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Urban announces summer tour

Monday, March 22, 2010 – Keith Urban will hit the road this summer, playing a mix of concert venues (fairs, arenas and stadiums) some of which include cities where his Escape Together World Tour did not appear and, in some cases, where Urban has never appeared.

Urban also will tour as part of The Eagles summer tour with the Dixie Chicks.

Tour dates are:
April 16 Florence, Arizona Country Thunder
April 23 Las Vegas The Joint
April 24 Indio, California Stagecoach
May 29 Baton Rouge, Louisiana Tiger Stadium
June 10 East Rutherford, N.J. Giants Stadium*
June 12 Foxboro, Massachusetts Gillette Stadium*
June 14 Philadelphia, Citizens Bank Park*
June 15 Washington, DC Nationals Stadium*
June 19 Chicago, Soldiers Field*
June 25 Manhattan, Kansas Country Stampede
June 26 Greeley, Colorado Greeley Stampede
June 27 Grand Junction, Colorado City Jam
July 8 Cavendish, Nova Scotia Cavendish Festival
July 10 Ft. Loramie, Ohio Country Concert Hickory Hills
July 16 Sarnia, Ontario Bayfest
July 28 Paso Robles, California California Mid-State Fair
July 30 Sweet Home, Oregon Oregon Jamboree
Aug. 1 Camrose, Alberta Big Valley Jamboree
Aug. 6 Detroit Lakes, Minnesota We Fest
Aug. 14 Indianapolis, Indiana State Fair
Sept. 3 Allentown, Pennsylvania Great Allentown Fair
Sept. 4 Essex Junction, Vermont Champlain Valley Fair

* With The Eagles

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Get Closer CD review - Get Closer
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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: Daniels wears out bows, but music endures – After each of the first few songs Charlie Daniels played, his 'fiddle tech (?)' exchanged his bow. Is this because he was playing particularly hard? Perhaps. Whatever the case, Daniels and his five-piece band clearly appeared to be giving it their all during the act's hour-and-a-half set. As it is the Christmas month, Daniels sang a... »»»
Concert Review: Rawlings easily moves out of the shadow – Every once in awhile David Rawlings moves out of the shadow of musical mate Gillian Welch to launch his own tour. While Welch, for whom Rawlings plays guitar, has the more prominent career, nights like this ably confirm that there is a reason does his own thing as well. Rawlings, who released the very fine "Poor David's Almanack" in... »»»
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