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Paisley extends tour

Monday, November 3, 2014 – Brad Paisley will extend of his Country Nation World Tour through March 2015. The last leg of the tour will kick off on Jan. 17 in Morgantown, West Va., Paisley's home state.

Special guests on the tour will be Stoney Creek Records family band Parmalee and Arista Nashville recording duo The Swon Brothers.

Parmalee is a family band comprised of brothers Matt and Scott Thomas (lead vocals/guitar and drums, respectively), cousin Barry Knox (bass) and life-long best friend Josh McSwain (guitar). Last year, Parmalee had a number one hit with "Carolina." Parmalee's latest hit, "Close Your Eyes," is at country radio.

The Swon Brothers (Zach and Colton) are poised to release their new single, "Pray for You," the follow-up to their Top 15 debut single, "Later On." Performing professionally since childhood, the Muskogee, Okla. natives first hit the national radar charming fans with their sibling harmonies as finalists on "Team Blake" in Season 4 of NBC's The Voice. The duo's self-titled major-label debut album released on Oct. 14, produced by the Swons and Mark Bright (Carrie Underwood, Sara Evans), and featuring the singles "Later On" and "Pray for You."

Tour dates are:
Jan. 17 WVU Coliseum Morgantown, WV
Jan. 22 Landers Center Southaven, MS
Jan. 23 Pensacola Civic Center Pensacola, FL
Jan. 24 Germaine Arena Estero, FL
Jan. 29 Resch Center Green Bay, WI
Jan. 30 U.S. Cellular Center Cedar Rapids, IA
Jan. 31 Swiftel Center Brookings, SD
Feb. 5 Northeastern Illinois Univ. DeKalb, IL
Feb. 6 JQH Arena Springfield, MO
Feb. 7 The Covelli Center Youngstown, OH
March 5 Colorado Springs World Arena Colorado Springs, CO
March 6 Pan American Center Las Cruces, NM
March 7 United Supermarkets Arena Lubbock, TX

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