Warner Music Canada recording artists Billy Talent has today announced the launch of their 2010 Canadian tour in support of the platinum album Billy Talent III. The band will begin their 19-date tour on March 3, 2010 in Victoria at Save On Foods Memorial Centre. They will then head east, ending in the band’s hometown of Toronto, Ont. on March 28 where they return to play the Air Canada Centre.
The announcement of the Canadian tour comes on the heels of the group’s just completed headlining tour of clubs across the United States. Billy Talent III was released recently in the U.S. on Roadrunner Records and debuted as the #1 New Artist on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart.
On Sunday, October 11, 2009, Billy Talent will give fans a sneak preview of the forthcoming Canadian Tour when they take over the parking lot at MuchMusic for an hour long Live In The Lot performance on the nation’s music station. The show will include a unique opportunity for fans to interact with the band during the show by picking songs to be played live during the broadcast.
On October 19, 2009 Billy Talent take the stage at The Academy in Leeds, England for the start of the band’s 24-date tour of Europe that takes them through to December 4 in Switzerland. Opening for Billy Talent on their Canadian tour will be Alexisonfire and Against Me.
2010 Tour Dates:
03/03 – Victoria / Save On Foods
03/05 – Penticton / South Okanagan Centre
03/06 – Kamloops / Interior Savings Centre
03/08 – Prince George / CN Centre
03/09 – Dawson Creek / Encana Events Centre
03/11 – Red Deer / Enmax Centrium
03/12 – Medicine Hat / M H Arena
03/13 – Lethbridge / Enmax Centre
03/15 – Edmonton / Rexall Place
03/16 – Calgary / Pengrowth Saddledome
03/18 – Regina / Brandt Centre
03/19 – Saskatoon / Credit Union Centre
03/20 – Winnipeg / MTS Centre
03/22 – Sault St. Marie / Essar Centre
03/23 – Sudbury / Sudbury Arena
03/24 – Montreal / Bell Centre
03/26 – Ottawa / Scotiabank Place
03/27 – London / John Labatt Centre
03/28 – Toronto / Air Canada Centre