Musgraves extends tour
Monday, July 16, 2018
– Kacey Musgraves will be back on tour in the U.S. in 2019 after announcing a continuation of "Oh, What A World."
Musgraves will play in Europe in October and November before U.S. dates starting in Indianapolis on Jan. 9, 2019 and continuing until March 21in Birmingham, Ala.
Support acts include rock artist Soccer Mommy along with Natalie Prass and Liza Anne.
Musgraves, who released "Golden Hour" in April, expanded her audience by opening for Harry Styles.
Tour dates are:
Jan. 9 - Murat Theatre at Old National Centre - Indianapolis, Ind.
Jan. 10 -Royal Oak Music Theatre - Royal Oak, Mich.
Jan. 11 - Danforth Music Hall - Toronto, Ontario
Jan. 12 - Corona Theatre - Montreal, Quebec
Jan. 15 - State Theatre - Portland, Maine
Jan. 17 - The Capitol Theatre - Port Chester, N.Y.
Jan. 18 - The Fillmore Philadelphia - Philadelphia, Penn.
Jan. 19 - Boch Center Wang Theatre - Boston, Mass.
Jan. 24 - The Anthem - Washington D.C.
Jan. 25 - Beacon Theatre - New York, N.Y.
Jan. 29 - Express Live! - Columbus, Ohio
Jan. 31 - Chicago Theatre - Chicago, Ill.
Feb. 1 - The Sylvee - Madison, Wisc.
Feb. 2 - Palace Theatre - St. Paul, Minn.
Feb. 13 - The Van Buren - Phoenix, Ariz.
Feb. 14-15 - The Theatre at Ace Hotel - Los Angeles, Calif.
Feb. 16 - The Masonic - San Francisco, Calif.
Feb. 18 - Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall - Portland, Ore.
Feb. 19 - Paramount Theatre - Seattle, Wash.
Feb. 22 - Paramount Theatre - Denver, Colo.
Feb. 28- March 2 - Ryman Auditorium - Nashville, Tenn.
March 8 - The Bomb Factory - Dallas, Texas
March 9-10 - Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater - Austin, Texas
March 19 - Tennessee Theatre - Knoxville, Tenn.
March 21 - Alabama Theatre - Birmingham, Alabama
Tickets go on sale on July 20 at 10 a.m.
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