Over the course of the past seven years, Johnny Reid, a three-time JUNO Award winner and acclaimed multi-platinum singer/songwriter, has inspired legions of fans with his songs, that has resulted in the past three albums and DVDs – all being certified platinum (or higher) in Canada and totaling more than 1 million units scanned.
Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading Music Company is proud to announce the release of Johnny Reid A Christmas Gift To You, October 22. The 12-song collection of traditional and time-honoured songs embrace the spirit of the season. With acclaimed producer Bob Ezrin behind the console, the joy and warmth that is Christmas can be heard in every note, interpreted beautifully by Reid’s signature voice.
The award-winning multi-platinum artist will embark on a 15-date national tour of Canada – Johnny Reid: ‘A Christmas Gift To You’ – beginning in Victoria, BC on November 20 and wrapping in Halifax, NS on December 18,
“Christmas is a time of peace, hope, love and happiness”, noted Reid. “I’ve always loved Christmas and everything it represents. I look forward to taking this music on the road in celebration of the season.”
Johnny Reid: “A Christmas Gift to You” – the CD – the Tour – the sound of Christmas!
A Christmas Gift To You track-listing includes:
1. I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
2. Angels We Have Heard On High
3. O Holy Night
4. Do You Hear What I Hear
5. Mary Did You Know?
6. Winter Star
7. Hark the Herald Angels Sing/O Come All Ye Faithful
8. Away In a Manger
9. Lo How a Rose E’re Blooming
10. Little Drummer Boy
11. Silent Night / Sainte Nuit
12. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Johnny Reid: ‘A Christmas Gift To You’ Tour dates include:
November 20 Victoria, BC – SAVE ON FOODS MEMORIAL
November 21 Vancouver, BC – QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE
November 23 Edmonton, AB – NORTHERN ALBERTA JUBILEE
November 25 Calgary, AB – SOUTHERN ALBERTA JUBILEE
November 28 Saskatoon, SK – TCU PLACE
November 30 Regina, SK – CONEXUS THEATRE
December 02 Winnipeg, MB – CENTENNIAL CONCERT HALL
December 06 Peterborough, ON – PETERBOROUGH MEMORIAL CENTRE
December 07 Hamilton, ON – HAMILTON PLACE THEATRE
December 09 Ottawa, ON – NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE
December 12 Oshawa, ON- GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE
December 13 Toronto, ON – MASSEY HALL
December 14 London, ON – BUDWEISER GARDENS
December 17 Moncton, NB – MONCTON COLISEUM
December 18 Halifax, NS – METRO CENTRE
Fan Club Pre Sale Monday October 7th 10:00am
Public On Sale Friday October 11th 10:00am
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About Johnny Reid:
Over the course of the past seven years, Reid, a three-time JUNO Award winner and acclaimed multi-platinum singer/songwriter, has inspired legions of fans with his songs, that has resulted in the past three albums and DVDs – all being certified platinum (or higher) in Canada and totalling more than 1 million units scanned.
Nominated for a 2012 JUNO Award for Single of the Year, Reid released his sixth studio album Fire It Up in March 2012. The follow-up to 2010’s certified double-platinum album A Place Called Love, which debuted at No. 1 on the SoundScan Top 200 Album Chart and spent 4 weeks as the bestselling album in Canada.
Johnny has been the recipient of numerous industry awards, multiple Top 5 radio singles and No. 1 videos. In 2011, he was honoured with the Slaight Music Humanitarian Award for his outstanding efforts on behalf of organizations such as the World Vision Foundation, Children’s Aid Foundation, MusiCounts and the Make a Wish Foundation of Canada.