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Carrie Underwood attracts 1 million fans

Friday, October 31, 2008 – Carrie Underwood's "Carnival Ride" tour has reached more than 1 million fans, her publicist said Friday. The current fall leg of shows included a sold-out show at the BOK Center in Tulsa in her home state of Oklahoma Wednesday night, a sold-out run of five shows in Canada earlier this month, and many other sell-outs. By the end of 2008, Underwood will have performed 137 live concerts.

Underwood will take a quick break from the "Carnival Ride Tour" to host the 42nd Annual CMA Awards with Brad Paisley on Nov. 12. She will depart Nashville the day after the CMA's to resume the tour in Bakersfield, Cal.

Remaining tour dates are:
Oct. 31 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
Nov. 1 Houston, TX Reliant Arena
Nov. 3 Las Cruces, NM Pan American Center
Nov. 5 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theater
Nov. 7 Glendale, AZ Jobing.com Arena
Nov. 8 San Diego, CA San Diego Sports Arena
Nov. 9 Ontario, CA Citizens Bank Arena
Nov. 14 Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Arena
Nov. 15 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Nov. 17 Portland, OR Rose Garden
Nov. 19 Salt Lake City, UT E Center
Nov. 21 Missoula, MT Adams Center
Nov. 22 Billings, MT Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
Nov. 24 Lethbridge, AB CANADA Enmax Centre
Nov. 25 Edmonton, AB CANADA Rexall Place
Dec. 1 Regina, SK CANADA Brandt Centre
Dec. 2 Winnipeg, CANADA MTS Centre
Dec. 4 Madison, WI Alliant Energy Center Memorial Coliseum
Dec. 5 St. Louis, MO Chaifetz Arena
Dec. 7 Nashville, TN Sommet Center
Dec. 8 Chattanooga, TN UTC McKenzie Arena
Dec. 9 Tupelo, MS BankcorpSouth Arena
Dec. 12 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum
Dec. 13 Orlando, FL UCF Arena
Dec. 14 Gainesville, FL Stephen O'Connell Center

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Storyteller CD review - Storyteller
Carrie Underwood's powerful voice has been her calling card throughout her career, and that is no different on her latest. She has always possessed a voice that can be chameleon-like and work with the material at hand. Underwood does that again on these 13 songs, 6 of which she helped pen. Underwood knows a thing or two about writing or finding material that fits her commercial orientation as almost all 13 could conceivably be picked as singles. They are big sounding, big voiced and radio ready. »»»
Greatest Hits: Decade #1 CD review - Greatest Hits: Decade #1
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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