Hank Jr. launches Rowdy Friends Tour
Monday, January 25, 2010
– Hank Williams Jr. will team up this spring with Jamey Johnson, Eric Church, and The Grascals for an outing dubbed the "Rowdy Friends Tour 2010."
The starts April 2 in Charleston, West V a.with shows each weekend throughout April.
Other shows are:
April 3 - Louisville, KY
April 9 - Bossier City, LA
April 10 - Lafayette, LA
April 17 - Pikeville, KY w/ The Grascals only
More dates will be added. Tickets for the shows announced will go on sale Saturday, Jan. 30.
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