Country singers Bamford and Nichols at Abbotsford Centre

Concert takes place Thursday, April 14 as part of Certified Country Tour

Gord Bamford (left) and Joe Nichols bring their Cerified Country Tour to Abbotsford on April 14.

Gord Bamford (left) and Joe Nichols bring their Cerified Country Tour to Abbotsford on April 14.

Country singers Gord Bamford and Joe Nichols perform at Abbotsford Centre on Thursday, April 14.

The show, part of the Certified Country Tour, takes place at 7:30 p.m.

Bamford is a 22-time winner of the Canadian Country Music Association Awards, including the current Male Artist of the Year.

Bamford is one of Canada’s most decorated country artists, and his current smash single Don’t Let Her Be Gone hit the top of Canadian song charts.

The tour will support Bamford’s highly anticipated seven studio album with Sony Music Canada, set for release on April 8.

Nichols’ latest album, Crickets, debuted in the top three on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and spawned two hits, Yeah and Sunny and 75.

Nichols has six number-one hits and eight top-10 singles to his credit, including  Brokenheartsville, Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off and Gimmie That Girl, as well as The Impossible, If Nobody Believed In You, What’s A Guy Gotta Do, Size Matters and I’ll Wait For You.

The four-time Grammy nominee is the winner of the Academy of Country Music’s Top New Male Vocalist award, the Country Music Television Breakthrough Video of the Year award, and the prestigious Horizon Award from the Country Music Association.

Nichols’ latest single, the upbeat, straight-talker Freaks Like Me, served as the lead track from his upcoming Red Bow Records’ project, due out this year.

Joining Bamford and Nichols on tour is Vancouver-based artists The Washboard Union, the 2015 BC Country Music Association Roots Artists of the Year. Their current single Maybe It’s the Moonshine just hit number 10 on the Canadian country charts.

Tickets are available at ticketmaster.ca, the Abbotsford Centre box office or by phone at 1-855-985-5000.