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Cobb announces '18 tour

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – Brent Cobb will embark on a headline tour in 2018, he announced today.

The "Ain't A Road Too Long" tour will kick off Feb. 16 at Memphis' 1884 Lounge and includes stops Atlanta, Boston, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and New York. Tickets go on-sale this Friday, Nov.17 at 10 a.m. local time.

The 2018 headline tour takes its name from Cobb's new single, "Ain't A Road Too Long," produced by Grammy Award-winning producer and cousin Dave Cobb. Brett Cobb, who was born in Americus, Ga., debuted last year with "Shine On Rainy Day."

Cobb spent much of 2017 opening for Chris Stapleton as part of his "All-American Road Show." Cobb has had cuts recorded by Luke Bryan, The Oak Ridge Boys, Little Big Town and Miranda Lambert.

Tour dates are:
Nov.16 - Little Rock, AR - Verizon Arena*
Nov.17 - Oklahoma City, OK - Chesapeake Energy Arena*
Nov.18 - Omaha, NE - CenturyLink Center Omaha*
Dec. 31 - Macon, GA - Cox Capitol Theatre
Feb. 4-11 - 11th Annual Cayamo Cruise: A Journey Through Song
Feb. 16 - Memphis, TN - 1884 Lounge
Feb. 17 - Jackson, MS - Duling Hall
Feb. 18 - Mobile, AL - Callaghan's Irish Social Club
March 1 - Chattanooga, TN - Revelry Room
March 2 - Atlanta, GA - The Earl
March 3 - Birmingham, AL - WorkPlay
March 20 - Toronto, Ontario - Horseshoe Tavern
March 21 - Detroit, MI - The Shelter
March 22 - Evanston, IL - SPACE
March 23 - St. Paul, MI - Turf Club
March 24 - Kansas City, MO - Knucklehead's
March 25 - St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway
March 27 - Indianapolis, IN - Hi-Fi
March 28 - Louisville, KY - Zanzabar
March 29 - Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle Tavern
March 30 - Raleigh, NC - The Pour House Music Hall
March 31 - Washington, D.C - DC9
April 3 - Philadelphia, PA - Boot & Saddle
April 4 - New York, NY - Mercury Lounge
April 6 - South Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
April 7 - Allston, MA - Great Scott
April 8 - Uncasville, CT - Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun Resort
April 10 - Columbus, OH - The Basement
April 11 - Pittsburgh, PA - Club Café
April 12 - Charlottesville, VA - The Southern
April 13 - Charlotte, NC - Neighborhood Theatre
April 14 - Savannah, GA - Savannah Music Festival

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