Lynch stages first headlining tour
Thursday, August 6, 2015
– Dustin Lynch will launch of his first-ever headline tour this fall.
Lynch hit more than 35 cities in a tour that starts Nov. 14 in Richmond, Va. and ends Feb. 20 in Cincinnati. Big Loud Records' singer Chris Lane will open the tour.
"Touring with Luke Bryan and Keith Urban, I've learned from the best and now to headline my first tour is a dream come true," said Lynch on his web site. "The first night can't get here fast enough, and I'm excited for fans to see what we have in store."
Tour dates are:
Nov. 14 - Richmond, VA - The National Theater
Nov. 15 - Norfolk, VA - The NorVa Theatre
Nov. 19 - Kansas City, MO - Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Nov. 20 - Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium
Nov. 22 - Boise, ID - Knitting Factory
Nov. 27 - Indianapolis, IN - Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
Nov. 28 - Memphis, TN - New Daisy Theatre +
Feb. 3 - Lake Buena Vista, FL - House of Blues +
Feb. 6 - Greensboro, NC - Cone Denim Entertainment Center +
Feb. 10 - Wallingford, CT - The Dome at Oakdale Theatre
Feb. 11 - Huntington, NY - The Paramount +
Feb. 12 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza
Feb. 13 - Clifton Park, NY - Upstate Concert Hall
Feb. 18 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Intersection
Feb. 4 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues +
Feb. 5 - Houston, TX - House of Blues +
Feb. 11 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
Feb. 13 - Silver Springs, MD - The Fillmore
Feb. 20 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's +
+ Denotes tickets on sale starting Friday, Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. local time
Lynch is currently on the road with Luke Bryan's 2015 Kick the Dust Up tour and made his first career stadium run this summer.
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