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CMA songwriter series goes abroad

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 – The Country Music Association's CMA Songwriters Series is returning to the United Kingdom and Ireland in February 2013 with Kristian Bush, Brett James, Chris Young, and host Bob DiPiero playing dates in Dublin, Ireland, Belfast, Northern Ireland and London.

The CMA Songwriters Series began in 2005 in New York and has expanded to cities across the United States including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and Phoenix. The Series was taken to the U.K. for the first time in February.

"With the successful debut of the CMA Songwriters Series in the U.K. and Ireland earlier this year, fans across the pond proved that they are passionate about country music," said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to taking this series overseas once again and introducing more of our fantastic songwriters to fans abroad."

Tickets are on sale now at the following locations:

Feb. 21 Dublin - Whelan's, 25 Wexford Street, Dublin 2
Kristian Bush, Bob DiPiero, Brett James and Chris Young will perform.
Tickets are available at or Tickets are 20 Euros

Feb. 22 Belfast - The Black Box Concert Room, Hill Street, Belfast
6:30 p.m. - Brett James, Chris Young, and Irish songwriter John Farry
9:30 p.m. - Kristian Bush, Bob DiPiero and Irish songwriter Gary Quinn Tickets available at for 12 Euros.

Feb. 23 - Belfast - The Empire Music Hall, 40 Botanic Ave., Belfast
Kristian Bush, Bob DiPiero, Brett James and Chris Young
Tickets available at for 15 Euros.

Feb. 25 - London - Bush Hall, 310 Uxbridge Road, London W12
Kristian Bush, Bob DiPiero, Brett James and Chris Young
Tickets available at for 12.50 Euros in advance, 15 at the door.

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