Urban Tour Going Strong

Keith Urban pictured June 23, 2011 on stage in Columbia, SC.

Keith Urban’s Get Closer 2011 World Tour opened in Biloxi, MS earlier this month, embarking on a 50-plus city run. He has dates scheduled through mid-October, including a stop Aug. 6 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

His new production features a main stage as well as four smaller platforms that bring Urban out into the audience. The design is inspired by an amusement park, including a roller coaster style backdrop.

He is touring in support of his sixth album, Get Closer, which includes current single “Long Hot Summer.”

Jake Owen will appear on all U.S. dates, while the Canadian leg in July will feature The Band Perry.

AT&T/Samsung are the presenting sponsors of the Get Closer 2011 World Tour, which plays in St. Louis, MO (6/29) and Moline, IL (6/30) this week.

Urban shows his new stage set, which is inspired by an amusement park.

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