Swindell gets Down to Earth (on tour anyway)
Monday, November 4, 2019
– Cole Swindell, who has 11 number one songs to his credit will hit the road in
March for the Down To Earth Tour.
Shows get underway on March 5, 2020 in Toledo, Ohio. Joining Swindell are special guests HARDY and Trea Landon.
"I have had such an amazing year in so many ways," said Swindell. "I never think each year can top the previous, but it does. To earn another career number one last week with 'Love You Too Late' and then the response and honors that 'Break Up In The End' received this year has blown me away and, of course, the opportunity to get to tour again with my buddy Luke Bryan has been a blast. I'm so fired up for 2020 to get back out there with two new artists whose music I just love and am really excited about. HARDY, Trea and I already have some fun things planned for this tour. The fans better get ready because this tour is for them."
Since he launched his career in 2014, the Warner Music Nashville recording artist has toured with Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Dierks Bentley. The Georgia native first headlined in 2018 with his Reason To Drink Tour and co-headlined the Reason To Drink....Another Tour with Dustin Lynch.
Tickets will go on sale to the public in most markets Friday, Nov. 8.
Tour dates are:
March 5 Toledo, OH Stranahan Theater
March 6 Rama, ON Casino Rama-Entertainment Centre
March 13 Macon, GA Macon Centreplex Auditorium
March 14 Okaloosa Island, FL The Gulf
March 15 New Orleans, LA Fillmore
March 25 Sioux Falls, SD Sanford Pentagon
March 26 Dubuque, IA Five Flags Center-Five Flags Arena
March 27 Park City, KS Hartman Arena
March 28 Kansas City, MO Uptown Theater
April 9 Grand Rapids, MI 20 Monroe Live
April 10 Peoria, IL Peoria Civic Center Theatre
April 11 Louisville, KY Palace Theatre
April 16 Charleston, SC N. Charleston PAC
April 17 Jacksonville, FL Daily's Place
HARDY recently released "HIXTAPE VOL. 1," touting 17 all-star collaborations (Keith Urban, Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch) on 10 brand new tracks. Releasing several EPS, HARDY also enjoyed songwriting success. He helped write Morgan Wallen's PLATINUM "Up Down" (featuring Florida Georgia Line), FGL's 2X PLATINUM "Simple," Chris Lane's GOLD "I Don't Know About You" and Shelton's PLATINUM "God's Country."
Landon, a Georgia native, moved to Nashville in 2015 and landed a publishing deal within four weeks of his arrival. A major label deal with Warner Music Nashville followed just two years later, which he recently celebrated with the release of his debut single "Loved by a Country Boy" and several other tracks including "Get The Girl" and "What Feelin' Good Feels Like."
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