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THE FUGITIVES, a folk collective headed by songwriters ADRIAN
GLYNN and BRENDAN McLEOD, bring their new album THE PROMISE OF STRANGERS to BOREALIS RECORDS; their earlier four records have been nominated for multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards and a Western Canadian Music Award. THE FUGITIVES are touring ONTARIO in support of the new record, out Jan 26, 2018. The tour kicks off in Kirkland Lake Jan 13th, with stops in Thunder Bay, Hamilton, Guelph, Toronto (Jan 31) at Hugh’s Room and ends in Montreal Feb 4 - full schedule below.
Their previous album EVERYTHING WILL HAPPEN spent ten weeks on the top ten Canadian folk charts, and earned them a support slot across Western Canada with Buffy Sainte-Marie and an appearance at UK’s Glastonbury Festival.
01/13 - Northern College, Kirkland Lake
01/15 - Red Lake Entertainment Series, Red Lake,
01/16 - Sioux Lookout Entertainment Series, Sioux Lookout
01/17 - Dryden Performing Arts Centre, Dryden
01/18 - Towneshend Theatre, Fort Frances
01/19 - St. Patrick School, Atitokan
01/20 - Finlandia Hall, Thunder Bay
01/21 - Geraldton Concert Series, Geraldton
01/24 - Mills, Hamilton
01/26 - Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, Oakville
01/27 - Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, Brantford
01/31 - University of Guelph, Guelph
01/31 - Hugh's Room, Toronto
02/01 - House show, Collingwood
02/02 - Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Burlington
02/03 - Carole's Place - Ottawa
02/04 - Casa del Popolo - Montreal
No Words (For Leonard Cohen)
See This Winter Out (for Amy)
Till It Feels Like Home (for Sarah Manning)
Produced by John Raham
Genre: Folk / Roots
From Vancouver, BC
“Despite their all-acoustic lineup, the Fugitives bring enough energy to the stage to light up a small city… The East Van quartet conjures up a sound that’s like the missing link between Leonard Cohen, the Pogues, and the immortal Shorty Shitstain.” – Georgia Straight
“The Fugitives are capable of achieving dizzying, Arcade Fire-ish crescendos, replete with parallel melodies, complex harmonies and brimming torrents of emotion.” – Uptown Magazine
“This show is simply brilliant.” – CBC
WATCH: video NO WORDS (FOR LEONARD COHEN) https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=88&v=4m0X-E2Kkws
THE FUGITIVES, established in 2007, have released four records, which have been nominated for multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards and a Western Canadian Music Award. Their previous album, Everything Will Happen, spent ten weeks on the top ten Canadian folk charts, and earned them a support slot across Western Canada with Buffy Sainte-Marie and an appearance at UK’s Glastonbury Festival.
Their follow-up, THE PROMISE OF STRANGERS, is set for release on January 26, 2018 on Borealis Records.
The Fugitives are a folk collective headed by songwriters ADRIAN GLYNN and BRENDAN McLEOD, often joined by violinist CARLY FREY (Echo Nebraska), and banjo player ROB McLAREN (Union Duke).
Over the past ten years, their performance highlights have included major folk festivals across Canada, headlining slots in overseas Americana festivals, and a recently sold out run across the UK on its rural touring circuit.
In 2018, the band will tour across both Canada and the EU, and will venture into the United States via an official showcase at Folk Alliance International.