Colt jpgCountry star and hit songwriter, Colt Ford, kicks off 2013 with his first international, multi-week tour opening for country superstar, Eric Church in Canada. “The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour” will travel from coast-to-coast from January 31 through February 23. Ford will also make his Canadian television debut Friday, February 15, performing on CTV Television Network’s national morning show, Canada AM, which is broadcast from 6:00am-12:00pm ET.

“Opening for Eric Church is a huge honor for me,” commented Colt. “I’m excited about the opportunity to be introduced to and connect with the Canadian fans.” Fans also will have the ability to meet Colt with special limited edition VIP packages available to ticket holders only. More details and purchase options can be found here.

Colt Ford 082Colt Ford’s career over the past year has skyrocketed both as an artist and as a songwriter. His latest album, Declaration of Independence, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, and landed on Billboard’s list of 2012’s Top 50 Country Albums. Exclusive Canadian distribution of Colt Ford’s, “Declaration of Independence” album (Average Joes Entertainment) will go through Sony Music Entertainment Canada.

Billboard’s Top Country Albums list also included several albums for which Colt co-wrote hit tracks including “Dirt Road Anthem,” featured on Jason Aldean’s My Kinda Party, Brantley Gilbert’s “Country Must Be Country Wide,” featured on both Now That’s What I Call Country Music, and on Gilbert’s own album Halfway to Heaven.

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Canadian tour dates are as follows:

January 31 – Abbotsford, BC
February 1 – Penticton, BC
February 2 – Kamloops, BC
February 4 – Dawson Creek, BC
February 5 – Edmonton, AB
February 6 – Calgary, AB
February 7 – Saskatoon, SK
February 13 – Hamilton, ON
February 14 – London, ON
February 15 – Oshawa, ON
February 16 – Ottawa, ON
February 19 – Sudbury, ON
February 21 – Winnipeg, MB
February 22 – Regina, SK
February 23 – Lethbridge, AB

In addition to Colt’s web site, be sure to check out and “Like” his facebook, and follow him on Twitter @ColtFord.

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Country star and hit songwriter, Colt Ford, kicks off 2013 with his first international, multi-week tour opening for country superstar, Eric Church in Canada. “The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour” will travel from coast-to-coast from January 31 through February 23. Ford will also make his Canadian television debut Friday,...