Date: Monday, April 22, 2013 At 07:30 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH, 2013
VICTORIA TIMES COLONIST AND 100.3 THE Q PRESENT
MÖTLEY CRÜEWITH SPECIAL GUESTS
MONDAY, APRIL 22ND, 2013
SAVE-ON-FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE - VICTORIA, BC
MÖTLEY CRÜE ANNOUNCE THEIR BIGGEST CANADIAN TOUR EVER
MÖTLEY CRÜE unveiled today the details of their 2013 Canadian tour, which marks the most expansive run of Canada in the band’s history. The tour will commence this spring with a total of 18 show dates, kicking off on April 20 in the West Coast, and running through to May 14 when the band completes the tour in the nation's capital; this will be the only time the band will perform in Canada through 2013. MÖTLEY CRÜE will be joined by special guests Big Wreck; the full tour has been listed below.
Hailing from Los Angeles, CA, the quartet—Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Nikki Sixx and Tommy Lee, has commandeered the rock pantheon for over 30 years.
In that time, they have accumulated worldwide album sales exceeding 80 million, seven platinum or multi-platinum albums, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, six Top 20 pop singles, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, three Grammy nominations for Best Hard Rock Performance and countless sold out tours across the globe, playing to millions of fans.
The first rock band in history to have completed an epic sold-out Las Vegas residency at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, MÖTLEY CRÜE is best known for continuing to reinvent not only their live show (with mind blowing elements such as Tommy Lee’s 360 drum roller coaster) and music (brand new song “Sex” released in summer 2012), but remain on the forefront of entertainment via cutting edge social media interaction.
MÖTLEY CRÜE have lured Canadian rockers Big Wreck to join them on the massive tour across their home and native land. Big Wreck frontman, songwriter and producer Ian Thornley’s ‘well-schooled Zeppelin inspired rock’ secured the Rock Album of the Year Juno nomination for Big Wreck’s current album Albatross. The five-piece guitar-laden band is sure to bring their sing-a-long radio hits such as “The Oaf”, Blown Wide Open”, “That Song” and “Ladylike” as well the most played rock single of the year – their smash “Albatross” as a suitable primer for the ‘Crue.
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 1ST @ 10AM
Charge by Phone 250-220-7777
Tickets also available at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre Box Office
Tickets (incl. HST) $25.00, $45.00, $79.00, $115.00
(Plus FMF & Service charges)
**RESERVED SEATING / ALL AGES**
For Tickets call (250) 220-7777
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL TO PRESENT DRALION
EIGHT PERFORMANCES ONLY FROM JUNE 22 - 26, 2011 AT SAVE-ON-FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE
Exclusive Discounted Tickets Available Online Now for Cirque Club Members Tickets for General Public On Sale from December 6
Victoria, November 30, 2010 - Cirque du Soleil is pleased to announce that its newest arena show, Dralion (pronounced “Drah-lee-on”), will be performing in Victoria from June 22 - 26, 2011 at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre for eight performances only.
Advance discounted tickets for Dralion are available now online exclusively to Cirque Club members through December 5. Cirque Club membership is free and benefits includes access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind the scenes information. To join, go to www.cirqueclub.com.
Tickets for the general public will be available starting December 6 at www.cirquedusoleil.com/dralion or by calling 250-220-7777.
Thrilling more than 8 million people worldwide since the show premiered in 1999, Dralion is the fusion of ancient Chinese circus traditions and the avant-garde style of Cirque du Soleil. In Fall 2010, Dralion will embark on a new journey, performing the same captivating production, but now in arenas throughout North America, giving more people the opportunity to enjoy a Cirque du Soleil show in their own town.
The name Dralion (pronounced “Drah-lee-on”) is drawn from its two main symbols: the dragon, representing the East, and the lion, representing the West. Dralion derives much of its inspiration from Eastern philosophy with its perpetual quest for harmony between humankind and nature. The international cast features 52 world-class acrobats, gymnasts, musicians, singers and comedic characters.
Category 1 and 2:
Adults: From $45 to $85
Children (12 & under): From $36 to $69
Military, Seniors & Students: From $40.50 to $72
Through December 5 only, special discounts on tickets in Category 1 and 2 are available online to Cirque Club members. Join now at www.cirqueclub.com.
Adults: From $100 to $105
Children (12 & under): From $80 to $85
Military, Seniors & Students: $90
Show Schedule (June 22 - 26, 2011):
Wednesday, June 22 at 7:30pm
Thursday, June 23 at 7:30pm
Friday, June 24 at 3:30pm and 7:30pm
Saturday, June 25 at 4pm and 8pm
Sunday, June 26 at 1pm and 5 pm
Cirque du Soleil
From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is a major Québec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has 5,000 employees, including more than 1,200 artists from close to 50 different countries.
Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 100 million spectators in 300 cities on five continents. Cirque du Soleil International Headquarters are in Montreal, Canada. The company has received such prestigious awards as the Emmy, Drama Desk, Bambi, ACE, Gémeaux, Félix, and Rose d’Or de Montreux. For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.
Online Press Room
For more information, including downloadable images, please visit the Cirque du Soleil online press room at www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/press/default.aspx