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Underwood's Storyteller tour adds fall leg

Thursday, March 31, 2016 – Carrie Underwood will extend her Storyteller tour into the fall, she announced Thursday.

The Storyteller Tour- Stories in the Round will include stops in Los Angeles (StaplesCenter), Nashville (Bridgestone Arena), and New York City (Madison Square Garden).

"I always love being on the road performing for my fans," said Underwood, "but something about this tour feels more magnetic than ever. Having a 360-degree view of the audience gives me the opportunity to connect with more fans and feed off their energy. I can't wait to continue this tour into the fall."

Easton Corbin and The Swon Brothers will open the shows. Tickets will be available for The Storyteller Tour beginning Friday, April 8 at 10 a.m. local time at www.aeglive.com. American Express card members can purchase tickets for the U.S. shows before the general public beginning Monday, April 4 at noon local time through Thursday, April 7th at 10 p.m. local time.

Spring tour dates are:
April 1 Las Vegas, NV ACM Party for a Cause Festival*
April 5 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center
April 8 Reno, NV Reno Events Center
April 10 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
April 12 Stockton, CA Stockton Arena
April 14 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena
April 16 Las Cruces, NM Pan American Center
April 18 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
April 19 Houston, TX Toyota Center
April 22 Bossier City, LA CenturyLink Center
April 24 Lafayette, LA Cajundome
April 27 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
April 28 N. Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena
April 30 Indio, CA Stagecoach*
May 3 Madison, WI Kohl Center
May 5 Green Bay, WI Resch Center
May 7 Grand Forks, ND Ralph Engelstad Arena
May 10 Casper, WY Casper Events Center
May 12 Billings, MT Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
May 15 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
May 17 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
May 18 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
May 24 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center
May 27 Ottawa, ON Canadian Tire Centre
May 28 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
May 30 London, ON Budweiser Gardens
* festival date

The Storyteller Tour fall leg dates:
Sept.-4 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
Sept.-6 Boise, ID Taco Bell Arena
Sept.-8 Seattle, WA KeyArena at Seattle Center
Sept.-10 San Jose, CA SAP Center at San Jose**
Sept.-13 Bakersfield, CA Rabobank Arena
Sept.-14 Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center
Sept.-20 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Sept.-22 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
Sept.-24 Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena
Sept.-26 Roanoke, VA Berglund Center
Sept.-28 Providence, RI Dunkin' Donuts Center
Sept.-29 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
Oct. 1 Hershey, PA Giant Center
Oct. 4 Indianapolis, IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse**
Oct. 5 Milwaukee, WI BMO Harris Bradley Center
Oct. 7 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
Oct. 8 Sioux Falls, SD Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Oct. 20 Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena
Oct. 22 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena
Oct. 23 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
Oct. 25 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Oct. 27 Albany, NY Times Union Center
Oct. 28 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
Nov. 6 Hamilton, ON FirstOntario Centre
Nov. 9 Rockford, IL BMO Harris Bank Center
Nov. 11 Evansville, IN Ford Center
Nov. 13 Memphis, TN FedExForum
Nov. 14 Birmingham, AL Legacy Arena at The BJCC
Nov. 16 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena
Nov. 17 Sunrise, FL BB&T Center
Nov. 22 Wichita, KS INTRUST Bank Arena
Nov. 23 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
Nov. 26 Las Vegas, NV T-Mobile Arena
Nov. 28 West Valley City, UT Maverik Center

** San Jose goes on sale May 6. Indianapolis goes on sale May 13.

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