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Young headlines CMT tour

Monday, August 20, 2018 – Brett Young will headline the CMT On Tour: Here Tonight tour this fall.

The tour launches Nov. 16 in Royal Oak, Mich. And concludes in Atlanta on Dec. 14.

Tyler Rich and Rachel Wammack will open the shows. Tickets go on sale in some markets at 10 a.m. local time this Friday via www.BrettYoungMusic.com. Additional markets will be announced in the coming weeks.

"This tour has got me pumped already," said Young. "We teamed up with CMT to name it after a new song I've been working on. It's all about losing track of time because you're so wrapped up in the moment. That's what I want it to be all about out with the fans each night, and Rachel and Tyler are going to be a great way to get it started."

Tour dates are:
Nov. 16 - Royal Oak, MI - Royal Oak Theatre
Nov. 17 - Northfield, OH - Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park - Hard Rock Live
Nov. 18 - Saint Louis, MO - The Pageant
Nov. 29 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore Charlotte
Nov. 30 - Columbia, SC - Township Auditorium
Dec. 1 - North Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues
Dec. 2 - Lake Buena Vista, FL - House of Blues
Dec. 6 - Albany, NY - Palace Theatre
Dec. 9 - New York, NY - Playstation Theatre
Dec. 14 - Atlanta, GA - Coca Cola Roxy Theatre
Dec. 16- Kansas City, MO - Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

Young has enjoyed hits with "In Case You Didn't Know" and "Mercy." Young is currently on Thomas Rhett's Life Changes Tour 2018 and is set headline a sold-out show Nashville's Ryman Auditorium for the first time on Oct. 10.

Raised in Yuba City, a small farming community in northern California, Rich found his love of music gathered around a Christmas tree alongside family singing holiday classics and Creedence Clearwater Revival before being introduced to the George Strait, Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson. His lead single is "The Difference." The Rhett Akins, Ben Burgess, Devin Dawson and Jacob Durrett-penned song offers a glimpse into his real-life courtship with fiancée actress Sabina Gadecki.

Wammack, a 24-year old native from Muscle Shoals, Ala., mixed country, soul and pop. At 17, she was discovered by a Sony Music Nashville executive while performing at a piano restaurant in Muscle Shoals. Five years later, she received a record deal from Sony Music Nashville. In April, Wammack released her self-titled, four song EP via the RCA Records Nashville imprint. "Damage" is her debut single.

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