Avril Lavigne Announces First Tour In 6 Years

Attention all Sk8er Bois and Girls—Canada’s punk princess is returning to Toronto on tour for the first time in six years.

The singer announced yesterday on social media that she will be returning to Toronto and 14 other cities across North America while on tour for her most recent album, Head Above Water. Her stop at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on October 6 will be her only Canadian tour date.

 

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Happy to announce the Head Above Water Tour bitches!!!⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Get in line for the ticket presale here or use the link in my bio : http://tnspk.co/j-DzKbA⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Tour Dates/Stops:⁣⁣⁣ 9.14 – Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre⁣⁣⁣ 9.15 – Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium⁣⁣⁣ 9.17 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater – Oakland⁣⁣⁣ 9.18 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre ⁣⁣⁣ 9.21 – Denver, CO, MN @ Paramount Theatre ⁣⁣⁣ 9.24 – Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre ⁣⁣⁣ 9.26 – Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre ⁣⁣⁣ 9.28 – Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre ⁣⁣⁣ 10.1 – New York, NY @ Pier 17 at South Street Seaport⁣⁣⁣ 10.3 – Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre⁣⁣⁣ 10.5 – Wallingford, CT @ Oakdale Theatre⁣⁣⁣ 10.6 – Toronto, ON @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts⁣⁣⁣ 10.8 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Roxian Theatre⁣⁣⁣ 10.9 – Washington, DC @ MGM National Harbor ⁣⁣⁣ 10.11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Cite Center at Parx Casino⁣⁣⁣ #HeadAboveWaterTour⁣

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Following a near-death experience with Lyme disease, Lavigne was forced to slow things down for a while, but she returned to the scene in a big way last fall with her release of title track “Head Above Water.” The album was largely inspired by her battle with the disease and Lavigne now dedicates her time and her platform to raising both awareness about the illness and raising money to fund research. According to Rolling Stone, one dollar from each ticket sold will go to the Avril Lavigne Foundation, aimed at helping those with Lyme Disease and other illnesses.

We couldn’t be more excited about the “Complicated” singer going back on tour—here’s hoping she busts out some classics like “Sk8er Boi” and “Girlfriend.” Pre-sale is happening right now, but everyone can get their hands on tickets here on Friday June 28 at 10 a.m.