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Lady A announces headlining tour

Friday, May 21, 2010 – Lady Antebellum announced today their first-ever headlining tour with special guest David Nail. The Need You Now 2010 Tour kicks off on Sept. 20 with stops in 35 cities across the country through November.

Cities and dates will be announced by market in the coming weeks with the first one announcing on Monday, May 24.

"I feel like we were just writing songs for our very first show at this small club in Nashville," said Hillary Scott. "I can remember being so nervous to perform in front of just a handful of people that night and to think now we're beginning to headline our very own tour is unbelievable. We have our fans to thank for following us every step of the way."

Lady Antebellum self-titled platinum selling debut generated the hits Love Don't Live Here, Lookin' For A Good Time and the number one song I Run To You. The second disc, "Need You Now," has gone double platinum and been first on the country album chart for 14 weeks,

Missouri native Nail's debut record, "I'm About To Come Alive," was released on MCA Nashville in August 2009. Single Red Light reached number six on the charts and holds the record for the longest charted single in Mediabase history at 42 weeks.

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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: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
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