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Big & Rich rejoin to tour

Thursday, March 17, 2011 – Big & Rich are hitting the road together this summer with some of their Muzik Mafia compadres.

The future of the duo - John Rich & Big Kenny Alphin - has been in doubt as both pursued solo projects.

Their web site said the two were touring with Gretchen Wilson, Cowboy Troy and Two Foot Fred.

Dates are:

June 25 - Moondance Jam Fairgrounds - Walker, Minn.

July 2 - Wells Fargo Theatre - Denver

July 16 - Craven Country Jamboree - Craven, Canada

Sept. 2 - Whites Creek, Tenn. - The Woods At Fontanel

Sept. 3 - Pontiac, Mich. - Great Lakes Agricultural Expo

There was no further word on either the duo's web site or their own web sites about future plans, including recording.


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