Combs announces arena tour
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
– Luke Combs will kick off his "Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour" in 2019 - his first ever headline arena tour.
LANCO and Jameson Rodgers will open shows on the tour, which launches Jan. 31 at Birmingham's Legacy Arena at the BJCC.
His second headline tour, the "Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour" follows Combs' 55-city sold-out "Don't Tempt Me With A Good Time Tour" - completed earlier this year - and will be preceded by a series of fall U.K./European headline shows.
The tour culminates much success for Combs, who has released a platinum-certified debut album, "This One's For You." The disc was released in deluxe form. Combs has had three consecutive number one radio singles - 3x platinum "Hurricane," 2x platinum "When It Rains It Pours" and platinum "One Number Away."
In addition to his breakout debut album, Combs released the deluxe edition, This One's
Tour dates are
Jan. 31 - Birmingham, AL - Legacy Arena at the BJCC*
Feb. 1 - Huntington, WV - Big Sandy Superstore Arena*
Feb. 2 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum Complex*
Feb. 7 - Wichita, KS - INTRUST Bank Arena*
Feb. 8 - North Little Rock, AR - Verizon Arena*
Feb. 9 - Baton Rouge, LA - Raising Cane's River Center*
Feb. 14 - Greenville, SC - Bon Secours Wellness Arena*
Feb. 15 - Knoxville, TN - Thompson-Boling Arena*
Feb. 16 - Evansville, IN - Ford Center*
Feb. 21 - Hershey, PA - Giant Center*
Feb. 22 - Columbus, OH - Schottenstein Center*
Feb. 23 - Charlottesville, VA - John Paul Jones Arena*
Feb. 28 - New York, NY - Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom &
March 1 - Bangor, ME - Cross Insurance Center*
March 2 - Worcester, MA - DCU Center*
March 8 - Tupelo, MS - BancorpSouth Arena*
March 9 - Orange Beach, AL - Amphitheatre at The Wharf*
March 28 - London, Ontario - Budweiser Garden*
March 29 - Oshawa, Ontario - Tribute Communities Centre*
March 30 - Kingston, Ontario - Leon's Centre*
April 11 - Duluth, MN - AMSOIL Arena*
April 12 - Moline, IL - TaxSlayer Center*
April 13 - Saginaw, MI - Dow Event Center*
April 25 - Green Bay, WI - Resch Center*
April 26 - La Crosse, WI - La Crosse Center*
May 10 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center*
May 11 - Omaha, NE - CHI Health Center Omaha*
May 12 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheater*
* with LANCO and Jameson Rodgers
& with Jameson Rodgers
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. this Friday local time. In an effort to combat scalping, fan club tickets will be sold through the Ticketmaster Verified Fan program. All tickets will have fan-focused pricing offered between $25-$50.
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The Prequel EP
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This One's For You Too
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"Houston, We Got a Problem" includes a smart lyric highlighting specific details about that big Texas city. Even though it has all these famous landmarks, it doesn't have »»»
This One's For You
Five years ago, when beer-drinking, truck-driving-in-the-country country songs were en vogue, Luke Combs' full-length debut would have fit right in. In 2017, when pop music rules the country market and male singers are more likely to wear a stylish jacket instead of a flannel shirt, Combs is positively refreshing.
"Hurricane," the first single and first top five hit of Combs' career, sounds like a typical Jason Aldean ballad at the onset, but then builds into something more »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk
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