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Adkins, Black announce tour

Monday, March 4, 2019 – Clint Black and Trace Adkins will launch the Hits. Hats. History. Tour in May.

Black and Adkins are slated to hit nine cities in a tour starting May 2 in Charlotte, N.C. and ending Aug. 9. More dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

Terri Clark, John Berry and Craig Campbell will help open shows.

"It's been a few years since Clint and I shared the stage," said Adkins. "Since then, we have both been fortunate to have added a few more hits, and hats to our collection. Looking forward to this."

"Trace and I toured together back in the '90s, and I'm really looking forward to sharing the stage with him again!" said Black. "He's a lot of fun and a real pro."

Black also will launch his "Still Killin' Time 30th Anniversary Tour" in March to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of his triple platinum, seminal album, "Killin' Time."

Adkins is also on the road this summer as part of his current Don't Stop Tour 2019. He is now out with Blake Shelton as part of his Friends & Heroes 2019 Tour, which concludes March 23 in New York.

Tour dates are:
May 2 - Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre - Charlotte, NC*
May 3 - Suwannee River Jam - Live Oak, FL^
May 4 - The Bowl - Sugar Hill, GA*
May 5 - CCNB Amphitheatre - Simpsonville, SC*
June 6 - White Oak Amphitheatre - Greensboro, NC<
June 8 - Foxwoods Amphitheatre - Mashantucket, CT<
June 9 - Bank of New Hampshire Amphitheatre- Gilford, NH<
Aug. 8 - Smart Financial Centre - Sugar Land, TX<
Aug. 9 - H-E-B Center at Cedar Park - Cedar Park, TX<

* Features John Berry ^
Features Craig Campbell
< Features Terri Clark

Pre-sale tickets go on sale March 5, with all remaining tickets going on sale March 8 at 10 a.m. (local time).

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