Moore Burns the Whole World Down (on tour)
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
– Kip Moore is headlining the Burn the Whole World Down Tour kicking off Nov. 15 in Jacksonville, Fla. and going through Dec. 14.
Drake White and Joey Hyde open on select dates. The first round of tickets go on sale this Friday, Oct. 18.
"Burn The Whole World Down is actually one of the new songs I've been working on for the next album," Moore said. "It just seemed to fit and was something fun we could call this last run of dates...we're going to go down in flames here at the end of the year. The best way to test out new songs is always to play them live for the fans, so I'm excited to get some feedback direct from them."
Tour dates are:
Nov. 15 Jacksonville Mavericks Rock N' Honky Tonk
Nov. 16 Tampa The Dallas Bull
Nov. 21 New Orleans Civic Theater
Nov. 22 Baton Rouge, LA Texas Club
Nov. 23 Mobile, AL Soul Kitchen Music Hall
Dec. 4 Oxford, OH Brick Street Bar
Dec. 6 Sioux Falls, SD The District
Dec. 7 Madison, WI Orpheum Theatre
Dec. 12 Indianapolis Egyptian Room
Dec. 13 Detroit The Fillmore
Dec. 14 Cleveland House of Blues
Up next for Moore is the 47th Annual CMA Awards airing live on Nov. 6 where he is nominated for "New Artist of the Year." Last year, Moore had the best selling debut country album of 2012, "Up All Night," with its Platinum hit Somethin' 'Bout A Truck and two more number one singles, Beer Money and Hey Pretty Girl. In January, Moore will join Lady Antebellum for its Take Me Downtown Tour.
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