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Keith Urban plays 58 cities

Monday, January 5, 2009 – Keith Urban will play 58 cities in North America, including Nashville, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Toronto and Vancouver, during his tour, which follows on the heels of a new, as yet untitled, disc out March 31.

The tour kicks off in May, and likely go through the summer and into the fall, according to his publicist. No dates were announced.

One supporting act, either Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Glen Campbell or The Zac Brown Band will appear at each show.

Tour locations are:
Uncasville, CT
Philadelphia
State College, PA
Rochester, NY
St. Paul, MN
Little Rock, AR
Chicago
Tulsa, OK
Green Bay, WI
Kansas City, MO
Charleston, West Va.
Pittsburgh
Roanoke, VA
Columbus, OH
Indianapolis
Louisville, KY
Huntsville, AL
Hershey, PA
Cincinnati
Washington DC
Detroit
Cleveland
Fort Wayne, IN
Charlottesville, VA
St. Louis
Buffalo, NY
Memphis
Knoxville, TN
Atlanta
Nashville
Greenville, SC
Salt Lake City, UT
Charlotte, NC
Portland, OR
Raleigh, NC
Seattle, WA
Des Moines, IA
Spokane, WA
Moline, IL
Boston
Milwaukee
Vancouver, Canada
Omaha, NE
Calgary, Canada
Wichita, KS
Edmonton, Canada
Dallas
Saskatoon, Canada
Denver
Winnipeg, Canada
Glendale, AZ
London, Canada
Las Vegas
Toronto, Canada
Los Angeles
Albany, NY
Ontario, CA
New York

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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. »»»
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