Clark, Worsham team up for tour
Saturday, February 11, 2017
– Brandy Clark and Charlie Worsham will join for more than 20 tour dates this spring.
The tour hits the road together beginning on April 6 in Charlottesville, Va. with stops in Washington, D.C., Austin and Nashville.
Clark, who has gained much acclaim as a songwriter, made her major label debut last year with "Big Day in a Small Town," while Worsham will release his sophomore effort, "Beginning of Things," later this year.
"Worsham is one of my favorite singers, songwriters and musicians. I absolutely love his new record and where his heart is musically," said Clark. "I can't wait to share the stage with him."
"Brandy is everything I love about country music. She speaks her truth, and she breaks new ground with every song she writes," said Worsham, a Mississippi native. "She's beloved by the Nashville community, and each time she and I have collaborated, it's been a blast. This tour is going to be so much fun, and I know the fans who fill up the venue each night will bring with them the same deep love for music that we have as artists."
Tour dates are:
April 6 The Southern Charlottesville, VA
April 7 20th Century Theatre Cincinnati, OH
April 8 House of Blues Cleveland, OH
April 9 The Ark Ann Arbor, MI
April 10 Lyric Theatre Lexington, KY
April 14 The Grey Eagle Asheville, NC
April 15 Harvester Performing Arts Ctr Rocky Mount, VA
April 20 City Winery New York, NY
April 22 Rams Head On Stage Annapolis, MD
April 23 The Hamilton Washington DC
April 26 Parish at House of Blues New Orleans, LA
April 27 Dosey Doe The Woodlands, TX
April 28 Sam's Burger Joint San Antonio, TX
April 29 Live Oak Music Hall Fort Worth, TX
April 30 Antone's Austin, TX
May 5 WorkPlay Theatre Birmingham, AL
May 7 The Steeple Mobile, AL
May 11 40 Watt Club Athens, GA
May 12 The Blind Tiger Greensboro, NC
May 13 The Broadberry Richmond, VA
May 19 City Winery Nashville, TN
May 20 City Winery Atlanta, GA
June 15 Delmar Hall Saint Louis, MO
June 16 Wooly's Des Moines, IA
June 17 Turf Club St. Paul, MN
June 18 The Waiting Room Lounge Omaha, NE
Big Day in a Small Town
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