Mar 2, 2015

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New York, NY March 4, 2015 – One of the world’s best-selling female artist 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 US cities such as New York, Washington DC, 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 10am through Thursday, March 12 at 10pm local time, with the public on-sale for most North American shows beginning Friday, March 13 at 10:00 am local on Exceptions noted below. presale begins Tuesday, March 10 at 10am local time through Thursday, March 12 at 10pm local time. A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages also will be available. Theses offers can include premium reserved tickets, access to Shania Twain’s preshow 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 – June 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 US. 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 Ceasars Palace and wrapping in December of 2014. The show garnered rave reviews throughout its tenure. Shania Twain 2015 Summer Tour Opening acts include Wes Mack from June 5 – June 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 STAPLES Center 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. ABOUT AEG LIVE: 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.