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Carrie Underwood starts fall tour Tuesday

Monday, September 22, 2008 – Carrie Underwood starts the fall part of the "Carnival Ride Tour" tomorrow with a show in Cleveland. The tour ends Dec. 14 in Gainesville. Fla. More than 700,000 fans have attended the tour so far, with 51 more shows planned this fall in the U.S. and Canada. By the end of the year, Underwood will have performed 137 live shows in this year. Little Big Town will open the shows.

Tour dates are:
Sept. 23 Cleveland Wolstein Center @ Cleveland State University
Sept. 24 Highland Heights, KY Bank of Kentucky Center
Sept. 25 Milwaukee, WI Bradley Center
Sept. 27 Grand Forks, ND Ralph Engelstad Arena
Sept. 28 Sioux City, IA Tyson Events Center
Sept. 30 Topeka, KS Landon Arena
Oct. 2 Champaign, IL Assembly Hall @ University of Illinois
Oct. 3 Hoffman Estates, IL Sears Centre
Oct. 4 Detroit Joe Louis Arena
Oct. 6 London, Ontario CANADA John Labatt Centre
Oct. 7 Toronto, Ontario CANADA Air Canada Centre
Oct. 10 St. John, NB CANADA Harbour Station
Oct. 11 Moncton, NB CANADA Moncton Coliseum
Oct. 12 Halifax, NS CANADA Halifax Metro Centre
Oct. 14 Portland, ME Cumberland County Civic Centre
Oct. 15 Boston Agganis Arena
Oct. 16 Kingston, RI Ryan Center
Oct. 18 Syracuse, NY OnCenter at War Memorial
Oct. 19 Philadelphia, PA Liacouras Center
Oct. 21 Binghamton, NY Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena
Oct. 23 Hampton, VA Hampton Coliseum
Oct. 24 Winston-Salem, NC LJVM Coliseum
Oct. 26 Southaven, MS DeSoto Civic Center
Oct. 27 Jonesboro, AR ASU Convocation Center
Oct. 29 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
Oct. 30 Grand Prairie, TX Nokia Theatre
Oct. 31 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
Nov. 1 Houston, TX Reliant Arena
Nov. 3 Las Cruces, NM Pan American Center
Nov. 5 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theater
Nov. 7 Glendale, AZ Jobing.com Arena
Nov. 8 San Diego, CA San Diego Sports Arena
Nov. 9 Ontario, CA Citizens Bank Arena
Nov. 14 Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Arena
Nov. 15 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Nov. 17 Portland, OR Rose Garden
Nov. 19 Salt Lake City, UT E Center
Nov. 21 Missoula, MT Adams Center
Nov. 22 Billings, MT Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
Nov. 24 Lethbridge, AB CANADA Enmax Centre
Nov. 25 Edmonton, AB CANADA Rexall Place
Dec. 1 Regina, SK CANADA Brandt Centre
Dec. 2 Winnipeg, CANADA MTS Centre
Dec. 4 Madison, WI Alliant Energy Center Memorial Coliseum
Dec. 5 St. Louis, MO Chaifetz Arena
Dec. 7 Nashville, TN Sommet Center
Dec. 8 Chattanooga, TN UTC McKenzie Arena
Dec. 9 Tupelo, MS BankcorpSouth Arena
Dec. 12 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum
Dec. 13 Orlando, FL UCF Arena
Dec. 14 Gainesville, FL Stephen O'Connell Center

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Greatest Hits: Decade #1 CD review - Greatest Hits: Decade #1
Greatest hits albums are often derided as creative placeholders, or worse yet, contractual obligations. In Carrie Underwood's case, the album subtitled "Decade #1" is a chance to take a somewhat awe inspired look at what a successful career this American Idol alumnus has already had to date. One of its two new songs, the single "Something in the Water," is a wonderfully gutsy move on Underwood's part. Country is one of the rare genres where a Christian can sing of »»»
Blown Away CD review - Blown Away
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Elephant Revival becomes a headscratcher – Elephant Revival is not the easiest band to sonically pinpoint. Typically grouped in the bluegrass/jam band arena, in the live setting, the Colorado band stretched its musical boundaries. Folk and jazz overtones were part of the mix as well for the veterans. No matter the style, Elephant Revival easily absorbed and mastered the music.... »»»
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