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The White Stripes Tour The Great White North
April 26 2007

Thursday, April 26, 2007.

The White Stripes Tour The Great White North

Anticipation Builds For New Record “Icky Thump”,
Out Tuesday, June 19, 2007.


For Immediate Release.

This Summer The White Stripes Will Visit Their Canadian Neighbours As They Embark On One Of The Most Ambitious Tours Undertaken By Any International Artist. The 18 Date Tour Of Canada Touches Down In All 10 Provinces, As Well As The Yukon, Nunavut And Northwest Territories. Dates Are Listed Below.

“Having Never Done A Full Tour Of Canada, Meg And I Thought It Was High Time To Go Whole Hog. We Want To Take This Tour To The Far Reaches Of The Canadian Landscape. From The Ocean To The Permafrost. The Best Way For Us To Do That Is Ensure That We Perform In Every Province And Territory In The Country, From The Yukon To Prince Edward Island. Another Special Moment Of This Tour Is The Show Which Will Occur In Glace Bay, Nova Scotia On July 14Th, The White Stripes’ Tenth Anniversary.” - Jack White

This Extensive Tour Is In Support Of The White Stripes New Album, Icky Thump, Which Will Be Released Tuesday, June 19Th. Icky Thump Finds The Duo Of Jack And Meg White Ever-Changing, Yet Still Remaining In Their “Little Red Box.” Icky Thump Is A Sonically Thick, Modern Sounding Record Which Reveals Its Roots In American Folk Music At Every Turn. As The Opening Notes Kick Off The Album, The Listener Knows He/she Is In For An Untypical-As-Typical White Stripes Ride. Recorded At The Blackbird Studio In Nashville, Icky Thump Is The Most Sonically Bombastic Record The White Stripes Have Made To Date. The Album’S Lead Single And Title Track Was Delivered To Canadian Radio On Wednesday And Was Immediately Picked Up By More Than A Dozen Influential Rock Stations.

For More Up-To-Date White Stripes Information Go To Www.whitestripes.com .


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For More Information Please Contact: Jonathan Elder - National Publicity
(416) 758-1124
Jonathan.elder@warnermusic.com

The White Stripes
2007 Canadian Tour


June 24 Burnaby, Bc. Deer Lake Park
June 25 Whitehorse, Yu. Yukon Arts Centre
June 26 Yellowknife, Nt. Shorty Brown Multiplex Arena
June 27 Iqaluit, Nu. Arctic Winter Games Arena
June 29 Calgary, Ab. The Pengrowth Saddledome
June 30 Edmonton, Ab. Shaw Conference Centre
July 1 Saskatoon, Sk. Tcu Place
July 2 Winnipeg, Mb. Mts Centre
July 3 Thunder Bay, On. Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
July 5 Toronto, On. Molson Amphitheatre
July 6 Montreal, Qc. Bell Centre
July 7 London, On. John Labatt Centre
July 8 Ottawa, On. Cisco Systems Bluesfest
July 10 Moncton, Nb. Moncton Coliseum Arena
July 11 Charlottetown, Pei. Charlottetown Civic Centre
July 13 Halifax, Ns. Cunard Centre
July 14 Glace Bay, Ns. Savoy Theatre
July 16 St. John’S, Nf Mile One Centre
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