Moore announces fall tour
Friday, August 11, 2017
– Kip Moore announced today that he will hit the road this fall for his headlining Plead the Fifth tour, starting Oct. 19 in Bowling Green, Ohio.
"Our live show has been such a focus for me and the band for many years," said Moore. "We are constantly woodshedding and trying to come up with new ways to engage the loyal fan base we've developed such a bond with. I've always felt Drake is cut from the same cloth, and his focus has always seemed to be on the things that matter. We've been talking about touring for years, and we're finally going to get that chance. It'll be a blast to see what we come up with, and also see Jordan Davis build his fan base out here with us."
Moore will release his third studio album "Slowheart" on Sept. 8. The disc includes his hit single "More Girls Like You."
Drake White and Jordan Davis will join him on the dates.
Tour dates are:
Oct. 19 Bowling Green, OH
Oct. 20 Elkhart, IN
Oct. 21 Niagara Falls, ON
Oct. 26 Pittsburgh, PA
Oct. 27 Grand Rapids, MI
Nov. 2 Madison, WI
Nov. 3 Indianapolis, IN
Nov. 4 Detroit, MI
Nov. 15 Clive, IA
Nov. 16 Wichita, KS
Nov. 17 Austin, TX
Nov. 18 Fort Worth, TX
Nov. 30 Norfolk, VA
12/1 Northfield, OH
12/2 Columbus, OH
Tickets for the must-see tour will go on sale on Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. Central
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