Canadian superstar rocker coming to St. Catharines in October


Published May 19, 2022 at 1:37 pm

As soon as Canadian superstar rocker Bryan Adams announced this morning that he was doing a cross-country tour starting this summer, the Meridian Centre jumped in to say St. Catharines was his October 14 stop.

The tour follows the release of the Grammy winner’s 15th studio album “So Happy It Hurts” this past March.

For the St. Catharines stop, tickets range from $55 to $115 plus fees and will go on sale May 27 at 10 am.

The Canadian singer-songwriter will kick off his new set of shows in Prince Edward Island in August, making his way from province to province, before wrapping up in Vancouver in November.

The 62-year-old Kingston-born guitarist, singer, songwriter has more than 100 million records and singles over his career, which started with the release of the “Cuts Like A Knife” album in 1983, featuring the title hit, as well as “Straight From The Heart.”

He became a global star with the 1984 release of “Reckless.” featuring tracks like “Run To You,” “Summer of ’69” and “Heaven.

In 1991, Adams released “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” which went to number one in at least 19 countries, including for 16 and 18 straight weeks in the UK, and Europe overall, both records. It is one of the best-selling singles of all time.

By 2008, Adams was ranked 38th on the list of all-time top artists on the Billboard Hot 100. He has won 20 Juno Awards and a Grammy Award.

Adams has been inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Canada’s Walk of Fame, the Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame, the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

On May 1, 2010, Adams received the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for his 30 years of contributions to the arts.

With files from Sadaf Ahsan, The Canadian Press

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