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Dickerson, Pearce tour together

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – Russell Dickerson and Carly Pearce announced today they will be embarking on an 11-city U.S. tour, The Way Back Tour, early next year.

Both have enjoyed hits with Dickerson scoring with "Yours" and "Blue Tacoma" and Pearce with "Every Little Thing."

Starting Jan. 24, 2019 in Cleveland, OH, the pair found themselves in the same songwriting circles earlier in their careers.

"Carly and I go way, way back, and we have cheered each other on for years," said Dickerson. "Breaking onto the scene together has been such a fun ride, so we had to book a tour together to celebrate."

"It's crazy to think about eight years ago when Russell and I had a residency in Nashville together. Now, to see the evolution of our careers that have mirrored in so many ways is a dream come true," said Pearce. "Sometimes slow and steady wins the race, and I couldn't be more proud of how far we've come."

Tour dates are:
Jan. 24 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
Jan. 25 Madison, WI The Sylvee
Jan. 26 Fort Wayne, IN The Clyde Theatre
Jan. 31 Lexington, KY Manchester Music Hall
Feb. 2 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
Feb. 21 Baton Rouge, LA Texas Club
Feb. 22 Nacogdoches, TX Banita Creek Hall
Feb. 23 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom
Feb. 28 Champaign, IL The City Center
March 1 Grand Rapids, MI 20 Monroe Live
March 2 Chicago, IL Joe's on Weed

Tickets go on sale Nov. 9.

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