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Morris releases "Girl," announces tour

Thursday, January 17, 2019 – Maren Morris released a new song on Thursday, "Girl," and also announced an extensive headlining tour - Girl: The World Tour - that will take her across the U.S. and across the Atlantic to shows in Europe and New Zealand.

The tour kicks off March 9 in Chicago and will also play the Ryman along with hitting the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands and New Zealand.

Cassadee Pope will open shows on theMarch shows, while RaeLynn take over and open through the end of May. Tickets go on sale to the public Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 10 a.m. local time.

"Girl" is the first song released from Morris' next disc. Morris enjoyed much success with her debut, "Hero," starting with the single "My Church." She also had a hit on a non-country project with Zedd and Grey, "The Middle."

Girl: The World Tour dates are:
March 9 - Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
March 13 - Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
March 15 - Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
March 16 - Oklahoma City, OK @ The Criterion
March 18 - Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
March 19 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Union
March 21 - Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
March 23 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
March 26 - San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
March 28 - Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues Anaheim
March 30 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
April 11 - Atlanta, GA @ Coca-Cola Roxy
April 18 - Houston, TX @ Revention Music Center
April 19 - Dallas, TX @ Bomb Factory
April 20 - New Braunfels, TX @ Whitewater Amphitheatre
April 25 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
April 26 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
April 27 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
May 2 - Washington, DC @ Anthem
May 3 - Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
May 4 - New York, NY @ Terminal 5
May 9 - St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
May 10 - Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
May 11 - Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore Detroit
May 17 - Berlin, Germany @ Columbia Theatre
May 18 - Cologne, Germany @ Kantine
May 19 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Mascotte
May 21 - Hamburg, Germany @ Gruenspan
May 22 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
May 24 - Dublin, Ireland @ The Academy
May 25 - Leeds, U.K. @ O2 Academy Leeds
May 26 - Glasgow, U.K. @ O2 Academy Glasgow
May 27 - Manchester, U.K. @ Albert Hall
May 29 - Bristol, U.K. @ O2 Academy Bristol
May 30 - Birmingham, U.K. @ O2 Institute
May 31 - London, U.K. @ Royal Albert Hall
Aug. 16 - Auckland, New Zealand @ The Logan Campbell Centre
Aug. 17 - Christchurch, New Zealand @ Town Hall
Aug. 19 - Brisbane, Australia @ Brisbane City Hall
Aug. 21 - Melbourne, Australia @ Forum Theatre
Aug. 22 - Sydney, Australia @ Enmore Theatre
Aug. 23 - Canberra, Australia @ UC Refectory

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GIRL CD review - GIRL
Maren Morris, who had a huge pop hit with "The Middle," is never going to be anybody's ideal traditional country singer. Although, thankfully, there isn't anything that mind-numbingly beat-driven on her "GIRL" album, this is a full-length that will likely appeal as much to Morris' pop fans, as her country followers. The first great song, "A Song For Everything," addresses that mysterious intersection between one's favorite songs and significant life events. »»»
Hero CD review - Hero
Maren Morris scored a hit out of the box with "My Church," the best of 11 songs on her major label full-length debut. The Texan infuses the song she wrote with uber producer busbee (he's worked with everyone from Keith Urban on "Ripcord" to 5 Seconds of Summer and Shakira and is one of three producers here including Morris) with mighty vocals powering a midtempo, soulful reading extolling the redemptive powers of playing music with the windows rolled down. »»»
Maren Morris CD review - Maren Morris
After going the indie route in her native Texas, Maren Morris releases a five-song EP to serve as an intro for the hoped for masses. Morris, who has penned songs for Tim McGraw and Kelly Clarkson, starts off with the edgier sounding "My Church." With an easy-going pace, Morris is elastic with her words, puts a bit of twang and gospel feel into her delivery and sings with authority when she asks "Can I get a hallelujah?/Can I get an amen?" But her salvation is FM radio - »»»
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: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal – Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved. In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well. The clear winners... »»»
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