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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

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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 »»»