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Tragically Hip kicks off tour in Victoria with classic set list

The Tragically Hip kicked off their summer tour with a strong dose of classic favourites and some new songs from Man Machine Poem album.

Band had fans cheering, dancing and singing along in 1st performance since Gord Downie's cancer revelation

Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie performs in Victoria at the first show of the band's cross-country tour. (Chris Corday/CBC)

The Tragically Hip kicked off their summer tour with a strong dose of classic favourites and some new songs from their latest album, Man Machine Poem. 

This is the first time the Canadian band has performed since frontman Gord Downie's public revelation of terminal brain cancer in May. 

Here's the set list from the performance in Victoria on July 22. 

1. Boots or Hearts

2. New Orleans is Sinking

The Tragically Hip kick off their cross-country tour

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3. Opiated

​​4. Blow at High Dough

5. Machine

6. What Blue

7. Tired as F--k

8. In a World Possessed by the Human Mind

9. Something On

10. Poets

11. Bobcaygeon ​

​12. Fireworks

13. Family Band

14. The Lonely End of the Rink

15. Yer Not the Ocean

16. In View

17. Last of the Unplucked Gems

18. The Luxury

19. Little Bones

20. Long Time Running

21. Twist My Arm

22. Eldorado

23. Wheat Kings

24. At the Hundredth Meridian

25. Gift Shop

26. Ahead By a Century

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