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Currington announces headline tour dates

Monday, January 23, 2012 – Billy Currington will kick off his first headlining tour across the country on March 24 in Mississippi.

Currington, who recently started work on his fifth studio album, has announced 11 dates for his 2012 tour that will make stops in San Antonio, Knoxville, Tenn., and Charlotte, N.C.

Label mates David Nail and Kip Moore will open the shows.

"I have learned a lot over the years touring with some of the biggest names in country music," said Currington. "I am excited to put that knowledge to use on this tour by giving fans a great show as a thank you for all of their support. It will also be a great way to test out some new music."

Nail just released "The Sound Of A Million Dreams," his sophomore album, which includes the number one hit Let It Rain, and Kip Moore, who will release his debut MCA Nashville album, "Drive Me Crazy," later this year.

Tour dates are:

March 24 Biloxi, MS Hard Rock Live

April 13 San Antonio, TX Cowboy's Dance Hall

April 20 Kingston, ON K-Rock Centre

April 21 Orillia, ON Casino Rama

April 27 Huntington, WV Big Sandy Arena

April 28 Knoxville, TN Civic Auditorium

May 3 Lowell, MA Tsongas Arena

May 4 Wallingford, CT Oakdale Theatre

May 17 Asheville, NC NC Civic Center

May 18 Charlotte, NC Uptown Amphitheatre

May 19 Rome, GA Rome River Jam


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