Avril Lavigne announces ‘The Greatest Hits’ Tour

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Avril Lavigne excitedly announced her Greatest Hits Tour for 2024, set to kick off in May. “Tour dates for 2024, baby!”, she shared on social media on Monday, January 22. The punk rock superstar, 39, plans to perform her iconic hits and hinted at the possibility of fulfilling special requests from fans.

“Perhaps some special requests? And, of course, all my friends are joining me!!!” she added. Notably, she revealed that her friends, including fellow Canadian rockers Simple Plan, will be joining her on tour. Reflecting on their history, Lavigne noted, “They toured with me on my very first tour, so it’s only fitting we are doing it again!”


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Who will perform?

Emo artists All Time Low are set to join select dates of Lavigne’s Greatest Hits Tour. Speaking about the much-anticipated collaboration Lavigne stated, “My boys! We’ve been friends for a while now and have talked about trying to tour together for years, so glad we finally get to do it for real!”

Other openers include Girlfriends and Royal and the Serpent, whom Lavigne described as “two of my favourite artists that I can’t wait to bring out with me.” Expressing excitement for the upcoming tour, she added, “This is gonna be too much stupid fun celebrating my career with my friends and fans. Who’s coming???? What songs do you want to hear???”


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Tickets go on sale on Friday

Tickets are set to go on sale on Friday, January 26, at 10 a.m. local time, with early access available to those “following me on TikTok or signed up for my email list to get first access to tickets.”

Lavigne is set to embark on a 27-date Greatest Hits Tour, commencing on May 22 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with the initial leg covering the West Coast. Following a break in July, the tour resumes on the East Coast in August and concludes in mid-September in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

‘I need to hurry up’

Reflecting on her career and the 20th anniversary of her debut album “Let’s Go” in a 2022 interview with The Guardian, Lavigne shared, “I remember being at home and being 14 and thinking like: ‘I need to hurry up and get this music thing going!’ I was like: ‘I want to be doing this while I’m YOUNG!’”