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Aldean announces tour cities

Monday, November 5, 2012 – Jason Aldean announced today he will kick off the first leg of his 2013 Night Train Tour in Bossier City, La. on Feb. 21 and roll on to 23 cities through May. Special guests Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett will open for Aldean.

"The thing I'm most excited about for next year is getting to add some new songs off the 'Night Train' album into my show," said Aldean. "As a musician, it's great to be able to shake up the set list and think of cool ways to present these new songs in the live show. We're already working on some cool production ideas, and we're going to come back from the holidays ready to go. I'm a big fan of both Jake and Thomas Rhett, so it'll be awesome to have those guys out with us."

Aldean solidified his stadium headliner status when the first announced stadium dates of the 2013 Night Train Tour sold out in just minutes at the on sale over the past 3 weeks. In 2013, Aldean will play to sold out crowds at the University of Georgia's Sanford Stadium in Athens, GA (April 13), with a 2-night stand at Boston's Fenway Park (July 12-13) before heading to Wrigley Field in Chicago.

Cities on the tour include Austin, Biloxi, Miss., Bossier City, La., Charleston, West Va., Columbia, Mo., Duluth, Minn., Evansville, Ind., Grand Forks, N.D., Greenville, S.C., Greensboro, N.C., Houston,Knoxville, Tenn., Lafayette, La., Las Cruces, N.M., Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., Lubbock, Texas., Madison, Wisc., North Charleston, S.C., Omaha, Neb., Tulsa, Okla., Uncasville, Conn. and Wichita, Kansas.

Exact tour dates were not announced.

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