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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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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: LSD tour provides a lot of highs – This was not your grandkids' country, that's for sure. Even the name of the tour - the LSD Tour - was a throwback (albeit far before the principals were making music). But make no mistake about it. With the ever cool country traditionalist Dwight Yoakam, the country with some rock and blues and rabble rousing of Steve Earle thrown in and the... »»»
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