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Aldean announces new tour

Thursday, January 9, 2014 – Jason Aldean announced details of his 2014 Burn It Down Tour that will kick off May 1 in Roanoke, Va. and continue on to about 50 cities through the end of the year. He will play four baseball stadiums during his tour.

Florida Georgia Line and new artist Tyler Farr are also on the bill.

Aldean also revealed from MLB.com studios that the trek will hit baseball stadiums, including Nationals Park (Washington, D.C.), Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia), PNC Park (Pittsburgh) and Great American Ball Park (Cincinnati).

"It's no secret that I grew up dreaming of playing baseball stadiums," said Aldean. "I thought it would be as a first baseman, but playing them as a musician is just as sweet. We're going to crank this thing up to 11, bring along our buddies Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr and put on the biggest and best show we can. My goal is that when the last song is over, and you're walking back to the parking lot, you're already on your phone searching to find the next show."

Fans can purchase tickets beginning Jan. 24 for select cities as part of tour promoter Live Nation's Country Megaticket at www.Megaticket.com, and additional ticketing information will be available in the coming weeks at www.jasonaldean.com.

Aldean sold more than 1.5 million tickets sold on his last tour, including sellouts at University of Georgia's Sanford Stadium, Wrigley Field, a two-night stand at Fenway Park, Madison Square Garden and the Hollywood Bowl.

Tour stops are:
Roanoke, VA
State College, PA
Atlantic City, NJ
Birmingham, AL
Atlanta, GA
Baton Rouge, LA**
Jacksonville, FL**
Darien, NY
Cincinnati, OH
Washington, D.C.
Pittsburgh, PA
Twin Lakes, WI* **
Philadelphia, PA
Hartford, CT
Detroit Lakes, MN **
Prairie du Chien, WI* **
Chicago, IL
St. Louis, MO
Toronto, ONT
Saratoga Springs, NY
Bangor, ME
Charlotte, NC
Raleigh, NC
Virginia Beach, VA
Knoxville, TN
Lexington, KY
Denver, CO
Albuquerque, NM
Phoenix, AZ
San Diego, CA
Irvine, CA
Mountain View, CA
Sacramento, CA
Winnipeg, MB
Bismarck, ND
Sioux Falls, SD
Erie, PA
Detroit, MI
Tampa, FL
West Palm Beach, FL
San Antonio, TX
Houston, TX
Dallas, TX

* Florida Georgia Line will not appear
** Tyler Farr will not appear

No specific tour dates were announced except for Roanoke.

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