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The Tragically Hip to play Ottawa show at Canadian Tire Centre on Aug. 18

After announcing that lead singer Gord Downie is suffering from terminal brain cancer, the Tragically Hip has scheduled several Canadian shows, including one in Ottawa on Aug. 18.

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Gord Downie, lead singer of the Tragically Hip, is seen above performing at Bluesfest on July 9, 2011. The band has announced they're playing again in Ottawa on Aug. 18. (Patrick Doyle/Canadian Press)

After announcing that lead singer Gord Downie is suffering from terminal brain cancer, the Tragically Hip have scheduled several Canadian shows, including one in Ottawa on Aug. 18.

The show is set to take place at the Canadian Tire Centre at 7 p.m.

Tickets go on sale on June 3 at 10 a.m. ET, according to the band's website.

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