Brad Paisley sets record, expands tour
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Brad Paisley sets record, expands tour

Monday, July 23, 2007 – Brad Paisley's Hershey's Presents Bonfires and Amplifiers Tour played to the most fans in one weekend this past weekend and will expand dates this fall. On Thursday, Paisley set a festival record at Jamboree in the Hills (St. Clairsville, Ohio) with more than 40,000 in attendance and then stops in Raleigh, N.C. and Charlotte, N.C. that sold more than 19,000 in Raleigh and 18,000 in Charlotte. Shows this week are continuing with sell-outs in Harrington, Del., Hershey, Pa. and Bethel, N.Y. Special guests on the tour are Taylor Swift, Jack Ingram and Kellie Pickler.

Four new dates have been added to the fall leg of the tour:
Oct. 4 - Detroit - The Palace at Auburn Hills
Nov. 29 - Lexington, Ky. - Rupp Arena
Nov. 30 - Charleston, West Va. - Charleston Civic Center
Dec. 1 - Columbus, Ohio - Nationwide Arena

Special guests for this leg of the tour are Swift and Rodney Atkins.

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