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Lewis headlines Jager tour

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 – Aaron Lewis will headline this year's Jagermeister tour, starting May 1.

The tour features as yet unannounced support acts including Jagermeister artist and emcee, Rick Monroe.

Now in its fourth year, the Jagermeister Country Music Tour has featured Pat Green, Eric Church and Dierks Bentley.

"Jagermeister has grown to be one of the most respected brands within the music world, and I am happy to be a part of the family," said Lewis.

"This tour is a great opportunity to work with Aaron and we are very excited to be a part of this new chapter of his career," said Cliff Rigano, Director of Music Marketing for Jagermeister.

Lewis, a member of the hard rocking Staind, made his journey to the country scene in 2011 with the release of his debut EP, "Town Line," which had the Gold-selling single Country Boy, featuring George Jones and Charlie Daniels. The seven-song EP reached number 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart and 7 on the Billboard Top 200. Lewis released "The Road" CD in November 2012.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com) or directly through the venue website.

Tour dates are:
May 1 - Glen Allen, VA - Innsbrook Pavilion
May 3 - Greenville, SC - Blind Horse Saloon
May 8 - Hattiesburg, MS - Brewsky's
May 10 - San Antonio, TX - Cowboys
May 11 - Tatum, TX - Gator Run Offroad Park
May 16 - Springfield, IL - Boondocks
May 17 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave
May 21 - Bloomington, IL - Castle Theatre
May 22 - South Bend, IN - Club Fever
May 30 - Chattanooga, TN - Track 29
May 31 - Augusta, GA - Country Club Saloon
June 1 - Charlotte, NC - Coyote Joe's
June 5-6 - Flint, MI - The Machine Shop
June 8 - Birmingham, AL - Iron City
June 9 - Montgomery, AL - Montgomery Performing Arts Center
June 10 - Durham, NC - Carolina Theatre
June 11 - Washington, DC - Fillmore Theatre
June 12 - E. Stroudsburg, PA - Sherman Theatre
June 13 - Patchogue, NY - Emporium
June 18 - Wilmington, DE - Opera House
June 20 - Wichita, KS - The Cotillion
June 22 - St. Louis, MO - Pageant
June 23 - Evansville, IN - Victory Theatre

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Sinner CD review - Sinner
You hear all the time these days how politicians are 'evolving' on particular issues. They may have felt one way about a topic many years ago, but - nearly miraculously - they've since evolved. Aaron Lewis is the former singer for Staind, a noisy, pained hard rock band. But it's been a while since Lewis created alternative rock and roll. With "Sinner," he's truly evolved, musically. This is not some cynical, Alan Jackson gone country moment, either. »»»
The Road CD review - The Road
Who would have ever thought that, in looking for one of the next more promising acts in country, we'd be turning to none other than seasoned rock and roller, Aaron Lewis, of Staind fame? Add to that the fact that Lewis hails from Massachusetts, a far throw from the Mason-Dixon Line, and you're faced with quite a head-scratcher. Yet, on his 2010 EP "Town Line" the artist showed that he had the right stuff and his first full-length country release, "The Road," delivers »»»
Town Line CD review - Town Line
If you take the hard rock power chords away from singer/songwriter Aaron Lewis and replace these strums with steel guitar lines, you don't end up with anything all that different. Producer James Stroud has done a good job bringing Lewis' songs to life on this 7-song EP (with the title track featured a whole three different times, in slightly different variations), but he has not transformed the man into a Darius Rucker-like country singer - yet. Whether Lewis is complaining about the »»»
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: Lambert refuses to rest on laurels – Watching this stop on Miranda Lambert's "Livin' Like Hippies Tour," one is struck by just how many great songs the country singer/songwriter already has in her repertoire. With most artists, it's relatively easy to guess which song a performer will choose to close a show. But Lambert has so many winners to pick from, many... »»»
Concert Review: DBT rocks on – Drive-By Truckers still sometimes get miscategorized as alt.-country, but who's kidding whom? With three electric guitarists upfront exchanging hard rock licks all night, this is a blistering Southern rock band. Hitting the stage just before 10, the band played a satisfying 2-hour-plus set. At 11:40, Patterson Hood announced the band would be... »»»
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