Morris announces fall tour
Monday, May 1, 2017
– Maren Morris announced the fall leg of The HERO Tour 2017 today with 10 dates throughout October.
Supporting the fall leg of the The HERO Tour 2017 is once again RCA Nashville singer/songwriter Ryan Hurd, who opened for Morris' winter/spring leg of The HERO Tour 2017. The two are also dating.
Tour dates are:
Oct. 5 State Theatre Kalamazoo, MI
Oct. 6 The Rave Milwaukee, WI
Oct. 7 7 Flags Event Center Clive, IA
Oct. 12 Keith-Albee Theatre Huntington, WV
Oct. 13 Minglewood Hall Memphis, TN
Oct. 19 City Hall Live Brandon, MS
Oct. 21 Soul Kitchen Mobile, AL
Oct. 26 Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland Kansas City, MO
Oct. 27 Brady Theater Tulsa, OK
Oct. 28 The Cotillion Wichita, KS
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. local time this Friday, May 5. Fans can visit Morris' website to purchase tickets.
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