Martina McBride announces 2008 tour
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Martina McBride announces 2008 tour

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 – Martina McBride announced Wednesday she will launch a 2008 tour in January, in support of "Waking Up Laughing." The tour will be supported by Jack Ingram and new group Lady Antebellum.

McBide will start the tour Jan. 18 in Evansville, Ind. and concludes March 2 in Syracuse, N.Y.

Ingam records for Big Machine and had a number one hit, "Whereever You Are." He charted earlier this year with a remake of Hinder's "Lips of an Angel."

Capitol Records Nashville newcomers Lady Antebellum consists of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood. Their self-penned debut single "Love Don't Live Here" has just been released to country radio. An album is expected in early spring 2008.

Tour dates are: Jan. 18 Evansville, IN - Roberts Stadium Jan. 19 Cincinnati, OH - US Bank Arena Jan. 20 Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena Jan. 25 Green Bay, WI - Resch Center Jan. 27 Ames, IA - Hilton Coliseum Feb. 1 Columbus, OH - Nationwide arena Feb 2 Cleveland, OH - Wolstein Center Feb. 22 Champaign, IL - Assembly Hall Feb. 23 Council Bluffs, IA - Mid-America Center Feb. 29 Reading, PA - Reading Civic Center Mar. 2 Syracuse, NY - Oncenter Complex

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