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Bryan kills it on new tour

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 – The first leg of Luke Bryan's Kill the Lights 2016 tour will be in mid-February, he announced today.

Bryan's first leg of the tour backing his new CD will end in mid-May in Oklahoma.

Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch will open most of the shows

Tour dates are:
Feb. 18 Evansville, IN Ford Center
Feb. 19 Peoria, IL Peoria Civic Center Arena
Feb. 20 Cedar Falls, IA UNI Dome
Feb. 25 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Feb. 26-27 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena *
March 8 Las Cruces, NM Pan American Center
March 11 Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena *
March 12 Bossier City, LA CenturyLink Center *
April 7 Charleston, WV Charleston Civic Center Coliseum
April 8 Baltimore, MD Royal Farms Arena
April 9 Syracuse, NY Carrier Dome
April 14 Toledo, OH The Huntington Center
April 15 State College, PA Bryce Jordan Center
April 16 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena
April 21 Missoula, MT Adams Center
April 22 Bozeman, MT Brick Breeden Fieldhouse
April 29 Concord, CA Concord Pavilion
April 30 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
May 12 Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center
May 13 Wichita, KS INTRUST Bank Arena
May 14 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena

*no Little Big Town

Ticket on sales for the "Kill The Lights Tour" begin in November. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning in November through Citi's Private Pass Program.

Bryan's current headline tour, "Kick the Dust Up Tour," will come to a close the end of this month as it plays a final sold-out stadium date in Detroit on Oct. 30 at Ford Field.

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When Luke Bryan announces, "I've got that music for your ear" during the single "Kick the Dust Up," listeners should know right off this is not a collection of sounds for every ear. It's targeted toward the young and reckless set instead, where consequences don't seem to matter. There's no better example of this loose approach than the revenge sex expressed through a duet with Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild on "Home Alone Tonight," where »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
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