Canadian Tire Centre



Canadian Tire Centre

December 09, 2013 07:00 ET

R5 visit Canadian Tire Centre on April 3, 2014

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 9, 2013) -

THURSDAY, APRIL 3

CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE - OTTAWA

Doors: 6 p.m. Showtime: 7 p.m.

Tickets on sale Friday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.CapitalTickets.ca, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d'Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull, Ottawa Festivals and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office.

Tickets are $29.50, $39.50 and $49.50; reserved seating (plus CRF and service charges).

Today, R5 announced the Canadian leg of their 2014 Louder World Tour. Kicking off on Wednesday, April 2, in Montreal, the band will make their way across Canada with stops in Ottawa - Thursday, April 3, at Canadian Tire Centre - Kingston, London, Hamilton, Oshawa, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

An exclusive pre-sale starts on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at www.R5Rockstheworld.com. In addition, the band is offering a limited number of meet and greet passes for each show. Upon purchasing tickets, fans can also opt for the R5 Family Meet and Greet upgrade, which includes early entry into the venue for an intimate soundcheck party, question and answer session and photo with R5, as well as a special gift from the band. To find out more, please visit www.R5Rockstheworld.com.

R5 Family Fan Club members have first access to pre-sale tickets and R5 Family Meet and Greet upgrades. For more information, please visit www.r5rocks.com/join.

R5 recently announced the European leg of their Louder World Tour. That run consists of 21 dates, spanning 13 countries and kicks-off on Feb. 5 in Warsaw and ends on March 8 in Dublin. The band will make stops in Stockholm, Berlin, Barcelona, Paris, London and Dublin among other cities.

Earlier this year, R5 rocketed onto the Billboard Top 200 chart debuting at No. 24 and hit No. 2 on the iTunes Pop chart with their debut album Louder, which was produced by Emanuel "Eman" Kiriakou and Andrew Goldstein for Mod Squad Music Inc., and co-written by the band.

R5 has rapidly emerged as an exciting new voice in the world of pop rock. Originally from Littleton, Colo., the L.A.-based band was formed in 2008 and is comprised of siblings Riker (bass/vocals), Ross (guitar/vocals), Rocky (guitar/vocals) and Rydel Lynch (keyboard/vocals), along with their friend Ellington "Ratliff" (drums/vocals).

The band self-released their first EP, Ready Set Rock in 2010. They signed with Hollywood Records in April of 2012 and released their second EP, Loud, on Feb. 19. R5's major label debut, Louder, was released on Sept. 24. The quintet starred in a five-part VEVO series titled "R5 on R5," which saw cameras follow them on a 2013 sold-out tour that included shows in the U.S., Canada, Australia, England and France.

Along with duties in R5, Ross Lynch also starred in the hit 2013 Disney Channel original movie Teen Beach Movie, and was featured on the movie's soundtrack that hit the No. 2 spot on the iTunes overall album chart and No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart. The soundtrack spent five consecutive weeks in the top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart and has sold more than 340,000 copies to date. Between R5's Loud EP and their debut album Louder, the Teen Beach Movie soundtrack and the Austin & Ally soundtrack, Ross has sold more than 500,000 albums to date.

For more information on R5 or to view the complete tour schedule, please visit www.R5rocks.com. For access to the band's media kit, please visit www.hollywoodrecords.com/press/r5.

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