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September 19, 2011 10:47 ET

SIMPLE PLAN visits Scotiabank Place on Feb. 24, 2012

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2011) -

SIMPLE PLAN

With Special Guests…

Marianas Trench

All Time Low

These Kids Wear Crowns

FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2012

SCOTIABANK PLACE - OTTAWA

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

Tickets on sale Friday, Sept. 23 @ 10 a.m.

Order online at www.capitaltickets.ca or www.livenation.com

Tickets can be purchased 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 and at the Scotiabank Place box office.

Ticket prices are $35.50, $46.50 and $92 (four packs); General Admission Floor & Reserved Seating Stands (plus CRF and service charges).

MuchMusic presents the 2012 Canadian Simple Plan tour in support of their gold-certified album Get Your Heart On!. The band will begin their nine-city tour on Feb. 11 at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver. Stops include a show at the Bell Centre in their hometown of Montreal on February 23 and a visit to Ottawa's Scotiabank Place the following evening.

Opening for Simple Plan will be Marianas Trench, All Time Low and These Kids Wear Crowns. Tickets go on sale Friday Sept. 23 at livenation.com while $1 from every ticket sold throughout the tour will be donated to the Simple Plan Foundation. A limited number of enhanced ticket packages will be available to fan club members for all shows, consisting of a premium ticket, post-show meet and greet and pizza party with the band, a digital download of a live recording, a t-shirt and more. For more details on purchasing the package, visit www.officialspcrew.com.

Simple Plan spent the summer touring the globe, including stops in Asia and Europe, as well as the U.S., where they were one of the highest-drawing acts on the Warped Tour. A July date in Quebec City attracted nearly 90,000 fans. They will return to the U.S. for a fall tour beginning in October.

Get Your Heart On!, the Montreal-based band's gold-certified fourth studio album, was released in June and spawned the platinum-certified hit single "Jet Lag" – a duet with Natasha Bedingfield on the English version and Marie-Mai on the French version. The music video for the second single, "Astronaut," premieres today at MuchMusic, MusiquePlus and SimplePlan.com.

2012 will mark the 10-year anniversary of Simple Plan's debut album, No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls. The band has been voted Favourite Canadian Band an unprecedented five times by viewers of the MuchMusic Video Awards. Accolades also include the 2006 JUNO Fan Choice Award and the 2005 Teen Choice Award.

Simple Plan is: Pierre Bouvier (Vocals) / Chuck Comeau (Drums, Backing Vocals) / David Desrosiers (Bass, Backing Vocals) / Sebastien Lefebvre (Guitar, Backing Vocals) / Jeff Stinco (Lead Guitar).

About Simple Plan Foundation

The members of Simple Plan have used their global popularity for good by starting the Simple Plan Foundation, which raises money for a variety of charities. Established in 2005, the Simple Plan Foundation works to support youth through the difficult passage to adulthood, encouraging youth to find their life's passion. The Foundation also supports youth living with life threatening illnesses through their collaboration with music therapy programs. In 2009, proceeds from the sale of the band's single, Save You, were distributed to various cancer charities. Most recently, the Foundation donated $10,000 towards the Red Cross in support of the Japan earthquake and tsunami relief effort.

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