City and Colour will hit the road next summer for a coast-to-coast tour of Canada. The trek is in support of the Canuck alt-rocker’s new studio album, If I Should Go Before You, which hit shelves on Oct. 9 via Universal.
C&C (a.k.a. for Dallas Green’s solo project) posted the news in an update at the official website of City and Colour. The 3-time Juno winner will be supported on the tour by Texas blues-rocker Shakey Graves.
The 12-city romp will kick off with dates on the west coast, beginning on June 2 in Kelowna, British Columbia, at Prospera Place. The tour will a few smaller markets along with major stops including Vancouver and Toronto before winding up June 20 at Montreal’s Bell Centre.
Pre-sales wills begin Tues., Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. local time. Tickets go on sale to the public on Fri., Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. local time. For more information, click here.
“Yes! So stoked to announce this one,” said Green in a statement. ” We’re heading out on tour in Canada this June 2016 (no snow!!!) Joining us will be Shakey Graves. See you this summer!!!!”
Featuring 11 new songs, If I Should Go Before You is Green’s 5th solo album and much anticipated follow up to 2013’s The Hurry and the Harm. It is available in digital, CD and vinyl formats in various bundles.
C&C recently launched a tour of the U.S. in support of the new album, which kicked off Nov. 5 at The Fillmore in Detroit and will wind up Dec.12 in Richmond, Virginia, at The National. Tickets for select events are available at AXS.
See below for City and Colour’s 2015 – 2016 North American tour schedule. For more information, click here.
City and Colour 2015 – 2016 North American tour dates:
Dec. 2—Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE†
Dec. 3—Ithaca, NY – State Theatre†
Dec. 4—Northampton, MA – Calvin Theatre†
Dec. 5—Boston, MA – House of Blues†
Dec. 7— Sayreville, NJ -Starland Ballroom†
Dec. 8—Philadelphia, PA – Tower Theatre†
Dec. 10— New York, NY – Terminal 5†
Dec. 11—Washington, DC – Echo Stage†
Dec. 12—Richmond, VA – The National†
*with special guest Hurray for the Riff Raff
†with special guest Bahamas
June 02 Kelowna, BC – Prospera Place
June 03 Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
June 05 Prince George, BC – CN Centre
June 06 Red Deer, AB – Enmax Centrium
June 08 Medicine Hat, AB – Canalta Centre
June 10 Edmonton, AB – Rexall Centre
June 11 Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
June 12 Regina, SK – Brandt Centre
June 14 Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
June 15 Thunder Bay, ON – Community Auditorium
June 18 Toronto, ON – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
June 20 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre