Owen plans '14 headlining tour
Thursday, January 2, 2014
– Jake Owen is going to launch a headline tour this year, but fans will have to wait on the details.
On New Years Day, Owen tweeted, "Happy New Year y'all! Excited to announce my Headline Tour Dates on Monday and tour mates. Gonna be a great year."
Owen's web site currently lists four dates for him in 2014: San Antonio on Feb. 7; Virginia Beach, Va. on May 31, Buffalo, N.Y. on June 13 and Pueblo, Col. on June 21.
Owen will tour behind his just released CD, "Days of Gold."
The Floridian has opened tours for Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Sugarland, Little Big Town and Keith Urban.
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