Moore will Plead the Fifth
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
– Kip Moore announced the second leg of his headlining Plead the Fifth Tour today, kicking off in Kingston, Canada on March 22.
Drake White will rejoin him on the trek following a fall run. Fairground Saints will open the shows. Tickets will go on sale on Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. central time.
Tour dates are:
March 22 Kingston, ON Rogers K-Rock Centre
March 23 Barrie, ON Mavericks Music Hall
March 24 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall
March 25 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall
March 27 Sault Ste Marie The Machine Shop
March 29 Ottawa, ON Algonquin Commons
March 30 London, ON London Music Hall
April 5 Charlotte, NC Fillmore
April 6 Myrte Beach, SC House of Blues
May 10 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theater
May 11 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theater
May 12 Penticton, BC South Okanagan Events Centre
May 14 Medicine Hat, AB Esplanade Theatre
May 15 Prince Albert, SK EA Rawlinson Centre for the Arts
May 17 Winnipeg, MB Club Regent Event Centre
Ahead of Moore's headlining stint, he returns to Europe's Country To Country Festival taking place March 9-11 in London, Glasgow, Scotland and Dublin, Ireland.
Moore's latest single is "Last Shot," the second from his third studio album "Slowheart." The first was the hit "More Girls Like You."
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Claiming to have too many songs to choose from, Kip Moore's solution to his surplus was to release "Underground," an EP. "Everywhere we go the fans keep asking for the recordings of these underground songs that they've been hearing for the last few years," he said. "They're a passionate fan base so I decided to ask my label if I could record these songs live and give them the raw recordings."
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