Were you one of the 11.7 million Canadians that watched The Tragically Hip’s final concert live on TV?
1/3 of all Canadians tuned into the CBC live broadcast of the Hip’s final show EVER on Saturday night in Kingston, Ontario!!
If you were at the concert in person, watching at Gage Park, or sitting in the comfort of your own home, you’ll know that Gord Downie had an important message to share during his band’s final concert.
Gord had the eyes and ears of LITERALLY the entire country on Saturday night, and he took that opportunity to shine some light on First Nations issues.
Check out what he said in between songs during their concert in Kingston…
There’s nothing more admirable than seeing someone use their power or celebrity for good, and that’s exactly what Gord did. A true class act!
If you’re wondering about some of the First Nations issues and “what’s goin’ on up there”, as Gord said, you can read some articles HERE. Some further Google searches can help you get a grasp on some of the wrongs that need righting.
And so…after it’s all said and done…what did you think of the final concert?
To The Tragically Hip – thanks for all the awesome music and amazing memories!