Category: Touring

Keith, Adkins Ready “American Ride” Tour

Toby Keith’s 2009 America’s Toughest tour was a big success on all fronts, leaving special guest Trace Adkins so impressed he has signed on for another hitch. Keith, with Adkins, will kick-off the American Ride tour June 19 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. Thirty-nine dates are already on the books through […]

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Joey+Rory Set For Zac Brown Band Tour

ACM Top New Vocal Duo nominees Joey+Rory are gearing up for a nationwide arena tour this spring and the early summer release of their sophomore album, the aptly titled Album #2. “This is our sophomore album and the title cut is a humorous take on the pressure put on artists when they make their second […]

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Wilson Opens Club Tour; Underwood Adds Dates

Gretchen Wilson is kicking off her I Got Your Country Right Here club tour this week. The small venue tour will feature music from her fourth studio album of the same name, due in stores March 30. Additionally, the shows will include hits like “Redneck Woman,” “Here for the Party,” “All Jacked Up” and “Work […]

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Texans Build Nashville Teams

Nashville is experiencing an influx from the Lone Star state as Texans build teams made up of Music City mainstays. All of the acts listed here have several albums under their belt buckles and have pushed hits up the Texas charts. Now they are seeking bigger success stories and bigger audiences. Brandon Rhyder is gearing […]

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Judds Reunion Tour; Orbison’s Hollywood Star

The Judds are reuniting for a tour. Wynonna Judd made the announcement about re-teaming with her mother, Naomi Judd, for on CBS’s Saturday edition of The Early Show this weekend. Wy also performed on the broadcast and sat down for an interview. The show was shooting live from Lummus Park in South Beach, Miami, as […]

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Sugarland Preps “The Incredible Machine” Tour

CMA Vocal Duo of the Year  Sugarland have dubbed their upcoming headlining 2010 North American tour “The Incredible Machine.” The Mercury Records artists will kick things off on April 23 in Primm, Nevada and travel to over 55 cities nationwide. “This new tour is a thrill for me,” said Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles. “It will reflect […]

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Jewel And Aldean Team With Country Financial

Financial planning firm Country Financial is teaming with country artists Jason Aldean and Jewel for the “Road Trips and Guitar Picks” series, which will present 30 concerts beginning in March. Each artist will perform separate concerts, but the “Road Trips and Guitar Picks” website, www.tripsandpicks.com, will serve as a one-stop destination for both, giving Aldean […]

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Zac Brown Band Tours, Sells Cookbooks

Best New Artist Grammy winners Zac Brown Band have announced a 15-date West Coast portion of their Breaking Southern Ground tour, to begin March 2. Later in July, ZBB will join the Dave Matthews Band for select shows, including Citi Field in New York City. Concertgoers will get the full ZBB experience: eat-and-greets for a […]

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On Tour: Jack Ingram; Hank Williams, Jr. and More

Hank Williams, Jr.’s Rowdy Friends Tour 2010 includes special guests Jamey Johnson, Eric Church, and The Grascals. The tour will kick off April 2 in Charleston, WV with shows each weekend throughout April. •••••• Jack Ingram is releasing his new single, “Free,” from Big Dreams & High Hopes, today (1/25). Ingram also plans to kick […]

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Strait/Reba Tour Opens, Shows Selling Out

Opening weekend on the Strait/Reba run at Baltimore’s 1st Mariner Arena. Pictured (l-r): WPOC/Baltimore APD/MD Justin Cole, Valory’s JoJamie Hahr, Valory’s Jon Loba, WGTY/York PD Scott Donato, WGTY/York on-air personality Dan Douglas, Reba, Valory’s John Zarling, Valory’s Scott Borchetta, Valory’s Andrew Kautz, WMZQ/Washington DC & WPOC/Baltimore PD Meg Stevens, WXCY/Wilmington PD Dave Hovel and Valory’s […]

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Ticketmaster/Live Nation Merger To Get US Approval

The US Department of Justice plans to approve the merger of Ticketmaster and Live Nation. Regulators are demanding that the companies make a few concessions to ensure fair competition, including licensing its Ticketmaster Host ticketing software to concert promoter and venue manager Anschutz Entertainment Group, and divesting its self-ticketing subsidiary Paciolan to promoter and manager […]

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