Blake Shelton joins Strait tour
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
– Blake Shelton will join George Strait on his tour starting in May and going through late July. Julianne Hough was previously announce as the tour opener.
"I have the utmost respect for George Strait and to be invited to be on his tour is a huge honor, he truly is a living legend. Thank you George Strait for this incredible opportunity," Shelton said.
Strait will kick off his tour May 9 in Hidalgo, Texas. He also will play dates in Canada.
Tour dates are:
May 9 Hidalgo, TX Dodge Arena **
May 15 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
May 16 Raleigh, NC Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
May 22 Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center
May 23 Tinley Park, IL (Chicago) First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
May 29 Holmdel, NJ P.N.C. Bank Center
May 30 Boston Tweeter Center
June 12 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
June 13 Washington, DC Nissan Pavillion
June 28 Cadott, WI Country Fest 2009* **
June 29 Milwaukee, WI Music Fest 2009
July /11 Calgary, Canada Calgary Stampede * **
July /12 Craven, Canada Craven Country Jamboree * **
July /17 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
July /18 Cheyenne, WY Cheyenne Frontier Days **
July /24 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July /25 Pittsburgh, PA Post-Gazette Pavillion
* Dates Julianne Hough will not appear
** Dates Blake Shelton will not appear
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