Universal Music Canada

02 MARCH 2020 (TORONTO, ON) – This past Saturday, singer-songwriter and pop artist, Johnny Orlando dropped the video for his new single “Phobias,” out now via Universal Music Canada/Island Records, the country’s leading music company. Premiering on his YouTube channel, the highly anticipated video conveys a futuristic and dreamlike quality and stars TV and film actress Emily Skinner as Orlando’s love interest. The “Phobias” video was directed by L.A.-based director and filmmaker, Nayip Ramos and was shot in L.A. this past December. The official video and the previously released lyric video have already racked up over 800K views combined, and the “Phobias” single has been streamed over 2.1 million times to-date.

Also announced this past weekend, Orlando will be hitting the road for Johnny Orlando Live at The Rec Room, where he will visit locations of The Rec Room in London, Mississauga, Calgary and Edmonton over March break. At The Rec Room, Orlando will perform “Phobias” acoustically for fans plus other fan favourites, and partake in a live Q&A. Admission to the Johnny Orlando Live at The Rec Room is free but will be limited to the first 500 fans at each location. Through upcoming contesting opportunities, a select group of winners will also receive access to an exclusive meet-and-greet with Orlando post show. Please see below for the full list of Johnny Orlando Live at The Rec Room dates, or visit

"I'm so excited to be back on the road for a few shows this March,” says Orlando. I can't wait to finally see all my fans again, and to perform ‘Phobias’ for the first time!"

Johnny Orlando Live at The Rec Room dates and locations:

MARCH 18, 2020
Located in: CF Masonville Place
Address: 1680 Richmond St, London, ON N6G 3Y9 MAP
Doors open: 10:30am local time
Main event: 11am local time

MARCH 19, 2020
Located in: Square One Shopping Centre
Address: 100 City Centre Dr #1-705, Mississauga, ON L5B 2C9 MAP
Doors open: 10:30am local time
Main event: 11am local time

MARCH 28, 2020
Located in: Deerfoot City
Address: 1180-901 64 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7P4 MAP
Doors open: 10:30am local time
Main event: 11am local time

MARCH 29, 2020
Located in: West Edmonton Mall
Address: 8882 170 St NW Unit 2065, Edmonton, AB T5T 3J7 MAP
Doors open: 10:30am local time
Main event: 11am local time

Fans will be asked to line up in each location’s designated area outside The Rec Room doors. The first 500 to arrive and in line will receive a wrist band for entry. The Rec Room locations will also be open to the public at 11am local times, but additional bodies who do not get a wrist band will only be allowed into the venue based on each location’s maximum allowed capacity of bodies, and these people will not have access to the main events viewing area.

About Johnny Orlando:
Toronto-born singer-songwriter and pop artist Johnny Orlando released his debut EP, Teenage Fever in March 2019. Having just turned 17 years-old, Orlando’s music has already amassed over 355 million streams to-date and has garnered acclaim from the likes of Billboard, Variety, Paper, Teen Vogue, Just Jared Jr., Tiger Beat and more. Orlando quietly made strides towards establishing his identity by way of numerous international hits. 2018’s “What If” (feat. Mackenzie Ziegler) clocked 109 million-plus global streams and over 21 million music video views in under twelve months, captured #1 on the Global Song Chart, and landed on the Spotify Viral 50 in 33 countries. In addition to receiving praise from various international media outlets, Orlando has performed at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards. Most recently, Orlando garnered his first-ever Europe Music Award for Best Canadian Act at the 2019 EMAs in Seville, Spain, and along the way, he garnered a nomination for Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the 2019 JUNO Awards as well as nods at the Kids’ Choice Awards, iHeart Much Music Video Awards, and Teen Choice Awards. In 2019 Orlando also headlined his first-ever North American and European tour in support of his EP. With a collective social following of over 22 million fans, Orlando is at the forefront of the next generation of Canadian artists impacting a global music stage.

About The Rec Room:
The Rec Room is Canada’s premier ‘Eats & Entertainment’ destination that brings together incredible dining, amusement gaming, technology and live entertainment experiences all under one roof. Part of Cineplex, The Rec Room is a premier social destination and the ultimate gathering spot for corporate events, groups and parties. While each location is customized to the individual community, The Rec Room concept features multiple dining environments and a wide range of entertainment options including a large amusement games area featuring state-of-the-art simulation, feature attractions and redemption games as well as an auditorium-style space perfect for musical acts, bands and comedians. For more information, visit or follow the action on social media through Twitter (@TheRecRoomCA) and Instagram (@TheRecRoomCA).

March 3, 2020 12:05pm ET by Pressparty  

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