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Armiger announces tour

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 – Katie Armiger will kick off her "Get Smart Tour" on March 23 in West Hartford, Conn.

The 26-city tour will be sponsored by Great American Country (GAC). And hit a lot of universities along with festivals and fairs. Armiger's last single, Scream is from her third studio album "Confessions of a Nice Girl."

"We've watched Katie grow up before our eyes a through her videos on GAC," said GAC President Ed Hardy. "We are thrilled to be part of her first national tour a look forward to sharing in her ongoing successes as her career progresses. GAC is proud to help new artists, such as Katie was, have a national TV platform on GAC to help grow their careers."

"It's every artist's dream to headline their own tour, and to be able to do so with GAC's support is amazing - I am so grateful to them for supporting my career," said Armiger. "I chose Get Smart for the obvious reason of where we are performing but also as a bit of tongue-in-cheek because I do plan to soak everything in a learn whatever I can on the road. I cannot wait to get out there."

Tour dates are: March 23 West Hartford , CT St. Joseph's College March 24 Hamden, CT Quinnipiac University March 28 New Rochelle, NY Iona College March 30 Rock Hill, SC Winthrop University

April 3 Bangor, ME Husson University

April 4 Castine, ME Maine Maritime Academy

April 5 Orono, ME University of Maine Orono

April 20 Charlotte, NC UNC Charlotte

April 21 Norfolk, VA Virginia Wesleyan

April 24 Ramapo, NJ Ramapo College

May 3 Macon, GA Georgia State Fair

May 5 Baton Rouge, GA Fe For All

May 12 Springfield, OH Clark State Performing Arts Center

June 2 Visalia-Tulare, CA KJUG Jugfe

June 14 Marinette, WI Porterfield Country Music Festival

June 15 Chicago, IL Joe's Pub

June 16 Evansville, IL Backstage Bar

June 23 Oshkosh, WI Country USA Festival

July 13 Jefferson, WI Jefferson County Fair

July 14 Rhinelander, WI Hodag Country Music Festival

July 26 Denver Toby Keith's Bar & Grille

July 27 Calhan, CO El Paso County Fair

July 28 Burlington, CO Kit Carson County Fair

Aug. 1 Springfield, CO Baca County Fair

Aug. 4 Torrington, WY Goshen County Fair

Aug. 16 Farmington, UT Davis County Fair

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