5440 are one of the most important popular music groups to emerge from the Canadian cultural
landscape. With more than 2 decades of performing and recording behind them, the band has an
unbelievable catalogue of hit songs. Lead by chief songwriter Neil Osborne, 5440 have carved out a
legacy of gold and platinum albums and a outstanding reputation for their live performances that carries
through to this day. Over 25 years, 2000 performances, and 16 releases the secret to 5440’s longevity is
their ability to redefine and reinvent themselves, taking long time 5440 fans on a ride that is bound to
pick up new young fans on the way. To experience 5440 in concert is to experience how songs have
touched and continue to touch people’s lives. From people who have followed the band from their
humble beginnings in east Vancouver to new young fans that have discovered the truly original band that
is 5440, a 5440 concert is extraordinary affair that bridges the gaps of generations through a shared
love of music.
“I simply can’t find the right words to describe 54.40, one of the most respected Canadian bands ever.
Can one possibly gauge the accomplishments they have attained during their two-decade-long journey
in one sentence? The answer in my mind is no,” - Scene Magazine.
The band has toured throughout the world, released 9 more albums, received numerous awards and has
achieved almost a dozen Top-10 hit singles. Along with their incredible songwriting ability, 54.40
expanded their horizons by opening their own studio, racking up producing and mixing credits. Neil
Osborne produced Juno nominated Jets Overhead and Winnipeg singer songwriter Cara Luft, while
guitarist Dave Genn produced up and coming rock bands Marianna’s Trench, Arm Chair Cynics and is a
co-songwriter for the chart topping Headley.