Gord Bamford

Gord Bamford embarks on nation-wide “Neon Smoke” tour


Gord Bamford is one of the biggest names in Canadian country music. With a career spanning over 20 years, Gord remains at the top of many country music fan’s playlists. 2018 promises to be another great year for the singer as he embarks on a nation-wide tour with the release of his latest album “Neon Smoke”.

Originally from Australia, Gord Bamford moved to Canada with his family at the age of five. He was encouraged by his mother to pursue a career in music with his first success coming in 1995 when he won the Nornet Radio Search for the Stars Talent competition. This set the stage for his debut album release called “God’s Green Earth” in 2000, which was only the beginning to an incredibly successful career.

With hits ranging from “Blame It On That Red Dress” to “When Your Lips Are So Close”, Gord Bamford has consistently released great music for country fans from all walks of life. He has released five studio albums with nine of his songs charting on the Canadian Hot 100.

In December, Bamford was presented with multiple plaques, celebrating his incredible success. “Is It Friday Yet”, “Country Junkie”, “Drinking Buddy” and “Don’t Let Her Be Gone” are all officially certified gold. In addition, he received a certified platinum plaque for “When Your Lips Are So Close”!

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Gord Bamford is now set to release his sixth album entitled “Neon Smoke” on January 19th. The album will have 15 tracks including the previously released duet with Jim Cuddy, “Ain’t It Grand”. The title track, “Neon Smoke” is his latest single, recently released to country radio.

A brand new album brings a cross-Canada tour for Gord Bamford and his band where they will play 29 shows from coast to coast. The Neon Smoke Tour kicks off on January 24th in Brampton, Ontario and will conclude in Kelowna, BC on March 2nd.

Top Country had a chance to sit down with the Albertan to talk about “Neon Smoke” and his upcoming tour!


Neon Smoke Tour Dates:

January 24th, 2018 Brampton, ON

January 25th, 2018 Nepean, ON

January 26th, 2018 Windsor, ON

January 27th, 2018 Richmond Hill, ON

January 28th, 2018 St. Catherines, ON

January 30th, 2018 Meaford, ON

January 31st, 2018 Brantford, ON

February 1st, 2018 Burlington, ON

February 2nd, 2018 Milton, ON

February 3rd, 2018 Kingston, ON

February 4th, 2018 Guelph, ON

February 6th, 2018 Peterborough, ON

February 7th, 2018 Belleville, ON

February 8th, 2018 Sherbrooke, QC

February 10th, 2018 Halifax, NS

February 11th, 2018 Moncton, NB

February 12th, 2018 Sudbury, ON

February 14th, 2018 Thunder Bay, ON

February 15th, 2018 Winnipeg, MB

February 16th, 2018 Regina, SK

‍February 17th, 2018 Lloydminster, AB

February 18th, 2018 Whitecourt, AB

February 20th, 2018 Fort Saskatchewan, AB

February 21st, 2018 Camrose, AB

February 23rd, 2018 Lethbridge, AB

February 24th, 2018 Medicine Hat, AB

February 27th, 2018 Nanaimo, BC

March 1st, 2018 Sidney, BC

March 2nd, 2018 Kelowna, BC

For tickets, visit Gord Bamford’s official website.