DISNEY CHANNEL AND GIRL TALK PARTNER TO BRING THE BIG TICKET CONCERT TO THE UK FOR THE FIRST TIME

– Fan favourite television stars from The Next Step, Disney The Lodge and Backstage to perform in five cities across the UK

– Tickets go on sale this Friday at 9am

Toronto, ON – 22 May 2017 – Disney Channel UK and Girl Talk Magazine, in association with DHX Television and Live Nation, are gearing up for the biggest event of the summer – bringing The Big Ticket Concert to five cities in the UK. A can’t miss concert experience for the entire family, the event features music performances by the most popular stars from kids’ favourite television series. The tour kicks off in Glasgow on Wednesday, August 30, stopping in Belfast, Manchester and Birmingham before touching down in London for the final show on Sunday, September 3. Tickets go on sale on Friday, June 2 at 9 AM.

Created in Canada by DHX Television’s Family Channel in 2012, The Big Ticket Concert brings the biggest television stars together for the ultimate fan experience. Featuring multiple acts, the tour will be hosted by fan-favourite dancers Trevor Tordjman and Jordan Clark, who are best known for their roles in the tween drama The Next Step. Fellow cast members Victoria Baldesarra, Brittany Raymond, Myles Erlick, Briar Nolet, Shelby Bain, Isaiah Peck and Alexandra Chaves will also be on deck, ready to wow the crowd with their crazy tricks, mind-blowing flips and killer choreography. Plus, The Next Step star, Taveeta, will show off her vocal prowess performing her new single Resurrection.

Stars from Disney Channel UK’s number one rated series The Lodge, Sophie Simnett, Luke Newton, Josh Sinclair-Evans, Jade Alleyne, Thomas Doherty, Jayden Revri, Mia Jenkins and Bethan Wright, will have fans singing and busting some moves as they perform for the first time popular songs from the smash-hit show including Believe That, which has been viewed over 8 million times on YouTube.

Visiting the UK for the first time ever, stars from Backstage, McKenzie Small (Scarlett), Josh Bogert (Miles) and Aviva (Alya) will perform brand new music from their debut EPs.

Big Ticket Concert Tour stops are as follows:

Date

Location

City

Wednesday, August 30

Glasgow SEC Armadillo

Glasgow

Thursday, August 31

Waterfront

Belfast

Friday, September 1

02 Apollo

Manchester

Saturday, September 2

Barclaycard Arena

Birmingham

Sunday, September 3

Eventim Apollo

London

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.livenation.co.uk/.

About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

About DHX Television 
DHX Television is composed of Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, and is part of DHX Media Ltd., a leading creator, producer, marketer and broadcaster of family entertainment. Dedicated to celebrating family fun, DHX Television delivers best-in-class programming through premium subscriptions and its original production mandate, and creates and produces captivating in-market events that appeal to Canadian families. DHX Television is home to world-renowned series including The Next StepDegrassi: Next Class and Teletubbies. DHX Media Ltd. has offices globally, and is traded on the NASDAQ and Toronto Stock Exchange.

About Disney Channel
Disney Channel is geared towards kids aged from six to twelve and their families, broadcasting a mix of child-driven, family-inclusive programming. Programming includes hit live-action series such as Liv and Maddie, K.C. Undercover, popular animations including Elena of Avalor and Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, animation Milo Murphy’s Law, as well as locally produced hit series The Lodge. The channel is also renowned for its hit original movies including Disney’s Descendants and the eagerly anticipated follow up, Descendants 2 later this year. The recently launched Disney Channel App in the UK has already proven to be a firm favourite with kids, and fans who are able to access the very best snack-sized Disney Channel content on demand.

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Website: http://www.disney.co.uk/disney-channel/

About Girl Talk Magazine
Girl Talk is the UK #1 pre-teen girl’s brand. The magazine has everything a 7-11 aged girl could wish for, and more! Features, fashion, gossip and fun, all delivered in a positive and light-hearted way, Girl Talk is also home to Girls are Amazing – our famous campaign that surrounds our community with inspiring role models. The brand also teaches girls about self-discovery through quizzes and features. Girl Talk gives girls a slice of everything that’s important in their lives.

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