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Avril Lavigne bringing 'Greatest Hits' to Darien Lake Aug. 20


Mon, Jan 22nd 2024 10:35 am

Grammy-nominated Diamond-certified rocker to be joined by special guests Simple Plan, Girlfriends

√ Tickets available starting Wednesday with artist presale; general on-sale begins Friday at Ticketmaster.com

Live Nation Press Release

Today, eight-time Grammy-nominated Diamond-certified icon Avril Lavigne announced her 2024 headline tour across North America, “Avril Lavigne: The Greatest Hits.” Produced by Live Nation, the 27-date tour will see Avril perform her biggest songs to-date, including the RIAA three-times-Platinum-certified “Complicated,” the two-times Platinum-certified “Sk8er Boi,” the two-times-Platinum-certified “Girlfriend,” the Platinum-certified “Here’s To Never Growing Up,” and many more from her record-smashing catalog.

The “Avril Lavigne: The Greatest Hits” tour includes a stop at Darien Lake Amphitheater in Darien Center on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Simple Plan will join Avril as special guest, with Girlfriends joining as opening act.

Tickets will be available starting with an artist presale beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Additional presales will run throughout the week ahead of the general on-sale beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at ticketmaster.com. The tour will also offer a variety of different VIP packages and experiences for fans to take their concert experience to the next level. Packages vary but may include premium tickets, invitation to the “SK8ER BOI Hospitality Lounge” and specially designed merch bundle. For more information, visit vipnation.com.

In addition to the North American “Avril Lavigne: The Greatest Hits” tour, Avril is gearing up for a run of U.K. and European performances this summer, including festivals “Rock For People” on June 14 in Hradec, Czechia; Nova Rock Festival on June 15 in Nickelsdorf, Austria; Pinkpop Festival on June 21 in Landgraaf, Netherlands; Hurricane Festival on June 22 in Schnee, Germany; and Madcool Festival on July 13 in Madrid, Spain; as well as two special U.K. headline shows at Cardiff Castle on July 2 and Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on July 3. For all dates and more, visit https://avrillavigne.com/.

More About Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne has made history, smashed records, and consistently blazed a trail of her own as an uncompromising force in music and culture. Beyond selling 50 million albums worldwide with 12.5 million units sold in the U.S. alone, she has notched eight Grammy Award nominations in categories such as Best New Artist and Song of the Year' twice for “Complicated” and “I’m with You.”

In addition, the 2023 Canada’s Walk of Fame and 2022 Hollywood Walk of Fame recipient has won 10 Juno Awards, including Artist of the Year and multiple Juno Fans’ Choice’ awards. Her catalog comprises the Diamond-certified (Canada) and septuple-Platinum (U.S.) “Let Go” [2002], quintuple-Platinum (Canada) and triple-Platinum (U.S.) “Under My Skin” [2004], double-Platinum “The Best Damn Thing” [2007], Gold-selling “Goodbye Lullaby” [2011], Gold-selling “Avril Lavigne” [2013], and “Head Above Water” [2019], highlighted by definitive smashes such as “Complicated,” “Sk8er Boi,” “Girlfriend,” “Here’s To Never Growing Up” and “Head Above Water.”

As such, she remains of one of the Soundscan-era’s best-selling artists releasing albums in the U.S., and the third best-selling Canadian female artist of all-time. She earned a spot in the Top 10 of Billboard’s “Best of the 2000s'' chart and holds a Guinness World Record as the youngest female solo artist to top the U.K. chart. “Girlfriend” emerged as the first music video to reach 100 million views on YouTube. She has also earned multiple No. 1s around the globe, and her social media following notably exceeds 93.6 million fans worldwide.

In February 2022, Avril made her debut for DTA Records with the release of her seventh studio album, “Love Sux,” which debuted in the top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart, amassed over 12 million streams in its first week and included hits “Bite Me,” “Love It When You Hate Me” feat. blackbear,” and “I’m A Mess” (with YUNGBLUD).

On May 22, Avril will kick off her North American headline “Avril Lavigne: The Greatest Hits” tour, performing her biggest songs to-date in cities such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Charlotte, Nashville, Chicago and Darien Center, among others.

For more information, visit www.avrillavigne.com.

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