Gord Bamford accomplishes what many hope to do with two #1 hits now under his belt and a #1 hit in Australia

Canadian country music star and Platinum-selling Sony Music Entertainment Canada recording artist Gord Bamford is celebrating today. His latest single “Dive Bar,” from his current album Neon Smoke, hit #1 on the Nielsen BDS Country Airplay Chart. Written by award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Tebey, ”Dive Bar” joins Bamford’s previous #1 single, “When Your Lips are so Close” (November 2013) from his Country Junkie album released in October 2015.

Says Bamford of this very impressive milestone,

“This is a huge day! Thanks to Canadian Country radio for all the support and dedication on getting this to #1. Great songs still do win I guess, so thanks to John, Ole´ and Tebey for the song. I want to thank Sony Music Canada and Warren Copnick for a fantastic job on “Dive Bar.”

Bamford has received some other great years as well. He recently found out that his single, “Neon Smoke” and the video accompanying it, is not only loved by his Canadian fans but also his fans in Australia, as it hit #1 on the CMC charts in there. Why does this mean so much to Bamford? Well, Australia is where Bamford was born and lived until the age of 5. He is also embarking on a nine-city Australian tour beginning on September 28 before he returns to Canada for his Honkytonks & Dive Bar Tour – a tour that is quickly selling out.

If you want to catch Bamford and JoJo Mason performing in an intimate setting at a small local bar in a city near you, check out the listing below.

Honkytonks & Dive Bar Tour Dates:
October 17: Calgary, AB at Ranchman’s with JoJo Mason
October 18: Edmonton, AB at Cook County Saloon with JoJo Mason
October 19: Medicine Hat, AB at Ralph’s with JoJo Mason
October 20: Brooks, AB at Brooks Hotel with JoJo Mason
October 22: Grande Prairie, AB at Better Than Fred’s with JoJo Mason
October 23: Grande Prairie, AB at Better Than Fred’s with JoJo Mason
October 24: Fort St. John, BC at The Lido with JoJo Mason
October 25: Fort St John, BC at The Lido with JoJo Mason
October 27: Chilliwack, BC at Mainstreet Nightclub with JoJo Mason
October 30: Nanaimo, BC at Queens Hotel with JoJo Mason
October 31: Cumberland, BC at The Waverly Hotel with JoJo Mason
November 1: Victoria, BC at Upstairs Cabaret with JoJo Mason
November 3 Castlegar, BC at The Woods Nightclub with JoJo Mason
November 4: Red Deer, AB at Bo’s during Rodeo Week with JoJo Mason
November 7: Prince Albert, SK at EA Rawlinson Centre with JoJo Mason
November 9: Slave Lake, AB at Slave Lake Inn Ballroom with JoJo Mason
November 15: Brandon, MB at Great Western Roadhouse with JoJo Mason
November 18: Thunder Bay, ON at NV Nightclub with JoJo Mason
November 21: Kingston, ON at Ale House with JoJo Mason
November 22: Niagara Falls, ON at Big Texas with JoJo Mason
November 24: Oshawa, ON at Oshawa Music Hall with JoJo Mason
November 26: Waterloo, ON at Maxwell’s
November 28: Ottawa, ON at Barrymore’s
November 30: Sussex, NB at The Mule
December 1: Summerside, PEI at Harbour Front Theatre with JoJo Mason
December 5: Pictou, NS at deCoste Theatre with JoJo Mason
December 6: Port Hawkesbury, NS at Civic Centre with JoJo Mason
December 8: Miramichi, NB at Vogue Theatre with JoJo Mason
December 11: Peterborough, ON at The Venue with JoJo Mason
December 12: Sault Ste Marie, ON at The Machine Shop with JoJo Mason
December 14: Winnipeg, MB at The Pyramid with JoJo Mason

For tickets, visit: https://www.gordbamford.com/tour

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