[UPDATED] How To Watch & Listen To The Final Tragically Hip Concert Live From Kingston

By Scott Bernstein Aug 20, 2016 5:20 pm PDT


  • Aug 20, 2016 • 5:20 pm PDT

    CBC will stream the concert via YouTube as well.

In a story that has been headline news in Canada for months, but hasn’t made much of a ripple stateside The Tragically Hip are in the middle of a farewell tour. The Hip have rounded the corner and are heading for home with their final concert of the tour scheduled for Saturday night at Kingston, Ontario’s Rogers K-Rock Centre. If you can’t attend what’s sure to be one of the most emotional nights in the history of live music, there are a few different options to watch from home or wherever you have an internet connection.

The Tragically Hip are heroes in their homeland of Canada, having received 14 Juno Awards and nine No. 1 singles over the course of a career that spans over 30 years. This past May, the band revealed frontman Gord Downie was battling a terminal case of brain cancer. Downie and his mates released a new studio album in June and embarked on a month-long tour in late July. In true Tragically Hip fashion, the five-piece will only play Canadian cities over the course of the tour. On Saturday, August 20 The Hip will play what just might the final concert of their career with a hometown show in Kingston.

The CBC will broadcast the final Tragically Hip concert of the tour to all of Canada, commercial-free via its television, radio and digital platforms. We started to fear those of us outside Canada would be unable to watch the finale through legal means. Thankfully, the CBC has revealed a global broadcast through CBCMusic.ca as well as the CBC Music iOS and Android apps. Look for SiriusXM to announce a broadcast throughout North America as well. CBC’s coverage of the final Tragically Hip concert is expected to start at 8:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, August 20.

You can also stream via YouTube (click through to watch on YouTube.com):


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