Ron Sexsmith To Release First Self-Produced Album, Announces Tour Dates

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Three-time Juno award winner Ron Sexsmith is at it again with the upcoming release of his newest work The Last Rider, out April 21 via Compass Records.

This is Sexsmith’s 13th studio album and the first to be backed by his touring band. The Last Rider is also Sexsmith’s first attempt at producing his own work, and he did so alongside drummer Don Kerr. Together they produced the 15-track album at The Bathhouse, The Tragically Hip’s studio in Kingston, Ontario.

In comparison to his last record Carousel One, Sexsmith notes The Last Rider as feeling “a lot more free.”

In advance of the album, Sexsmith shared a new single, “Evergreen.” Listen to the track below.

The Last Rider track listing:

It Won’t Last For Long

Our Way

Breakfast Ethereal

Worried Song

West Gwillimbury

Who Are We Right Now


Dead End Dreams


Upward Dog

Only Trouble Is


Every Last One

Dreams Are Bigger

Man At The Gate (1913)

Tour dates:

Apr 21 – Meaford Hall, Meaford ON, Canada

Apr 22 – St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage Performances, Morrisburg ON, Canada

Apr 23 – Mady Centre, Barrie ON, Canada

Apr 24 – Empire Theatre, Belleville ON, Canada

Apr 26 – London Music Hall, London ON, Canada

Apr 28 – Danforth Music Hall, Toronto ON, Canada

Apr 29 – The National Arts Centre/Centre national des Arts, Ottawa ON, Canada

May 06 – West End Cultural Centre, Winnipeg MB, Canada

May 07 – The Exchange, Regina SK, Canada

May 08 – Broadway Theatre, Saskatoon SK, Canada

May 09 – Royal Alberta Museum Theatre, Edmonton AB, Canada

May 10 – Bella Concert Hall, Calgary AB, Canada

May 12 – Spiritbar At The Hume Hotel, Nelson BC, Canada

May 13 – Memorial Hall, Lake Country BC, Canada

May 15 – Rio Theatre, Vancouver BC, Canada

May 17 – Alix Goolden Hall, Victoria BC, Canada

May 18 – Max Cameron Theatre, Powell RIver BC, Canada

May 21 – St. George’s Hall, Bristol, UK

May 22 – The Robin 2, Wolverhampton, UK

May 23 – Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK

May 24 – Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK

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