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Thompson Square opens for Aldean

Friday, August 13, 2010 – Stoney Creek Records' Thompson Square will hit the road this fall with Jason Aldean, closing out his Wide Open 2010 Arena Tour.

Starting on Oct. 21 in Champaign, Ill. and ending on Nov. 20 in Atlanta, the husband-and-wife duo will open with a full-band for a month on tour with Aldean. "We are so pumped about going on tour with Jason Aldean," said Keifer Thompson of Thompson Square. "Getting to perform our music to the fans on a tour as cool as the Wide Open tour is going to be an exciting time for us. We are really looking forward to the fall."

Thompson Square received the tour news while filming their first music video for their new single, Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not. Directed and produced by Wes Edwards, the video was filmed on the beaches and city streets in St. Augustine, FL. The completed video will be released later this summer.

Tour dates are:
Oct. 21 Champaign, IL Assembly Hall - U of Illinois
Oct. 22 Ft. Wayne, IN --Memorial Coliseum
Oct. 23 Moline, IL-- iWireless Center
Oct. 28 Oklahoma City, OK --Ford Center
Oct. 29 Springfield, MO --JQH Arena at Missouri State
Nov. 18 Columbus, GA-- Columbus Civic Center
Nov. 19 Birmingham, AL-- BJCC Arena
Nov. 20 Atlanta, GA --Gwinnett Center

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