Drake White joins Keith tour
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
– Drake White joins Toby Keith and Kip Moore on the Hammer Down Tour starting June 14 in Cincinnati.
White, who is on MCA, will play 12 shows, including Pittsburgh, Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia and Boston. Previously, White has opened for Eric Church, Kid Rock, Alan Jackson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Willie Nelson, Little Big Town and most recently, Blackberry Smoke.
The Hokes Bluff, Ala. native released his debut single, The Simple Life, to radio in March and this week it cracks the Top 40 on the Mediabase country chart.
Tour dates are:
June 14 Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, OH
June 15 First Niagara Pavilion Pittsburgh, PA
June 16 DTE Energy Music Theatre Detroit, MI
June 21 PNC Bank Center Holmdel, NJ
June 22 Susquehanna Bank Center Philadelphia, PA
June 30 First Midwest Bank Amphitheater Chicago, IL
July 19 Blossom Music Center Cleveland, OH
July 21 Darien Lake PAC Darien Lake, NY
Aug. 24 Jiffy Lube Live Washington, DC
Aug. 25 Comcast Theatre Hartford, CT
Sept. 7 Klipsch Music Center Indianapolis, IN
Sept. 21 Comcast Center Boston, MA
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