Brad Paisley concludes tour, draws 1 million fans
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Brad Paisley concludes tour, draws 1 million fans

Monday, February 25, 2008 – Brad Paisley wrapped his Hershey's Presents Bonfires and Amplifiers Tour this past week-end playing shows in Green Bay, Wisc., Peoria, Ill. and Des Moines, Ia. The tour visited 94 cities over a 10-month period and played for more than 1 million fans.

Bonfires and Amplifiers 2007's first show was April 26, 2007. Early success resulted in a third leg being added into this month. Taylor Swift, Kellie Pickler, Jack Ingram, Rodney Atkins and Chuck Wicks have all been show openers throughout the tour.

"I was asked prior to the beginning of this tour what I expected from this tour, and my response was that I hoped that people would come out and experience what a great performer Brad is, and I think that has been evidenced by the million or so fans that came out over the course of this run," says Brian O'Connell, President Nashville Touring - Live Nation. "Brad has solidified his place in not only the country music touring arena, but all genres of music as a true superstar, and I am very proud to be part of his team. I can assure everyone that plans have been in the works for the next chapter of Brad's touring career, and I can tell you that you ain't seen nothing yet! Stay really never know what he has up his sleeve."

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