$1 From The Sale Of Each Ticket Will Be Donated To MusiCounts





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(March 10, 2017 – Toronto, ON - NOON EST)  Barenaked Ladies have announced an extensive Canada 1 Five 0 Fall tour that will take the band coast-to-coast, kicking off in North Bay on September 30 with more than 24 dates to be announced. BNL has partnered with Plus1 to collect $1 from every ticket that will go to support MusiCounts and putting musical instruments into the hands of kids who need them most. General on-sale commences Friday, March 17 for all markets. See below for a current full routing.


As previously announced, Ladies And Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies And The Persuasions is available to pre-order as of TODAY.  Pre-order and stream four of the new tracks, “The Old Apartment,” “Odds Are,” “Keepin’ It Real,” and “Don’t Shuffle Me Back” HERE.  Album and bundles featuring exclusive merchandise of Barenaked Ladies and The Persuasions will also be available worldwide through PledgeMusic. The subscription video streaming app Sessions X filmed the entire session and will feature full-length performances, interviews, and behind the scenes moments. Sessions X will launch their BNL content on Wednesday, March 22.


Currently, Barenaked Ladies are putting the finishing touches on their 16th studio album Fake Nudes, expected to be released later this Fall. More information will be announced in the coming weeks.

Barenaked Ladies’ Canada 1 Five 0 Tour Dates


09.30 - North Bay, ON - Capitol Centre

10.02 - Parry Sound, ON - Stockey Centre

10.03 - Oakville, ON – Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

10.04 - Oakville, ON - Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

10.06 - Brampton, ON - Rose Theatre

10.10 - St Catharines, ON -  FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

10.11 - Sarnia, ON - Imperial Theatre

10.12 - Brantford, ON - Sanderson Centre

10.14 - Kingston, ON -  The Grand Theatre

10.16 - Charlottetown, PE - Confederation Centre of the Arts

10.18 - Halifax, NS - Rebecca Cohn Auditorium

10.20 - Liverpool, NS - Queens Place Emera Centre

10.21 - Moncton, NB - Casino New Brunswick

10.23 - Belleville, ON - The Empire Theatre

10.24 - Peterborough, ON - Showplace Performance Centre

10.26 - Burlington, ON – The Burlington Performing Arts Centre

11.01 - Prince Albert, SK - E.A. Rawlinson Centre for the Arts

11.02 - Camrose, AB - Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre

11.03 - Fort Saskatchewan, AB – Dow Centennial Centre (Shell Theatre)

11.06 - Red Deer, AB – Red Deer Memorial Centre

11.07 - Trail, BC - Charles Bailey Theatre

11.08 – Cranbrook, BC – Key City Theatre

11.09 - Vernon, BC – Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre

11.11 - Kamloops, BC - Sagebrush Theatre | |


About Barenaked Ladies

BNL have been together for nearly three decades, produced 15 studio albums which have collectively sold more than 14 million copies, won eight Juno Awards, earned multiple Grammy nominations, a U.S. chart-topping single (“One Week”) and the theme song to one of TV’s most popular shows, The Big Bang Theory.

About MusiCounts

MusiCounts, Canada's music education charity associated with CARAS and the JUNO Awards is keeping music alive in schools and communities across Canada. MusiCounts' mission is to ensure that children in Canada have access to music programs through their schools and communities. MusiCounts achieves its mission through its Band Aid Program, the MusiCounts TD Community Music Program, the MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award, Scholarships and other music education initiatives. Since MusiCounts' establishment in 1997, over $9,000,000 has been awarded in support of music education in Canada. These funds have benefitted over 750 schools and communities from coast to coast, supported over 300 post-secondary music program graduates and honoured 11 extraordinary music teachers through the MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award.

About Plus1

Plus1 is an innovative platform with performing artists to add $1 to each concert ticket sold to raise funds and make grants to a wide range of high-impact nonprofits. Plus 1 advocates for supported causes through outreach and activation campaigns centered on the message that many small actions (like $1 donations) can lead to tangible and substantive change. Through this initiative, upwards of $4M million has been raised for leading social justice organizations tackling issues from poverty and injustice to the environment by artists including Arcade Fire, The National, St. Vincent, CHVRCHES, Flume, and more.

About Sessions X

Sessions X is a video streaming app featuring intimate, in-studio performances by artists like Barenaked Ladies, X Ambassadors, Scott Weiland, and more - captured in brilliant 4K video and HD audio. Available online at, Google Play or the Apple app store, Sessions X is on demand video for true fans of music.

About PledgeMusic

PledgeMusic is a global next generation direct-to-fan platform dedicated to empowering labels and artists to build communities, fund and pre-sell recordings, and provide unique experiences and exclusives throughout the entire music production and promotion lifecycle. PledgeMusic was named as one of The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Music for "Helping artists and fans get what they want.” - Fast Company

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