Brad Paisley’s Beat This Summer Tour to Launch May 9

paisleyBrad Paisley has announced the first leg of his 2013 Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®. The tour launches in St. Louis, Mo. on May 9 and will visit over 29 cities in the United States and Canada. Chris Young and Lee Brice will be special guests on the outing.

“Teaming up with Brad Paisley for this tour is exciting for everyone at Cracker Barrel because he is one of the most highly-regarded modern-day entertainers, and his connection with country music fans, our brand, and our guests is such a phenomenal fit,” says Cracker Barrel Marketing Manager Julie Craig. “The tour integration itself is the largest we’ve ever launched as a brand, and we’re thrilled that the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store exclusive music program is helping to bring this amazing tour experience to thousands of fans.”

Paisley is proud to partner with Live Beyond by donating $1 from each ticket sale. Live Beyond is a Nashville nonprofit with a mission to provide medical care, clean water, nutritional support and development activities to impoverished communities in Haiti. Go to for more information or to donate.

Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store tour dates:

May 9       St. Louis, Mo.           Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
May 10     Indianapolis              Klipsch Music Center
May 11     Chicago                       First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
May 16     Holmdel, N.J.            PNC Bank Arts Center
May 17     Boston                         Comcast Center
May 18     Hartford, Conn.        Comcast Theatre
May 31     Toronto, ONT            Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
June 1       Pittsburgh                  First Niagara Pavilion
June 2       Saratoga Springs, N.Y.       Saratoga Performing  Arts Center
June 6      Cincinnati                              Riverbend Music Center
June 7      Charlotte, N.C.                      Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
June 8     Raleigh, N.C.                          Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
June 21    West Palm Beach, Fla.         Cruzan Amphitheatre *
June 22    Tampa, Fla.                            Live Nation Amphitheatre *
June 23    Atlanta                                    Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood *
June 28    Virginia Beach, Va.              Farm Bureau Live
June 29    Washington, D.C.                 Jiffy Lube Live
July 12     Darien Center, N.Y.              Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 13    Ft. Loramie, Ohio                  Country Concert at Hickory Hills Lake
July 20   Twin Lakes, Wisc.                  Country Thunder Festival Grounds
July 27    Dallas                                       Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 28   Houston                                   Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug. 1    Denver                                       Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
Aug. 2    Salt Lake City, Utah                USANA Amphitheatre
Aug. 16  Mission, BC                              Rockin’ River Festival-Mission Raceway Park*
Aug. 17  Brownsville, Ore.                    Williamette Country Music Festival *
Aug. 22  Mountain View, Calif.           Shoreline Amphitheatre
Aug. 23   Sacramento, Calif.                 Sleep Train Amphitheatre
Aug. 24   San Bernardino, Calif.         San Manuel Amphitheatre

* Lee Brice is not on this date.


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