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McBride announces fall tour

Monday, August 25, 2014 – Martina McBride's 'Everlasting' Tour will continue through the fall with 40 additional dates - 7 of which have already sold-out.

Backed by an 11-piece band - including trumpet, tenor sax, baritone sax and trombone and a trio of back-up singers - McBride's live show brings the sounds of the '50s and '60s from her 'Everlasting' album alive.

"We've worked hard to put together a show that is visually entertaining as well as very rich musically," she said. "There's so much for the audience to see and experience."

McBride sings R&B favorites including The Supremes' "Come See About Me," Van Morrison's "Wild Night" and Otis Redding's "I've Been Loving You Too Long."

"I feel like this show really takes the audience on a musical journey," said McBride. "The songs from 'Everlasting' and my hits blend seamlessly together throughout the night."

Tour dates are: *8/28 Meridian, MS MSU Riley Center for The Performing Arts *8/29 Forrest City, AR East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center *8/30 Lake Charles, LA L'Auberge Casino and Hotel *8/31 Nashville, TN 3rd and Lindsley
Sept. 5 Carmel, IN The Palladium
Sept. 6 Wabash, IN Honeywell Center
Sept. 11 Deadwood, SD Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center
Sept. 12 Mahnomen, MN Shooting Star Casino
Sept. 13 Waukegan, IL Genesee Theater
Sept. 18 Saratoga, CA The Mountain Winery
Sept. 19 Lincoln, CA Thunder Valley Casino Resort
Sept. 20 Pomona, CA Los Angeles County Fair
Sept. 22 San Diego, CA House of Blues *
Sept. 25 Midland, TX Wagner Noel PAC
Sept. 26 Durant, OK Choctaw Event Center
Sept. 27 San Antonio, TX Majestic Theatre
Oct. 2 Dartmouth, NS Dartmouth Sportsplex
Oct. 3 Moncton, NB The Center at Casino New Brunswick
Oct. 4 St Johns, NL Canada Mile One Centre
Oct. 9 Westbury, NY Theatre at Westbury
Oct. 10 Albany, NY Palace Theatre
Oct. 11 Waterbury, CT Palace Theatre
Oct. 16 Sarasota, FL Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Oct. 17 Melbourne, FL King Center for the Performing Arts
Oct. 18 Niceville, FL Mullett Festival
Oct. 24 Athens, GA Classic Center Theater *
Nov. 1 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
Nov. 7 Dearborn, MI Ford Community & Performing Arts Center *
Nov. 8 Dayton, OH Schuster Center
Nov. 13 Jim Thorpe, PA Penn's Peak
Nov. 14 Utica, NY The Stanley
Nov. 15 Lynn, MA Lynn Auditorium
Nov. 21 Brookings, SD Swiftel Center
Nov. 29 Kansas City, MO Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
Dec. 3 Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre
Dec. 4 Northfield, OH Hard Rock Live
Dec. 5 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Theatre
Dec. 11 Milwaukee, WI Northern Lights Theatre
Dec. 12 Milwaukee, WI Northern Lights Theatre
Dec. 13 Omaha, NE Orpheum Theatre

* Indicates sold out

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