Babs announces Canadian tour dates

Barbra Streisand performs 'Evergreen' at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, February 13,...

Barbra Streisand performs 'Evergreen' at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, February 13, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Darryl Sterdan, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:18 AM ET

Barbra Streisand’s Canadian fans are the luckiest people in the world today.

The legendary singer and infrequent performer has confirmed six new upcoming shows — four of them north of the border.

Babs will croon in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver between Oct. 17 and 29, according to a press release. See below for a list of dates and locations.

Tickets for the Ontario and B.C. shows go on sale Monday Aug. 13, with seats for the Montreal show available Saturday Aug. 11. Prices for all the shows were not immediately available, but tickets for her Vancouver appearance will set you back between $90 and $500 (before fees and taxes) at Ticketmaster. Trumpeter Chris Botti and tenors Il Volo are also on the bill.

The tour will be the multiple Grammy winner’s first North American trek in six years, and also includes dates in Philadelphia, Chicago and Brooklyn. Here are her Canadian dates:

Oct. 17 | Montreal | Bell Centre

Oct. 20 | Ottawa | Scotiabank Place

Oct. 23 | Toronto | Air Canada Centre

Oct. 29 | Vancouver | Rogers Arena

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