Sign up for newsletter
 

Old Dominion adds fall shows

Thursday, May 9, 2019 – Old Dominion add new dates and cities to its "Make It Sweet Tour."

The band booked more shows through the end of the year and early 2020 with openeers including Scotty McCreery (eight shows),Michael Ray (five dates), and Jordan Davis who has been added to the international run. Morgan Evans, Ryan Griffin and Ryan Hurd are set to open on select dates.

"I remember watching OD before they were even called that," Hurd said. "I've always looked up to them, first as songwriters and now as the premier band in our genre. I'm so excited about being a part of this tour and getting a chance to be with some great friends for the fall."

Last week, Old Dominion released a personal new song "Some People Do." The soul-baring track, which begs the listener for redemption and second chances, was released on the heels of the band's current single "Make It Sweet."

Old Dominion returned to Nashville last weekend with a sold-out performance at Ascend Amphitheater following their performance on the mainstage at Stagecoach Country Music Festival.

Tour dates are:
May 10 - Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada - Avenir Centre &%
May 12 - St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada - Mile One Center &%
May 17 - New York, NY - Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden *@
May 18 - Philadelphia, PA - Skyline Stage @ The Mann *@
May 19 - New York, NY -- Webster Hall
May 23 - Portland, ME - Thompson's Point *@
May 24 - Gilford, NH - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion *@
May 25 - Farmingville, NY - Brookhaven Amphitheater *@
May 31 - Virginia Beach, VA - Patriotic Festival ~!
June 1 - Trenton, NJ - CURE Insurance Arena
June 8 - Columbus, GA - 2019 Denim and Diamonds
June 9 - Nashville, TN - CMA Music Festival
June 13 - Windsor, Canada - Caesars Windsor *
June 15 - Winsted, MN - Winstock Country Music Festival
June 16 - Santa Rosa, CA - Country Summer Music Festival
June 21 - Manhattan, KS - Country Stampede
June 22 - Camdenton, MO - Ozarks Amphitheater
June 28 - Dauphin, Canada - Dauphin's Countryfest
July 5 - Avon, OH - Avon Hot Summer Nights Country Music Festival
July 6 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Countryfest 2019
July 10 - London, Canada - Rock the Park Music Festival
July 12 - Rhinelander, WI - Hodag Country Festival
July 13 - Chicago, IL - Windy City Smokeout
July 20 - Brooklyn, MI - Faster Horses Festival
July 24 - Murphys, CA - Ironstone Amphitheater
July 25 - Paso Robles, CA - California Mid-State Fair
July 27 - Hillsboro, OR - Washington County Fair
Aug. 1 - Redmond, OR - Deschutes County Fair
Aug. 3 - Camrose, Canada - Big Valley Jamboree
Aug. 4 - Merritt, Canada - Rockin' River Music Festival
Aug. 9 - West Allis, WI - Wisconsin State Fair
Aug. 11 - Billings, MT - MontanaFair
Aug. 15 - Springfield, MO - Illinois State Fair
Aug. 17 - Thornville, OH - Country Jam and Campout
Aug. 24 - Morgantown, WV - Wild and Wonderful Country Fest
Sept. 11 - Denver, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheater ^=
Sept. 12 - Salt Lake City, UT - Utah State Fair ^=
Sept. 14 - Central Point, OR - Southern Oregon Brew Fest ^=
Sept. 15 - Airway Heights, WA - Northern Quest Resort & Casino ^=
Sept. 19 - Puyallup, WA - Washington State Fair
Sept. 21 - Pomona, CA - LA Country Fair
Sept. 26 - Bloomsburg, PA - Bloomsburg Fair
Sept. 27 - Charlotte, NC - Spectrum Center (new date) #
Sept. 29 - Columbia - Merriweather Post Pavilion (new date) ^*
Oct. 4 - Stockholm, Sweden - Nalen *
Oct. 6 - Berlin, Germany - Astra Kulturhaus *
Oct. 7 - Cologne, Germany - Live Music Hall *
Oct. 8 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg *
Oct. 10 - London, England - Hammersmith Apollo *
Oct. 12 - Belfast, Ireland - Waterfront Hall *
Oct. 14 - Manchester, England - Albert Hall *
Oct. 15 - Birmingham, England - O2 Academy Birmingham *
Oct. 16 - Glasgow, Scotland - O2 Academy Glasgow *

The following are all new dates:
Nov. 1 - Tampa, FL - Yuengling Center +#
Nov. 3 - St. Augustine, FL - The Amp St. Augustine +#
Nov. 8 - Providence, RI - Dunkin' Donuts Center #
Nov. 9 - Syracuse, NY - The Oncenter War Memorial Arena #
Nov. 14 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center +#
Nov. 15 - Bossier City, LA - CenturyLink Center +#
Nov. 16 - Grand Prairie, TX - The Theatre at Grand Prairie KSCS Country Fest +#
Nov. 21 - Evansville, IN - Ford Center +#
Nov. 22 - Highland Heights, KY - BB&T Arena at Northern Kentucky University +#
Nov. 23 - Moline, IL - TaxSlayer Arena +#
Dec. 4 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint #
Dec. 5 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint =
Jan. 3 - Kahului, HI - Maui Arts & Cultural Center ~
Jan. 5 - Honolulu, HI - Neal S. Blaisdell Center ~
+ Scotty McCreery
^ Michael Ray
* Jordan Davis
# Ryan Hurd
@ Mitchell Tenpenny
~ Morgan Evans
= Ryan Griffin
! Brandon Lay
& The Washboard Union % Jason Benoit

More news for Old Dominion

CD reviews for Old Dominion

Old Dominion CD review - Old Dominion
Old Dominion has gained a following on the heels of two albums of lively material. Their self-titled third release stays the course and delivers a dozen radio-friendly songs. The hyper positive lead single "Make it Sweet" sets the stage with an ode to the brighter side of everything. Most tracks are upbeat but, ironically, there is not an official party anthem or even a drinking song. The closest they get is "American Style," which is laden with standard innocent imagery »»»
Happy Endings CD review - Happy Endings
Right off the bat, the title of Old Dominion's album "Happy Endings" is far better than "Meat and Candy," its prior effort. ("Meat" in an album title? Really?) But also on an artistic level, OD's follow-up shows signs of growth. With that said, though, there's nothing on this new release as immediately catchy as "Snapback." Nevertheless, the vocal-only harmonies introducing "Not Everything's About You," are a beautiful thing. »»»
Meat and Candy CD review - Meat and Candy
Old Dominion may be releasing its full-length debut, but this quintet is not filled with newbies. Lead singer Matthew Ramsey co-wrote "Chainsaw" for The Band Perry and with band mate Trevor Rosen penned Craig Morgan's "Wake Up Lovin' You" and Dierks Bentley's "Say You Do." Rosen also co-wrote Chris Young's "Neon," Blake Shelton's "Sangria" and The Band Perry's "Better Dig Two," while Brad Tursi wrote Tyler »»»
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: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time  Subscribe to Country News Digest  Follow Country Standard Time on twitter  Visit Country Standard Time on Facebook 

Elsewhere in the news

Currently at the CST blogs

The Mavericks "Play the Hits" When recording its album "Play the Hits," The Mavericks approached this covers album in much the same way the band creates any of its other studio albums. "Above all, we're always trying to reach a certain musical bar that we... »»»
Larue moves "Onward" The release of "Onward," his eighth studio album, finds veteran Texas Music/Red Dirt artist Stoney Larue at a crossroads. After almost two decades on the road, playing 200 shows a year across America and abroad, he has had success... »»»
Willis, Robison spin "Beautiful Lie" Eleven years ago, Kelly stepped away from music. She had just finished touring on 2007's exquisite "Translated From Love" and felt the angst of being a travelling musician with family at home. At that point, Willis and her husband, musician/producer Bruce Robison,... »»»
Chip Kinman celebrates brother, career on "Sounds Like Music" For a brief moment last summer, the news of Tony Kinman's death was, if not greatly exaggerated, then at least fortuitously premature. The roots rock icon, known for his work in The Dils, Rank and File, Blackbird and Cowboy Nation with his younger brother Chip, had been diagnosed with cancer in March 2018,... »»»
Shiflett learns "Hard Lessons" Until recently, Chris Shiflett took a somewhat obsessive/compulsive approach to his music career. For the past two decades, Shiflett has been the primary guitar foil for Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters; early in his tenure, Shiflett was so self-deprecatingly... »»»
White embraces "The Hurting Kind" John Paul White, to paraphrase a Steve Earle song, may just be one of the last of the hardcore troubadours. By 'troubadour,' we mean one of those guys that lives to write great songs - more specifically, great country songs - and then get these songs into the ears of folks that... »»»
9 CD review - 9
Hollywood may be pushing a broadminded agenda where there are more genders than one can even count, but in Jason Aldean's world, there are only two: tough guys, and the women that love them. There's no confusion  »»»
Ocean CD review - Ocean
Lady Antebellum may lean a little too closely to pop music for many tastes, but it's hard to argue with the trio's song choices. And its latest collection is filled with many memorable songs. The single "What If I Never Get Over You," »»»
Thinkin' Problem CD review - Thinkin' Problem
Most hard core country fans certainly have heard David Ball's 1994 "Thinkin' Problem," a true honky tonk classic. Ominvore is releasing the album in remastered expanded format with eight bonus tracks, marking its 25th anniversary. »»»
Onward CD review - Onward
Veteran Texas artist Stoney Larue has been through a lot in 20 years of touring and recording and puts that experience to good use on his first release since 2015's "Just Us." "Onward" enlists veteran Nashville producer and songwriter Gary Nicholson  »»»
Travelin' Thru The Bootleg Series Vol. 15 1967-1969 featuring Johnny Cash CD review - Travelin' Thru The Bootleg Series Vol. 15 1967-1969 featuring Johnny Cash
All these many years later, Bob Dylan 'bootleg' songs are still better than many intentional studio releases from other artists. Although some might have been shocked at the time to learn of Dylan's sojourn south to Nashville »»»
Play the Hits CD review - Play the Hits
When The Mavericks call an album "Play The Hits," It really should be qualified as "Play The Selective Hits" because this band has never been especially interested in performing only what's commercially viable.  »»»