Young headlines "Famous Friends Tour"
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Young headlines "Famous Friends Tour"

Monday, August 2, 2021 – Chris Young will headline the Famous Friends Tour 2021 this fall, he announced today.

Young will hit 13 arena and amphitheater dates October through December. Kicking off Oct. 21 at Little Rock, Ark., he'll be joined by special guest Mitchell Tenpenny along with Callista Clark. Tickets are on-sale beginning Aug. 6 at

"Everybody's been asking me when's the tour announce. Well, now you have your answer, and I couldn't be more excited about it," he said. "I'm pumped to be able to share some of this new music on tour."

Young will release his eighth studio album, "Famous Friends," this Friday.The title track is a song he cut with Kane Brown. Lauren Alaina and Mitchell Tenpenny also sing on the album.

Tour dates are:
Oct. 21 Little Rock, AR First Security Amphitheater+
Oct. 22 New Braunfels, TX Whitewater Amphitheater+
Oct. 23 Grand Prairie, TX Texas Trust CU Theatre at Grand Prairie#
Nov. 4 Rapid City, SD Summit Arena at The Monument+
Nov. 5 Rochester, MN Mayo Civic Center Arena+
Nov. 6 Bemidji, MN Sanford Center+
Nov. 11 Sugar Land, TX Smart Financial Centre+
Nov. 12 Baton Rouge, LA Raising Cane's River Center+
Nov. 13 Corpus Christi, TX Concrete Street Amphitheater+
Nov. 18 Green Bay, WI Resch Center+
Nov. 19 Coralville, IA Xtream Arena+
Nov. 20 Dekalb, IL Northern Illinois University – Convocation Center+
Dec. 5 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena^

+ with Mitchell Tenpenny and Callista Clark
# with Mitchell Tenpenny, Matt Stell and Callista Clark
^ with Payton Smith

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