Keith Urban’s recently announced, Graffiti U World Tour 2018, which is also the name of his forthcoming ninth studio album, revealed today that it will include multiple CCMA nominee Lindsay Ell as the opening performer for his September performances in Canada. Ell will perform at seven Canadian shows, the first of which will be on Sept. 14 at Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre.
“It’s not very often you get to share the stage with an artist you’ve looked up to since the beginning of your career,” said Ell, whose recent album The Project debuted at No. 1 on the Country Album Sales Chart. “I am SO excited to be touring with Keith Urban and can’t wait to play for fans in the venues I grew up in!”
Named one of The Huffington Post’s “Top Country Artists to Watch,” Calgary native, Lindsay Ell, is a triple threat – accomplished musician, unique vocalist and songwriter.Ell’s first full-length album The Project debuted at No. 1 on the Country Album Sales Chart in August 2017 and was recently lauded as Billboard’s ‘Best Country Album of 2017.’ A 2016 CMT Music Award and multiple Canadian Country Music Award nominee, Ell exhilarated audiences from coast-to-coast as part of the 2016 CMT Next Women of Country Tour, Brad Paisley’s 2017 and 2018 Weekend Warrior World Tour and as Carrie Underwood’s guitar player live on the 50th Annual CMA Awards. Ell’s current single Criminal was the Most Added song at Country radio on its impact date and is currently Top 30 and fast-rising.
Prices include tax, but exclude the Capital Restoration Fee (CRF) and applicable convenience charges. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca and by phone at 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at each of the 10 participating Canadian Tire stores in Ottawa as well as the store in Perth, The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d’Orléans, Les Galeries de Hull and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office.