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"Life Changes" for Rhett with tour

Monday, October 30, 2017 – Thomas Rhett will launch the "Life Changes" tour in 2018, hitting 30 cities.

Brett Young plus a combination of Jillian Jacqueline, Carly Pearce and Russell Dicerson will open shows with Midland also appearing.

First tickets will go on sale beginning this Friday in select markets at 10 a.m. local time.

Rhett headlined for the first time this year on the Home Team tour. "Headlining for the first time has been pretty unreal," said Rhett who launched his first headline arena tour in 2017. "It's wild to me that next year we will be launching our second year of headline shows and are bringing out some of my favorite artists in music right now. I think the fans have come to expect that we're going to be on our feet and having the time of our lives every single night."

Tour dates are:
April 5 Tulsa, OK BOK Center *
April 6 Lubbock, TX United Supermarket Arena *
April 7 Las Cruces, NM Pan American Center *
April 19 Augusta, GA James Brown Arena **
April 20 Jacksonville, FL Daily's Place **
May 3 Grand Forks, ND Alerus Center ***
May 4 Bismarck, ND Bismarck Event Center ***
May 17 Lafayette, LA Cajundome ***
May 18 Bossier City, LA CenturyLink Center ***
Sept. 13 Bangor, ME Cross Insurance Center ****
Sept. 14 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena ****
Sept. 20 Manchester, NH SNHU Arena ****
Sept. 21 Syracuse, NY OnCenter War Memorial Arena ****
Sept. 22 Albany, NY Times Union Center ****
Sept. 27 State College, PA Bryce Jordan Center ****
Sept. 28 Charleston, WV Charleston Civic Center ****
Sept. 29 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena ****
Oct. 5 Toledo, OH The Huntington Center ****
Oct. 6 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena ****
Oct. 11 Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena ****
Oct. 12 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena ****
Oct. 13 Lincoln, NE Pinnacle Bank Arena ****
Oct. 18 Eugene, OR Matthew Knight Arena ****
Oct. 19 Boise, ID Ford Idaho Center ****
Oct. 20 Salt Lake City, UT Vivint Smart Home Arena ****
Oct. 25 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center at Fresno State ****
Oct. 26 Los Angeles, CA The Forum*****
Oct. 27 Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center ****

* Brett Young with Jllian Jacqueline
** Brett Young with Carly Pearce
*** Brett Young with Russell Dickerson
**** Brett Young and Midland
***** Brett Young and TBA

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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. »»»
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