Shelton starts headlining tour
Thursday, October 14, 2010
– Blake Shelton kicked off his first ever headlining tour Wednesday at the Ogden Theatre in Denver. The "All About Tonight Tour" announced its West Coast run through the month of October, hitting major cities such as Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Francisco.
Shelton has released two EPs this year with "LOADED: The Best of Blake Shelton" due out Nov. 9.
"I am extremely excited about this tour. To go out and know that the crowd is there for you - every night - that is one heck of a feeling," said Shelton. "The best part, I get to see my fans in cities I haven't performed in for a while like Los Angeles. Hell...I'm just glad there letting a hillbilly like me back in town," he adds with a laugh.
Tour dates are:
Oct. 15 Bakersfield, CA
Oct. 16 Temecula, CA
Oct. 17 Santa Rosa, CA
Oct. 20 Los Angeles
Oct. 21 Phoenix
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