It’s been two years since pop megastar Rihanna last toured, and now she’s back with a sparkling new album and fresh set of headline tour dates. Her latest album – titled Anti – is still pending release, following rumours of an exclusive release through streaming service Tidal . The new tour and album will mark Rihanna’s first headlining excursion since 2012’s Unapologetic and the Diamonds World Tour.
The Anti World Tour kicks off February 26th, 2016 in San Diego, CA and will make stops across North America until May 7th. European dates will run from June 7 to August 12, 2016.
Canadian stops on the tour include Montreal (April 6), Toronto (April 13), Edmonton (April 20), Calgary (April 21) and Vancouver (April 23).
He’s been all over the radio airwaves with hit singles “Earned It” and “Can’t Feel My Face”, and now fans will get a chance to see The Weeknd perform live on tour this fall. The Madness Tour kicks off November 3rd in the breakout artist’s hometown of Toronto, before continuing on to 20 more North American cities. Other Canadian stops on the tour include Vancouver (December 2), Calgary (November 29) and Edmonton (November 30). The tour is in support of The Weeknd’s latest album Beauty Behind the Madness released on August 27th.
Iconic pop musician Janet Jackson is returning to the spotlight with a new album and concert tour this fall. The Unbreakable World Tour – Jackson’s first since 2011 – will kick off at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena on August 31st before heading to 35 other cities, including Canadian stops Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Winnipeg and Saskatoon.
British art and soul band Florence and the Machine are going back on tour this summer, and an expanded list of North American dates includes an October 25th stop at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena. The band’s third and latest album How Big How Blue How Beautiful was released earlier this June to positive reviews by critics. The group’s last album Ceremonials was released in 2011.
Following a two-year residency in Las Vegas and ten year absence from the touring scene, Shania Twain is getting primed for one last go-around. The Canadian country star and best-selling female country artist of all time will be touring North America this summer, beginning June 5 in Seattle, WA.
Not surprisingly, the Rock This Country tour is heavy with Canadian dates and many stops will feature two shows. Twain is looking to “go out with a bang”, and finish off her multi-platinum career in memorable fashion.