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Brice, Moore announce tour

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 – Lee Brice and Justin Moore will hit the road together in 2017, they announced today.

The "American Made" tour launches Jan. 12 in Indianapolis at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Brice and Moore are co-headlining the tour.

William Michael Morgan and Brett Young will open the shows.

Moore released his fourth album, "Kinda Don't Care," in August with the hit single "You Look Like I Need a Drink" included.

Brice has five number ones to his name including "I Drive Your Truck" and "Drinking Class."

"It's very exciting to get back out there as a headliner," Moore said. "To be able to do it with my buddy Lee is even more exciting. I've been a fan of his for a long time. It's gonna definitely be a party every night. I hope the fans are as jacked up about it as we are."

"When we put this tour together we thought about the fans first," said Brice, who kicked off 2016 with his own headlining "Life Off My Years" tour after being the only country artist in 2015 to perform in all 50 states. "I love playing live, but what's even more fun is interacting with the amazing people in the audience. That's what it's all about. I can't wait to get out there to play the songs everyone already knows but we're also planning to give these audiences a sneak peek into a few songs off the new record."

Tour dates are:
Jan. 12 - Indianapolis, IN - Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Jan. 13 - La Crosse, WI - La Crosse Center
Jan. 14 - Rosemont, IL - Rosemont Theatre
Jan. 19 - Corbin, KY - The Arena
Jan. 20 - Columbia, SC - Colonial Life Arena
Jan. 21 - Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre
Jan. 26 - Jacksonville, FL - Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Jan. 27 - Fayetteville, NC - Crown Coliseum
Jan. 28 - Macon, GA - Macon Centreplex Coliseum
Feb. 2 - Pittsburgh, PA - Peterson Events Center- U. of Pittsburgh
Feb. 3 - Fairfax, VA - EagleBank Arena
Feb. 4 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum Complex
Feb. 09 - Canton, OH - Canton Memorial Civic Center
Feb. 10 - Highland Heights, KY - BB&T Arena N. Kentucky +University
Feb. 11 - Bloomington, IL - US Cellular Coliseum
Feb. 23 -Murray, KY CFSB Center
Feb. 24 - Kalamazoo, MI - Wings Event Center
Feb. 25 - Milwaukee, WI - The Milwaukee Theater
March 2 - Independence, MO - Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
March 3 - Saint Louis, MO - Chaifetz Arena
March 16 - Des Moines, IA - Iowa Events Center
March 17 - Salina, KS - Bicentennial Center
March 18 - Loveland, CO - Budweiser Events Center
March 23 - Huntsville, AL - Von Braun Center
March 24 - Jackson, MS - Mississippi Coliseum

Morgan will open all shows except March 23-24 when Young has the honor.

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