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Artist: Skrillex

Skrillex to hit up Canada next summer
By Darryl Sterdan, QMI Agency


Skrillex. (Supplied)

Skrillex should be back on track in Canada next summer.

The EDM superstar is planning to stage another Full Flex Express Tour in July 2013, according to an online post.

The tour will reportedly begin in Montreal on July 12 and end in Vancouver on July 21, after stops in Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary. See below for a full list of cities and dates. Presumably, Skrillex and a roster of performers will once again travel between shows in a private passenger train.

This summer’s event — modelled after the hippie-era Festival Express and Mumford & Sons’ more recent Railroad Revival Tour — featured Skrillex, Pretty Lights, Diplo, Grimes, Koan Sound and Tokimonsta. A full lineup of 2013 performers and specific venues won’t be announced until Jan. 8, but tickets will go on sale Friday Oct. 12 for $49.95 plus fees and taxes, according to the site. So far, the Winnipeg date is listed on Ticketmaster; others will likely follow shortly. See Fullflexexpress.com for more info.

Meanwhile, here’s the full slate of dates:

July 12 – Montreal


July 13 – Toronto

July 17 – Winnipeg

July 19 – Calgary

July 21 – Vancouver

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