Niemann announces new tour
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
– Jerrod Niemann will headline the Ghost Rider Tour, starting in February 2020, he announced today.
The initial trek is set to kick off on Feb. 6 in San Diego, hitting several west coast cities before heading inland and wrapping in Cheyenne, Wyo. on Feb. 21. Niemann has said he would play new songs during his tour.
"I'm so excited to hit the road again in 2020," said Niemann. "Over the past year, we got to play some of our favorite dives, honky-tonks, theaters and beach bars, but most of all, we got to see so many familiar faces out in the crowd every night. We're hoping the Ghost Rider Tour ends up being an extension of the party we started this year. There's gonna be a lot of new music cranked up, more cold beer thrown down and some brand-new places and faces we've never had the chance to get rowdy with. I can't wait."
Tickets go on sale this Friday.
Tour dates are:
Feb. 6 Moonshine Beach - San Diego, CA
Feb. 8 The Brandin' Iron - San Bernardino, CA
Feb. 9 The Canyon Club - Santa Clarita, CA
Feb. 10 The Siren - Morro Bay, CA
Feb. 11 Club Rodeo - San Jose, CA
Feb. 13 Goldfield Trading Post - Sacramento, CA
Feb. 14-15 Cactus Petes Resort Casino - Jackpot, NV
Feb. 16 Cowgirls - Kuna, ID
Feb. 19 Aggie Theatre - Fort Collins, CO
Feb. 20 The Gaslight Social - Casper, WY
Feb.21 Terry Bison Ranch - Cheyenne, WY
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