Moore goes on the road
Monday, July 16, 2018
– Kip Moore will hit the road this fall for headlining dates across the country as part of his After the Sunburn tour.
The tour kicks off in Silver Springs, Md. on Sept. 20 and will make stops in major cities including Los Angeles, Nashville and New York City.
Moore has invited a combination of special guests including Jordan Davis, Jillian Jacqueline, The Wild Feathers and Caroline Jones to open.
Tickets go on sale Friday, 20.
"Anyone who knows me, knows that the live show means everything to us," said Moore. "It's where we get to thank our die-hard fans that show up to every show year after year, and it's also where we get to lay all of our cards out on the table and win over new fans. I'm excited to get out to some cities we haven't played a full show at in a while, and with all the awesome acts we have joining us, it's going to be a hell of a fall!."
Tour dates are
Sept. 20 Silver Springs, MD The Fillmore Silver Spring**
Sept. 21 New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom**
Sept. 22 Huntington, NY The Paramount****
Sept. 28 Birmingham, AL Avondale Brewing Co.***
Oct. 4 Fargo, ND Scheels Arena*
Oct. 5 Sioux Falls, SD The District*
Oct. 6 Madison, WI The Sylvee*
Oct. 18 Raleigh, NC The Ritz*
Oct. 20 Chattanooga, TN The Signal*
Oct. 25 Denver, CO The Fillmore Auditorium*
Oct. 26 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex*
Oct. 27 Reno, NV Grand Theatre @ The Grand Sierra Resort*
Oct. 30 Paso Robles, CA Vina Robles Amphitheater*
Nov. 1 Anaheim, CA House of Blues*
Nov. 2 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern*
Nov. 3 San Diego, CA House of Blues*
Nov. 5 San Francisco, CA The Regency*
Nov. 8 Spokane, WA Fox Theater*
Nov. 9 Eugene, OR Hult Center for Performing Arts*
Nov. 10 Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre*
Nov. 17 Nashville, TN War Memorial Auditorium*
* Dates with Jordan Davis, Jillian Jacqueline
**Dates with The Wild Feathers, Caroline Jones
*** Dates with The Wild Feathers, Jillian Jacqueline
****Dates with The Wild Feathers
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