JANN ARDEN & RICK MERCER | Scotiabank Centre


Monday April 29, 2024  8pm
prices start at $55 plus fees
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The Will They or Won't They Tour
A Night of Laughs and Intimate Conversation

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  • Press Release

    (February 26, 2024 - Halifax, NS) – Today, singer-songwriter and author, Jann Arden and comedian and TV personality, Rick Mercer announce they will be hitting the road together this spring for the Will They or Won’t They Tour. Produced by Live Nation Canada, this nationwide tour will feature two of Canada’s most notable voices in a freewheeling, unscripted, unrehearsed, and unrestrained discussion that will have audiences cheering on the two Canadian icons. Spend an evening of laughter, stories, and successes from their careers in entertainment, spanning multiple decades.
    There are three shows in Atlantic Canada, including the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Monday, April 29, Casino New Brunswick in Moncton, Tuesday, April 30 and the Mary Brown’s Centre in St. John’s, Thursday, May 2.
    Tickets will be available via pre-sales beginning this Tuesday, February 27 at 10 a.m. local with additional pre-sales throughout the week. The general on sale is this Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m. local time.
    Tickets for the Halifax show will be available online at
     ticketmaster.caevenko.ca and livenation.com

    Tickets for the Moncton show will be available online at ticketpro.caevenko.ca and livenation.com

    Tickets for the St. John’s show will be available at the Mary Brown’s Centre Box Office
    (50 Gower Road), by calling 1-709-576-7657 and online at
     mbcentre.caevenko.ca and livenation.com

    April 27, 2024 - Kitchener, ON - Centre in the Square

    April 29, 2024 - Halifax, NS - Scotiabank Centre
    April 30, 2024 - Moncton, NB - Casino New Brunswick
    May 2, 2024 - St. John's, NL - Mary Brown's Centre

    May 11, 2024 - Ottawa, ON - National Arts Centre Southam Hall
    May 12, 2024 - Toronto, ON - Roy Thomson Hall
    May 14, 2024 - Hamilton, ON - FirstOntario Concert Hall
    May 15, 2024 - London, ON - Centennial Hall
    May 17, 2024 - Winnipeg, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre
    May 18, 2024 - Saskatoon, SK - TCU Place
    May 19, 2024 - Regina, SK - Conexus Arts Centre
    May 21, 2024 - Edmonton, AB - Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
    May 22, 2024 - Calgary, AB - Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
    May 23, 2024 - Vancouver, BC - The Centre
    May 25, 2024 - Kelowna, BC - Prospera Place
    May 27, 2024 - Victoria, BC - Royal Theatre
    About Jann Arden
    Jann Arden is a multi-platinum, award-winning singer, songwriter, actor, and author. Arden has released 15 albums with 19 top ten singles. Her most recent album, Descendant was released in January 2022. Arden’s accolades include 8 JUNO Awards including Female Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year, 10 SOCAN Awards and 4 Western Canadian Music Awards to name a few. In 2020, she was announced as an inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame joining the ranks of Canadian music icons including Alanis Morisette, Bryan Adams, Barenaked Ladies, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Joni Mitchell, Shania Twain and many more. Arden has also been inducted into the Canadian Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame, has a Star on Canada’s Walk of Fame and has been awarded the Order of Canada.

    Arden has written six books, the most recent being her debut novel THE BITTLEMORES available November 7th, 2023. Her most recent memoir IF I KNEW THEN: Finding Wisdom in Failure and Power in Aging follows Arden’s 2017 Canadian best-seller, FEEDING MY MOTHER: Comfort and Laughter in the Kitchen as My Mom Lives with Memory Loss, which spent a combined 44 weeks on The Globe and Mail bestseller lists.
    Season 3 of Arden’s CTV hit original comedy series JANN premiered in September 2021. With Arden serving as co-creator and star of the show where she plays a fictionalized version of herself, Season 1 of Jann was the most-watched new Canadian comedy series of the 2018-19 broadcast season. Other screen credits include guest appearances in Wynonna Earp (Syfy), Private Eyes (Fox), The Detour (TBS), and Workin’ Moms (Netflix).
    Whether she is captivating audiences with her heartfelt music, entertaining them with her quick wit or sharing her written word in a boldly honest voice – Arden is a Canadian original – a brilliant multi-dimensional talent.

    For more information on Jann Arden, visit:

    About Rick Mercer
    Rick Mercer is a comedian, TV personality, author, and Canada's top political satirist, best known for the Canadian Screen Award winning series Rick Mercer Report. Rick's weekly helping of topical satire, funny takes on the week's top stories, Canada wide adventures and famous rants have made this show a perennial audience favourite. 

    Mercer launched his television career in 1993 as one of the creators, performers, and writers on the hit topical weekly show This Hour Has 22 Minutes. In 1998 he joined Gerald Lunz and Michael Donovan to create the satirical dramatic series Made In Canada, where he again starred and contributed as a writer. In 2001 his CBC Television special Talking To Americans became the highest rated Canadian comedy special ever with 2.7 million viewers.

    In 2014, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. He’s also received The John Drainie Award from ACTRA in recognition of his contribution to Canadian broadcasting and for his “unique approach to raising awareness of Canadian politics and current affairs through the award-winning series This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Made in Canada, and The Rick Mercer Report. He is the sole civilian recipient of the Canadian Armed Forces Commander Land Forces, Command Commendation in recognition of his support of Canadian peacekeepers.

    He is the recipient of nearly 30 Gemini Awards and Canadian Screen Awards for television writing and performance and in 2015 again won the CSA for 'Best Performance in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series.' In 2009, the Rick Mercer Report took home the prestigious Golden Rose Award for ‘best comedy’ at the international Rose d’Or Television Festival in Lucerne, Switzerland. Mercer is the author of three best-selling books and has written for Time, Maclean's, The Globe and Mail, and The National Post. In 2019, Rick was bestowed with the Lifetime Achievement award by the Governor Generals' Performing Arts Awards. Three years later, in 2022, he headlined the "Comedy Night in Canada" stand-up tour organized by Just for Laughs as part of the National tour. Additionally, Rick was awarded the prestigious Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour for his critically acclaimed and bestselling memoir, "Talking to Canadians." These achievements reflect Rick's notable contributions to the field of performing arts and his aptitude for delivering exceptional comedic performances.

    For more information on Rick Mercer, visit:


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