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Tenpenny gets heavy on tour

Monday, August 22, 2022 – Mitchell Tenpenny announced today he would launch a new headline tour, "This Is The Heavy Tour."

Tenpenny will launch the first run of shows in January 2023 in promotion of his "This Is The Heavy album," due out on Sept. 16. The tour kicks off in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 26 at The Union Event Center. Warner Music Nashville's Tyler Braden will open. Ticket and VIP package on sales begin this Friday.

The tour's 2023 run includes back-to-back concerts at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Feb. 3-4. Tenpenny, a Nashville native, sold-out his first-ever headline concert there this past fall. Additional dates on the tour will be announced later.

"I'm so excited to begin 2023 with my own tour and have the opportunity to see the fans in these cities," said Tenpenny. "And having two Nashville shows in the routing is just icing on the cake/"

Tour dates are:
Jan. 26 Salt Lake City, UT The Union Event Center
Jan. 28 Los Angeles, CA The Novo
Feb. 3 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
Feb. 4 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
Feb. 10 Columbus, OH KEMBA Live
Feb. 11 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre
Feb. 16 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live
Feb. 18 Chattanooga, TN The Signal
Feb. 24 Columbia, SC The Senate
Feb. 25 Athens, GA Georgia Theatre

This Friday Tenpenny will release "Good and Gone" written by him, Zach Abend, Seth Ennis, Geoff Warburton, from the upcoming CD.


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