Bonnie Raitt continues to extend her busy 2017 world tour schedule. The 10-time |Grammy winner has extended her North American leg with nearly a dozen new dates in Canada.
The 2000 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee made the announcement via a news release posted on Jan. 18 at her official Bonnie Raitt website. The dates will mark the blues-rocker's first extensive tour of Canada in over a decade and will follow her 2017 winter romp through the U.S. and spring tour of Australia in continued support her Grammy-nominated studio album Dig in Deep, which was released Feb. 16, 2016 via Redwing Records.
The summer trek will feature Toronto singer-songwriter Royal Wood as special guest and will kick off May 31 in Montreal at Olympia de Montreal. Raitt and company will wind their way west with major city stops that include Toronto and Calgary, Alberta, before wrapping up June 19 in Vancouver, British Columbia, at Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
Select presales will begin Tues., June 24 at 10:00 a.m. local time. Tickets for most markets go on sale to the public starting Fri., June 27 at 10:00 a.m. local time. For more information, click here.
The "Something to Talk About" hitmaker has kept a high profile in recent weeks. Raitt recently performed a tribute to the late great blues legend B.B. King a special “New Year's Eve Hall of Fame” episode of “Austin City Limits,” which launched the second half of “ACL's” 42nd season on PBS. Fans can check out a clip above.
Raitt also appeared last month at the 2016 Kennedy Center Honors held on Dec. 4 in Washington at the Kennedy Center. The multi-platinum seller sang a medley of songs with singer Andra Day in tribute to honoree Mavis Staples during the event, which aired Dec. 26 on CBS .
The U.S. leg of The Dig In Deep Tour will kick off Feb. 15 in Long Beach, California, Terrace Theater and wrap up March 25 in Honolulu, Hawaii, at Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall. Tickets for select Bonnie Raitt events are available at AXS.
See below Raitt's updated 2017 North American tour schedule. For all the latest information on Bonnie Raitt, click here.
Feb. 15 – Long Beach, Calif., Terrace Theater
Feb. 17 – Las Vegas, Nev., Pearl Concert Theater
Feb. 18 – Indio, Calif., Fantasy Springs Resort Casino & Special Events Ctr.
Feb. 21 – Fresno, Calif., Warnors Theatre
Feb. 23 – Thousand Oaks, Calif., Fred Kavli Theatre
Feb. 25 – Santa Cruz, Calif., Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
March 24 – Kahului, Hawaii, Maui Arts & Cultural Center
March 25 – Honolulu, Hawaii, Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall
May 31 – Montreal, QC, L’Olympia
June 1 – Ottawa, ON, National Arts Centre
June 3 – London, ON, Centennial Hall
June 6 – Hamilton, ON, FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) **
June 7 – Kitchener, ON, Centre in the Square **
June 9 – Toronto, ON, Sony Centre **
June 11 – Thunder Bay, ON, Community Auditorium *
June 13 – Winnipeg, MB, Burton Cummings Theatre
June 16 – Calgary, AB, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
June 17 – Edmonton, AB, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
June 19 – Vancouver, BC, Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Public on-sales Friday, Jan. 27, Saturday, Jan. 28 * and Monday, Jan. 30 where noted **