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Marty Stuart, Travis tritt reuniting for tour

Monday, June 23, 2008 – Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart will re-unite this fall, hitting the road for a multi-city tour that reprises their highly successful "No Hats" tour back in the early '90s. The duo will serve up acoustic renditions of the hits they enjoyed together, such as "The Whiskey Ain't Workin'," "This One's Gonna Hurt You (For a Long, Long Time)" and "Honky-Tonkin's What I Do Best," along with songs from each artist's catalogue.

Current tour dates are:
Nov. 1 - Temecula, Cal
Nov. 2- Phoenix
Nov. 13 - Wheeling, West Va.
Nov. 14 - Charlottesville, VA
Nov. 15 - Harrisburg, PA
Nov. 19 - Easton PA
Nov. 20 - Indiana PA
Nov. 21 - Wilmington DE

Stuart formed his own label to release his last few CDs, while Tritt had been with Category 5, but left amidst the now defunct label's legal issues involving its owner Ray Termini, who allegedly shifted company to form the label.

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