The Tea Party Celebrate 20 Years of 'Transmission' with Anniversary Tour

BY Calum SlingerlandPublished Oct 24, 2016

In 1997, Canadian rockers the Tea Party released their fourth studio LP Transmission, which went on to reach double platinum status in the country, hit No. 3 on the Canadian charts and earn the band a Juno nomination. Twenty years on from its release, the band have revealed plans for a sprawling anniversary tour.

The 31-date trek will begin in February and will see the band perform Transmission in its entirety. Following the front-to-back album performance, the Tea Party will play a selection of their greatest hits. 

The Tea Party's tour itinerary will largely keep them in their home nation of Canada, crossing the border for two shows in Buffalo come February and one date in Seattle to close out the tour. The Road Heavy will provide opening support on a handful of tour dates, which can be found below.

Tickets for all dates go on sale October 28 here, with a pre-sale running on October 26 and 27. A VIP ticket option will get you a meet & greet photo opportunity with the band, along with a Tea Party draw-string backpack, a Transmission commemorative coffee table book, souvenir VIP laminate, 5x7 lithograph and a 5x7 glossy Transmission-era photo.

Pick up a copy of Transmission on limited edition red vinyl here.

Read through the band's tour itinerary below.

Tour dates:

02/03 St. Catharines, ON - FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre          
02/04 Chatham, ON - St. Clair College Capital Theatre      
02/08 Brampton, ON - Rose Theatre Brampton       
02/10 Kingston, ON - Grand Theatre           
02/11 Richmond Hill, ON - Richmond Hill Theatre         
02/16 Oakville, ON - Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts    
02/17 Brantford, ON - Sanderson Centre     
02/18 North Bay, ON - Captiol Centre Theatre*
02/19 Oshawa, ON - Regent Theatre*        
02/21 London, ON - London Music Hall*   
02/23 Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom          
02/24 Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom          
02/25 Waterloo, ON - Maxwell's*       
02/27 Ottawa, ON - Algonquin College*     
02/28 Quebec City, QC - Imperial Theatre*       
03/02 Montreal, QC - Metropolis*      
03/03 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall*  
03/04 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall*
03/17 Winnipeg, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre  
03/18 Regina, SK - Casino Regina Show Lounge            
03/19 Saskatoon, SK - O'Brians Event Centre          
03/21 Red Deer, AB - Red Deer Memorial Centre  
03/23 Grand Prairie, AB - Better Than Fred's    
03/24 Edmonton, AB - River Cree Casino      
03/25 Calgary, AB - Flames Central          
03/27 Kelowna, BC - Kelowna Community Theatre         
03/28 Nanaimo, BC - Port Theatre  
03/29 Victoria, BC - McPherson Playhouse          
03/31 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom          
04/01 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom 
04/04 Seattle, WA - Showbox   

* with the Road Heavy


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