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Rhett slates disc, Xmas tour

Monday, September 9, 2013 – Thomas Rhett announced today he will release his debut disc in late October. He also announced today he will headline the Taste of Country Christmas Tour, starting in early November in Texas.

"I am really looking forward to headlining the Taste of Country Christmas Tour and sharing the music from my new album with all the fans," said Rhett. "Two years ago, I was lucky enough to open this same tour with Brantley Gilbert - and it was my first time really experiencing that kind of energy from a crowd. It's been amazing to watch it grow one fan at a time."

Each show stop on the tour will offer an exclusive VIP Experience. This experience will guarantee fans a meet and greet with Rhett, a ticket to the show and other merchandise. Members of Thomas Rhett's online community will receive a code that allows them to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public.

Rhett's current single is It Goes Like This, from his new album. He also reached the charts with Something To Do With My Hands and Beer With Jesus.

Tour dates are:
Nov.
Nov. 7 Abilene, TX
Nov. 8 Wichita Falls, TX
Nov. 9 Lawton, OK
Nov. 14 San Angelo, TX**
Nov. 15 Amarillo, TX**
Nov. 16 Lubbock, TX**
Nov. 21 Lufkin, TX**
Nov. 22 Lake Charles, LA**
Nov. 23 Texarkana, TX
Dec. 13 Midland Odessa, TX**
Dec. 14 Victoria, TX

** The Cadillac Three will be opening these dates.

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Tangled Up CD review - Tangled Up
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It Goes Like This CD review - It Goes Like This
Thomas Rhett has enjoyed a strong pedigree as a hit songwriter at the tender age of 23. After all, he has helped pen Jason Aldean's 1994,Parking Lot Party by Lee Brice and Round Here by Florida Georgia Line. Not to mention having a father, Rhett Atkins, who has enjoyed both a career as a recording artist and a hit songwriter himself (he also helped write five of the dozen songs). So, it should come as no surprise that Rhett shares a lot of the same clichés as those he has written hits for. »»»
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... »»»
Concert Review: No sugarcoating, Welch dishes out an experience – Gillian Welch (accompanied, as always, by master guitarist David Rawlings), celebrated her "The Harrow & The Harvest" album with a powerful night of music. She apologized many times for the utter unhappiness expressed through this album's songs, admitting it's "not the most chipper album" at one point.... »»»
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