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Strings extends tour

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 – Billy Strings expanded his headlining tour this fall with newly confirmed shows in Los Angeles and Philadelphia.

The bluegrass guitar ace also will include shows at Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium, Asheville's ExploreAsheville.com Arena (three nights), Pittsburgh's Petersen Events Center and Washington DC's The Anthem (two nights). Tickets for the new shows go on-sale this Friday, July 1 at 10 a.m. local time.

Touring behind "Renewal," the band includes Strings (vocals, guitar, mandolin, piano, synth, guitjo) and Wilson (celesta, percussion, harpsicord), Billy Failing (banjo, piano, background vocals), Royal Masat (bass, background vocals) and Jarrod Walker (mandolin, guitar, background vocals.

New dates are:
Sept. 28—Sacramento, CA—Sacramento Memorial Auditorium
Sept. 30—Stanford, CA—Frost Amphitheater at Stanford
Oct. 2—Los Angeles, CA—The Wiltern
Oct. 15—Oklahoma City, OK—The Criterion
Oct. 29-31—Asheville, NC— ExporeAsheville.com Arena
Nov. 3—Kalamazoo, MI—Wings Event Center
Nov. 4—Saginaw, MI—Dow Event Center
Nov. 5—Pittsburgh, PA—Petersen Events Center
Nov. 9—Rochester, NY—Blue Cross Arena
Nov. 11—Uniondale, NY—Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Nov. 12-13—Philadelphia, PA—The Met
Nov. 16—Richmond, VA—Virginia Credit Union LIVE!
Nov. 18-19—Washington, DC—The Anthem

Strings plays New York City tomorrow night, Scranton, Pa. on Thursday and two shows in Baltimore on Saturday and Sunday.


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