Paisley Beat This Winter tour starts
Monday, January 6, 2014
– Brad Paisley's Beat This Winter Tour begins this weekend with shows in Kentucky. The tour continues through the beginning of March.
Special guests on the tour are Chris Young, Danielle Bradbery and recently added Dee Jay Silver, the first country DJ to be signed to a major Nashville label. Silver will do between-show sets featuring his country/rock music mixing.
Tour dates are:
Jan. 10 Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center Pikeville, KY
Jan. 11 KFC Yum! Center Louisville, KY
Jan. 23 Germain Arena Estero, FL
Jan. 24 Leon County Civic Center Tallahassee, FL
Jan. 25 Amway Center Orlando, FL
Feb. 13 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Long Island, NY
Feb. 14 Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville, CT
Feb. 15 Verizon Wireless Arena Manchester, N.H.
Feb. 22 Bridgestone Arena Nashville
Feb. 27 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Ft. Wayne, IN
Feb. 28 Ervin J. Nutter Center Dayton, OH
March 1 Charleston Civic Center Charleston, West Va.
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