Smith launches November tour
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Smith launches November tour

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 – Conner Smith will launch the Creek Will Rise Tour in November.

Lauren Watkins and John Morgan will each open select dates.

"Nothing about this job beats the moments you have with your fans, gathered together around a shared love for country music." said Smith. "This tour is a step up for us and something I've dreamed of for a while. As a fan myself of both Lauren Watkins and John Morgan, I can't wait to see them perform night after night."

This marks Smith's second headline trek of 2023 while also opening shows for Luke Bryan, Chase Rice, Jordan Davis and Cole Swindell.

Tour dates are:
Nov. 2 | Athens, GA – Georgia Theater*
Nov. 3 | Gainesville, FL – Vivid Music Hall*
Nov. 4 | Orlando, FL – House of Blues*
Nov. 9 | Columbia, MO – The Blue Note^
Nov. 10 | Indianapolis, IN – 8 Seconds Saloon^
Nov. 11 | Chattanooga, TN – The Signal^
Nov. 16 | Lexington, KY – Manchester Music Hall
Nov. 17 | Columbus, OH – The Bluestone^
Nov. 18 | Grand Rapids, MI – The Stache^
Nov. 30 | Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater^
Dec. 1 | Silver Spring, MD – The Filmore Silver Spring^
Dec. 2 | Chesapeake, VA – Eagles' Nest Rockin' Country Bar^
Jan. 11 | West Chester, OH – LRH Live^
Jan. 12 | Charlotte, NC – Coyote Joe's^
Jan. 13 | Greenville, SC – Bling Horse Saloon^
Jan. 18 | Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club^
Jan. 19 | Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE^
Jan. 20 | Medina, OH – Thirsty Cowboy^
Jan. 25 | Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre^
Jan. 26 | Nashville, TN – Brooklyn Bowl Nashville^
Jan. 27 | Tuscaloosa, AL – Druid City Music Hall^

^ Lauren Watkins
* John Morgan

Fan presale begins today ahead of the public onsale Friday at 10 a.m. local time at

After penning his first song at six and scoring a publishing deal at 16, Smith, 23, wrote five of the six songs on his Zach Crowell-produced 2022 debut collection "Didn't Go Too Far" (The Valory Music Co.). He had a hit with "Learn From It."

Watkins, 24, a Nashville native, signed with Nicolle Galyon's Songs & Daughters Records.

Morgan has enjoyed success as a songwriter. Jason Aldean cut eight of his songs, including Aldean's hit with Carrie Underwood, "If I Didn't Love You" and a second number one, "Trouble With a Heartbreak." Aldean ended up signing Morgan to Night Train Records, his imprint with BBR Music Group, and tapped him to open his Rock n' Roll Cowboy Tour in 2022.

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