Posted on Jan. 30 2017

Like a raging bull, the bearded quintet from Edmonton, Royal Tusk are bucking full of throttle out of the gate, unrelenting in their delivery of gritty rock ‘n’ roll. – Buzzfeed


TORONTO, ON – January 30, 2017 – Rock group Royal Tusk have put the winters tires on the van and are ready to take their energetic live show across western Canada. The band will head out on the road alongside The Pistolwhips kicking things off in Regina on February 23, followed by dates in Saskatoon, Calgary, Vancouver and more!

Royal Tusk’s debut full-length Dealbreaker released through Cadence Music in 2016 has earned rave reviews and has seen over 3 million+ streams on Spotify since it’s release in 2016. The band recently caught the attention of Buzzfeed Canada, who listed them as one of the their “17 Artists to Watch in 2017“. This is just the beginning of a wild year. Following this tour, Royal Tusk will head south to play SXSW in Austin, TX, along with heading overseas to play The Great Escape in the UK. Stay tuned for more details.

The upcoming tour dates are the perfect opportunity for music fans to see what the buzz is about. Fans can order Dealbreaker here.

Royal Tusk is comprised of previous fellow bandmates Daniel Carriere and Sandy MacKinnon (bass), from beloved JUNO-nominated Edmonton band, Ten Second Epic, along with Quinn Cyrankiewicz (guitar), Calen Stuckel (drums) and Mike James (keyboard/guitars). After touring extensively and sharing the stage with artists including Big Wreck, Collective Soul, Dear Rouge and Metric, Royal Tusk is ready to hit the road this winter!

2017 Western Canadian Dates
Feb 23 – Regina, SK – The Exchange*
Feb 24 – Saskatoon, SK – Capitol*
Feb 28 – Red Deer, AB – Bo’s Bar*
Mar 01 – Lethbridge, AB –  Coyote Joe’s*
Mar 02 – Calgary, AB – The Gateway*
Mar 03 – Grand Prairie, AB – Fred’s*
Mar 10 – Kelowna, BC – Fernando’s
Mar 11 – Vancouver, BC – Venue
*with The Pistolwhips