Rise Against Concert Preview

Hailing from Chicago this punk rock band has been riding a high lately. Together since 1999 they have released five albums and a DVD. Touring is the name of the game for this foursome as they have played at the Vans Warped Tour and with the likes of AFI, Agnostic Front, NOFX, Billy Talent, and My Chemical Romance. Their high energy music and shows are odes musically and otherwise to their myriad of influences, such as Nirvana, Black Flag, Pennywise, and Bad Religion.

Going with the age old punk rock activism credo of activism, the band are strict vegetarians and also supporters of PETA. They even have a line of Vans shoes that are completely vegan. These boys don't only talk the talk, but walk the walk in their non-leather shoes.

This general admission show is for all ages.

Additional Information:
-Website: www.riseagainst.com
-Ticket Purchase: www.ticketpro.ca or (514) 908-9090
-Ticket Price: $35.00 (plus taxes and service charges)
-Show Time: 7:00 p.m. (Doors @ 6:00 p.m.)
-Opening Acts: Sage Francis and Thursday

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