Shania Twain to Play the PCC Arena!

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 7:50 A.M.

Shania Twain to Play the PCC Arena!

For Immediate  Release

 

International Superstar SHANIA TWAIN Extends ROCK THIS COUNTRY TOUR

Due To Overwhelming Demand

Setting Out On First North American Tour

In Over A Decade After Acclaimed Las Vegas Residency

 

(Peoria, IL)– One of the world’s best-selling female artist in history, Shania Twain, will be extending her ROCK THIS COUNTRY tour into the Fall of 2015, due to overwhelming fan demand.  This will be her first North American tour in more than 11 years, and the now 67 date run comes hot on the heels of her hit two-year residency in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.  Shania Twain will be coming to the SMG managed Peoria Civic Center Arena on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 7:30 pm.

Presented by AEG Live, ROCK THIS COUNTRY will give fans one last chance to see Shania perform her extensive catalog of iconic hits in a brand new production.  The fall leg kicks off in North America on September 12 in Spokane, WA, stopping in Portland, Columbus, and Albany.  Additional Canadian dates include two nights in Calgary, as well as Quebec City, with the final show set for Toronto.

Public onsale for most US dates begins Friday, May 15 at 10:00 am on axs.com. ShaniaTwain.com presale begins Tuesday, May 12 at 10:00 am through Thursday, May 14 at 10:00 pm. Additionally, American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets through Front Of The Line for the Canadian shows only before the general public beginning Tuesday, May 19 at 10:00 am through Thursday, May 21 at 10:00 pm.  Tickets are $46, $66, $86, and $136 and are available at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, and by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages also will be available.  Theses offers can include premium reserved tickets, access to Shania Twain’s preshow VIP sound check, exclusive merchandise and much more.  A $1.00 donation from each ticket purchased will go to the Shania Kids Can Foundation.  Grammy Award nominated singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw will be the special guest for most fall dates.

 “This is a celebration tour.  It’s party time!  The ROCK THIS COUNTRY tour will have a different spirit than my past tours,” said Twain.  “It’s a Shania they’ve never seen before.  A lot of years have gone by and I’ve got a lot more to share.”

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Beloved by millions worldwide, Shania has multi-platinum album sales in 32 countries with over 75 million albums sold, and 17 top 10 singles. Three of Shania’s albums (The Woman In Me, Come On Over, Up! ) reached Diamond certification, making her the only artist to have three consecutive albums sell more than 10 million copies in the US.

Rising to fame with her debut album Shania Twain (1993), Shania became a worldwide phenomenon with the release of Come On Over (1997), which became the best-selling country album of all time, and the best-selling album released by a female artist.  Most recently, Shania performed 105 shows during her two-year Las Vegas residency, Shania: Still The One, beginning on December 1, 2012 at The Colosseum at Ceasars Palace and wrapping in December of 2014.  The show garnered rave reviews throughout its tenure.

ADDED DATES - Shania Twain 2015 Fall Tour

Sep 12

Spokane, WA

Spokane Arena

Sep 13

Portland, OR

Moda Center

Sep 15

Boise, ID

Taco Bell Arena

Sep 17

Calgary, AB

Scotiabank Saddledome

Sep 18

Calgary, AB

Scotiabank Saddledome

Sep 20

Winnipeg, MB

MTS Centre

Sep 21

Fargo, ND

FARGODOME

Sep 23

Sioux Falls, SD

Denny Sanford PREMIER Center

Sep 24

Lincoln, NE

Pinnacle Bank Arena

Sep 26

Minneapolis, MN

Target Center

Sep 27

Madison, WI

Kohl Center

Sep 29

Peoria, IL

Peoria Civic Center

Sep 30

Columbus, OH

Nationwide Arena *

Oct 2

Allentown, PA

PPL Center

Oct 3

Buffalo, NY

First Niagara Center

Oct 6

Manchester, NH

Verizon Wireless Arena

Oct 7

Albany, NY

Times Union Center *

Oct 9

Quebec City, QC

Videotron Centre

Oct 11

Toronto, ON

Air Canada Centre

* supporting act TBD

On-sales are subject to change so please check local listings.

 

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED - Shania Twain 2015 Summer Tour

Opening acts include Wes Mack from June 5 – June 28, and Gavin DeGraw from June 30 – August 23

Jun 5

Seattle, WA

KeyArena at Seattle Center

Jun 7

Vancouver, BC

Pepsi Live! At Rogers Arena

Jun 9

Vancouver, BC

Pepsi Live! At Rogers Arena

Jun 11

Edmonton, AB

Rexall Place

Jun 12

Edmonton, AB

Rexall Place

Jun 14

Saskatoon, SK

SaskTel Centre

Jun 15

Winnipeg, MB

MTS Centre

Jun 19

London, ON

Budweiser Gardens

Jun 20

London, ON

Budweiser Gardens

Jun 22

Hamilton, ON

FirstOntario Centre

Jun 24

Toronto, ON

Air Canada Centre

Jun 25

Toronto, ON

Air Canada Centre

Jun 27

Ottawa, ON

Wesley Clover Parks *

Jun 28

Montreal, QC

Bell Centre

Jun 30

New York, NY

Madison Square Garden

Jul 1

Long Island, NY

Nassau Coliseum

Jul 3

Uncasville, CT

Mohegan Sun Arena

Jul 7

Newark, NJ

Prudential Center

Jul 8

Boston, MA

TD Garden

Jul 10

Pittsburgh, PA

CONSOL Energy Center

Jul 11

Grand Rapids, MI

Van Andel Arena

Jul 13

Indianapolis, IN

Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Jul 15

Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

Jul 16

Miami, FL

AmericanAirlines Arena

Jul 18

Greenville, SC

Bon Secours Wellness Arena

Jul 19

Charlotte, NC

Time Warner Cable Arena

Jul 21

Washington, DC

Verizon Center

Jul 22

Philadelphia, PA

Wells Fargo Center

Jul 25

Auburn Hills, MI

Palace of Auburn Hills

Jul 26

Moline, IL

iWireless Center

Jul 28

Minneapolis, MN

Target Center

Jul 29

Rosemont, IL

Allstate Arena

Jul 31

Nashville, TN

Bridgestone Arena

Aug 1

Atlanta, GA

Philips Arena

Aug 3

Louisville, KY

KFC Yum! Center

Aug 4

St. Louis, MO

Scottrade Center

Aug 6

Des Moines, IA

Wells Fargo Arena

Aug 7

Kansas City, MO

Sprint Center

Aug 9

Austin, TX

Frank Erwin Center

Aug 10

Dallas, TX

American Airlines Center

Aug 12

Oklahoma City, OK

Chesapeake Energy Arena

Aug 14

Denver, CO

Pepsi Center

Aug 15

Salt Lake City, UT

EnergySolutions Arena

Aug 17

San Jose, CA

SAP Center at San Jose

Aug 19

Anaheim, CA

Honda Center

Aug 20

Los Angeles, CA

STAPLES Center

Aug 22

San Diego, CA

Valley View Casino Center

Aug 23

Fresno, CA

Save Mart Center

 

* Festival date with The Doobie Brothers also performing 

 

ABOUT AEG LIVE:

AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance.  AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival and special event divisions, seventeen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues.  The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Cher, Ed Sheeran, Enrique Iglesias, George Strait, Hunter Hayes, J Cole, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Kenny Chesney, Leonard Cohen, Paul McCartney, Pitbull, Rod Stewart, The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, The WHO, Trey Songz and Juanes.   The company operates The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and produces residency shows there including Celine Dion, Jerry Seinfeld, Rod Stewart, Mariah Carey (opening May 6), and Reba, Brooks & Dunn (opening June 17); is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas; and produces limited-engagement performances at The Venetian Theatre including Diana Ross  in April. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com

 

Press Contact:

Kristen Foster

PMK BNC

Kristen.Foster@pmkbnc.com

 

For additional information visit www.peoriaciviccenter.com.

 

About the Peoria Civic Center

The Peoria Civic Center, an SMG managed facility, is an entertainment and convention venue that contributes significantly to the economic impact on the downtown Peoria area.  For the most up-to-date event information, please check us out on the web at www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com.

 

About SMG

Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats.  As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Solider Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.  SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 130 accounts worldwide.

 

SAVOR

SAVOR is the food and beverage division of SMG, the global leader in public facilities and special event venue management.  Since its inception in 1983, SAVOR has specialized in creating menus that showcase local cuisine expertly prepared and presented to ensure a seamless dining and entertainment experience. SAVOR currently provides catering, concessions and special event services, to more than 130 facilities worldwide.

 

The company is also an industry leader in introducing green standards and programs to public facilities.  SAVOR’s commitment to farm to table freshness and food quality features locally grown products for their venue clients whenever possible.  SAVOR staff prides themselves on being on the cutting edge of the latest food and beverage trends in addition to searching out the most innovative food technologies available on the market.  To learn more, visit www.savorsmg.com.

 

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