Seven-time Grammy Award-Winner Taylor Swift returns to Ottawa with her1989 World Tour with special guest Vance Joy
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, DEC. 12, AT 10 A.M.
Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.CapitalTickets.ca, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 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, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull, Ottawa Festivals and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office.
Tickets are $46.10, $103.60 and $146.10; reserved seating (plus CRF and service charges).
American Express® card holders and members of TaylorSwift.com can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Friday, Dec. 5, at 10 a.m. through Thursday, Dec. 11, at 10 p.m.
Following an epic concert in Times Square to more than 20,000 fans, seven-time GRAMMY Award-WinnerTaylor Swift announced The 1989 World Tour in support of her history making fifth studio album 1989. The tour will be produced and promoted by AEG Live & The Messina Group (TMG) and makes a stop at Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre on Monday, July 6. The 1989 World Tour will encompass eight countries and span four continents including North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
Last year, the North American portion of Taylor’s sold out The RED Tour played to more than 1.36 million fans over 66 shows (including 13 stadium stops) in 47 cities in 29 states. Also in 2013, Taylor took The RED Tour Down Under – performing sold out stadium shows in Australia (as well as arena dates in New Zealand), becoming the first solo female artist in twenty years to undertake a national stadium concert tour of Australia. In addition, The RED Tour visited Europe for six sold-out shows in 2014.
Taylor Swift, who writes all of her own songs, is a global superstar, seven-time GRAMMY winner and the youngest winner in history of the music industry’s highest honour, the GRAMMY Award for Album of the Year. Taylor is the only artist in music history to have an album (2010’s Speak Now, 2012’s RED and 2014’s 1989) hit the 1 million plus first-week sales figure three times. She is the first artist since the Beatles (and the only female artist in history) to log six or more weeks at No. 1 in the U.S. with three consecutive studio albums. Taylor has an album on Rolling Stone’s prestigious The 50 Greatest Albums of All Time (by women) list, Time magazine has named her one the of the 100 Most Influential People in the world, and she is Billboard’s youngest-ever Woman of the Year and the only artist to have been awarded this honour twice. Taylor has career record sales in excess of 30 million albums and almost 80 million song downloads worldwide, and has had singles top both the pop and country radio charts around the globe. Taylor’s album RED (Big Machine Records), released two years ago, sold more than 1.2 million copies in the U.S. in its first week, scoring the highest first-week sales debut of any album in over a decade. Shake It Off, the first single off her critically acclaimed fifth studio album 1989, topped Billboard’s Pop, HotAC and Hot 100 charts and has earned double Platinum-status by the RIAA for exceeding sales of two million downloads in the U.S., and has peaked at No. 1 in 64 countries on iTunes.1989 topped iTunes’ sales charts in 95 countries on its release and was the highest selling first week release of 2014.
About Vance Joy
Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy proved himself a breakout artist of 2014 with the song Riptidefrom his debut full-length album Dream Your Life Away. After spending five weeks in the No. 1 spot at alternative radio, the song is now making its way up the Billboard Hot 100. A five-time platinum certified, top 10 smash in his native Australia, the track is certified two-times platinum in Sweden; platinum in Canada and Norway; gold in Austria, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom and in the U.S. Mess Is Mine, the second single from the album, is currently ascending Alternative and Triple A outlets nationwide. Recently named as VH1’s You Oughta Know artist for the month of September, Vance Joy performed at VH1 You Oughta Know Live In Concert, on Thursday, Nov. 13, followed by an appearance on Today the following morning as Elvis Duran’s Artist of the Month. Vance Joy is currently on a sold-out North American headline tour. For more information, visit www.vancejoy.com.
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