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HEDLEY Plays Kitchener Aud
Hedley plays the Kitchener Aud

Hedley plays the Kitchener Aud

Hedley, Vancouver’s multiplatinum selling chart-toppers are back with their fourth studio album, Storms, and a cross-Canada tour. They will in Kitchener at the Kitchener Auditorium on Tuesday. With special guests Classified, Karl Wolf and My Name is Kay.

Hedley is a Canadian rock band composed of lead singer Jacob Hoggard, Tommy Mac on bass, Dave Rosin on lead guitar and Chris Crippin on drums. The band originated in Abbotsford, British Columbia. They were named after the town of Hedley, British Columbia, a name chosen after members heard that it was for sale for $246,000. While the idea of buying the town ran its course, the name remained. There are also rumors that the name “Hedley” originated from Hedley Street in Abbotsford, the hometown of Jacob Hoggard

Awards, Nominations and career highlights

  • Nominated for Rock Album of the Year for self-titled CD at the 2006 Juno Awards
  • Nominated for New Group of the Year  at the 2006 Juno Awards
  • Nominated for Favourite Canadian Group
  • Nominated for Best Pop Video and Best Post-Production at the MuchMusic Video Awards on June 17, 2007. They won Best Pop Video.
  • Nominated for four 2007 Juno Awards. Their only victory was for their producer, Brian Howes (for “Trip”, off the Hedley album).
  • Nominated for the 2008 Juno Award for Group of the Year.
  • Of the six nominations the group got for the 2008 Much Music Video Awards (MMVA), the group won four awards: Best Video – For The Nights I Can’t Remember, Best Cinematography – For the Nights I Can’t Remember (which defeated another Hedley effort, She’s So Sorry), Best Director – For The Nights I Can’t Remember, MuchLOUD Best Rock Video – She’s So Sorry.
  • Won 3 awards, all for the song “For the Nights I Can’t Remember” Fans Choice Award, Song of the Year, and the Chart Topper Award.
  • Nominated for two 2010 Juno Awards: Pop Album of the Year and Group of the Year
  • Played at the closing ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 olympic games.
  • Nominated for 6 awards in the 2010 MMVAs: Video Of The Year (won for Perfect), Post Production of The Year (won for Perfect), Cinematography Of The Year (lost to Trey Songz and Drake’s Successful), Director Of The Year (lost to Billy Talent’s Saint Veronika) , Pop Video Of The Year (won for Cha-Ching), and Ur Fave Video (lost to Justin Bieber and Ludacris’s Baby).
  • Won a Juno Award at the 2011 ceremony for Video of the Year.

Where: Kitchener Auditorium, 400 East Ave., Kitchener

When: February 28, 2012

Time: 7:00pm -10:00pm

Cost: $55

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