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Weakerthans 'done,' according to band member

 Weakerthans perform at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg Saturday, December 18, 2010.

JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

Weakerthans perform at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg Saturday, December 18, 2010.

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Much beloved Winnipeg band the Weakerthans have apparently decided to call it a day.

The group has been pretty quiet as of late — their most recent studio album, the Polaris-nominated Reunion Tour, was released way back in 2007 — and on Tuesday, drummer Jason Tait tweeted the band is “done.”

Word is getting out that The Weakerthans are done. Here's the song we used to take the stage to for years. Bye bye. https://t.co/00jrQ0oNNJ

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Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 15/7/2015 (1194 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

Much beloved Winnipeg band the Weakerthans have apparently decided to call it a day.

The group has been pretty quiet as of late — their most recent studio album, the Polaris-nominated Reunion Tour, was released way back in 2007 — and on Tuesday, drummer Jason Tait tweeted the band is "done."

The song referenced is the 1957 recording of Abide With Me, by John Coltrane and the Thelonious Monk septet.

Last year, in an interview with the Free Press, band member Stephen Carroll had expressed similar sentiments, saying "We’re not active and there’s no foreseeable activity planned."

Weakerthans singer John K. Samson was contacted for comment but did not immediately respond.

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