EYB tour launches in November
Monday, September 21, 2015
– Eli Young Band will headline a tour starting in mid-November and ending in mid-February.
The quartet will launch the tour on Nov. 11 in Philadelphia. EYB will be joined by special guests LOCASH, LANco, Blackjack Billy, CAM, Dallas Smith, Luke Combs and Kevin Fowler.
The band's new single, "Honey, I'm Good," is a collaboration with Andy Grammer. The video for the song is scheduled to premiere on People.com later this month.
Tour dates are:
Nov. 11 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore with LOCASH and LANco
Nov. 12 Westbury, NY @Theatre at Westbury with Blackjack Billy and LANco
Nov. 13 Asbury Park, NJ @The Stone Pony with Blackjack Billy and LANco
Nov. 19 Orlando, FL @ House of Blues with CAM
Nov. 20 Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle with Blackjack Billy and Dallas Smith
Nov. 21 Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz with Blackjack Billy and Dallas Smith
Dec. 3 Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room with Blackjack Billy and Luke Combs
Dec. 4 Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore with LOCASH and Luke Combs
Dec. 5 St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant with LOCASH and LANco
Dec. 10 Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues with Special Guest and LANco
Dec. 11 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues with Kevin Fowler and LANco
Dec. 12 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blue with Kevin Fowler and LANco
Dec. 30 Pharr, TX @ Pharr Events Center
Jan. 2 San Antonio, TX @ Cowboy's Dance Hall
Jan. 20 College Station, TX @ Hurricane Harry's
Jan. 21 Abilene, TX @ Abilene Civic Center
Jan. 29 Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
Feb. 18 Washington, DC @ The Fillmore with Russell Dickerson
Feb. 20 Greensboro, NC @ Cone Denim with Russell Dickerson
Tickets for all shows go on sale this Friday, Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. at www.livenation.com. Pre-sale for Citi Bank card holders begins in select cities, tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 22 at: www.CitiPrivatePass.com.
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