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Watson announces tour dates

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 – Aaron Watson unveiled the first dates of The Red Bandana Tour with 13 shows spanning coast to coast on its initial summer swing this summer.

The tour starts on June 28 in Watson's hometown of Abilene, Texas, one week after the release of his "Red Bandana" album.

"I am so excited to announce the new tour this summer with the release of my new album, 'Red Bandana'," said Watson. "Of course, kicking it off in my hometown of Abilene means the world to me. Touring is what we do, it's how we built the business and met so many amazing fans over the years. I can assure everyone that we plan on coming to your market over the course of this record with a brand-new stage and production as well as set list. We'll be playing the old favorites and a lot of new songs from 'Red Bandana'."

Tour dates are:
June 28 - Taylor County Expo Center - Abilene, TX
June 29 - White Oak Music Hall (Outdoors) - Houston, TX
July 6 - Big Lake Festival - Big Lake, TX
July 11 - Hodag Country Festival - Rhinelander, WI
July 12 - Riverfront Live - Cincinnati, OH
July 13 - Jam In The Valley - Varysburg, NY
July 18 - Adams County Fair - Hastings, NE
July 19 - Lazy Gators - Lake Of The Ozarks, MO
July 26 - A Night In The Country - Yerington, NV
Aug. 10 - Ford Park Arena - Beaumont, TX
Aug. 15 - Power & Lights District - Kansas City, MO
Sept. 5 - Washington State Fair - Puyallup, WA

More dates will be announced. Tickets are on sale.

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An Aaron Watson Family Christmas CD review - An Aaron Watson Family Christmas
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Live at the World's Largest Rodeo Show CD review - Live at the World's Largest Rodeo Show
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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: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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