Wednesday, March 4, 2015

International Superstar Shania Twain Sets Out on First North American Tour in Over a Decade

Shania Twain visits Verizon Center July 21st

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Rock This Country Tour Stops at Verizon Center on July 21st

One of the world’s best-selling female artists in history, Shania Twain, has announced her first North American tour in more than 11 years entitled ROCK THIS COUNTRY. The 48 date run comes hot on the heels of her hit two-year residency in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.

Shania’s tour kicks-off in North America on June 5 in Seattle, WA where she will perform her extensive catalog of iconic hits in a brand new production for fans coast to coast in major U.S. cities such as New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Chicago, among others. Additionally, the tour will hit Canadian cities including Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton and Montreal, presented by AEG Live. American Express Card Members can purchase tickets through Front Of The Line for the Canadian shows only before the general public beginning Tuesday, March 10th at 10 a.m. through Thursday, March 12 at 10 p.m. local time, with the public on-sale for most North American shows beginning Friday, March 13 at 10 a.m. local on Exceptions noted below. presale begins Tuesday, March 10 at 10 a.m. local time through Thursday, March 12 at 10 p.m. local time.

A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages will also be available. These offers can include premium reserved tickets, access to Shania Twain’s pre-show VIP sound check, exclusive merchandise and much more. A $1.00 donation from each ticket purchased will go to the Shania Kids Can Foundation. Opening acts include Canadian musician and actor Wes Mack from June 5-28, and Grammy Award nominated singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw from June 30 - August 23.

“This is a celebration tour. It’s party time! The ROCK THIS COUNTRY tour will have a different spirit than my past tours,” said Twain. “It’s a Shania they’ve never seen before. A lot of years have gone by and I’ve got a lot more to share.”

Beloved by millions worldwide, Shania has multi-platinum album sales in 32 countries with over 75 million albums sold, and 17 top 10 singles. Three of Shania’s albums (The Woman In Me, Come On Over, Up! ) reached Diamond certification, making her the only artist to have three consecutive albums sell more than 10 million copies in the U.S.

Rising to fame with her debut album Shania Twain (1993), Shania became a worldwide phenomenon with the release of Come On Over (1997), which became the best-selling country album of all time, and the best-selling album released by a female artist. Most recently, Shania performed 105 shows during her two-year Las Vegas residency, Shania: Still The One, beginning on December 1, 2012 at The Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace and wrapping in December 2014. The show garnered rave reviews throughout its tenure.

Shania Twain 2015 Rock This Country Tour
Opening acts include Wes Mack from June 5-28, and Gavin DeGraw from June 30 - August 23.

Jun 5
Seattle, WA
KeyArena at Seattle Center
Jun 7
Vancouver, BC
Pepsi Live! At Rogers Arena
Jun 9
Vancouver, BC
Pepsi Live! At Rogers Arena
Jun 11
Edmonton, AB
Rexall Place
Jun 12
Edmonton, AB
Rexall Place
Jun 14
Saskatoon, SK
SaskTel Centre
Jun 15
Winnipeg, MB
MTS Centre
Jun 19
London, ON
Budweiser Gardens
Jun 20
London, ON
Budweiser Gardens
Jun 22
Hamilton, ON
FirstOntario Centre
Jun 24
Toronto, ON
Air Canada Centre
Jun 25
Toronto, ON
Air Canada Centre
Jun 27
Ottawa, ON
Wesley Clover Parks ****
Jun 28
Montreal, QC
Bell Centre *
Jun 30
New York, NY
Madison Square Garden
Jul 1
Long Island, NY
Nassau Coliseum
Jul 3
Uncasville, CT
Mohegan Sun Arena **
Jul 7
Newark, NJ
Prudential Center
Jul 8
Boston, MA
TD Garden
Jul 10
Pittsburgh, PA
CONSOL Energy Center
Jul 11
Grand Rapids, MI
Van Andel Arena
Jul 13
Indianapolis, IN
Bankers Life Fieldhouse **
Jul 15
Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Jul 16
Miami, FL
AmericanAirlines Arena
Jul 18
Greenville, SC
Bon Secours Wellness Arena
Jul 19
Charlotte, NC
Time Warner Cable Arena
Jul 21
Washington, DC
Verizon Center
Jul 22
Philadelphia, PA
Wells Fargo Center
Jul 25
Auburn Hills, MI
Palace of Auburn Hills
Jul 26
Moline, IL
iWireless Center
Jul 28
Minneapolis, MN
Target Center
Jul 29
Rosemont, IL
Allstate Arena
Jul 31
Nashville, TN
Bridgestone Arena
Aug 1
Atlanta, GA
Philips Arena
Aug 3
Louisville, KY
KFC Yum! Center
Aug 4
St. Louis, MO
Scottrade Center
Aug 6
Des Moines, IA
Wells Fargo Arena
Aug 7
Kansas City, MO
Sprint Center
Aug 9
Austin, TX
Frank Erwin Center
Aug 10 
Dallas, TX
American Airlines Center
Aug 12
Oklahoma City, OK  
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Aug 14
Denver, CO
Pepsi Center ***
Aug 15
Salt Lake City, UT
EnergySolutions Arena
Aug 17
San Jose, CA
SAP Center at San Jose
Aug 19
Anaheim, CA
Honda Center
Aug 20
Los Angeles, CA
Aug 22
San Diego, CA
Valley View Casino Center
Aug 23
Fresno, CA
Save Mart Center

* On sale Saturday, March 21
** On sale Friday, March 20
*** On sale Friday, March 27
**** Festival date with the Doobie Brothers also performing

On-sales are subject to change so please check local listings.

AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival and special event divisions, seventeen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Cher, Ed Sheeran, Enrique Iglesias, George Strait, Hunter Hayes, J Cole, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Kenny Chesney, Leonard Cohen, Paul McCartney, Pitbull, Rod Stewart, The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, The WHO, Trey Songz and Juanes. The company operates The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and produces residency shows there including Celine Dion, Jerry Seinfeld, Rod Stewart, Mariah Carey (opening May 6), and Reba, Brooks & Dunn (opening June 17); is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas; and produces limited-engagement performances at The Venetian Theatre including Diana Ross  in April. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.