Keith Urban’s recently announced, “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018,” also the name of his forthcoming ninth studio album (“GRAFFITI U”), revealed that it will include multiple CCMA nominee Lindsay Ell as the opening performer for his September performances in Canada, as well as for his debut performance in Rogers, Arkansas. After playing there, Ell will head north of the border for seven Canadian shows, the first of which will be on September 14 at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.

“It’s not very often you get to share the stage with an artist you’ve looked up to since the beginning of your career,” said Ell, whose recent album The Project debuted at No. 1 on the Country Album Sales Chart. “I am SO excited to be touring with Keith Urban and can’t wait to play for fans in the venues I grew up in!”

Urban’s 58-city “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR 2018” will kick off on June 15th at St. Louis’s Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, with Kelsea Ballerini his supporting act for all other dates.

Wed Aug 15          Rogers, AR                     Walmart AMP
Fri Sept 14            Ottawa, ON                    Canadian Tire Centre
Sat Sept 15           London, ON                   Budweiser Gardens
Wed Sept 19          Winnipeg, MB                Bell MTS Place
Fri Sept 21            Saskatoon, SK                SaskTel Centre
Sat Sept 22           Edmonton, AB                Rogers Place
Sun Sept 23          Calgary, AB                    ScotiaBank Saddledome
Tue Sept 25          Vancouver, BC                Rogers Arena

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