with special guests The County Line
TORONTO, ON (January 11, 2016) – Canadian country legend and multiple JUNO Award winner George Canyon announced today the February 5th release of his eagerly anticipated forthcoming album “I Got This” via ole red dot. With the title track and first single already at radio, Canyon will embark on a multi-city, cross-Canada tour in support of the album – sharing new music with his faithful fans as well as classic crowd favourites. The “Jekyll and Nothing to Hide” tour kicks off in Calgary, AB on February 5th and will make stops from coast-to-coast, including Regina, Winnipeg, London, Moncton, PEI, Quebec, and more. Additional dates in select cities will be announced soon.
An exceptional role model and mentor – highly praised for supporting Canadian artists, Canyon has confirmed that he will employ local support in each city on the tour, thus furthering his humble efforts towards promoting and nurturing local talent. Limited VIP packages are available at georgecanyon.com/shop for each market.
“I Got This” marks Canyon’s eleventh full-length release in a career that spans nearly two decades and includes his PLATINUM debut “One Good Friend”, along with several GOLD-certified albums, including “Classics”, “Somebody Wrote Love” and the Richard Marx produced “Better Be Home Soon”. With nearly 400,000 albums sold worldwide, multiple major acting roles on television, and the 2015 launch of his radio show “Down East Country with George Canyon”, the singer-songwriter has cemented his status as a bona fide multi-faceted artist and performer.
A Nova Scotia native, Canyon was recently inducted into the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame and has been widely decorated with a number of accolades including multiple CCMA and ECMA Awards in addition to his multiple JUNO Award wins. As the national spokesperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and a vocal advocate and supporter of the Canadian Military, Canyon was also presented with the CCMA “Humanitarian of the Year” Award in recognition of his philanthropic endeavours with both organizations.