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Aldean launches '16 tour, releases video

Friday, October 16, 2015 – Jason Aldean will launch his We Were Here 2016 Tour in early 2016.

Aldean also released a video today for ""Gonna Know We Were Here" on Yahoo.

The new tour, starting Jan. 14 in Moline, ill., follows a 2015 tour that sold more than 2 million tickets.

Tickets for select shows on the 24-city run with special guests Thomas Rhett and A Thousand Horses go on-sale next Friday, Oct. 23 at JasonAldean.com and LiveNation.com.

Aldean also announced that in March, Aldean will make his first-ever trip to Australia where he'll also play a string of headlining tour dates.

"This song pretty much sums up how I feel like me and my fans live our lives," said Aldean. "That same excitement is what we feel out there on the road every night, which made it a great name for next year's tour. It was pretty cool that we could bring that vibe to the music video too by shooting it back in Macon with a ton of people from my hometown. Getting back there and on that high school football field really reminded me of that rush of just living life without any regrets."

Tour dates are:
Jan. 14 Moline, IL
Jan. 15 Evansville, IN
Jan. 16 Bloomington, IL
Jan. 17 Bloomington, IL
Jan. 21 Des Moines, IA
Jan. 22 Omaha, NE
Jan. 23 Springfield, MO
Jan. 28 Grand Forks, ND
Jan. 29 Bismarck, ND
Jan. 30 Sioux Falls, SD
Feb. 4 Southaven, MS
Feb. 5 Oklahoma City, OK
Feb. 6 Columbia, MO
Feb. 18 Roanoke, VA
Feb. 19 Charlottesville, VA
Feb. 20 Fayetteville, NC
Feb. 25 Manchester, NH
Feb. 26 State College, PA
Feb. 27 Atlantic City, NJ
March 8 Melbourne, Australia *
March 9 Sydney, Australia *
March 12 Willowbank, Australia *
April 28 Portland, ME
April 29 Uncasville, CT
April 30 Uncasville, CT
May 5 Erie, PA
May 6 Allentown, PA

* Dates do not include Thomas Rhett and A Thousand Horses

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