Brad Paisley Extends Tour Into 2009
Brad Paisley will continue his successful Paisley Party tour with an additional 24 shows early next year. The new dates begin Jan. 15 in Tupelo, Miss., and run through March in Yakima, Wash.Brad Paisley will continue his successful Paisley Party tour with an additional 24 shows early next year. The new dates begin Jan. 15 in Tupelo, Miss., and run through March in Yakima, Wash.
Dierks Bentley will open all dates, while ex-Hootie & the Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker and Crystal Shawanda will round out the bill in January and February, respectively.
Paisley has grossed more than $11 million and drawn 315,000 fans to 25 summer shows reported to Billboard Boxscore.
The reigning CMA Male Vocalist of the year is gearing up for the Nov. 4 release of "Play," an instrumental collection featuring appearances by B.B. King, Keith Urban, Vince Gill, Albert Lee and James Burton.
As for Rucker, he's already enjoying a country hit with "Don't Think I Don't Think About It" in advance of the Sept. 16 release of his Capitol Nashville solo debut, "Learn To Live."
Here are Brad Paisley's tour dates:
Jan. 15: Tupelo, Miss. (BancorpSouth Center)
Jan. 16: Little Rock, Ark. (Alltel Arena)
Jan. 17: New Orleans (New Orleans Arena)
Jan. 18: Pensacola, Fla. (Pensacola Civic Center)
Jan. 22: Austin, Texas (Frank Irwin Center)
Jan. 23: Bossier City, La. (CenturyTel Center)
Jan. 24: Tulsa, Okla. (BOK Center)
Jan. 25: Lubbock, Texas (United Spirit Arena)
Jan. 29: Dayton, Ohio (Nutter Center)
Jan. 30: Moline, Ill. (iWireless Center)
Jan. 31: Omaha, Neb. (Qwest Center)
Feb. 12: London, Ontario (John Labatt Centre)
Feb. 13: Hamilton, Ontario (Copps Coliseum)
Feb. 14: Ottawa, Ontario (Scotiabank Place)
Feb. 17: Winnipeg, Manitoba (MTS Centre)
Feb. 18: Regina, Saskatchewan (Brandt Centre)
Feb. 19: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Credit Union Centre)
Feb. 20: Edmonton, Alberta (Rexall Place)
Feb. 21: Calgary, Alberta (Pengrowth Saddledome)
Feb. 22: Vancouver (General Motors Place)
Feb. 26: Spokane, Wash. (Spokane, Arena)
Feb. 27: Portland, Ore. (Rose Garden)
Feb. 28: Tacoma, Wash. (Tacoma Dome)
March 1: Yakima, Wash. (Yakima Valley Sundome)