Luke Combs Shatters Ticket Sales Record Previously Held By Shania Twain
CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Combs continues to set records both at country radio and on tour and his…
Luke Combs; Photo by David Bergman, via Instagram, Shania Twain; Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Combs, who earned two of this year’s biggest country songs according to Billboard, will soon embark on a seven-show headlining tour in Canada.
After tickets went on sale, Combs quickly achieved the fastest selling shows for a country artist at Montreal’s Centre Bell, Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena (two nights), Quebec City’s Centre Vidéotron and London’s Budweiser Gardens (two nights).
According to a press release, Combs has also now sold the most tickets ever for an artist in any genre at Budweiser Gardens, breaking the record Shania Twain previously set in 2018.
Combs’ Canadian tour kicks off on March 20, 2022, in Toronto, Ontario and will wrap up on March 31 in London, Ontario.
Luke Combs 2022 Canadian Tour Dates
March 20, 2022—Toronto, ON—Scotiabank Arena (SOLD OUT)
March 21, 2022—Toronto, ON—Scotiabank Arena (SOLD OUT)
March 24, 2022—Ottawa, ON—Canadian Tire Centre (SOLD OUT)
March 26, 2022—Quebec City, QC—Videotron Centre (SOLD OUT)
March 28, 2022—Montreal, QC—Centre Bell (SOLD OUT)
March 30, 2022—London, ON—Budweiser Gardens (SOLD OUT)
March 31, 2022—London, ON—Budweiser Gardens (SOLD OUT)
The record-breaking news doesn’t end there. Combs’ 2022 shows at Denver’s Empower Field at Mile High and Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium both sold out in record time, ranking among the fastest sell-outs in each venue’s history.
Combs will close out the year with several more sold-out shows and is set to wrap up his 2021 tour dates on December 16 in Salt Lake City.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.