Brad Paisley concludes Paisley Party Tour
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
– Brad Paisley finished the Paisley Party Tour after seven months Saturday by playing the Sommet Center in Nashville. The show sold-out in advance and had more than 13,000 fans attending. Blues guitarist Robben Ford joined him on the show-closer, Let the Good Times Roll.
The tour played to more than 775,000 people on 64 dates and is currently the sixth overall tour (all genres), according to Pollstar Magazine.
Paisley will be performing on American Idol Wednesday, March 18 as part of "Grand Ole Opry Week." He will debut his new single, Then, for the first time on national television. The first single from his upcoming "American Saturday Night" album will also be commercially available as a digital single to coincide with Paisley's performance on Idol.
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