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LIVE IN NO SHOES NATION Is Part of Stadium Trip Around The Sun

Having spent the better part of the year culling, mixing and mastering Live in No Shoes Nation, Kenny Chesney created what he believes to be the ultimate love letter to the people who’ve come out year after year, summer after summer. Believing that his songs, especially the hits, only truly find their ultimate form after being shared with the world, Live in No Shoes Nation serves to capture the passion, the intensity and the spirit of No Shoes Nation at large.

“The more I listened, the more I realized: they have no idea how good they sound – or how much they give these songs new shapes,” Chesney says. “The last thing I thought I’d be doing for my next record was a live album, but the way No Shoes Nation sounds, it seemed like – once I really started digging in – the only thing to do.”

Further heightening that connection between the live experience and the people who make the noise, Chesney wanted to find a way to close the circle. Anyone buying a ticket to this year’s Trip Around the Sun 2018 stadium shows can receive a physical copy of Live in No Shoes Nation as part of each ticket purchased.

“It just seems like the right thing to do,” Chesney offers. “For all the people who’ve been part of making these tours so successful every single summer, let’s make it as easy as possible to put the music in their hands. We’re all moving so fast, with too many places we have to be. This way, if you want to hear something like ‘One Step Up’ from the Stone Pony, or something that goes all the way back to 2007 with Dave Matthews and I having an end-of-tour moment singing ‘Space Cowboy’ and ‘Three Little Birds,’ or the night in Boston when we sang ‘Happy on the Hey Now’ for a friend from the islands, it’s all here!”

“And as much as downloading is so convenient, there is nothing like putting a CD in your car – and just driving and sinking into the music. Maybe I’m the only person who still does that, but I can’t tell you how many nights I’ve spent during the making of this record doing just that. It does sound different, so I figured: make it part of how we get into Trip Around the Sun.”

From the beach at Perdido Key, on the Florida/Alabama line to Green Bay, Wisconsin’s Lambeau Field…from Tampa, Kansas City, or Denver’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre to Foxboro, Massachusetts, Live in No Shoes Nation measures the fun, the friends, the soul and the songs that have come to define coming-of-age in the flyover this century as they’ve been lived, sung and cheered to since the only Country Artist on Billboard’s Top 10 Touring Acts of the Last 25 Years found himself a true stadium headliner.

“This is about music, about getting pumped up for next summer’s stadium shows,” Chesney says of the CD that fans can receive with every ticket. “Music is meant to be lived and loved and turned up. I wanna think we got that right here, and that everyone coming to the shows thinks they sound as good on these tracks as I do.”

Kenny Chesney Trip Around the Sun 2018 Tour Stadium Shows Presented by Blue Chair Bay
with Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion and Brandon Lay

April 21                      Raymond James Stadium                                Tampa, FL

April 28                      Miller Park                                                      Milwaukee, WI

May 5                         US Bank Stadium                                            Minneapolis, MN

May 19                       AT&T Stadium                                               Dallas, TX

May 26                       Mercedes-Benz Stadium                                 Atlanta, GA

June 2                          Heinz Field                                                     Pittsburgh, PA

June 9                          Lincoln Financial Field                                    Philadelphia, PA

June 16                        Mapfre Stadium                                              Columbus, OH

June 23                        Chase Field                                                     Phoenix, AZ

June 30                        Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium            Denver, CO

July 7                          Centurylink Field                                            Seattle, WA.

July 14                        Arrowhead Stadium                                        Kansas City, MO

July 21                        Busch Stadium                                                Saint Louis, MO

July 28                        Soldier Field                                                   Chicago, IL

August 4                     Ford Field                                                       Detroit, MI

August 11                   Nissan Stadium                                               Nashville, TN

August 18                   MetLife Stadium                                             East Rutherford, NJ

August 24                   Gillette Stadium                                              Foxboro, MA

(Gillette show will have Dierks Bentley, the Brothers Osborne + Brandon Lay)

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High Valley Headlines Sirius XM’s THE HIGHWAY FINDS TOUR

We had the pleasure this past week to catch a rehearsal of High Valley as they prepared to set out on their first ever headlining tour with Sirius XM’s THE HIGHWAY FINDS TOUR that began on October 18th.

High Valley rehearsing at S.I.R.

With just a small sampling of what to expect from the tour that I got to hear at the rehearsal, this is going to be a great tour that you don’t want to miss. High Valley is very comfortable on stage and have a great presense that is hard to not enjoy.  They’ll have you clapping along in no time.  Skilled musicians and talented singers, you don’t want to miss them if they come to a city near you. You’ll hear their original music along with the occassional classic country & bluegrass tunes from some of their musicial influences.

At S.I.R. attending a tour rehearsal. So excited to see @wmgnashville's @highvalleyofficial head out on their 1st headlining tour with @sxmthehighway's "Highway Finds" tour! Not only are these guys some of the most incredibly-talented artists around, but some of the nicest people, too. Their current single, "She's With Me", is climbing the country charts as we speak and we really hope to see them garner their first #1. They certainly deserve it! Catch them in a city near you soon & buy their newest album, 'Dear Life'. Get to know High Valley's music, you won't be sorry!💕😊 ▪ ▪ ▪ #warnermusic #highvalley #canadians #sir #tour #rehearsal #sirusxm #thehighwayfindstour #thehighway #nashvilletn #nashville #tennessee #musiccityusa #countrymusic #country #music #countrymusiclover #video #videooftheday #instavideo #insta #instagram #instagramer #instagramers #instadaily #instagood #cool #fun #indygrammers @indygrammers

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The 20-date North American tour will be stopping in Nashville at Mercy Lounge on October 27th headlined by the talented duo along with supporting acts/tourmates, Ashley McBryde and Adam Doleac.

High Valley is comprised of brothers, Brad and Curtis Rempel, from Blumenort, Alberta, Canada. Signed to Atlantic Records, the Canadian country duo is known for their contemporary country sound with a bit of bluegrass mixed in and strong harmonies. Their use of instruments like mandolin, banjo, and steel guitar in their music is not as common in today’s country music as it was in the past; setting them apart from many others in the genre to create their signature sound. They are heavily-influenced by the bluegrass sound, since its the genre of music they grew up on and listened to regularly.

Their current single, “She’s With Me”, is currently top 20 and rising on the country charts from their most recent album, DEAR LIFE, released November 2016.

Their most recent album remains one of my favorites nearly a year after its release, and I queue it up regularly to listen to from my phone. My personal favorites off the release are the current single, “She’s With Me”, “Make You Mine”, and “Young Forever”;all uptempo tracks. Find it at iTunes and Google Play today, and support this great duo.

Don’t forget to catch them in Nashville on October 27th, if not already sold out! Tickets for all stops of the tour can be purchased at: www.ticketmaster.com

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Brandon Lay Joins Kenny Chesney On 2018 TRIP AROUND THE SUN Stadium Tour

Photo credit: Matt Klingle

EMI Records Nashville’s Brandon Lay joins country superstar Kenny Chesney on his highly anticipated 2018 Trip Around The Sun stadium tour kicking off next April in Tampa, FL. Spanning 18 U.S. cities and taking place in some of the most iconic venues in the United States, including Soldier Field and Gillette Stadium, the Trip Around The Sun Tour is certain to be one of the hottest tours of the Summer. Prior to Chesney’s tour dates, Lay will hit the road with Old Dominion and Michael Ray performing across the U.S. and Canada early next year.

 

After landing the No. 1 most-added song at country radio and reaching No. 7 on the Spotify U.S. Viral Chart with his “anthemic new single” (Rolling Stone) “Speakers, Bleachers And Preachers,” Lay has released four songs across two two-packs including brand new songs “Wilder Horses” (Ross Copperman, Jon Nite, Brandon Lay) and “Break Down On Me” (Brandon Lay), plus “Speakers, Bleachers And Preachers” (Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Brandon Lay) and “Let It” (Paul DiGiovanni, Brad Tursi, Brandon Lay). Written in Lay’s signature storytelling style, the new tracks give fans an even deeper look into Lay’s life and memories which inspires the compelling songs he creates. The result is relatable and genuine music “tinged with twang, summing up small-town existence in songs made for a bonfire party” (Rolling Stone). Additionally, fans can learn more about Brandon Lay in his new EPK, check out the lyric video to his debut single, and find his full tour schedule on his website www.brandonlay.com/

 

Trip Around The Sun Tour Dates

April 21                       Tampa, FL                               Raymond James Stadium

April 28                       Milwaukee, WI                        Miller Park

May 5                          Minneapolis, MN                     US Bank Stadium

May 19                        Dallas, TX                                AT&T Stadium

May 26                        Atlanta, GA                              Mercedes-Benz Stadium

June 2                          Pittsburgh, PA                          Heinz Field

June 9                          Philadelphia, PA                       Lincoln Financial Field

June 16                        Columbus, OH                         MAPFRE Stadium

June 23                        Phoenix, AZ                             Chase Field

June 30                        Denver, CO                              Sports Authority Field at Mile High Station

July 7                           Seattle, WA                              CenturyLink Field

July 14                         Kansas City, MO                      Arrowhead Stadium

July 21                         St. Louis, MO                           Busch Stadium

July 28                         Chicago, IL                              Soldier Field

August 4                      Detroit, MI                               Ford Field

August 11                    Nashville, TN                           Nissan Stadium

August 18                    East Rutherford, NJ                  MetLife Stadium

August 24                    Foxboro, MA                           Gillette Stadium*

*Lineup: Kenny Chesney, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Brandon Lay

 

About Brandon Lay:

EMI Records Nashville’s Brandon Lay grew up in Jackson, Tenn. – in between the blues, soul and rock-and-roll of Memphis and the country music capital of the world in Nashville. Influences from both legendary music cities can be found throughout Brandon’s work including his recently released debut single, “Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers.” Co-written by Brandon with Luke Laird and Shane McAnally, “Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers” is autobiographical and walks listeners through the three biggest influences in his life – music, sports and faith.  The tune sparked an immediate reaction with listeners and quickly impacted the Spotify U.S. Viral chart cresting as high as No. 7.

 

Brandon, who moved to Nashville in 2010, signed a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell in 2013 and has been building a devoted following ever since. Brandon co-produced and co-wrote every song on his debut album expected out in 2018.

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Old Dominion Announce First Leg Of 2018 ‘HAPPY ENDINGS’ World Tour

FIRST LEG OF DATES SET TO KICK OFF ON FEBRUARY 1, 2018 WITH MICHAEL RAY, BRANDON LAY, WASHBOARD UNION & COLD CREEK COUNTY ON SELECT DATES

TICKETS ON SALE OCTOBER 20, 2017 CLICK HERE TO BUY!

OLD DOMINION RECEIVES NOMINATIONS FOR 2017 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS & COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Acclaimed country rockers Old Dominion announce their headlining Happy Endings world tour for 2018, with the first leg of dates set to kick off on February 1, 2018 in Canada. Two-time chart-topper Michael Ray and up-and-comer Brandon Lay are set to open on US dates, while new Canadian country groups The Washboard Union and Cold Creek County are set to open in Canada. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10AM local time. Please see routing for announced dates below, with additional tour stops to follow. Click HERE to buy!

 

The band recently received an American Music Awards nomination for “Favorite Duo or Group—Country” and two nominations for the Country Music Association Awards for “New Artist of the Year” and “Vocal Group of the Year.” Front-man Matthew Ramsey says of the exciting year, “We are taking OD WORLDWIDE! We can’t wait to get out there and see what kind of Old Dominion fans we have around the world. It’s amazing when we hear from our fans out there – so we couldn’t be more excited to bring our music to them face to face.”

 

“Get To You” singer Michael Ray, who has recorded music written by the members of Old Dominion for his own upcoming 2018 sophomore album, says of the tour, “I am such a fan of the music these guys are writing and creating, and any time the band and I can play music with friends we’re also a fan of, it’s a good day.”

 

The announcement of their world tour follows the release of their acclaimed sophomore album Happy Endings, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chartand at #7 on the Top 200 following its release. A follow up to their RIAA GOLD-certified debut, Meat and Candy, and produced again by GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter and producer Shane McAnallyHappy Endings includes their current single “Written in The Sand” and “No Such Thing As a Broken Heart“, which hit #1 on Billboard Country Airplay. Old Dominion recently appeared on Good Morning AmericaHERE, Jimmy Kimmel Live, HERE. 

 

Old Dominion is currently touring select headlining fall dates across North America and is a special guest on select dates with Thomas Rhett’s Home Team Tour across the US and UK. While overseas, the band will also perform several concerts for the US Military in Italy and Spain. This past summer, the band performed in front of two sold out crowds at Gillette Stadium opening for Kenny Chesney, and concluded their National Bud Light Dive Bar concert series that hit select cities across the US. Most recently, Old Dominion completed their summer tour where capacity audiences were a common theme. By the time the band’s tour dates conclude at the end of 2017, they will have played in excess of 145 shows in front of 1.3+ million fans.

 

HAPPY ENDINGS WORLD TOUR 2018 DATES (as of 2/16):

Feb 1                     Regina, SK                                           Conexus Arts Centre*

Feb 2                     Winnipeg, MB                                   Club Regent*

Feb 3                     Saskatoon, SK                                   TCU Place*

Feb 5                     Calgary, AB                                        Grey Eagle Events Centre*

Feb 6                     Edmonton, AB                                  Rogers Place*

Feb 7                     Lethbridge, AB                                 Enmax Centre*

Feb 9                     Kamloops, CB                                   Sandman Centre*

Feb 10                  Abbotsford, BC                                 Abbotsford, Centre*

Feb 11                  Penticton, BC                                    South Okanagan Events Centre*

TBA                       Redding, CA                                       Redding Civic Center^

Feb 16                  Central Point, OR                            Seven Feathers Event Center^

Feb 17                  Kennewick, WA                               Toyota Center^

Feb 22                  Missoula, MT                                     Adams Center^

Feb 23                  Billings, MT                                        Shrine Auditorium^

Feb 24                  Rapid City, SD                                   Don Barnett Arena^

March 9               London, UK                                        The O2 Arena-C2C

March 10            Glasgow, UK                                      3Arena -C2C

March 11            Dublin, IE                                           The SSE Hydro-C2C

March 16            Ipswich, Queensland, AUS          CMC Rocks

March 17            Ipswich, Queensland, AUS          CMC Rocks

 

* with The Washboard Union & Cold Creek County

^ with Michael Ray & Brandon Lay

 

 

About Old Dominion:

Proving that they are not your average country band, Old Dominion blends old-fashioned country charm, lyrical wit and rock n’ roll grit into radio-friendly, hook-heavy pop nuggets. The band has emerged as one of the hottest breaking bands in country music, fusing clever lyrics and an infectious sound. Old Dominion released their first full length album Meat and Candy, which was certified GOLD by the RIAA and hailed a “stellar debut “by Entertainment Weekly and declared “one of the hottest breaking bands in county music” by Vice. The group already has several top selling singles under their belts, including the two-week No.1 “Break Up With Him” (PLATINUM), “Snapback” (GOLD) and “Song For Another Time,” which hit No. 1 the on Billboard Country Airplay and MediaBase charts. In 2016, the band was notably named ACM New Group of the YearACCA Breakthrough Group of the Year, AIMP Songwriter Artist of the Year and Music Row Breakthrough Artist of the Year. Old Dominion consists of lead singer Matthew Ramsey, lead guitarist Brad Tursi, multi-instrumentalist Trevor Rosen, bassist Geoff Sprung and drummer Whit Sellers.

 

About Michael Ray:

March 2017 brought Michael Ray his second No.1 single with “Think A Little Less” off his debut self-titled album. This followed his first No. 1 single, “Kiss You In The Morning” which went to the top spot in just 24 weeks. Ray continues to grow his following, having toured with Sam Hunt, Kip Moore, Brantley Gilbert and Darius Rucker and wrapped up his own first 40-city headlining tour last year before launching into his 2017 “Get to You Tour” earlier this fall.

 

Michael Ray was raised in Eustis, Florida an hour from Orlando. The child of a family full of musicians, he began his professional career before he was a teenager, graduated to the bar scene as soon as he could drive and hasn’t let up on the pedal since. When he decided it was time to move to Nashville, the work Ray had put in began to pay off quickly as he landed a publishing contract with Warner/Chappell Music and a record deal with Atlantic Records/Warner Music Nashville.

 

In between touring, Michael Ray has been recording his new album this year, with the first single, “Get To You,” at country radio now.

 

About Brandon Lay:

EMI Records Nashville’s Brandon Lay grew up in Jackson, Tenn. – in between the blues, soul and rock-and-roll of Memphis and the country music capital of the world in Nashville. Influences from both legendary music cities can be found throughout Brandon’s work including his recently released debut single, “Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers.” Co-written by Brandon with Luke Laird and Shane McAnally, “Speakers, Bleachers and Preachers” is autobiographical and walks listeners through the three biggest influences in his life – music, sports and faith. The tune sparked an immediate reaction with listeners and quickly impacted the Spotify U.S. Viral chart cresting as high as No. 7.

 

Brandon, who moved to Nashville in 2010, signed a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell in 2013 and has been building a devoted following ever since. Brandon co-produced and co-wrote every song on his debut album expected out in 2018.

 

 

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Brantley Gilbert Announces The ONES THAT LIKE ME 2018 Tour

Winter Tour Kicks Off February 1 in Worcester, MA, More Dates to Come

With Rolling Stone Citing THE DEVIL DON’T SLEEP Best of 2017, It’s Gonna Rock

Photo courtesy of Valory Music Co.

Brantley Gilbert spent all of 2017 taking his music to the people. Working the Rust Belt, the Heartland, the mid-South, the deep South and the Northeast, Gilbert knows it’s the people who make – and keep – the music strong. As Billboard said of the Georgia born’n’raised songwriter, “Brantley Gilbert knows his audience. With a pair of platinum albums and nine of his singles being certified gold, platinum or multi-platinum, Gilbert’s music strikes a chord with people.”

And that’s exactly why he’s calling this year’s tour The Ones That Like Me 2018.

“People tell you all kinds of things about marketing,” Gilbert says of his tour’s name. “But I want to call it something that speaks to what this tour is: a chance for me to get together with all the people out there who get this music, who believe in these songs and live their lives just like the people back home do. We are all proud Americans, who try to stand up and do the right thing. That isn’t marketing, that’s life – and that’s what my music is made of.”

Having spent the summer playing – and selling out — hard ticket dates in amphitheaters, as well as handful of festivals as headliner, Gilbert got to look the BG Nation in the eye. As he’s home waiting for the birth of his first child, he’s reflected on the power and the heart of those people, and he’s even more determined to give them a show that gives back everything they are!

“I say every album is a chapter of my life,” Gilbert explains, as the first 19 dates of his tour go on-sale. “It’s real, even when it’s simple – because life is pretty simple, even when it’s rough. ‘One Hell of an Amen’ looks some tough stuff in the eye, and stands tall. It’s how I was raised, and I think everyone in the BG Nation feels it the same way. So these aren’t just my songs, they’re the songs of all of our lives. When I get back out there, man, we’re gonna have even more life to lift up and celebrate.”

The Ones That Like Me 2018 Tour kicks off February 1 at DCU Center in Worcester, MA. The initial leg of what promises to be Gilbert’s most gauntlet-throwing live experience yet – one that dials back the pyro and turns up the musical intensity – is slated for 36 concerts. Joining the hard-hitting songwriter is outspoken singer/songwriter Aaron Lewis and newcomer Josh Phillips.

With THE DEVIL DON’T SLEEP (The Valory Music Co.) debuting at No. 1 for physical sales and JUST AS I AM winning the 2014 American Music Awards Favorite Country Album, Gilbert connects with the flyover. When Rolling Stone assessed the Best of Country and Americana so far this year, Gilbert’s soul-scraping album – written completely by the Georgia native – made on the list alongside progressive truth tellers Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Allison Krauss and Nikki Lane.

Deeming it “the soundtrack to Friday night in small towns everywhere,” critic Jon Freeman wrote, “Where the majority of bro-country’s standard bearers switched up their approaches upon Chris Stapleton’s coronation as country’s new king – softening their sound with boy band-flavored pop or moving away from the party vibe to more adult songwriting – Gilbert stuck to his guns and released his best album yet with The Devil Don’t Sleep.”

Entertainment Weekly concurred declaring, “With swaggering guitars, catchy hooks, and a DGAF attitude, Devil promises to keep the ‘One Hell Of An Amen’ singer at the top of the country charts.” NPR offered, “the tough guy tentatively wading into introspective territory…Gilbert is acutely aware of what keeps his audience feeling connected to him — that his fans, branded the BG Nation, identify with his bellicose tone, his defiant posture, the contempt he aims at any hint of condescension, the slight suggestion of softness behind the sneer.”

THE ONES THAT LIKE ME 2018 TOUR DATES
WITH Aaron Lewis & Josh Phillips2/1 | DCU Center – Worcester, MA
2/2 | GIANT Center – Hershey, PA
2/3 | Times Union Center – Albany, NY
2/8 | Bon Secours Wellness Arena – Greenville, SC
2/9 | Thompson Boling Arena – Knoxville, TN
2/10 | BancorpSouth Arena – Tupelo, MS
2/15 | EagleBank Arena – Fairfax, VA
2/16 | The James Brown Arena – Augusta, GA
2/17 | North Charleston Coliseum – Charleston, SC
3/24 | Tuscaloosa Amphitheater – Tuscaloosa, AL
4/19 | Lexington Center-Rupp Arena – Lexington, KY
4/20 | Salem Civic Center – Salem, VA
4/21 | Eastern Kentucky Expo Center – Pikeville, KY
4/26 | Wright State University Nutter Center – Daytone, OH
4/27 | ISU Hulman Center – Terre Haute, IN
4/28 | Walmart Amp-Arkansas Music Pavillion – Rogers, AR
5/10 | US Cellular Center – Cedar Rapids, IA
5/11 | Van Andel Arena – Grand Rapids, MI
5/12 | Erie Insurance Arena – Erie, PA

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Justin Moore Kicks Off HELL ON A HIGHWAY TOUR This Weekend

Photo credit: The Valory Music Co.

Justin Moore is kicking off his highly-anticipated HELL ON A HIGHWAY TOUR Friday, October 13 at the Monroe Civic Center in Monroe, LA. The PLATINUM-selling entertainer will hit over 40 cities across the US including stops in Baltimore, MD, Birmingham, AL and Athens, GA. Chart-topping newcomer Dylan Scott is supporting Moore throughout the tour.

HELL ON A HIGHWAY TOUR is Moore’s fourth headlining trek and is sure to include fan-favorites and No. 1 hits “Small Town USA,” “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away,” “Till My Last Day,” “Point at You” and “Lettin’ the Night Roll” as well as back-to-back chart-toppers “You Look Like I Need a Drink” and “Somebody Else Will” from his current album KINDA DON’T CARE (The Valory Music Co.)

HELL ON A HIGHWAY TOUR:
Oct. 13 Monroe, LA — Monroe Civic Center
Oct. 15 New Orleans, LA — UNO Lakefront Arena
Oct. 19 Baltimore, MD — The Modell Lyric
Oct. 20 Richmond, VA — Altria Theater
Oct. 27 Birmingham, AL — BJCC Concert Hall
Nov. 2 Lexington, KY – Rupp Arena
Nov. 3 Champaign, IL – State Farm Center
Nov. 4 Moline, IL — TaxSlayer Center
Nov. 9 Muncie, IN — Emens Auditorium, Ball State University
Nov. 10 Muskegon, MI — L.C. Walker Arena
Nov. 11 Merrillville, IN — Star Plaza Theatre
Nov. 16 Salem, VA — Salem Civic Center
Nov. 17 Athens, GA — Akins Arena at The Classic Center

2018
Jan. 18 Rio Rancho, NM — Santa Ana Star Center
Jan. 19 Prescott Valley, AZ — Prescott Valley Event Center
Jan. 20 Salt Lake City, UT — Maverik Center
Jan. 21 Nampa, ID — Ford Idaho Center
Jan. 23 Tucson, AZ — Tucson Arena
Jan 25 San Jose, CA — City National Civic
Jan. 26 Los Angeles, CA — Microsoft Theater
Jan. 27 Ontario, CA — Citizens Business Bank Arena
Feb. 1 Washington, DC — The Anthem
Feb. 2 Salisbury, MD — Wicomico Civic Center
Feb. 3 Newark, DE — Bob Carpenter Center, University of Delaware
Feb. 9 Norfolk, VA — Ted Constant Convocation Center
Feb. 10 Spartanburg, SC — Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
Feb. 15 Rockford, IL — BMO Harris Bank Center
Feb.16 Ft. Wayne, IN — Allen County Memorial Coliseum
Feb. 17 Ypsilanti, MI. — EMU Convocation Center
Feb. 23 Trenton, NJ. — Sun National Bank Center
Feb. 24 Rochester, NY — Blue Cross Arena
Mar. 1 Estero, FL — Germaine Arena
Mar. 3 St. Augustine, FL — St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Mar. 8 Broomfield, CO — 1st Bank Arena
Mar. 9 Kearney, NE. — Viaero Event Center
Mar. 10 Bismarck, ND — Bismarck Event Center
Mar. 15 Park City, KS — Hartman Arena
Mar. 16 Tulsa, OK — Brady Theatre
Mar. 23 Shreveport, LA — Shreveport Municipal Auditorium
Mar. 24 Pensacola, FL — Pensacola Bay Center
Mar. 29 Kingston, RI — The Ryan Center
Mar. 30 Portland, ME — Cross Insurance Arena
Mar. 31 Bangor, ME — Cross Insurance Center
April 19 St. Joseph, MO — St. Joseph Civic Center
April 20 Cedar Falls, IA — McLeod Center
April 21 Green Bay, WI— Resch Center
April 26 Troy, OH — Hobart Arena
April 27 Youngstown, OH — Covelli Centre
April 28 Knoxville, TN — Knoxville Civic Coliseum

A seasoned showman, Moore continues to blow the roof off venues after almost a decade of touring. The OC Register raves of a recent show “It was full-on energy” and Whiskey Riff adds “…Justin rocked the crowd’s face off…”

Moore’s latest single and title track of his fourth studio album, “Kinda Don’t Care,” “…hits the twang factor in fine fashion,” raves Sounds Like Nashville. It recently impacted Country radio and is making its way up the charts.

For tour dates and additional information, visit JustinMooreMusic.com, or follow him on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

ABOUT JUSTIN MOORE:
Justin Moore’s long-awaited fourth studio album KINDA DON’T CARE earned the singer his third consecutive No. 1 album debut and features his chart-topping singles “You Look Like I Need A Drink” and “Somebody Else Will.” His most recent single, the title track from the album, impacted Country radio on September 18. The project is chock-full of new music with 16 tracks on the deluxe version and skyrocketed to No. 1 on the iTunes Country chart upon release. The Arkansas native spent three years putting the project together, which serves as a follow up to his second No. 1 album release, OFF THE BEATEN PATH. Moore holds seven No. 1’s under his signature white cowboy hat including “Point At You” and “Lettin’ The Night Roll” as well as seven Top 10 hits. The Valory Music Co. recording artist has earned multiple ACM, ACA and ACC Awards nominations. He has shared the stage with Hank Williams Jr., Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert and Brantley Gilbert and recently wrapped his co-headline AMERICAN MADE TOUR with Lee Brice.

ABOUT DYLAN SCOTT:

A Louisiana native with a lifelong passion for Country music, Dylan Scott is the total package – a powerful singer with a deep, resonating drawl; an old-soul songwriter with a young spirit; a heartthrob with an easy smile; and a dreamer who followed his father’s footsteps to Nashville. Prior to landing his record deal, Scott learned the basics of singing and playing guitar from his dad – a former guitar player for Country legends Freddy Fender and Freddie Hart. He then launched onto the Country music scene in 2013 with “Making This Boy Go Crazy,” the debut single from his self-titled EP. His follow up, the infectious “Crazy Over Me,” debuted at #14 on the Billboard Country Digital Song Sales chart and hit the Top 40 on the Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. In the summer of 2016, his debut album for Curb Records, DYLAN SCOTT, landed in the Top 5 of Billboard’s Country Albums chart, and its romantic standout single, “My Girl,” has now been RIAA-certified GOLD, while also becoming his FIRST CAREER #1 at Country radio. Continuing the momentum, Scott released DYLAN SCOTT (DELUXE EDITION) on August 4. The expanded version of his 2016 self-titled album debut features three powerful new tracks including the addictive rush of his new single “Hooked,” the real-life fairy tale of “Sleeping Beauty” (which Scott co-wrote with Lee Brice) and the head-turning heat of “Can’t Take Her Anywhere.” Having been named one of Spotify’s Spotlight on 2016 Country Artists, fans have streamed Scott’s songs over 200 million times and counting, and sales have topped 2.2 million stream equivalent songs – figures that continue to grow by leaps and bounds. He is currently touring the country after wrapping his opening slot on Brice’s 2016 LIFE OFF MY YEARS TOUR.

For more information on Dylan Scott and tour dates, visit dylanscottcountry.com.

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Sam Hunt Plays 2 Back To Back Shows In Nashville For First Headlining Tour

Ever since Sam Hunt released his first studio album, ‘Montevallo’, in 2014, he has been on a seemingly non-stop trajectory towards the top; winning plenty of female fans along the way and crossing over to the pop genre, as well.

Embarking upon his first headlining tour, ’15 In A 30′, Hunt performed extensively across this country all summer long with tour mates, Maren Morris and Chris Janson.  No doubt this tour is comprised of some of the hottest artists currently on country radio today.

Joining him for the Nashville shows was Ryan Follese, formerly of Hot Chelle Rae, who has crossed over from the pop genre to launch a solo career in country.  Originally from Nashville with father, Keith Follese, a hit country songwriter, it is no surprise he has taken this direction.

Each of the opening artists brought something special to the Ascend Amphitheatre stage.

Both shows were almost completely sold out and each artist played to an enthusiastic crowd that only grew in its energy and excitement as headliner Sam Hunt took the stage to close out the night.  The energy felt within the audience awaiting Hunt to perform was palpable, to say the least.

Sam Hunt began his segment of the show with his first hit, “Leave The Night On”, as the eager crowd rose to their feet singing along.  Hunt was confident and comfortable as he effortlessly played to the audience.

He had the audience in the palm of his hand all night, especially the younger females sitting all around, who excitedly swooned all through the handsome singer’s long set on this balmy Nashville night.

I especially enjoyed it when he gave the band a break for a few minutes as he sat down on stage with just his acoustic guitar slowing it down a bit and singing a few of his favorite country classics by some of his influences as he shared his story of growing up in Georgia.  His showed that his country roots run deep and a pure love for the genre of music he grew up listening to.  While some traditional country fans might question how country he is with his more pop-infused brand of country music, there is no doubt he can sing a classic country song with the best of them and loves the genre.

Perhaps the biggest moment of the night came when he sang his current single and biggest hit of his career to date, “Body Like A Backroad”.  I witnessed some fans running from the bathroom back to their seats excitedly as the song started with the audience back on their feet quickly following the slower acoustic section.  Make note, the audience only sat down during that slower section because Hunt encouraged all to take a rest off their feet for a few minutes.

Be sure to catch all of these great artists performing in a city near you.  They will not disappoint!

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Jason Aldean Updates Fans On Tour Dates

As a result of what happened in Las Vegas this week, we have decided to cancel this coming weekend’s shows. I feel like out of respect for the victims, their families and our fans, it is the right thing to do. It has been an emotional time for everyone involved this week, so we plan to take some time to mourn the ones we have lost and be close with our family and friends. Our plan is to resume the tour the following week in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Our first time back onstage will be a very tough and emotional thing for us, but we will all get through it together and honor the people we lost by doing the only thing we know how to do – play our songs for them. I hope everyone understands why we can’t play this weekend and I’m sorry if anyone is disappointed.

I want to say thank you for the outpouring of love from my friends and fans we have received over the last couple days. You guys have no idea how much you have helped get us through this tough time.

Thank You and God Bless.

JA

This weekend’s dates for the Jason Aldean THEY DON’T KNOW TOUR have been cancelled in Los Angeles, CA; San Diego, CA and Anaheim, CA.  The tour will resume on Oct. 12 in Tulsa, OK.  Refunds are available at point of purchase.

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GRAMMY-Award Winning Vocal Group Little Big Town Announce THE BREAKERS Headlining Tour

KACEY MUSGRAVES AND MIDLAND TO JOIN THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED NATIONWIDE ARENA TOUR BEGINNING SPRING 2018

TUNE IN TO “THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON” TONIGHT (9/20) FOR A VERY SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY LITTLE BIG TOWN, KACEY MUSGRAVES, AND MIDLAND

THE BREAKERS TOUR TICKETS ON SALE EVERYWHERE ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd AT 10AM LOCAL TIME

After launching a historic sold-out year-long residency at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium, Grammy Award-winning vocal group Little Big Town today announced they will bring their critically-acclaimed harmonies to arenas nationwide starting Spring 2018 with The Breakers Tour. The highly-anticipated multi-city run begins February 8th at Chesapeake Energy Arena Oklahoma City and will visit 26 markets, including stops in Austin, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Washington, D.C. and New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. Additional stops will be announced at a later date. For the first-ever preview of The Breakers Tour, tune in to “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” tonight (9/20) for a very special performance by Little Big Town,Kacey Musgraves, and Midland.

Tickets for The Breakers Tour go on-sale everywhere Friday, September 22nd at 10am local time.  Two enhanced ticket experiences, the ‘Happy People’and ‘The Breaker’ experiences, will be offered throughout the tour. Additional experiences include a meet & greet with Little Big Town, a Q&A; session, exclusive merchandise, and more. To purchase tickets and for more informationon all ticket experiences,  visit www.LittleBigTown.com.

Little Big Town’s landmark year to date includes the release of their chart-topping album The Breaker (2/24)- which debuted #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and Top 5 on the Billboard 200 All Genre chart-as well as the group’s fifth ACM Award win as Vocal Group of the Year. Additionally, the Multi-Platinum selling Country group was recently inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame and earned their 26th career CMA Award nomination, including nominations for Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year and Music Video of the Year categories.

One of the most well-respected and beloved entertainers in music today, the genre-defying group has “expanded their audience beyond Tennessee” (USA Today) as well as “the definition of country music from the inside” (Newsday) since first entering the music scene more than 18 years ago. Their critically acclaimed album, The Breaker, as well as their recent headlining Ryman Residency, “Little Big Town at the Mother Church,” have garnered the reigning CMA and ACM Vocal Group of the Year praise for their four-part harmonies and progressive sound that “seems to get even better with time” (Forbes).Hailed as a “21st century revival of Fleetwood Mac” (Goldderby) the group has produced hits such as “Boondocks,” “Bring It On Home,””Good As Gone,” and “Little White Church,” as well as their #1 singles “Pontoon,” “Tornado,” “Day Drinking,” and most recently, the history-making best-selling country single of 2015,”Girl Crush,” and this year’s multi-week #1 single, “Better Man.”

2018 Dates For The Breakers Tour Featuring Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves, and Midland:

Date

City

State

Venue

2/8

Oklahoma City

OK

Chesapeake Energy Arena

2/9

Austin

TX

Frank Erwin Center

2/10

Grand Prairie

TX

Verizon Theatre – Grand Prairie

2/15

Columbus

OH

Schottenstein Center

2/16

Rosemont

IL

Allstate Arena

2/17

Toledo

OH

Huntington Center

2/22

Wilkes-Barre

PA

Mohegan Sun Arena

2/23

Uncasville

CT

Mohegan Sun

2/24

New York

NY

Radio City Music Hall

3/2

Reading*

PA

Santander Arena

3/3

Washington

DC

Anthem

3/15

Green Bay**

WI

Resch Center

3/16

Duluth*

MN

Amsoil Arena

3/17

Grand Forks

ND

Ralph Engelstad

3/22

Grand Rapids

MI

Van Andel Arena

3/23

Cedar Rapids

IA

U.S. Cellular Center

3/24

Sioux City

IA

Tyson Events Center

4/5

Minneapolis

MN

Target Center

4/6

Milwaukee

WI

BMO Harris Bradley Ctr

4/7

St. Louis

MO

Chaifetz Arena

4/19

Greensboro

NC

Greensboro Coliseum

4/20

Greenville

SC

Bon Secours Wellness Arena

4/21

Atlanta

GA

Infinite Energy Arena

*Local on sale 12pm local time.
**Local on sale 11am local time.

ABOUT LITTLE BIG TOWN

 

Grammy Award-winning group, Little Big Town — consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook — first entered the music scene more than 18 years ago with hits such as “Boondocks,””Bring It On Home,””Good As Gone” and the Grammy-nominated single “Little White Church.”With albums Tornado and Pain Killer, they have seen massive success with #1singles “Pontoon,” “Tornado,””Day Drinking,” and most recently the history-making, best-selling country single of 2015,”Girl Crush,” and the recent two-week #1 single, “Better Man.”In October of 2014, the group fulfilled a career milestone and lifelong dreamwhen Reba McEntire asked them to become the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry. Little Big Town has earned almost 40 award show nominations in the past five years has taken home nearly 20 awards, including multiple Grammy, CMA andACM awards, and an Emmy award. They are the reigning ACM and CMA Vocal Group ofthe Year as well as the People’s Choice Awards “Choice Country Group.” At the 2016 Grammy Awards, Little Big Town won “Best Country Group/Duo Performance”and their 13-week #1 song “Girl Crush” received the honor for “Best Country Song.” The group has also received the prestigious ACM Crystal Milestone Award. Released February 24, 2017, Little Big Town’s latest studio album, The Breaker, debuted #1 on the Billboard Country Charts and Top 10(No.4) on the Billboard 200, marking the group’s fourth Top 10 debut on the Billboard 200 chart.  The Breaker features the band’s current critically-acclaimed single, “When Someone Stops Loving You.” Little Big Town recently launched its sold-out year-long artist residency at the famed Ryman Auditorium in Nashville- marking the historic venue’s first-ever artist residency in its 125-year history. For tickets to The Breaker Tour and more informationon the last tour date at “Little Big Town At The Mother Church” visit LittleBigTown.com or follow them @littlebigtown.

ABOUT KACEY MUSGRAVES

Grammy Award Winning singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves released her Mercury Records Nashville debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, to massive critical acclaim and recognition.  With the No. 1 debuting album on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, she became the first solo female in five years to open at No. 1 with a rookie release, and just the seventh to top the charts in the 22-year Nielsen SoundScan era.  The gold-certified album earned Musgraves “New Artist of the Year” at the CMA Awards and also won two Grammy Awards for Best Country Song (“Merry Go ‘Round”), and Best Country Album (Same Trailer Different Park), an ACM Award for Album of the Year (Same Trailer Different Park), and a CMA Award for Song of the Year (“Follow Your Arrow”). Her follow up album, Pageant Material, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country albums chart and No.3 on the Billboard 200, and earned Musgraves tour slots with Kenny Chesney and Katy Perry, in addition to sold-out headlining dates across the US and abroad at London’s Famed Royal Albert Hall. Hard at work on her next studio project expected for early next year, Musgrave can be seen next on tour with Little Big Town and on Harry Styles’ highly anticipated North American solo tour in 2018.

ABOUT MIDLAND

Originally formed in Dripping Springs, Texas, lead vocalist Mark Wystrach fronts Midland’s rich sound, rounded out by lead guitarist Jess Carson and bass player Cameron Duddy. Rooted in tradition both in sound and style, the band initially garnered attention playing clubs in the Texas region. Already featured in Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly and Billboard, their full-length debut album on Big Machine Records features their #1 song, “Drinkin’ Problem,” and is available everywhere September 22nd. Midland intentionally nods to the wild west with Country music reminiscent of the 1970s and 80s, channeling legends idols Dwight Yoakam and Willie Nelson, both who they previously opened for on the road. Directed by band member Cameron, Midland was nominated for a CMT Music Award for Group Video of the Year. Watch the video here: http://vevo.ly/j6UPkQ. For tour dates and more information visit Midland.com.

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Shania Twain Announces 2018 NOW Tour

In what promises to be one of the most anticipated tours of 2018, Global superstar Shania Twain has announced that she will hit the road next year in support of her new album, NOW.  These dates mark Shania’s first tour since “Rock This Country” back in 2015. Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off May 3rd in Tacoma, WA and will run through the rest of the summer, culminating in Las Vegas on August 4th at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Tickets on sale to the general public began on August 25th. For more ticket information, please visit www.ticketmaster.com.

One of the most highly anticipated albums of 2017, NOW, will be released on September 29 via Mercury Nashville, and is offered as both a 12-track standard and 16-track deluxe album. Fans can pre-order the album HERE and instantly receive “Life’s About to Get Good,” “Poor Me”, and beginning Aug. 18, pre-orders also receive Shania’s brand new single impacting radio Sept. 18, “Swingin’ With My Eyes Closed.”  Shania debuted “Swingin’ With My Eyes Closed” last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Watch the performance HERE.

Shania is set to headline the Opening Night Ceremony for the 2017 US Open on Monday, Aug. 28, in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The ceremony will be televised live on ESPN2. She will be performing some of her biggest hits as well as songs from the new album, NOW.

Shania is a five-time GRAMMY Award-winner and the reigning Queen of Country Pop. With more than 90 million albums sold worldwide and U.S. sales topping 34.5 million, Shania remains the top-selling female country artist of all time. Shania’s albums include her Platinum-selling 1993 debut, Shania Twain; the GRAMMY Award-winning, Double Diamond-selling 1995 release, The Woman in Me; Come On Over, the best-selling studio album in Soundscan history by a female artist in any genre and the best-selling country album of all time with over 40 million units sold worldwide; and UP!, Shania’s third consecutive Diamond-selling album release.

 

 

Shania Twain NOW Tour Dates:

Thurs., May 3, 2018                           Tacoma, WA                       Tacoma Dome

Sat., May 5, 2018                                Vancouver, BC                     Rogers Arena

Sun., May 6, 2018                               Vancouver, BC                     Rogers Arena

Wed., May 9, 2018                             Edmonton, AB                     Rogers Place

Thurs., May 10, 2018                         Edmonton, AB                     Rogers Place

Sat., May 12, 2018                             Saskatoon, SK                       Sasktel Centre

Sun., May 13, 2018                             Winnipeg, MB                      MTS Centre

Tues., May 15, 2018                           St. Paul, MN                         Xcel Energy Center

Wed., May 16, 2018                           Sioux Falls, SD                      Denny Sanford Premier Center

Fri., May 18, 2018                               Omaha, NE                          CenturyLink Center Omaha

Sat., May 19, 2018                             Chicago, IL                            United Center

Fri., June 1, 2018                                Ft. Lauderdale, FL               BB&T Center

Sat., June 2, 2018                               Tampa, FL                             Amalie Arena

Mon., June 4, 2018                             Duluth, GA                           Infinite Energy Center

Wed., June 6, 2018                             Dallas, TX                              American Airlines Center

Thurs., June 7, 2018                           Austin, TX                              Frank Erwin Center

Sat., June 9, 2018                               Houston, TX                          Toyota Center

Sun., June 10, 2018                            New Orleans, LA                Smoothie King Center

Tues., June 12, 2018                          North Little Rock, AR           Verizon Arena

Wed., June 13, 2018                           St Louis, MO                        Scottrade Center

Fri., June 15, 2018                              Detroit, MI                            Little Caesars Arena

Sat., June 16, 2018                             Cleveland, OH                     Quicken Loans Arena

Mon., June 25, 2018                           Ottawa, ON                         Canadian Tire Centre

Tues., June 26, 2018                          Montreal, QC                       Bell Centre

Thurs., June 28, 2018                         Québec, QC                          Videotron Centre

Sun., July 1, 2018                                 Hamilton, ON                        FirstOntario Centre

Tues., July 3, 2018                               London, ON                         Budweiser Gardens

Wed., July 4, 2018                               London, ON                         Budweiser Gardens

Fri., July 6, 2018                                   Toronto, ON                         Air Canada Centre

Sat., July 7, 2018                                 Toronto, ON                         Air Canada Centre

Wed., July 11, 2018                            Boston, MA                         TD Garden

Thurs., July 12, 2018                           Philadelphia, PA                   Wells Fargo Center

Sat., July 14, 2018                               Brooklyn, NY                       Barclays Center

Sun., July 15, 2018                              Washington, DC                  Capital One Center

Tues., July 17, 2018                            Pittsburgh, PA                     PPG Paints Arena

Wed., July 18, 2018                            Grand Rapids, MI                 Van Andel Arena

Fri., July 20, 2018                                Louisville, KY                         KFC Yum! Center

Sat., July 21, 2018                               Nashville, TN                       TBD*

Tues., July 24, 2018                            Kansas City, MO                 Sprint Center

Wed., July 25, 2018                            Des Moines, IA                    Wells Fargo Arena

Fri., July 27, 2018                                Denver, CO                           Pepsi Center

Sat., July 28, 2018                               Salt Lake City, UT                Vivint Smart Home Arena

Mon., July 30, 2018                            Phoenix, AZ                          Talking Stick Resort Arena

Wed., August 1, 2018                        Fresno, CA                             Save Mart Center

Fri., August 3, 2018                            Los Angeles, CA                   Staples Center

Sat., August 4, 2018                           Las Vegas, NV                      MGM Grand Garden Arena

*On sale date To Be Announced

 

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