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Nickelback to play KFC Yum center May 26

Posted in Entertainment by sceneandheardblog on January 11, 2012

NICKELBACK ROARS BACK TO THE LIVE STAGE WITH THEIR 2012 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR BEGINNING APRIL 10th

 With Special Guests Bush, Seether

& My Darkest Days

 Louisville, KY (1/11/12) – Nickelback, one of the biggest rock bands of the past decade known for their extraordinary live performances, have announced their first North American arena tour in two years.   The Live Nation-produced tour begins on April 10th in Moline, Illinois at the i wireless Center, making a 39-date trek throughout North America, including a stop in Louisville, KY as the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m.  Special guests Bush, Seether and My Darkest Days, join Nickelback on all tour dates. 

 

Fan Club members will be able to purchase tickets beginning on January 13th. Fan Club details can be found at Nickelback.com.   Citi® cardmembers will also have access to presale tickets beginning Monday, January 16th at 10:00 am local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

Tickets  for the Louisville show, $77.50 General Admission, $59.50 and $39.50 Reserved (plus applicable fees), go on sale to the public on Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m. at www.Livenation.com, www.Ticketmaster.com, the KFC Yum! Center box office and all Ticketmaster outlets.  Charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000.  Dates, times and artists are subject to change.

 

In Nickelback last toured in 2009 with the extremely successful, “Dark Horse World Tour” where the band performed for nearly 2 million fans with more than 120 shows around the world including stops inJapan,New Zealand,Australia, Europe andNorth America.

 

With the new tour, Nickelback will perform songs from the recently released seventh studio album, Here And Now, which debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 following its November 21, 2011 release on Roadrunner Records.   Propelling Here and Now into the #2 spot were the two hit singles “When We Stand Together” and “Bottoms Up.”  Here and Now is also the biggest international release in Nickelback’s history, including a #1 debut inCanada on Universal MusicCanada.,

 

 

Nickelback has achieved a prestigious place in music history having sold nearly 45 million worldwide.  Since their 2001 breakthrough hit song “How You Remind Me,” Nickelback has sent 20 singles rocketing onto various Billboard charts. In 2009, Billboard Magazine also named Nickelback “Top Group of the Decade.”  Their now classic album All the Right Reasons insured Nickelback an indelible place in rock history, having spent a staggering 112 consecutive weeks in the Top 30 of the Billboard Top 200, certified eight-times platinum in the U.S. and having sold more than 11 million copies worldwide, topping charts in four countries. All the Right Reasons spun off seven multi-format singles and made Nickelback the first band in Nielsen BDS history to send five singles onto the CHR charts.

 

NICKELBACK 2012 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES:

Date                                City                                  Venue                                                 On Sale Date

April 10, 2012             Moline,IL                      i wireless Center                            January 21

April 12, 2012             Grand Rapids,MI        Van Andel Arena                            January 21

April 14, 2012             Detroit,MI                    Joe Louis Arena                              January 21

April 15, 2012             Columbus,OH              Schottstein Arena                          January 28

April 19, 2012             New York,NY              MadisonSquareGarden              January 21

April 21, 2012             Montreal,PQ               BellCentre                                       January 21

April 22, 2012             Toronto, ON                 AirCanadaCentre                         January 21

April 24, 2012             Philadelphia,PA          WellsFargoCenter                       January 21

April 25, 2012             Pittsburgh,PA              Consol Energy Center                   January 21

April 27, 2012             Hartford, Ct                   XL Center                                         January 20

April 28, 2012             Worcester,MA            DCUCenter                                      January 21

April 30, 2012             Washington,DC          Verizon Arena                                 January 20

May 2, 2012                 Atlanta,GA                    Philips Arena                                  January 21

May 4, 2012                 Orlando,FL                   Amway Arena                                 January 28

May 5, 2012                  Ft. Lauderdale, FL      Bank Atlantic Center                     January 21

May 15, 2012              Edmonton,AB              Rexall Place                                     January 21

May 16, 2012              Calgary,AB                   Scotiabank Saddledome              January 21

May 18, 2012              Saskatoon,SK              Credit Union Centre                      January 21

May 20, 2012              Fargo,ND                      Fargodome                                      January 28

May 22, 2012              Omaha,NE                    CenturyLink Center                       January 21

May 23, 2012              Minneapolis,MN         Target Center                                  January 21

May 25, 2012              Milwaukee,WI            Bradley Arena                                 January 21

May 26, 2012              Louisville,KY               KFC Yum! Center                            January 21

May 29, 2012              St. Louis,MO                Scottrade Center                            January 21

May 30, 2012              Chicago,IL                    Allstate Arena                                 January 21

June 1, 2012                Dallas,TX                      American Airlines Center            January 21

June 2, 2012                Houston,TX                 ToyotaCenter                                 January 21

June 5, 2012                Kansas City,MO          Sprint Center                                   January 21

June 7, 2012                Tulsa,OK                       BOK Arena                                       January 21

June 8, 2012                Wichita,KS                   Intrust Bank Arena                        January 21

June 10, 2012              Denver, CO                   PepsiCenter                                    January 21

June 12, 2012              Salt Lake CityUT         Energy Solutions Arena               January 21

June 15, 2012              Los Angeles,CA           Staples Center                                January 21

June 18, 2012              San Jose,CA                  HP Pavilion                                      January 20

June 20, 2012              Nampa,IA                    IdahoCenter                                   January 21

June 21, 2012              Portland,OR                 Rose Garden                                    January 21

June 23, 2012              Tacoma,WA                TacomaDome                                January 21

June 24, 2012              Spokane,WA               SpokaneArena                               January 21

June 26, 2012              Vancouver,BC            RogersArena                                  January 21

 

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