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Moore tix go up in smoke in New York

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 – Kip Moore is kicking off his headlining CMT On Tour 2014 : Up In Smoke this Thursday with a sold-out show at New York's Best Buy Theatre.

Advance sell outs include Nashville and a two-night stand in Chicago. Boston and Minneapolis are very close to going clean as well. Moore will hit more than 20 cities through November and is bringing newcomers Charlie Worsham and Sam Hunt as openers.

"We've been working toward this moment for a long time," said Moore. "To headline our own tour has been the ultimate goal for us. What we do on stage best describes who I am as an artist. I'm floored that dates are already sold out. We've been working hard to make sure that the fans get their money's worth, and we're going to put everything we have on stage every single night to do just that."

Moore, whose debut came out in 2012, released a live streaming EP, "Soundcheck," which is available via the Spotify CMT ON TOUR stream. The EP features five live tracks, including Moore's number one hit single "Beer Money," and the never released songs "Heart's Desire," "Come And Get It," "Hang A While" and "Lipstick," all of which Moore recorded during a rehearsal session in Nashville. CMT is exclusively debuting a music video for "Heart's Desire" today on-air and at KipMoore.CMT.com, which was captured during the recording of the live EP.

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Wild Ones CD review - Wild Ones
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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: 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... »»»
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