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Lane makes Big Big Plans

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 – Chris Lane will launch his Big Big Plans Tour this fall.

Lane will begin the tour Oct. 31 in Cincinnati. He will play 29 cities around the country with Gabby Barrett, Blanco Brown and Ernest opening on select dates.

"After a top-notch summer touring with Brad Paisley, I couldn't be more excited for my Big, Big Plans tour to kick off! Having artists like Gabby, Blanco, and Ernest out with me will make it a fun show from start to finish," said Lane. "I'll be bringing the energy and may even have some surprises in store. We've amped up the production to a new level, and I can't wait for people to see it."

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

Tour dates are:
Oct. 31 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's^
Nov. 1 - Louisville, KY - Mercury Ballroom^
Nov. 2 - Atlanta, GA - Buckhead Theatre^
Nov. 7 - Morgantown, WV - Metropolitan Theater^*
Nov. 8 - Freehold, NJ - iPlay America's Event Center^*
Nov. 14 - Columbia, SC - The Senate^*
Nov. 15 - Raleigh, NC - The Ritz^*
Nov. 22 - Orlando, FL - House of Blues^*
Nov. 23 - Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues^*
Dec. 7 - Denver, CO - Summit Music Hall^*
Dec. 8 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot^*
Jan. 9 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts (TLA)*+
Jan. 10 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore Silver Spring*+
Jan. 11 - Boston, MA - House of Blues*+
Jan. 16 - Fort Wayne, IN - The Clyde Theater*+
Jan. 17 - Rosemont, IL - Joe's Live*+
Jan. 23 - Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Works*+
Jan. 31 - Anaheim, CA - House of Blues*+
Feb. 1 - Los Angeles, CA - Belasco Theater*+
Feb. 5 - Phoenix, AZ - The Van Buren*+
Feb. 6 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues*+
Feb. 7 - Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades*+
Feb. 8 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore*+
Feb. 13 - San Antonio, TX - The Aztec Theater*+
Feb. 14 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues*+
Feb. 15 - Houston, TX - House of Blues*+
Feb. 20 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues*+
Feb. 21 - Grand Rapids, MI - 20 Monroe Live*+
Feb. 22 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit*+

^ with Gabby Barrett
* with ERNEST
+ with Blanco Brown

The name of the tour is derived from his song "Big, Big Plans," penned for his now-fiancée, Lauren Bushnell. Written by Lane with Jacob Durrett and Ernest K. Smith, the song was first heard during Lane's proposal video.

Last weekend, Lane wrapped the U.S. dates of his run as opener on Brad Paisley's World Tour. Lane has headline shows this month before rejoining Paisley for the European portion of his tour in October.

Barrett, now signed to Warner, came into national prominence as a finalist on ABC's American Idol in 2018, and has released her debut single, "I Hope."

Blurring the lines between country and hip-hop music, Brown makes a southern sound that he proudly calls "Trailer Trap." He had a huge viral hit this summer with "The Git Up."

Ernest mixes hip hop and country. He has penned songs for Florida Georgia Line ("Dig Your Roots"), Chris Lane ("Big, Big Plans"), LOCASH, Jake Owen, Mason Ramsey and Morgan Wallen.

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