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Broken Social Scene expand tour, playing free Central Park SummerStage show

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Broken Social Scene at Brooklyn Steel in 2017 (more by PSquared)

Toronto indie rock greats Broken Social Scene returned last year with their first album in seven years, the excellent Hug of Thunder, and they’ve been continuing to support the album on tour this year. They just wrapped up a run with two NYC-area shows last week, and they have more dates scheduled through September.

They’ll return to NYC for a FREE Central Park SummerStage show on Saturday, July 1. It’s a daytime show (2 PM doors, 3 PM start), and it’s in celebration of Canada Day. The diverse bill includes two other Canadian acts, Mélissa Laveaux and The East Pointers.

BSS resume their tour with a hometown show with Portugal. The Man in May, before heading over to the UK. They also play a few US festivals, including Bonnaroo, Pickathon, and Outside Lands. Updated dates are listed below.

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Broken Social Scene — 2018 Tour Dates
Thursday May 24th Toronto, ON Budweiser Stage w/ Portugal. The Man
Monday May 28th Dublin, Ireland The Tivoli
Tuesday May 29th Glasgow, UK The Garage
Wednesday May 30th Leeds, UK Belgrave Music Hall
Thursday May 31st Birmingham, UK O2 Academy
Friday June 1st Bristol, UK O2 Academy
Saturday June 2nd London, United Kingdom All Points East
Thursday June 7th- 10th Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Festival
Wednesday June 13th Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
Saturday June 16th Niagara on the Lake, ON Jackson Triggs
Friday June 22nd Ottawa, ON Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday July 1st New York, NY Central Park SummerStage
Saturday July 28th Buffalo, NY Cobblestone Live!
Thursday August 2nd Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
Friday August 3rd- 5th Happy Valley, OR Pickathon Festival
Friday August 10th- 12th San Francisco, CA Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival
Saturday September 1st Burnaby, BC Deer Lake Park

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