottetown, PEI - Charlottetown Civic Centre
July 13, Halifax, NS - Cunard Centre
July 14, Glace Bay, NS - Savoy Theatre
July 16, St. John's, NF - Mile One Centre
For more information please visit www.whitestripes.com.
Writer: Soul Shine Staff