Old Dominion plans Canadian tour
Monday, September 9, 2019
– Old Dominion announce dates for their "We Are Old Dominion Tour" in Canada kicking off in 2020.
The tour will hit 12 cities with Mitchell Tenpenny and Meghan Patrick set to open on select dates.
Old Dominion said that on Dec. 12 and 13, they will be doing two special nights in Niagara Falls at the Avalon Ballroom Theatre as "An Evening With Old Dominion, The Band Behind the Curtain." During these shows fans can expect to see the band showcase a setlist of chart-topping hit songs they've penned that have been recorded by other artists as well as the stories behind the songs.
Old Dominion recently announced their self-titled, third studio album set for release on Oct. 25 and released album track "My Heart Is A Bar." The track was written by band members Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen and Brad Tursi with Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne.
Earlier this summer, the band released two other singles from the new self-titled album. "One Man Band" and the first single "Make It Sweet" were released.
Tour dates are:
Dec. 12-13 - Niagara Falls, ON - The Avalon Ballroom Theatre**
Feb. 7 - Abbotsford, BC - Abbotsford Centre^^
Feb. 8 - Penticton, BC - South Okanagan Events Centre^^
Feb. 10 - Prince George, BC - CN Centre^^
Feb. 11 - Dawson Creek, BC - EnCana Events Centre^^
Feb. 13 - Saskatoon, SK - Sasktel Centre^^
Feb. 14 - Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome^^
Feb. 15 - Regina, SK - Brandt Centre^^
Feb. 20 - Kingston, ON - Leon's Centre^^
Feb. 21 - Toronto, ON - Coca Cola Coliseum^^
Feb. 22 - Sudbury, ON - Sudbury Arena^^
Feb. 24 - Kitchener, ON - Memorial Auditorium^^
Feb. 25 - Peterborough, ON - Peterborough Memorial Centre^^
** An Evening with Old Dominion: The Band Behind the Curtain
^^ With special guests Mitchell Tenpenny and Meghan Patrick
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