Thursday, May 25, 2023

October will be Rocktober in Prince Rupert, with "Two nights with a West Coast Band" 54-40


Some big news from the Lester Centre today, with Canadian Rock Icons 54-40 charting their course for the Lester Centre Stage for October 20th and 21st.

The success in attracting another significant name from the Canadian music experience something of note for Lester Centre General Manager Chris Armstrong

"We’re very happy that this is the first announcement of our upcoming season, and we’re proud to bring a band that has made such a huge mark on the Canadian cultural landscape. 54-40 has a lot of great songs, many of which have become part of the Canadian rock songbook, and we’re looking forward to seeing them on stage this fall.” 

The tour which brings the band to Prince Rupert comes as 54-40 prepares for the release of their 2023 album, “West Coast Band,” which was recorded in the midst of the COVID-19 lockdowns. 

The album celebrates the common history the bandmates have shared over the years, and showcases how they have come through the pandemic with a sense of unity/

54-40 has released seventeen albums to date marking a musical journey that began in 1986.

Four them have been certified Plaitnum, with the Band nominated for eight Juno Awards during their travels.

Keep up with the band through the summer on their way to Prince Rupert through their website

The announcement of the upcoming October event is just one snippet of what is set to be another stellar year of entertainment at the Lester Centre.

Tickets will go on sale at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 26, available at the Lester Centre box office, at Cook’s Jewellers in Prince Rupert, and online at 

 “Two Nights with a West Coast Band” is being presented by the Lester Centre, in association with Trigon. This is the first show announced for the upcoming season, but it will not be the last – more announcements on the roster for the upcoming season will be made in the coming weeks

Follow the Lester Centre social media stream for updates along the way

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