One of the industry's most electrifying live performers, four-time Grammy Award winner and AMERICAN IDOL judge Keith Urban, has added a second leg of seventeen concerts that will get underway on October 18th in Omaha, to his previously announced dates (all dates listed below). Additionally, shows in Austin, Albuquerque and at Denver's iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater have been added to the newly dubbed "Light The Fuse Tour 2013" first leg.
Tickets for "Light The Fuse Tour 2013," with Little Big Town and special guest Dustin Lynch, will go on sale nationally, for thirty-nine shows, beginning on Friday, April 5th.
The "Light The Fuse Tour 2013" first leg kicks off on July 18th in Cincinnati and concludes on October 5th, after twenty-eight outdoor shows highlighted by Urban's first performance at Los Angeles' famed Hollywood Bowl. The second leg gets underway in Omaha before seventeen arena shows conclude in Louisville on December 8th.
The concerts will feature new music from Urban, expected out this spring, as well as an all-new production, the size and scope of which have become synonymous with Urban's electrifying concert experiences.
For all official Keith Urban tour news and ticket information go to www.keithurban.net
LITTLE BIG TOWN: Grammy-winning country group, Little Big Town-consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman and Jimi Westbrook-entered the music scene over 13 years ago with hits such as "Boondocks," "Bring It On Home" and "Little White Church." The group's fifth studio album Tornado was released in the fall of 2012 and includes 2x platinum-selling #1 hit "Pontoon" and album title-track "Tornado" which also peaked in the #1 spot. Collectively, the group has earned over 25 award show nominations and has taken home the award for ACM Top New Vocal Group, CMA Single of the Year ("Pontoon"), CMA Vocal Group of the Year and a Grammy Award for Best Country Group/Duo Performance ("Pontoon").
DUSTIN LYNCH: Since the release of his debut single, "Cowboys and Angels," Broken Bow Records' Dustin Lynch has earned a #1 album, over a million single sales and has surpassed 7 million views on YouTube/ VEVO. He's soared to #1 on the MTV Music Meter, earned a #1 ringtone on CMT, a Top 5 on the Billboard Heatseekers Songs Chart, a Top 3 Country radio single and was lauded by People magazine as "one of the best debuts of 2012." Dustin's follow-up, the Top 20 double-entendre head turner, "She Cranks My Tractor," continues to catapult up the Country Radio charts. KEITH URBAN'S "LIGHT THE FUSE TOUR 2013" SECOND LEGOCT 18 Omaha, NE CenturyLink CenterOCT 19 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy ArenaOCT 20 Springfield, MO JQH ArenaOCT 25 Tulsa, OK BOK CenterOCT 26 Bossier City, LA CenturyLink CenterOCT 27 Lafayette, LA CajundomeNOV 8 Kansas City, MO Sprint CenterNOV 9 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo ArenaNOV 10 Peoria, IL Peoria Civic CenterNOV 14 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless ArenaNOV 15 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun ArenaNOV 16 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun ArenaNOV 22 State College, PA Bryce Jordan CenterNOV 24 Toledo, OH Huntington CenterDEC 6 Greenville, SC Bi-Lo CenterDEC 7 Charleston, WV Charleston Civic CenterDEC 8 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! CenterKEITH URBAN'S "LIGHT THE FUSE TOUR 2013" FIRST LEG
**ADDED DATES IN BOLD**
JUL 18 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
JUL 19 Twin Lakes, WI Country Thunder
JUL 20 Monticello, IA Great Jones County Fair
JUL 25 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
JUL 26 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Amphitheatre
JUL 27 Atlanta, GA Verizon Amphitheatre
AUG 4 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Center
AUG 8 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
AUG 9 Canandaigua, NY CMAC
AUG 10 Boston, MA Comcast Center
AUG 15 Austin, TX Austin360 Amphitheater
AUG 16 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
AUG 17 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
AUG 22 Birmingham, AL Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
AUG 23 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
AUG 24 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
AUG 28 Albuquerque, NM Sandia Casino Amphitheater
AUG 30 Denver, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre*
SEP 12 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center
SEP 13 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
SEP 14 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center
SEP 21 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
SEP 22 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
SEP 27 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
SEP 28 San Diego, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
SEP 29 Phoenix, AZ Desert Sky Pavilion
OCT 4 Tampa Florida Live Nation Amphitheatre Tampa
OCT 5 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
* Keith Urban and Little Big Town Only