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Sugarland sets fall tour

Monday, June 30, 2008 – Sugarland has more than a few things to look forward to - their third CD and a tour starting in September. Sugarland will release "Love on the Inside" July 22 and kicks off a tour of the same title with Kellie Pickler and Ashton Shepherd opening. Sugarland's new single is "All I Want to Do." A new CD is expected from Pickler this fall, while Shepherd is touring behind her debut out several months ago.

Tour dates are:
Sept. 13 Asheville, NC Asheville Civic Center
Sept. 14 Wilmington, NC Trask Colesium
Sept. 19 Mashantucket, CT MGM Foxwoods
Sept. 20 Atlantic City, NJ Mark G. Etess Arena *
Sept. 21 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion *
Sept. 26 Bloomsburg, PA Bloomsburg Fair *
Sept. 27 W. Springfield, MA Eastern States Exposition
Sept. 28 Gilford, NH Meadowbrook
Oct. 2 Ames, IA Hilton Coliseum @ IA State Center
Oct. 3 Stillwater, OK Oklahoma State University *
Oct. 10 Columbia, SC South Carolina State Fair
Oct. 11 Roanoke Rapids, NC Carolina Crossroads Outdoor Amphitheatre *
Oct. 12 Perry, GA Reaves Arena
Oct. 16 Verona, NY Turning Stone Resort & Casino
Oct. 17 Rochester, NY Blue Cross Arena
Oct. 18 Erie, PA Erie Civic Center Complex
Oct. 23 Tupelo, MS BancorpSouth Arena
Oct. 24 Evansville, IN Roberts Stadium
Oct. 25 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena
Nov. 6 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Nov. 7 Kissimmee, FL Silver Spurs Arena @ Osceola Heritage Park
Nov. 8 Fort Myers, FL Lakes Regional Park
Nov. 14 Lafayette, LA Cajundome
Nov. 15 Beaumont, TX Ford Arena
Nov. 16 Bossier City, LA CenturyTel Center

* dates do not include Kellie Pickler and/or Ashton Shepherd

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