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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Irish Rovers Embarking On Final Tour Of Maritimes

After a half century of touring, the Irish Rovers will say goodbye to the road. 

The band that shot to stardom with songs like The Unicorn and Black Velvet Band embarking on their last tour of the Maritimes this fall with a show in the Port City.

Frontman George Millar tells CHSJ News as you get older, touring starts to take its toll on you. But while he won't miss the grind of touring, Millar says he will miss playing shows which he calls the "prize" at the end of a long day of traveling.

In the new year, they will tour the US. Their global Farewell to Rovin' Tour ends in 2015. For a complete list of tour dates, click here. You can see them next Thursday at the Imperial Theatre at 7:30pm. To buy tickets, click here.