Mon, Dec 7, 2015 at 11:31 AM by User 0 Comments

Calgary, AB (December 7th, 2015) – 22-time CCMA Award winner Gord Bamford along with 4-time Grammy nominee Joe Nichols announced today their co-headline “Certified Country Tour”. The tour kicks off on April 7th in Medicine Hat and will make stops across the country in cities between Abbotsford, BC and St. Johns, NFLD. Bamford who is a 3-time and the current CCMA Male Artist of the Year along with country hit maker Joe Nichols are excited to bring this tour to their fans across Canada.

Gord Bamford is one of Canada’s most decorated country artists and his current smash single “Don’t Let Her Be Gone” is the #1 Canadian song on the charts this week. The tour will be supporting Bamford’s highly anticipated 7th studio album with Sony Music Canada will be available in March 2016.

As one of country’s most praised traditional artists, Joe Nichols six #1 hits and eight top 10 singles make him a familiar voice to Canadian fans. Listen for Joe’s latest single “Freaks Like Me” which will be released to Canadian radio January, 2016. In 2014 Nichols became one of only two artists to spend more than two weeks at #1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart when ‘Yeah” held the top spot for three weeks.

Also joining Gord and Joe on tour in the West is MacKenzie Porter who will take the stage in Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Lethbridge & Dawson Creek and The Washboard Union in Prince George, Kelowna and Abbotsford. The Eastern dates will see 2015 CCMA Rising Star nominee Tristan Horncastle on the Maritime shows and 2015 CCMA Group or Duo of the Year nominee Autumn Hill joining in on the Ontario shows.

2016 Tour Dates Include:

Thursday, April 7th – Canalta Centre – Medicine Hat, AB
Friday, April 8th – Enmax Centrium – Red Deer, AB
Saturday, April 9th – Enmax Centre – Lethbridge, AB
Monday, April 11th – EnCana Events Centre – Dawson Creek, BC
Tuesday, April 12th – CN Centre – Prince George, BC
Wednesday, April 13th – Prospera Place – Kelowna, BC
Thursday, April 14th – Abbotsford Centre – Abbotsford, BC
Sunday, May 15th – Mile One Stadium – St. John’s, NFLD
Monday, May 16th – Pepsi Centre – Corner Brook, NFLD
Wednesday, May 18th – ScotiaBank Centre – Halifax, NS
Thursday, May 19th – Harbour Centre – Saint John, NB
Friday, May 20th – Casino – Moncton, NB
Saturday, May 21st – TD Place Arena – Ottawa, ON
Tuesday, May 24th – General Motors Centre – Oshawa, ON
Wednesday, May 25th – Peterborough Memorial Centre – Peterborough, ON
Thursday, May 26th – Sudbury Community Arena – Sudbury, ON
Saturday, May 28th – Essar Centre – Sault Ste Marie, ON

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