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Victory Records pop punk band We Were Sharks returns to Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Feb. 6

Victory Records pop punk band We Were Sharks returns to Irish Wolf Pub in Scranton on Feb. 6
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From a press release:

Last month, We Were Sharks visited Scranton for the first time as a supporting act for Lancaster’s own Carousel Kings. Now, after such a great response, the Canadian pop punkers will return to headline a show at the Irish Wolf Pub on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.

Boys of Fall (InVogue Records), Sink the Ship, Life Underfoot, and the Crookshanks will open the show. Tickets will be $10 in advance via Eventbrite or $12 at the door (503 Linden St., Scranton).

Meat & Potato Entertainment is currently seeking local openers for this show. Interested bands should contact

The We Were Sharks story is one of tenacity and passion, being told with catchy vocal hooks and crunchy guitar riffs. Since 2011, these Canadians have been dedicating their lives to pumping out tunes and tearing apart highways. With a recently solidified six-man lineup, We Were Sharks are poised to pop.

After their debut LP release, “Highways,” in 2012, the band started gaining national notoriety and laid the foundations of a loyal fan base, reinforced by their most accomplished work to date, 2015’s “Not a Chance” EP, which was released through Panic State Records. The record’s single “Bridge Burner” quickly amassed over 1,000,000 plays on Spotify.

Based in Ottawa and collecting members from the far reaches of Eastern Canada, We Were Sharks continue to wield the full force of Canadian alternative music. Through a penchant for blending melodic harmony with powerful dissonance, they continue to produce infectious music. Even though these boys already have a lot of mileage under their belts, their book is far from written.

They have shared the stage with State Champs, The Wonder Years, Beartooth, Andrew W.K., and many others. Victory Records signed the band in 2017 and will release their new album, “Lost Touch,” in February. Following the recent release the single “Ashley” and its music video, they will be hitting the road with Boys of Fall (InVogue Records) and Sink the Ship.