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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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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. »»»
Concert Review: Avett Brothers come home – For the 30th anniversary of the "Traditional Plus" MerleFest music festival, there might not be a more appropriate act to anchor the opening night than the Avett Brothers. Born of a desire to bring rock 'n' roll energy to traditional music and formed by devotees to Doc Watson, The Avetts may have outgrown their acoustic roots over... »»»
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