Paisley sell outs continue

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 – Brad Paisley continued his string of sell-outs for The Paisley Party Tour by playing to capacity crowds this past weekend in Austin, Bossier City, La., Tulsa, Okla. and Lubbock, Texas.

Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson joined Paisley on stage to sing Miles and Miles of Texas. Ace guitarist Redd Volkaert also jumped on stage to play.

The tour has sold-out seven of the first eight tour dates on the final leg and extends to this weekend dates in Dayton, Ohio, Moline, Ill. and Omaha, Neb.

The tour has sold more than 225,000 tickets in the first quarter of 2009 for 24 dates. Special guest on the tour is Dierks Bentley with Darius Rucker on the January dates and Crystal Shawanda in February.

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