Marty Stuart slates new tour
Friday, August 20, 2010
– Marty Stuart will tour this fall in support of his upcoming album, "Ghost Train (The Studio B Sessions)."
Stuart's 14th studio album, will be released Aug. 24 on Sugar Hill Records, with the tour kicking off on Aug. 25 at Nashville's Belcourt Theatre.
"The album was recorded in a historic setting, and kicking off this tour at the Belcourt, one of the original homes of the Opry...well I just can't imagine a more fitting venue," said Stuart.
Tour dates are:
Aug. 25- Nashville, TN
Aug. 27- Omaha, NE
Aug. 28- Paola, KS
Aug. 30- New York, NY
Aug. 31- Philadelphia, PA
Sept. 1- Northampton, MA
Sept. 4- Mountain View, AR
Sept. 11- Pelahatchie, MS
Sept. 18- Chicago, IL
Sept. 19- Minneapolis, MN
Sept. 25- New Albany, MS
Oct. 2- El Dorado, AR
Oct. 9- South Boston, VA
Oct. 13- Hiawassee, GA
Oct. 16- Bellville, TX
Oct. 28- Kent, OH
Oct. 29- Newark, OH
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