Stapleton opens Little Big Town shows

Monday, December 15, 2014 – Chris Stapleton will join Little Big Town on their "Pain Killer Tour" this March.

Stapleton, who has enjoyed success as a songwriter and member of bluegrass band The SteelDrivers, is slated to release his solo debut album for Mercury Records Nashville, although no release date has been set.

Dates are:
March 5 Savannah, GA Johnny Mercer Theatre
March 6 Birmingham, AL BJCC Concert Hall
March 8 Chattanooga, TN Soldiers and Sailors Mem. Auditorium
March 12 Evansville, IL Aiken Theatre
March 13 Louisville, KY Louisville Palace Theater
March 14 Muncie, IN Emens Auditorium
March 19 Davenport, IA Adler Theatre
March 20 St. Louis, MO Fabulous Fox Theatre
March 27 Sioux City, IA Orpheum Theatre
March 28 Enid, OK Enid Events Center

Stapleton has enjoyed five number one hits as a songwriter including the five week chart topper "Never Wanted Nothing More" recorded by Kenny Chesney, George Strait's "Love's Gonna Make it Alright" and Luke Bryan's "Drink A Beer."

Stapleton has penned more than 170 album cuts, including songs recorded by Adele, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley, and has co-written with Vince Gill, Peter Frampton and Sheryl Crow.

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