Strings adds winter tour
Thursday, November 18, 2021
– Bluegrass guitarist extraordinaire Billy Strings announced he would launch a winter tour with dates in New York, Tennessee and Georgia.
Strings, who grew up in Michigan and is based in Nashville, is currently touring behind his September release, "Renewal."
Tour dates are:
Feb. 3- 6—Port Chester, NY—The Capitol Theatre
Feb. 11—Greensboro, NC—Greensboro Coliseum
Feb. 12—Norfolk, VA—Chartway Arena
Feb. 15-16—Augusta, GA—Bell Auditorium
Feb. 18-19—Knoxville, TN—Civic Auditorium
March 3-5—Madison, WI—The Sylvee
March 9—Cleveland, OH—KeyBank State Theatre
March -1112—Cincinnati, OH—Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center
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