TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced that multiple JUNO, MuchMusic and MTV Award winning band Billy Talent will headline the SiriusXM Road Trip across Ontario. The tour kicks off in Ottawa on September 2, 2013.
With stops in Ottawa, Hamilton, Peterborough, London and Kingston, the tour will deliver big performances in smaller venues for an intimate experience. Canadian rockers, Billy Talent in addition to Half Moon Run and July Talk will all take the stage at each tour stop. Tickets go on sale on August 10, 2013 at 12pm EDT and are available online at www.siriusxmroadtrip.ca for just $10 with all proceeds from ticket sales being donated to the Red Cross in support of Lac-Mégantic to aid in the town's recent tragedy.
"We are thrilled to offer fans the opportunity to see Billy Talent along with performances by some of Canada's most talented bands live in concert during intimate shows across Ontario this fall," said Andreanne Sasseville, Director of Canadian Content Development and Industry Relations, SiriusXM Canada. "SiriusXM Canada is dedicated to promoting great Canadian talent and we are proud to work with Billy Talent to donate all proceeds from ticket sales to the Red Cross in support of Lac-Mégantic."
"The Canadian Red Cross continues to provide much-needed assistance to affected residents in Lac-Mégantic," said Conrad Sauvé, secretary general and CEO, Canadian Red Cross. "We are grateful to SiriusXM and Billy Talent for supporting our efforts as we help families recover in the weeks, months and years to come."
SiriusXM Road Trip Schedule
Ottawa - The Bronson Centre
Hamilton - Molson Canadian Studio
Peterborough - The Venue
London - London Music Hall
Kingston - Ale House
For tickets visit: www.siriusxmroadtrip.ca.
About SiriusXM Canada
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SOURCE SiriusXM Canada