Canadian will make the lengthy trek in the spring

Avril Lavigne has announced a string of dates in the US and Canada, kicking off March 5 in Victoria.

The tour will support the release of her recently released ‘Best Damn Thing’ album, which entered the Billboard charts at number one in April and has already sold in excess of a million copies.

Boys Like Girls have been confirmed as the opening act on the outing.

The dates are:

Victoria, B.C. Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre (March 5)

Vancouver General Motors Place (7)

Kamloops, B.C. Interior Savings Centre (8)

Kelowna, B.C. Prospera Place (9)

Prince George, B.C. CN Centre (11)

Edmonton, Alberta Rexall Place (12)

Calgary, Alberta Pengrowth Saddledome (13)

Regina, Saskatchewan Brandt Centre (15)

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Credit Union Centre (16)

Winnipeg, Manitoba MTS Centre (18)

Chicago Allstate Arena (21)

Detroit Palace of Auburn Hills (22)

Pittsburgh A.J. Palumbo Center (25)

Cleveland Wolstein Center (26)

Buffalo, N.Y. HSBC Arena (29)

Ottawa, Ontario Scotia Bank Place (April 3)

Toronto Air Canada Centre (7)

London, Ontario John Labatt Centre (9)

Uncasville, Conn. Mohegan Sun Arena (12)

Manchester, N.H. Verizon Arena (13)

Fairfax, Va. Patriot Center (15)

Biloxi, Miss. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (22)

Hidalgo, Texas Dodge Arena (24)

Dallas Smirnoff Music Centre (26)

San Antonio Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (27)

Las Vegas The Pearl (29)

San Diego Cox Arena at Aztec Bowl (30)

Phoenix Cricket Wireless Pavilion (May 2)

Anaheim, Calif. Honda Center (3)

Los Angeles Gibson Amphitheatre (4)

Santa Barbara, Calif. Santa Barbara Bowl (6)

Spokane, Wash. Spokane Arena (9)

–By our New York staff.

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