THE BAND PERRY ANNOUNCE WE ARE PIONEERS WORLD TOUR

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The Band Perry performs at the 2013 CCMA Awards
 Courtesy of Grant W. Martin Photography 
THE BAND PERRY ANNOUNCE
WE ARE PIONEERS WORLD TOUR
SUPERSTAR SIBLING TRIO SET TO CONQUER THE GLOBE WITH FIRST WORLDWIDE HEADLINE ARENA TOUR
CANADIAN DATES ON SALE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 AT 10AM

Toronto, ON – Off
their electric performance of “DONE.” on the live broadcast at the
Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards,
The Band Perry announce the WE ARE PIONEERS WORLD TOUR. This marks their first worldwide headline arena tour in support of their heralded album, PIONEER. The WE ARE PIONEERS WORLD TOUR will
make its way to Canada for the month of January, starting in British
Columbia and ending in Ontario. The tour will feature support from
Calgary-native Lindsay Ell and Easton Corbin. Last night in Edmonton,
The Band Perry received plaques for the Platinum certification of their
self-titled debut album, which marks the first group from Big Machine
Label Group Canada to earn this status for a full length release. In
Canada, the trio has garnered two #1 hits from
PIONEER,
including the Platinum-selling “Better Dig Two” and Gold single “DONE.”

“We
live to play. In our minds everything we do – writing, recording,
interviews, appearances – is the means to the live end. To fully and
totally understand our band, you have to see us live. It’s the three of
us in our element, our living room, our therapy session, our recess. We
can’t wait to bring WE ARE PIONEERS to the world,” says Kimberly Perry.
Throughout the WE ARE PIONEERS WORLD TOUR, The
Band Perry will debut an entirely new show, including a new set, sound,
lights and even a few new tricks. On the run of European dates, various
local acts will be in the support slot on the tour, and starting on
January 9 Easton Corbin and Lindsay Ell will join The Band Perry on the
North American dates for what is sure to be one of the most sought after
tickets of the touring season. At the end of a Band Perry show,
audiences walk out with smiles on their faces, knowing that the band
left nothing to the imagination – the family trio pour every bit of
themselves into their shows.  
See a list of dates below, with more to be added in the coming weeks.
No
strangers to life on the road, The Band Perry have been on tour
approximately 850 of the last 915 days, captivating audiences not only
in the United States, but also in Australia, Canada and Europe.  This
summer alone, The Band Perry shattered attendance records at multiple
arenas across North America and have played to over half a million
people, no simple feat for a band on just its second album.
“Marching
forward and making noise together. That’s what a Band Perry show is all
about. There are these moments that we’ve built into the show when the
three of us and our band are like an army or a marching band.  Us, our
band, and the crowd – it’s like we’re a team, and we’re all in it
together.  We are very fortunate that we get to walk on stage and do
what we love to do – and it’s our fans that have given us that
opportunity.  We sincerely appreciate each and every one of them, and we
are looking forward to meeting new people across the world and making
The Fans Perry a global community,” says Reid Perry.
“We
believe pioneers are everywhere. Big and small, young and old, on
North-American shores and abroad – we are coming to find you!” says Neil
Perry.
Fans take to their Social Media to express their excitement …
Hunter Sigmon
One of the BEST concerts I’ve ever been to…
G. Benji
I enjoy seeing @thebandperry perform, they always perform like it’s going to be their last [show].
Aaron Curley
So @thebandperry is definitely a force to be reckoned with. They’ll be around for a long long time!!
Kelly Miller
Will definitely buy tickets to see you again! You put on a fabulous and energetic show
and it’s worth every penny! You are definitely doing what you are meant to do!
Cynthia Pierce Alex
It’s like eating one potato chip. NOT ENOUGH!!
 
WE ARE PIONEERS WORLD TOUR DATES
 *Canadian ticket on-sale begins November 1, 2013 through Live Nation.  
NOVEMBER 2013
8th                    Gothenburg, SWEDEN                         Tradgarn
10th                  Stockholm, SWEDEN                           Cirkus
11th                  Skien, NORWAY                                   Ibsenhuset
12th                  Oslo, NORWAY                                    Folketeateret
13th                  Trondheim, NORWAY                          Olavshallen
15th                  Helsingborg, SWEDEN                       Tivoli
16th                  Randers, DENMARK                            Vaerket
18th                  Cologne, GERMANY                            Stadtgarten
19th                  Hamburg, GERMANY                           Knust
20th                  Berlin, GERMANY                                 C-Club
22nd                 Munich, GERMANY                               Strom
23rd                  Zurich, SWITZERLAND                        Mascotte
25th                  Paris, FRANCE                                     Divan Du Monde
26th                  Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS       Melkweg (The Max)
29th                  Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM         Birmingham HMV Institute
30th                  Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM               ABC
DECEMBER 2013
1st                    Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM          Ritz
2nd                   London, UNITED KINGDOM                 HMV Forum
4th                    Dublin, IRELAND                                  Vicar Street
5th                    Belfast, UNITED KINGDOM                 Mandela Hall
JANUARY 2014
9th                    Penticton, BC                                       South Okanagan Event Centre
10th                  Kamloops, BC                                      Interior Savings Centre
11th                  Prince George, BC                               CN Centre
12th                  Dawson Creek, BC                              EnCana Events Centre
15th                  Red Deer, AB                                       Enmax Centrium Arena
16th                  Lethbridge, AB                                     Enmax Centre
18th                  Regina, SK                                           Brandt Centre
21st                  Sudbury, ONT                                      Sudbury Arena
22nd                 Kitchener, ONT                                     Memorial Auditorium
23rd                  Oshawa, ONT                                      General Motors Centre
24th                  Kingston, ONT                                     K-Rock Centre
FEBRUARY 2014
6th                    Independence, MO                             Independence Events Center
8th                    Bemidji, MN                                        Sanford Center
9th                    Grand Forks, ND                                 Ralph Englestad Arena
13th                  Dubuque, IA                                        Five Flags Center
14th                  Kearney, NE                                         Viareo Event Center
15th                  Rapid City, SD                                     Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
16th                  Billings, MT                                          Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
20th                  Rockford, IL                                          BMO Harris Bank Center
21st                  Cape Girardeau, MO                            Show Me Center
22nd                 Corbin, KY                                            The Corbin Arena
23rd                  Saginaw, MI                                          Dow Events Center
27th                  Green Bay, WI                                      Resch Center
28th                  Mankato, MN                                        Verizon Wireless Center
MARCH 2014
1st                    Duluth, MN                                          Duluth Ent. Convention Ctr. Arena
2nd                   Cedar Rapids, IA                                 U.S. Cellular Center
7th                    Savannah, GA                                     Savannah Civic Center
*More Dates To Be Announced
ABOUT THE BAND PERRY:  Since
releasing their self-titled debut album on Republic Nashville in 2010,
The Band Perry has ascended to dizzying heights. Fronted by Kimberly
Perry and rounded out by her younger brothers Reid and Neil, the band
has notched a string of hit singles, including the quadruple-platinum
“If I Die Young” (which climbed to #1 on Billboard’s Country and AC
charts), the platinum “You Lie,” and the gold-certified Country #1 “All
Your Life” as well as the consecutive #1 hits, “Better Dig Two” and
“DONE.” (co-written by Reid and Neil) from their sophomore release PIONEER, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. Produced by Dann Huff, PIONEER sold
nearly 130,000 copies in the first week and has received acclaim from
top critics across the country. They’ve also enjoyed sold-out headlining
dates and a showering of honors, including multiple ACM, CMA, and CMT
Music awards, as well as Teen Choice, AMA, ACA, Billboard Music Award
and Grammy award nominations – all of which has cemented the sibling
trio as one of the hottest acts in recent history. They have taken over
the American television airwaves with unforgettable performances on the
ACM Awards, The Billboard Music Awards, American Idol, Good Morning
America, The Today Show, Ellen, The Talk, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
and The Late Show with David Letterman. 
ABOUT EASTON CORBIN: Mercury
Nashville recording artist Easton Corbin is lauded for his traditional
country sound, authentic lyrics and mastery of understatement. His
self-titled debut album released in 2010 and spawned back-to-back hits
“A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It;” making him the
first country male artist in 17 years to have his first two consecutive
singles reach No. 1. That same year the Gilchrist County Florida native
won all of the Breakthrough Artist awards at the American Country Awards
– Artist of the Year: Breakthrough Artist, Single of the Year:
Breakthrough Artist and Music Video: Breakthrough Artist for “A Little
More Country Than That.”  Billboard named Corbin as the Top New
Country Artist of 2010.  Easton’s current single, “All Over The Road,” 
is in the Top 10 on the country airplay charts and is from his current
album by the same name. Visit www.eastoncorbin.com or www.umgnashville.com to learn more about the Florida native.
ABOUT LINDSAY ELL:
Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Lindsay Ell started playing piano at
6, guitar at 8 and singing in her church youth group at 10 (“the most
forgiving audience ever”).  She was discovered at 13 by fellow Canadian
Randy Bachman of BTO and The Guess Who (“American Woman,” “Takin’ Care
Of Business”). “Randy learned guitar from master jazz
guitarist Lenny Breau, so I dove head-first into this world of blues,
jazz and rock guitar – learning all these different solos, switching
radio stations and trying to get an idea of where all those techniques
come from. I was listening to Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Clapton,
Derek Trucks and all those incredible guitar players.”  Lindsay’s
passion and study served her well, leading to several unique
opportunities including an opening slot with blues icon Buddy Guy.  Her
first songwriting trip to Nashville was the catalyst that brought her
early affinity for country full-circle.  Because it is rare, she knows
her six-string prowess could be overshadowing. “There aren’t a lot of
girls who play electric lead guitar, and it can be a defining thing,”
she says. “Any day I don’t play guitar is not a good day, but it isn’t
the only thing. And it’s certainly not shtick. First and foremost, I
want people to hear me and understand my voice as a country music
recording artist. When they come see me, I’d love it if they’re
impressed at my guitar and piano playing. But by that point, hopefully
they understand the artist behind it all has a lot of different sides to
her music.”  Lindsay’s debut single from Stoney Creek Records is due
this fall.

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