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Paisley extends Life Amplified Tour

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 – Brad Paisley added tour dates on his Life Amplified World Tour for February, mainly in Canada.

Special guests will be Chase Bryant and guitarist Lindsay Ell.

Paisley's current single is "Today," which is expected to be on a forthcoming CD>

Bryant, 24, has musical history in his blood. The Texan's grandfather played piano for Roy Orbison and Waylon Jennings. His uncles co-founded the group Ricochet. Bryant has charted with "Little Bit of You" and "Take It On Back." His new single is "Room To Breathe."

Ell, a Calgary, Canada native, learned to play guitar while traveling with her father to country-bluegrass camps as a young girl. Ell was discovered by BTO and The Guess Who's Randy Bachman at the age of 13. She has had singles with "Trippin' On Us," "Shut Me Up" and "By The Way." She performed earlier this year on CMT's Next Women of Country tour.

New tour dates are:
Feb. 1 Essar Centre Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Feb. 2 Sudbury Arena Sudbury, ON
Feb. 3 Peterborough Memorial Centre Peterborough, ON
Feb. 4 Rogers K-Rock Centre Kingston, ON
Feb. 9 Augusta Civic Center Augusta, ME
Feb. 10 Moncton Coliseum Moncton, NB
Feb. 11 Centre 200 Sydney, NS
Feb. 16 Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza Wilkes-Barre, PA
Feb. 17 Giant Center Hershey, PA
Feb. 18 Event Center @ Turning Stone Casino Verona, NY

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