Hot Country Knights calls off tour
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
– Add Hot Country Knights to the list of artists will not tour due to coronavirus.
"Tour's postponed. Thanks a lot Doug," the group posted on Facebook.
The group was slated to hit the road starting April 7 in San Diego, with stops at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theater, Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, Boston's House of Blues and Talladega Superspeedway.
Doug is the alter ego of Dierks Bentley, who fronts Hot Country Knights. The band also includes members of his band, performing as an '80s styled band. The group has released a single, "Pick Her Up," which features Travis Tritt. The song was penned by Brett Beavers, Jim Beavers and Bentley.
Hot Country Knights will release its debut, "The K is Silent," on May 1 on Capitol Records Nashville.
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