50 Cents of each ticket sold will support Sweet Relief's covid-19 fund
Feb 22, 2022 – Powerhouse rock bands Simple Plan and Sum 41 have joined forces for the first time ever to announce the “Blame Canada Tour,” their upcoming two-part, full US co-headline run. Fans will be able to join in as the bands celebrate their debut records, with Sum 41 performing 'All Killer No Filler' in full to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of the record and Simple Plan performing 'No Pads, No Helmets…Just Balls.'
Produced by Live Nation, the 36-city tour kicks off on April 29th at The Ritz in Raleigh, NC making stops across the U.S. in Philadelphia, New York, New Orleans, San Francisco and more before wrapping up in Denver, CO at The Fillmore on August 18th. The first leg kicks off on April 29th and will feature support from Set It Off. The second leg featuring Magnolia Park starts on July 29th.
“We’re so happy to finally be able to play shows again and couldn’t be more excited to head out on the ‘Blame Canada’ tour with Sum 41!” Pierre Bouvier, Chuck Comeau, Sebastien Lefebvre, Jeff Stinco of Simple Plan share. “It’s hard to believe this will the first time we will co-headline a tour together, but the timing couldn’t be better as we both celebrate the 20th anniversary of our debut albums!”
“We have known the guys in Simple Plan for a very long time and know these shows are going to be great,” shares Sum 41 frontman and vocalist Deryck Whibley. “We cannot wait to hit the road with them!” Whilbey continues, “We have a lot of fans in common and we know they have waited for this for a very, very long time! After not being able to tour for almost 2 years due to the pandemic, we’re gonna go out there and play our hearts out, enjoy every second of being on these stages and we’ll make sure everyone in the crowd has the time of their lives!”
TICKETS: General on sale for tickets starts on Friday, February 25th at 10AM local time on https://www.sum41.com/tour.
As part of the upcoming tour, 50 cents of each ticket sold will help raise funds for Sweet Relief’s Covid-19 Fund. In 2020 Sweet Relief started the Covid-19 Fund to provide emergency financial assistance to music industry professionals who have been devastated by the pandemic.
THE BLAME CANADA TOUR DATES:
Apr 29 – Raleigh, NC @ Ritz *
Apr 30 – Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues *
May 2 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore *
May 3 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE *+
May 4 – Silver Springs, MD @ The Fillmore *
May 6 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium *
May 7 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony *
May 8 – New York, NY @ Pier 17 – The Rooftop *
May 10 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore *
May 11 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues *
May 13 – Cincinnati, OH @ Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center *
May 14 – Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles *+
May 15 – Chicago, IL @ Radius *+
May 17 – Minneapolis, MN @ Myth *
May 18 – Kansas City, MO @ Uptown *
May 20 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Stir Cove *+
May 21 – St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant *
May 22 – Nashville, TN @ Marathon *
May 24 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle *
May 25 – Tampa, FL @ Seminole Hard Rock *
May 27 – New Orleans, LA @ Orpheum Theater *+
May 28 – Dallas, TX @ So What?! Music Festival+
Jul 29 – Tulsa, OK @ Cains Ballroom ^+
Jul 30 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater ^
Jul 31 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues ^