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Rimes sets Xmas tour

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 – LeAnn Rimes announced today that she will hit the road again this December for her annual holiday themed tour.

Rimes will play the west coast on her "Today is Christmas" tour. This coincides with the release of her new Christmas album, "Today is Christmas," due out this fall. The album is a special project with Kobalt Label Services partnering in the release. Rimes has recorded for Curb.

"I wait for Christmas all year long, it's my absolute favorite holiday;" said Rimes, "I can't wait to share some of my new original Christmas songs with my fans as well as my favorite classics. I am looking forward to making more holiday memories with my fans this year."

Tour dates are:
Friday, Dec. 4 Tacoma, WA Emerald Queen Casino
Saturday, Dec. 5 Bellingham, WA Mount Baker Theater
Sunday, Dec. 6 Grande Ronde, OR Spirit Mountain Casino
Tuesday, Dec. 8 Santa Rosa, CA Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Friday, Dec. 11 Tracy, CA Grand Theater Center for the Arts
Saturday, Dec. 12 Merced, CA Merced Theatre
Sunday, Dec. 13 Malibu, CA Pepperdine University
Friday, Dec. 18 Chandler, AZ Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
Saturday, Dec. 19 Laughlin, NV Edgewater Hotel & Casino
Sunday, Dec. 20 Palm Desert, CA McCallum Theater of the Performing Arts

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