Nickelback Roars Back to the Live Stage With Their 2012 North American Tour Beginning April 10th
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Nickelback, one of the biggest rock bands of the past decade known for their extraordinary live performances, have announced their first North American arena tour in two years. The Live Nation-produced tour begins on April 10th in Moline, Illinois at the i wireless Center, making a 39-date trek throughout North America, with dates confirmed through June 26th at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada. Special guests Bush, Seether and My Darkest Days, join Nickelback on all tour dates. Tickets go on sale beginning January 20th at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com.
Fan Club members will be able to purchase tickets beginning on January 13th. Fan Club details can be found at Nickelback.com. Citi® cardmembers will also have access to presale tickets beginning Monday, January 16th at 10:00 am local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
Nickelback last toured in 2009 with the extremely successful, “Dark Horse World Tour” where the band performed for nearly 2 million fans with more than 120 shows around the world including stops in Japan, New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom and North America.
With the new tour, Nickelback will perform songs from the recently released seventh studio album, Here And Now, which debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 following its November 21, 2011 release on Roadrunner Records. Propelling Here and Now into the #2 spot were the two hit singles “When We Stand Together” and “Bottoms Up.” Here and Now is also the biggest international release in Nickelback’s history, including a #1 debut in Canada on Universal Music Canada.
Nickelback has achieved a prestigious place in music history having sold nearly 45 million worldwide. Since their 2001 breakthrough hit song “How You Remind Me,” Nickelback has sent 20 singles rocketing onto various Billboard charts. In 2009, Billboard Magazine also named Nickelback “Top Group of the Decade.” Their now classic album All the Right Reasons insured Nickelback an indelible place in rock history, having spent a staggering 112 consecutive weeks in the Top 30 of the Billboard Top 200, certified eight-times platinum in the U.S. and having sold more than 11 million copies worldwide, topping charts in four countries. All the Right Reasons spun off seven multi-format singles and made Nickelback the first band in Nielsen BDS history to send five singles onto the CHR charts.
VIP Packages will also be available through VIP Nation, including premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information please visit: www.VIPNation.com.
NICKELBACK 2012 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES: Date City Venue On Sale Date April 10, 2012 Moline, IL i wireless Center January 21 April 12, 2012 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena January 21 April 14, 2012 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena January 21 April 15, 2012 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center January 28 April 19, 2012 New York, NY Madison Square Garden January 21 April 21, 2012 Montreal, PQ Bell Centre January 21 April 22, 2012 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre January 21 April 24, 2012 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center January 21 April 25, 2012 Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center January 21 April 27, 2012 Hartford, CT XL Center January 20 April 28, 2012 Worcester, MA DCU Center January 21 April 30, 2012 Washington, DC Verizon Center January 20 May 2, 2012 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena January 21 May 4, 2012 Orlando, FL Amway Center January 28 May 5, 2012 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Bank Atlantic Center January 21 May 15, 2012 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place January 21 May 16, 2012 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome January 21 May 18, 2012 Saskatoon, SK Credit Union Centre January 21 May 20, 2012 Fargo, ND Fargodome January 28 May 22, 2012 Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center Omaha January 21 May 23, 2012 Minneapolis, MN Target Center January 21 May 25, 2012 Milwaukee, WI Bradley Center January 21 May 26, 2012 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center January 21 May 29, 2012 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center January 21 May 30, 2012 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena January 21 June 1, 2012 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center January 21 June 2, 2012 Houston, TX Toyota Center January 21 June 5, 2012 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center January 21 June 7, 2012 Tulsa, OK BOK Center January 21 June 8, 2012 Wichita, KS Intrust Bank Arena January 21 June 10, 2012 Denver, CO Pepsi Center January 21 June 12, 2012 Salt Lake City UT Energy Solutions Arena January 21 June 15, 2012 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center January 21 June 18, 2012 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion January 20 June 20, 2012 Nampa, ID Idaho Center January 21 June 21, 2012 Portland, OR Rose Garden January 21 June 23, 2012 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome January 21 June 24, 2012 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena January 21 June 26, 2012 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena January 21
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