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Gilbert hits the road

Monday, January 13, 2014 – Brantley Gilbert announced an early spring tour day, following on the heels of releasing a new single.

Gilbert went "Bottoms Up" with the release of his first new music in more than four years in December. The song is the lead single from his forthcoming album on The Valory Music Co.

The 22-city Let It Ride Tour starts March 27 with special guests Thomas Rhett and Eric Paslay. "I'm really excited to get this new music out the fans. The response from the BG Nation has blown me away. They always come out in full force," said Gilbert. "Can't wait to see the reaction we get on the road."

Tour dates are:
March 27 LaCrosse, WI - LaCrosse Center
March 28 Bloomington, IL - US Cellular Coliseum
March 29 Corinth, MS. - Crossroads Arena
April 10 Greensboro, NC - Coliseum
April 11 Tuscaloosa, AL - Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
April 12 Bossier City, LA - CenturyLink Center
April 17 Macon, GA - Centreplex
April 18 Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Center
April 19 Little Rock, AR - Verizon Arena
April 24 Stockton, CA - Stockton Arena
April 25 Indio, CA -- Stagecoach
April 26 Pozo, CA -- Pozo Saloon **
May 1 Springfield, MO - JQH Arena
May 2 Evansville, IN - The Ford Center
May 3 Live Oak, FL - Suwannee River Jam* **
May 8 Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
May 9 Charleston, WV - Civic Center
May 10 Greenville, SC - Bon Secours Wellness Arena **
May 15 Omaha, NE - CenturyLink Center
May 16 Sioux Falls, SD - Sioux Falls Arena
May 17 Wichita, KS -- INTRUST Bank Arena
May 18 Denver, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre

* Not including Eric Paslay
** Not including Thomas Rhett

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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
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