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Billy Talent Kick Off Canadian Tour
March 03 2010

Billy Talent Kick Off Canadian Tour

Band Nabs 4 Juno And 2 Echo Music Award Nominations New Itunes App Launches With Unique Fan Interaction Features


For Immediate Release

After dominating concert stages throughout Europe and the U.S. vver the past eight months, Billy Talent have finally come home to launch their extensive Canadian tour in support of the platinum-plus album, Billy Talent III. The tour kicks off tonight in Victoria, B.C, at the Save on Foods Centre and marches through 19 cities before hitting the band’s hometown of Toronto where they will headline the Air Canada Centre. On tour with Billy Talent on this cross-canada trek will be Alexisonfire, Against Me! And Cancer Bats.

Billy Talent will perform their 20th date on the tour in Halifax on April 15 at the cunard centre. From there the band heads to St. John’s, Newfoundland where they will perform on the 2010 Juno Awards. In an announcement made in Toronto earlier today, Billy Talent received 4 Juno nominations - Group of the Year; Album of the Year (Billy Talent III); Rock Album of the Year (Billy Talent III); Single of the Year ("Rusted from the Rain"). The Juno awards will broadcast live on CTV on Sunday, April 18, 2010. In other award news, the band has been nominated for one of Germany’s prestigious Echo Awards. The band is nominated for artist/group international rock/alternative/heavy metal alongside the likes of Green Day and Kings of Leon.


This week also marks the launch of the Billy Talent app for the iPhone and iPod touch. As well as providing fans access to photos, videos, music, tour and merchandise information, the app also includes the feature “Right Now” that allows fans to share their Billy Talent experiences with one another in real time. The Billy Talent app is available for free download from the iTunes app store.


Full Listing Of Billy Talent Tour Dates:

March 3 Victoria Save On Foods Centre
March 5 Penticton, Bc South Okanagan Events Centre
March 6 Kamloops Interior Savings Centre
March 8 Prince George Cn Centre
March 9 Dawson Creek, Bc Encana Centre
March 10 Red Deer, Ab Enmax Centrium
March 12 Medicine Hat, Ab Medicine Hat Arena
March 13 Lethbridge, Ab Enmax Centre
March 15 Edmonton Rexall Place
March 16 Calgary Pengrowth Saddledome
March 18 Regina Brandt Centre
March 19 Saskatoon Credit Union
March 20 Winnipeg Mts Centre
March 22 Sault Ste Marie Essar Centre
March 23 Sudbury Arena
March 24 Montreal Bell Centre
March 26 Ottawa Scotiabank Place
March 27 London John Labatt Centre
March 28 Toronto Air Canada Centre
April 15 Halifax Cunard Centre


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For More Information Contact Steve Waxman, Warner Music Canada
P: (416) 758-1097
E: Steve.waxman@warnermusic.com
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