Arkells to headline New Year’s Eve on Sparks Street! Dec. 7, 2012 Contact: Les Gagne 613-230-0984 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arkells will be headlining Ottawa’s biggest New Year’s Eve party ever: New Year’s Eve on Sparks Street, “A Times Square Experience”! (Ottawa, ON) - Sparks Street Mall is proud to announce that the 2012 Juno award-winning Group of the Year Arkells will be headlining the first annual admission free New Year’s Eve party on Sparks Street! With the help of local talent and the all-Canadian group Arkells, Sparks Street promises to deliver a truly Canadian “Times Square Experience”! Arkells are a five member Canadian rock band founded in Hamilton, Ontario, in 2006. The band has toured all over North America and will be kicking off a tour with The Tragically Hip in the new year. Named after the street they grew up on in Hamilton, the band consists of lead vocals Max Kerman, guitarist Mike DeAngelis, keyboardist Anthony Carone, bassist Nick Dika, and drummer Tim Oxford. New Year’s Eve on Sparks Street, “A Times Square Experience” is an admission-free event, open to everyone, beginning at 7:00pm and coming to an end at 1:00am. In addition to live entertainment on an elevated stage on the Sparks Street Square, the New Year’s Eve celebration will feature food vendors, hot and “cold” beverages, balloons, prizes, confetti and a massive midnight surprise drop! For more information about Arkells, please visit www.arkells.ca For more information about Sparks Street Mall and New Year’s Eve on Sparks Street, “A Times Square Experience”, please visit www.sparksstreetmall.com
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