Kelsea Ballerini Announces First Headlining Arena Tour With Brett Young

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Kelsea Ballerini performs onstage at the 2018 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2018 in Nashville, Tenn. 

It may only be October, but 2019 is already a dream come true for Kelsea Ballerini​. The 25-year-old country star is set to headline arenas for the first time next year.

Ballerini revealed the big news Monday morning (Oct. 29), announcing 14 dates on the East Coast and Midwest from April 11 through May 11. Titled The Miss Me More Tour after her feisty breakup track on her latest album Unapologetically, the tour will also feature fellow country hitmaker Brett Young and newcomer Brandon Ratcliff.

"My first headlining arena tour is something I’ve been dreaming about since I was a little girl. And next year, that dream becomes real," Ballerini wrote in an Instagram post announcing the tour. She added on Twitter, "Going to be all kinds of rad & I will be screaming [Brett Young's song] 'In Case You Didn’t Know' at the top of my lungs nightly."

Though Ballerini has never headlined arenas herself, she has had plenty of experience with the 20,000-person setting. The singer -- who recently teamed up with The Chainsmokers on the flirty single "This Feeling" -- has toured with Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts and Thomas Rhett, most recently opening for Keith Urban on the Graffiti U World Tour. Ballerini will also kick off 2019 playing arenas with Kelly Clarkson on the girl-powered Meaning of Life Tour.

Check out Ballerini's Miss Me More tour announcement and dates below.

Miss Me More Tour Dates

April 11 — Salisbury, Md. @ Wicomico Youth and Civic Center
April 12 — Reading, Pa. @ Santander Arena
April 13 — Erie, Pa. @ Erie Insurance Arena
April 17 — Salem, Va. @ Salem Civic Center
April 18 — Knoxville, Tenn. @ Knoxville Civic Coliseum
April 25 — Estero, Fla. @ Hertz Arena
April 26 — St. Augustine, Fla. @ Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
April 27 — Augusta, Ga. @ James Brown Arena
May 2 — Rapid City, S.D. @ Rushmore Plaza Civic Center
May 3 — Bismarck, N.D. @ Bismarck Event Center
May 4 — Sioux City, Iowa @ Tyson Events Center
May 9 — Duluth, Minn. @ Amsoil Arena
May 10 — Cedar Rapids, Iowa @ U.S. Cellular Center
May 11 — Fargo, N.D. @ Scheels Arena


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