Moore stays wild
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
– Kip Moore will extend his Wild Ones Tour into 2016 adding stops across the U.S. and Canada.
The second leg of the tour will kick off in Milwaukee on Jan. 28 with special guests The Cadillac Three and Chase Bryant joining on select dates.
"The feedback from the fans this fall has been so insane and we're having so much fun that we're just not ready to end this tour yet" said Moore. "We live for our live show, that's how this whole journey started and I'm looking forward to playing some of our favorite cities at the beginning of the year, as well as having my buddies from The Cadillac Three and Chase Bryant along for the ride."
Moore's sold-out headlining shows to date this year include Boston; London, Canada, Toronto, Cleveland, Springfield, Ill. and a two night run in Chicago.
Upcoming tour dates are:
Jan. 28 Milwaukee*
Jan. 29 Grand Rapids, MI *
Jan. 30 Cincinnati *
Feb. 4 Park City, KS *
Feb. 5 Kansas City, MO *
Feb. 6 Clive, IA *
Feb. 12 Denver **
Feb. 13 Salt Lake City, UT **
Feb. 15-16 Calgary, Canada **
Feb. 17 Edmonton, Canada **
Feb. 19 Penticton, Canada **
Feb. 20 Abbotsford, Canada **
Feb. 23 Spokane, WA **
Feb. 24 Portland, OR **
Feb. 26 San Diego **
Feb. 27 Anaheim, CA **
*With Chase Bryant
** With The Cadillac Three
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