Carrie Underwood To Bring Her Stories On The Road

Carrie Underwood.

Carrie Underwood.

Carrie Underwood is bringing her stories on the road. The singer-songwriter will launch a new arena tour in 2016, titled The Storyteller Tour-Stories in the Round, in association with the cosmetics brand Almay.

The tour will launch Jan. 30 in Jacksonville, Fla., and will make 40 stops across the U.S. and Canada.

The tour’s “in-the-round” style will feature the stage in the middle of the arena floor. The 360-degree setting should allow fans on all sides of the arena to have a unique concert experience. Creative Director for the tour is Barry Lather (Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, Rihanna), while Butch Allen (The Eagles, Eric Church, Metallica) serves as Production Designer. The tour will be promoted by AEG Live.

Joining Underwood will be Easton Corbin and The Swon Brothers.

“I can’t wait to play new music from Storyteller for the fans,” shares Underwood. “I am so blessed to have this career and get to do to the things I do, but there is nothing like that moment when I get to step onto the stage to sing and all the fans are singing along with me.”

Underwood has arranged for a donation of $1 from each ticket sold at the U.S. dates of The Storyteller Tour to be contributed to the C.A.T.S Foundation to help aid its causes including Checotah, Okla.’s education and literacy programs. Established in 2009, the C.A.T.S. (Checotah Animal, Town, and School) Foundation helps with general causes, needs, and services in Underwood’s hometown.

The singer-songwriterreleased her fifth studio album, Storyteller, on Oct. 23.

The Storyteller Tour Dates:
Jan. 30/Jacksonville, FL/Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Feb. 1/Duluth, GA/Infinite Energy Arena
Feb. 3/Greensboro, NC/Greensboro Coliseum
Feb. 5/Louisville, KY/KFC Yum! Center
Feb. 17/Pittsburgh, PA/CONSOL Energy Center
Feb. 20/Hampton, VA/Hampton Coliseum
Feb. 22/Philadelphia, PA/Wells Fargo Center
Feb. 23/Boston, MA/TD Garden
Feb. 25/Washington, DC/Verizon Center
March 11/Glasgow, Scotland/C2C-Clyde Auditorium*
March 12/London, England/C2C-O2 Arena*
March 13/Dublin, Ireland/C2C/ 3 Arena*
March 17/Youngstown, OH/Covelli Centre
March 19/Allentown, PA/PPL Center
March 22/Auburn Hills, MI/The Palace of Auburn Hills
March 24/St. Louis, MO/Chaifetz Arena
March 26/Lincoln, NE/Pinnacle Bank Arena
March 29/Colorado Springs, CO/Broadmoor World Arena
March 30/Denver, CO/Pepsi Center
April 1/Las Vegas, NV/ACM Party for a Cause Festival*
April 5/Fresno, CA/Save Mart Center
April 8/Reno, NV/Reno Events Center
April 10/Oakland, CA/Oracle Arena
April 12/Stockton, CA/Stockton Arena
April 14/Phoenix, AZ/Talking Stick Resort Arena
April 16/Las Cruces, NM/Pan American Center
April 18/San Antonio, TX/AT&T Center
April 19/Houston, TX/Toyota Center
April 22/Bossier City, LA/CenturyLink Center
April 24/Lafayette, LA/Cajundome
April 27/Tulsa, OK/BOK Center
April 28/N. Little Rock, AR/Verizon Arena
April 30/Indio, CA/Stagecoach*
May 3/Madison, WI/Kohl Center
May 5/Green Bay, WI/Resch Center
May 7/Grand Forks, ND/Ralph Engelstad Arena
May 10/Casper, WY/Casper Events Center
May 12/Billings, MT/Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
May 15/Kansas City, MO/Sprint Center
May 17/Rosemont, IL/Allstate Arena
May 18/Cleveland, OH/Quicken Loans Arena
May 24/Buffalo, NY/First Niagara Center
May 27/Ottawa, ON/Canadian Tire Centre
May 28/Toronto, ON/Air Canada Centre
May 30/London, ON/Budweiser Gardens
*festival date

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