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Lady A takes off in '14

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 – Lady Antebellum will hit the road in January on the Take Me Downtown Tour 2014 going into April 2014.

The announcement came from the Lady A's Charles Kelley via YouTube.

Kip Moore and Kacey Musgraves will open the shows. They also will be on Lady A's 50-plus city North American Take Me Downtown, which will open Nov. 8 in Southaven, Miss.

Kelley jokingly made the announcement with "help" from Lady Gaga, Eddie Vedder, Justin Bieber, Luke Bryan and Michael McDonald, who "sang" Takin' It to the Streets. In reality, Kelley impersonated each of the performers.

Kelley jokingly made the announcement with "help" from Lady Gaga, Eddie Vedder, Justin Bieber, Luke Bryan and Michael McDonald, who "sang" Takin' It to the Streets. In reality, Kelley impersonated each of the performers

Tour dates are:
Jan. 9. - Charleston, West Va.
Jan. 10 - Raleigh, N.C.
Jan. 11 - Greenville, S.C.
Jan. 14 - Cincinnati
Jan. 18 - Wichita, Kansas
Jan. 19 - Lubbock, Texas
Jan. 30 - Philadelphia
Feb. 7 - Tampa
Feb. 8 - Jacksonville
Feb. 14 - Bossier City, La.
Feb. 15 - Birmingham, Ala.
Feb. 16 - Lafayette, La.
Feb. 20 - Washington
Feb. 21 - New York
Feb. 22 - Uncasville, Conn.
Feb. 28 - Toronto
March 1 - London, Ontario, Canada
March 6 - Saskatoon, Alberta, Canada
March 8 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada
March 10 - Vancouver, Canada
March 12 - Boise, Idaho
March 14 - Reno, Nev.
March 15 - Ontario, Cal.
March 16 - Fresno, Cal.
March 18 - Los Angeles
March 21 - Las Vegas
March 22 - San Diego
March 24 - Phoenix
March 25 - Las Cruces, N.M.
March 27 - Oklahoma City, Okla.
March 28 - Tulsa, Okla.
April 11 - Atlanta
April 12 - New Orleans
April 26 - Charlottte, N.C.
April 27 - Knoxville, Tenn.

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