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Monroe postpones headlining tour dates

Thursday, September 24, 2015 – Only three days after announcing the start of her headlining tour, Ashley Monroe said Thursday she was postponing the first four dates and two others.

It was unclear why Monroe made the decision.

" Due to unforeseen circumstances, I've had to postpone" the shows," Monroe posted on her web site.

"I am so sorry and will post rescheduled dates as they appear," Monroe said.

The postponed dates are:
Oct. 1 - Macon, GA - Cox Capitol Theatre
Oct. 8 - Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue
Oct. 9 - Grand Rapids, MI - Intersection
Oct. 10 - Columbus, OH - Rumba Cafe
Nov. 13 - Springfield, IL - Boondocks
Nov. 21 - Birmingham, IL - Workplay Theatre

Monroe is touring behind her second Warner CD,"The Blade," which is the name of the tour.

Monroe has a show tonight in Reno, Nev. opening for Rascal Flatts. She also is in St. Leonard, Md. on Friday with Little Big Town and Laughlin, Nev. on Sunday, again with Rascal Flatts.

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The Blade CD review - The Blade
Ashley Monroe gains more acclaim for other projects than she does for her own solo efforts. Monroe is one third of side group Pistol Annies. She sang with Blake Shelton on his hit "Lonely Tonight." She received praise for her first proper solo album (her ill-fated Satisfied" was released three years after its completion by her former label, Sony), "Like a Rose," in 2013, although that was a release that stood on the strength of the songs because three singles produced zero hits. »»»
Like A Rose CD review - Like A Rose
From the time the needle lands on the first groove of this album, with its plucky guitar and whirling accordion, until the raucous nod-and-a-wink of the roaring honky-tonk call-and-response of the final song, You Ain't Dolly (And You Ain't Porter), Ashley Monroe's pure country voice, reminiscent of Elizabeth Cook and Dolly Parton, grabs you. Gilded in soft beauty of Vince Gill's and Michael Rhodes' thumping guitars and Paul Franklin's luscious steel licks, the »»»
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: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
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