Bradbery, Dawson head east
Monday, May 13, 2019
– Danielle Bradbery and Devin Dawson will be among five country artists heading east for a series of concerts in Europe in October as part of the Country Music Association's international artist-focused touring series, Introducing Nashville.
Chris Lane, Travis Denning and Rachel Wammack also will be on the tour, coming Oct. 10-21 to Oslo, Norway; Stockholm, Sweden; Hamburg and Berlin, Germany, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Manchester, England, Gateshead, Brighton and London, England and Glasgow, Scotland.
Dawson will be joining Bradbery, Denning and Wammack on the European leg of the tour, and Lane will be playing the tour's U.K. dates alongside Bradbery, Denning and Wammack. Tickets for all show dates will go on sale Friday, May 17 at 10 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time with the exception of the Oslo show, which will go on sale at Thursday, May 16 at 9 a.m. GMT.
"We are thrilled to be introducing this lineup of incredibly talented artists to international audiences and to revisit cities that we have toured before," said Milly Olykan, CMA Vice President, International Relations and Development. "These artists are a great representation of what is current in Nashville right now - and a perfect way to showcase to new audiences how broad a genre Country is."
The tour already has hit Amsterdam, Berlin, Auckland, New Zealand, Tokyo and multiple cities throughout Australia this year with a variety of artists including Brandy Clark, Dawson, Lindsay Ell, Lauren Jenkins, Logan Mize and Tenille Townes.
Tour dates are:
Introducing Nashville European Tour Dates: featuring Danielle Bradbery, Devin Dawson, Travis Denning and Rachel Wammack
Oct. 10 - Oslo, Norway - Konserthus
Oct. 11 - Stockholm, Sweden - Nalen
Oct. 12 - Hamburg, Germany - Gruenspan
Oct. 13 - Berlin, Germany - Columbia Theatre
Oct. 14 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Zonnehuis
Introducing Nashville U.K. Tour Dates: featuring Danielle Bradbery, Travis Denning, Chris Lane and Rachel Wammack
Oct. 16 - Manchester, England - RNCM
Oct. 17 - Gateshead, England - Sage 2
Oct. 18 - Glasgow, Scotland - St. Luke's
Oct. 20 - Brighton, England - Old Market
Oct. 21 - London, England - Cadogan Hall
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