Published Apr 26, 2011Veteran Canadian rockers Sloan are gearing up to release The Double Cross on May 10 via Outside Music in Canada and Yep Roc in the United States. Aside from being their tenth studio album, the release also marks a milestone in that they are also celebrating 20 years as a band. Rather than sit around and rest on their laurels, Sloan have announced a sprawling North American tour.
The run of shows kicks off in Cleveland on May 25 and includes many stops in the United States. But Sloan have hardly forgot about Canada, with shows slated for such cities as Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. On top of that, the band have also booked nine dates across Ontario.
Now that you know when Sloan will hopefully be hitting your town, you can contextualize their performance better than ever before thanks to Exclaim!'s in-depth Timeline of the band. Following their early childhood to their current status as grey-haired rock greats, you will be a Sloan expert after you read the newly published article here.
As an added bonus, you can also download the new Double Cross track "The Answer Was You" in the widget below.
5/25 Cleveland, OH - Grogshop
5/26 Chicago, IL - Subterranean
5/27 Minneapolis, MN - 400 Bar
5/28 Winnipeg, MB - The Pyramid
5/29 Saskatoon, SK - Louis' Pub
5/31 Edmonton, AB - Starlite
6/1 Calgary, AB - Republik
6/2 Penticton, BC - Barking Parrot
6/3 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
6/4 Seattle, WA - Tractor Tavern
6/5 Portland, OR - Doug Fir
6/7 San Francisco, CA - Café Du Nord
6/8 Los Angeles, CA - Bootleg The-re
6/11 Milton, ON - Milton Rocks Festival
6/22 Toronto, ON - Mod Club
6/24 Philadelphia, PA - Kung Fu Necktie
6/25 Baltimore, MD - Ottobar
6/27 Vienna, VA - Jammin'Java
6/28 Cambridge, MA - TT The Bear's
6/29 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
6/30 Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory
7/1 Kanata, ON - Kan-a Canada Day Celebr-ion
7/21 Meaford, ON - Meaford Hall
7/22 Belleville, ON - Empire Square Live
7/23 London, ON - Rock The Park
7/29 Barrie, ON - Kempenfest
7/31 Kenora, ON - Harbourfest
8/6 Chatham, ON - Rockstock