Niemann returns to the road
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
– Jerrod Niemann returns to the road with his Live in Concert; Jerrod Niemann Tallboys And Short Stories headlining tour this spring.
Starting in mid-March, will play his own material, including from his most recent "Old Glory" CD with covers of country classics.
Tour dates are:
March 15 - Knuckleheads - Kansas City, MO
March 16 - 8 Seconds Saloon - Indianapolis, IN
March 28 - Bourbon Theatre - Lincoln, NE
March 29 - Varsity Theater - Minneapolis, MN
March 30 - Burlington Memorial Auditorium - Burlington, IA
April 5 - Seward County Activity Center - Liberal, KS
April 6 - Anthem at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City - Sioux City, IA
April 20 - StarDaze Festival - Star City, AR
May 4 - League City Music Festival - League City, TX
May 5 - Gas Monkey Bar N' Grill - Dallas, TX
May 11 - The Windjammer - Isle of Palms, SC
May 12 - The Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill - Myrtle Beach, SC
May 16 - The Bluestone - Columbus, OH
May 17 - Joe's Sports Bar - Chicago, IL
May 18 - The City Center - Champaign, IL
Tickets go on sale on Friday.
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