On March 7, Peter Gabriel announced details for his long-awaited North American leg of i/o – The Tour, a 2023 run across Europe and North America this spring and fall. Produced by Live Nation, the newly announced dates will find Peter Gabriel performing in Ottawa at Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday, Sept. 9.
Tickets can be purchased by visiting ticketmaster.ca or canadiantirecentre.com and will be available to the general public on Friday, March 10, at 10 a.m.
In Canada, American Express cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Wednesday March 8, at 10 a.m. through Thursday, March 9, at 6 p.m. Visit ticketmaster.ca/americanexpress to purchase tickets. Ticket limits and terms apply.
i/o – The Tour will see Gabriel playing new material from his forthcoming album i/o, as well as delving into his peerless catalogue of music, with hits, fan favourites and the unexpected. For the shows, Gabriel will be joined by regular band-mates Tony Levin, David Rhodes and Manu Katché. Additionally, new music from the i/o album is being released on the full moon of each month. The March song release is called Playing For Time.
PETER GABRIEL – i/o THE TOUR CANADIAN DATES
*All dates, cities and venues below subject to change
Sept. 8 – Quebec City, Videotron Centre
Sept. 9 – Ottawa, Canadian Tire Centre
Sept. 11 – Toronto, Scotiabank Arena
Sept. 13 – Montreal, Bell Centre
Oct. 7 – Vancouver, Rogers Arena
About Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel first came to international prominence with the success of Genesis, a band that he co-founded while still at school. Since leaving Genesis in 1975, his recording career has included eleven studio albums, film soundtracks for Alan Parker’s Birdy, Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ and Philip Noyce’s Rabbit Proof Fence as well as numerous live albums. His wider musical career has included multiple Grammy Awards, the world-renowned Real World Studios, the formation of the Real World Records label and in 1980 the creation of WOMAD, the festival that has launched the careers of many artists from around the world and has just celebrated its 40th anniversary.
Peter Gabriel co-founded the human rights organization WITNESS (witness.org) in 1992, the organization that pioneers the use of cameras and technology in human rights campaigning and in 2007, alongside Sir Richard Branson, he founded The Elders (theelders.org) which was launched by Nelson Mandela. In 2006, Peter Gabriel was awarded the prestigious Man of Peace title by The Nobel Peace Laureates and in 2008 was also included in the Time 100 list. He has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame twice. He remains engaged in a wide variety of tech-based businesses throughout a variety of creative industries.
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