Tritt, Stuart reunite for November tour
Monday, October 13, 2008
– Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart are reuniting for an 11-date tour starting in November in California and ending three weeks later in Delaware. The friends will do 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.
Tritt also will do some shows on his own.
Tour dates for Tritt and Stuart are:
Nov. 1 Temecula, CA Pechanga Resort & Casino
Nov. 2 Phoenix, AZ Celebrity Theatre
Nov. 3 Hollywood, CA Henry Fonda Theater
Nov. 5 Modesto, CA Gallo Center for the Arts
Nov. 13 Wheeling, WV Wheeling Island
Nov. 14 Charlottesville, VA The Paramount Theater
Nov. 15 Harrisburg, PA The Forum Theatre
Nov. 16 Troy, NY Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
Nov. 19 Easton, PA State Theatre for the Arts
Nov. 20 Indiana, PA Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania
Nov. 21 Wilmington, DE The Grand Opera House
Tritt will play the following dates on his own:
Oct. 18 Marksville, LA Mari Center
Oct. 24 Saint Petersburg, FL Maheffey Theater
Oct. 25 Daytona Beach, FL Peabody Auditorium
Nov. 6 Salinas, CA An Acoustic Evening with Travis Trit - Fox Theater
Nov. 7 Oroville, CA An Acoustic Evening with Travis Tritt - Feather Falls
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