Reba McEntire hosts the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5, 2009. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
SUMMERSIDE — Country superstar Reba McEntire is coming to Eastlink Arena.
Summerside will be one of three Maritime stops by Reba in October.
The chart-topping singer will perform at Eastlink Arena on Saturday, Oct. 19. Other stops are at Harbour Station in Saint John on Friday, Oct. 18, and at the Halifax Metro Centre on Sunday, Oct. 20.
Special guest for all three shows is Canadian country musician, Gord Bamford.
With a career that has produced over 56 million in worldwide album sales; 64 Top 10 hits; the No. 1 TV sitcom for six consecutive years on two networks; successful clothing, footwear and home collections; and a stint on Broadway that garnered a Drama Critics Award, Reba’s career shows no signs of slowing down.
As one the most successful female recording artists in history, she is the recipient of 15 American Music Awards, 13 ACM Awards, nine People’s Choice Awards, seven Country Music Association Awards, two GRAMMYS and is one of only four entertainers in history to be honoured with a National Artistic Achievement Award by U.S. Congress.
Set to release his sixth studio album, his second with Sony Music Canada, on Oct. 8 and leading the 2013 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) nominations, multi award-winning artist, Gord Bamford keeps putting out great country music.
Tickets for the Summerside show go on sale this Friday at noon. Tickets range in price from $64.50 to $89.50 (including tax plus applicable service charge) and will be available at the Credit Union Place box office, by phone toll free at 1-855-985-5000 and online at cupevents.ca, evenko.ca and livenation.com
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Showtime is 7:30 p.m.
The show is being presented by Evenko and Live Nation.