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Dan + Shay add tour dates

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 – Dan + Shay added 24 tour dates through the spring.

Bailey Bryan and Jackie Lee will open shows for the tour, which starts Feb. 9 in Illinois and concludes April 22 in Missouri.

The newest single off of Dan + Shay's 2016 release, "Obsessed," is "How Not To." Adam Hambrick, Paul DiGiovanni and Kevin Bard wrote the song.

Tour dates are:
Feb. 9 - Joe's Live, Rosemont, Ill.*
Feb. 10 - Joe's on Weed Street, Chicago, Ill.*
Feb. 11 - Boondocks, Springfield, Ill.*
Feb. 12 - University of Northern Iowa - Gallagher Bluedorn PAC, Cedar Falls, Iowa*
Feb. 17 - The New Daisy Theatre, Memphis, Tenn.*
Feb. 18 - Warehouse Live, Houston, Texas*
Feb. 19 - AT&T Center - San Antonio Rodeo, San Antonio, Texas
Feb. 21 - Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, Tenn.*
Feb. 24 - Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, Tenn.*
Feb. 25 - Buckhead Theatre, Atlanta, Ga.*
March 23 - Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Ore.**
March 24 - Showbox SoDo, Seattle, Wash.**
March 25 - Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, BC**
March 26 - Knitting Factory Concert House, Spokane, Wash.**
March 28 - Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah**
March 29 - Livewire, Scottsdale, Ariz.**
April 6 - 20 Monroe Live, Grand Rapids, Mich.**
April 7 - Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, Mich.**
April 9 - Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis, Ind.**
April 13 - The Fillmore Silver Spring, Silver Spring, Md.**
April 14 - Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, N.J.**
April 15 - Stage AE, Pittsburgh, Pa.**
April 20 - Sokol Auditorium, Omaha, Neb.**
April 21 - Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland, Kansas City, Mo.**
April 22 - Maryville University, Chesterfield, Mo.**
* Denotes special guest Bailey Bryan
** Denotes special guest Jackie Lee

Bryan's venture into the music world began in her hometown of Sequim, Wash. where she grew up singing on the street in front of her favorite taco stand.

Influenced by classic country singers like Faron Young and Keith Whitley as well as Justin Timberlake and Maroon 5, Lee has soulful vocals. The young Broken Bow Records artist released the single "Getting Over You" which was co-written and produced by Paul DiGiovanni of Boys Like Girls.

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