Vancouver, BC, November 24, 2014 – Five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world renowned singer Diana Krall has announced the Canadian leg of her “Wallflower World Tour.” The 16-city tour will kick off in Edmonton, AB on May 11 at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and will include performances with local symphony orchestras in select cities (see below). Paul Mercs Concerts is pleased to present the following six dates of the tour:
May 11 Edmonton, AB Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
May 13 Vancouver, BC Orpheum
May 15 Calgary, AB Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
May 16 Saskatoon, SK TCU Place
May 17 Regina, SK Conexus Arts Centre
May 19 Winnipeg, MB Centennial Concert Hall
Krall will perform material from her anticipated new album “Wallflower” which will come out on Verve Records on February 3, 2015. Produced by 16-time GRAMMY® Award-winning producer David Foster, Wallflower finds Krall breaking new ground with her interpretations of some of the greatest pop songs of all time. The album features popular classics from the late 60’s to present day that have inspired Krall since her early years, as well as an unreleased composition from Paul McCartney (“If I Take You Home Tonight”). To pre-order Wallflower please click HERE.
The “Wallflower World Tour” will feature Krall performing pop classics such as The Mamas and the Papas’ “California Dreaming” and the Eagles’ “Desperado,” and Bob Dylan’s “Wallflower,” which inspired the upcoming album’s title track, among others. Krall will be accompanied onstage by Anthony Wilson (guitar), Dennis Crouch (bass), Stuart Duncan (fiddle), Karriem Riggins (drums) and Patrick Warren (Keyboards).
Diana Krall recently headlined The Montreal International Jazz Festival performing to over 100,000 of her most loyal fans. Diana Krall is the only jazz singer to have eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. To date, she has won five Grammy® Awards, eight Juno® Awards and has also earned nine gold, three platinum and seven multi-platinum albums. Her unique artistry transcends any single musical style and has made her one of the most recognizable artists of our time.
Tickets for the Edmonton, Vancouver, Calgary, and Winnipeg dates available online at www.ticketmaster.ca, by phone at 1-855-985-5000, or in person at all Ticketmaster outlets.
Tickets for the Saskatoon date available online at www.tcutickets.ca, by phone at 306-975-7799 OR 1-888-639-7770, or in person at TCU Place (35 – 22nd St E).
Tickets for the Regina date available online at www.conexusartscentre.ca, by phone at 800-667-8497 OR 306-525-9999, or in person at 200A Lakeshore Drive.
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Diana Krall – “Wallflower World Tour”
05/11 – Edmonton, AB @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium*
05/13 – Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum *
05/15 – Calgary, AB @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium*
05/16 – Saskatoon, SK @ TCU Place
05/17 – Regina, SK @ Conexus Arts Centre
05/19 – Winnipeg, MB @ Centennial Concert Hall
05/20 – Thunder Bay, ON @ Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
05/22 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall* (on sale Monday, December 1st)
05/23 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall* (on sale Monday, December 1st)
05/24 – Hamilton, ON@ Hamilton Place Theatre* (on sale Monday, December 1st)
05/26 – London, ON @ RBC Theatre at Budweiser Gardens* (on sale Monday, December 1st)
05/27 – Kitchener, ON @ Centre In The Square* (on sale Monday, December 1st)
05/29 – Montreal, QC @ Salle Wilfrid Pelletier – Place des Arts*
05/30 – Windsor, ON @ The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor (on sale to be announced)
05/31 – Ottawa, ON @ Southam Hall – National Arts Centre*
*denotes Orchestra Show
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