According to a news release posted May 15 on his official website at JohnFogerty.com, the legendary swamp-rocker will return to Canada with a tour that features vintage CCR material from 1969, the year the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer wrote and produced three seminal Creedence albums - "Bayou Country," "Green River," and "Willy and the Poor Boys." The albums produced massive hits for the band, including: “Proud Mary,” “Green River,” “Born On The Bayou,” “Down On The Corner,” “Fortunate Son” and other time-tested classics.
The tour kicks off on Nov. 8 at Mile One Centre in St John’s, NL and wraps up on Nov. 29 at Save-On Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria, BC. Presales begin Tues., May 20. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Fri., May 23. See below for the complete Canadian tour schedule or check out JohnFogerty.com.
Earlier this month, the iconic singer-songwriter gave an explosive closing night performance at the New Orleans Jazz and Festival. the Grammy winner released his ninth solo album, titled " A Song for Everyone" last year, which featured newly recorded solo and CCR classics, as well as brand new songs, performed with stars such as The Foo Fighters, Bob Seger, Kid Rock, Brad Paisley and others.
Fogerty is currently working on his memoirs, which will be released later this year and will tour Europe and the U.S. before hitting Canada. His next tour stop is on May 28 in Sandnes, Norway at Routen. To stay up to date, see his official Facebook page.
Did you know? John Fogerty's song "Swamp Water" debuted over the opening credits of the FOX TV series "The Finder" and also guest starred on the show's premiere.
John Fogerty 2014 Canadian tour schedule:
Nov. 8 St. John’s, NL - Mile One Stadium
Nov. 10 Halifax, NS - Halifax Metro Centre
Nov. 12 Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
Nov. 13 Rama, ON - Casino Rama
Nov. 14 Oshawa, ON - GM Centre
Nov. 15 Hamilton, ON - Copps Coliseum
Nov. 17 Sudbury, ON - Sudbury Arena
Nov. 19 Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre
Nov. 20 Moose Jaw, SK - Mosaic Place
Nov. 21 Saskatoon, SK - Credit Union Centre
Nov. 23 Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
Nov. 24 Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
Nov. 25 Dawson Creek, BC - EnCana Events Centre
Nov. 27 Penticton, BC - South Okanagan Events Centre
Nov. 28 Abbotsford, BC - Abbotsford Centre
Nov. 29 Victoria, BC - Save On Foods Memorial Centre