Bentley, Lambert announce joint tour
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
– Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert will be heading out on tour together next year for the Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley: Locked & Reloaded Tour, it was announced today.
The tour starts Jan. 17, although no dates and locations were mentioned.
"Making music for our fans is the best job in the world," said Lambert. "It's especially great being able to take to that music on the road with someone I respect as an artist and human being. This will be a tour of 'epic badassery.'"
Bentley said, "Some of my favorite times on tour over the years were with Miranda and her crew. We have a lot in common musically and our fans do too. It's going to be a killer year."
We hope you're as pumped as we are!," said Bentley on his web site.
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