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Venue: Dave Dunnet Community Theatre

Time: 7:30

Location: Map

Admission: $30

Registration: Register

The Arrogant Worms: The First Farewell Tour

Canada’s legendary musical comedy act, The Arrogant Worms, return to Victoria on Tuesday, March 20 at 7:30 PM for their first ever farewell tour. Find out whether carrot juice is murder, meet the last Saskatchewan pirate and risk the wrath of Rippy the Gator at the Dave Dunnet Theatre (Oak Bay High School). Tickets are $30 in advance ($35 at the door) and are available now at Eventbrite. This is an all-ages event.

The Arrogant Worms began in 1991 as a comedy troupe performing songs and sketches on Queen’s University campus radio. The early feedback was clear: lose the sketches. So the songs endured and they all remain because the band hates to throw anything out.

The songs were written to make fun of a big dumb world. Luckily, the world is dumber than ever and The Arrogant Worms (Mike McCormick, Chris Patterson and Trevor Strong) still have plenty to sing about. The shows are fast, furious and family friendly. The wit is quick, the satire is biting and the musicianship is second to none. Their appeal has earned them fans from kids to parents to grandparents to Admiral Leia.

The Arrogant Worms have sold more than 160,000 copies of their 14 albums. The band has played on three continents to crowds as large as 100,000 and were recognized in 2003 as the “Touring Act of the Year” by the Canadian Arts Presenters Association. The Worms have entertained at corporate functions, sung anthems at sporting events and emceed major festivals. Their songs are in school lesson plans, in textbooks and even played on the Space Shuttle. On earth, or in space, everyone digs these Worms.

Over a quarter-century after they began, The Arrogant Worms continue to provide tuneful and silly escapism for everyone who needs it. And if you think you don’t need it, you’re wrong. You do. The Worms know what’s best for you and what’s best for you is The Arrogant Worms.

Dave Dunnet Community Theatre

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Oak Bay, BC V8R 5G4

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