WORLD-RENOWNED GLOBAL ICON CELINE DION ANNOUNCES “COURAGE WORLD TOUR”
FIRST TOUR IN U.S. IN OVER TEN YEARS
HITTING OVER 50 CITIES ACROSS THE U.S. AND CANADA
COMING TO PITTSBURGH, PA
PPG PAINTS ARENA ON MARCH 13, 2020
TICKETS ON-SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 12 AT 10AM
One of the most immediately recognized and widely respected superstars in pop music history, Celine Dion, announced today that she will be embarking on her COURAGE WORLD TOUR, set to kick off in the fall of 2019. The multiple award-winning artist made the announcement to a packed house of fans during a special live event at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. Unveiling a short video chronicling the end of her iconic Las Vegas residency, Celine surprised the audience with the news of the COURAGE WORLD TOUR, her first U.S. tour in over 10 years. Delighting her fans with a very special performance of songs from her chart-topping catalogue, Dion closed the event with an intimate Q&A with the audience. Watch the full event through a previously recorded Facebook Live here<https://www.facebook.com/celinedion/videos/472069253331071/>.
Celine says, “I’m so grateful to all the fans who have come to see my show in Las Vegas for so many years, and now I get the chance to create a brand new show and bring it to them in North America, and around the world. I’m very excited about this tour, and my new album…coming later this year.”
The COURAGE WORLD TOUR will kick-off September 18 in Quebec City and will make stops in over 50 cities including Montreal, Chicago, Toronto, Boston, Miami, Dallas, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, and more. The tour is produced by Concerts West/AEG Presents.
Tickets for the first leg of the tour, which includes dates from Quebec to Pittsburgh, will go on-sale to the public Friday, April 12at 10am local time. Members of TeamCeline will have access to purchase tickets before the public through an advance pre-sale. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the public beginning Monday, April 8 at 10am through Thursday, April 11 at 10pm local time.
“We’ve been thrilled to be working with Celine for these last sixteen years in Las Vegas, and we’re even more delighted that for the first time in more than a decade, she will be bringing her show to her fans, all around the world, starting here in North America this September,” said John Meglen President & Co-CEO of Concerts West. “Celine is a treasure, truly a voice for the ages.”
Exclusive VIP packages will be available. All online ticket orders come with one CD copy of Celine’s new English album, scheduled for release this fall.
On-sale details for the second round of dates including cities in the West Coast will be announced soon. See full list of tour dates below.
CELINE DION COURAGE WORLD TOUR first round of dates going on-sale Friday, April 12 at 10am local time:
* Tickets on-sale on Friday, April 12 at 12pm local time
Québec City, QC
Canadian Tire Centre
Quicken Loans Arena
KFC Yum! Center
U.S. Bank Arena
St. Louis, MO
Kansas City, MO
Little Caesars Arena
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Times Union Center
Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena
State Farm Arena
American Airlines Arena
San Antonio, TX
American Airlines Center
Smoothie King Center
New Orleans, LA
Atlantic City, NJ
Royal Farms Arena
Wells Fargo Center
NYCB Live’s, Nassau Coliseum
Capital One Arena
PPG Paints Arena
CELINE DION COURAGE WORLD TOUR second round of dates going on-sale T.B.A:
Vivint Smart Home Arena
Salt Lake City, UT
Gila River Arena
Los Angeles, CA
Golden 1 Center
San Francisco, CA
Bell MTS Place
About Celine Dion
Vocal powerhouse Celine Dion is one of the most immediately recognized, widely respected and successful performers in pop music history. She won numerous awards by the age of 18, dominated the pop charts in 1990s and has sold almost 250 million albums during her over 35-year career. She has earned five Grammy Awards, two Academy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 20 Juno Awards (Canada) and an astonishing 40 Félix Awards (Quebec). She remains one of the most sought-after recording artists, receiving the Diamond award at the 2004 World Music Awards recognizing her status as the best-selling female artist of all time. In 2016 the Billboard Music Awards presented her with the lifetime achievement Icon Award. Celine continues to break records with her Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace which has played over 1,100 shows to more than 4.5 million fans. In June 2018, Celine took a two-month hiatus from her Las Vegas residency to head overseas for her sold-out tour CELINE DION LIVE 2018, playing 22 shows across 12 cities in Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The tour was one of the highest-grossing of the year, grossing nearly $57 million for 260,000 fans. She also topped the US Dance Club charts in July 2018 with the remix of her single Ashes from the Deadpool 2 movie. In September 2018, Celine announced that her iconic Las Vegas residency will come to an end on June 8, 2019.
About AEG Presents
AEG Presents is one of the largest live music companies in the world. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produce or support over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Hangout Festival, Electric Forest, and Firefly; and owns, manages or books more than 100 clubs and theaters. AEG Presents produces and promotes more than 11,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Presents, Goldenvoice, The Bowery Presents, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, Madison House Presents and PromoWest Productions. For more information visit www.aegpresents.com<http://www.aegpresents.com>.