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Brad Paisley to Deliver Keynote Q&A at Billboard Touring Conference

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 Brad Paisley photographed by Austin Hargrave on May 18th at The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Brad Paisley will be the 2015 Billboard Touring Conference & Awards' keynote speaker in a Q&A on Nov. 18 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The conversation will be led by Ray Waddell, Billboard's executive director, content & programming for touring & live entertainment.

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"Over the past decade, Brad Paisley has been one of country music's most consistent headliners, with a history of well-produced, well-executed and, most importantly, well-attended shows," said Waddell. "Brad is deeply engaged in his touring business both front- and back-of-house, he has a unique perspective, and he's probably the funniest guy in country music. This is going to be fun."

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The three-time Grammy winning singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer Paisley recently wrapped his Crushin’ It World Tour for 2015 and the free Country Nation College Tour presented by Zaxby's. Over the past 10 years, he his performed for 6.4 million fans. 

The Billboard Touring Conference & Awards will take place Nov. 18-19.