THE NORTHERN PIKES
Presented by: Regent Theatre
THE NORTHERN PIKES - BIG BLUE SKY 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR
FIRST CONCERT OF THE REGENT THEATRE CANADIAN EIGHTIES SERIES
2017 marks the 30th Anniversary of the hit album "Big Blue Sky". The band will play the album in its entirety for the first set, followed by all the other hits you know and love from The Northern Pikes in the second set. As an added bonus, the Pikes will be integrating archival photographs and video footage into the concert, recorded throughout their career on the road.
To mark this occassion, Universal Music Group will be releasing brand-new triple album, Big Blue Sky (Super-Sized), on October 6th, 2017, which will include a remastered version of Big Blue Sky, 10 previously unreleased songs and a live performance from The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto. Merchandise will be available for sale in the lobby during the event.
For this BBS 30th Anniversary Tour, the band will consist of original members Jay Semko, Bryan Potvin & Don Schmid, plus special guest artist Kevin Kane, the principal songwriter and guitarist from The Grapes of Wrath.
Regent Theatre is excited to host these icons of Canadian Music!
Age Restriction: 14+
Click the 'TICKETS' button on the right to see additional information and links to Northern Pikes videos.
The Northern Pikes were formed in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in early 1984. The combination of exciting live performances, well-received indie albums and the continuous stream of demos finally landed them a contract with Virgin Records.
1987 marked the Pikes first album released on a major record label and featured the hit singles "Teenland", "Things I Do For Money" and "Dancing In A Danceclub", introducing the band to a wider audience and expanding the touring range to all parts of Canada and the USA.
In 1993, after 10 years of intense road life & nonstop traveling, 8 Juno award nominations, 4 Gold records & 1 Platinum record, the band elected to go on an indefinite hiatus.
In 2000, the original members reunited, releasing a greatest hits album, new material, and going on tour. Several years later Merl Bryck announced his departure from the group, but joined them for one more show when The Northern Pikes were inducted into the Western Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2012.
Today, the group is still going strong and consists of original members Jay Semko, Bryan Potvin & Don Schmid.
Promotional Video - Big Blue Sky 30th Anniversary Tour
Teaser Video - Big Blue Sky 30th Anniversary Tour
Teenland Music Video
She Ain't Pretty Music Video
Girl With A Problem Music Video
Kiss Me You Fool Music Video