Musgraves announces new headlining tour
Monday, August 11, 2014
– Kacey Musgraves announced a 10-day fall tour today, "Same Tour Different Trailer," starting in late September.
Musgraves, who has maintained a steady touring for more than one year for everyone from Katy Perry to Willie Nelson, kicks off the tour in Tulsa, Okla. On Sept. 25 and winds down Oct. 19 in Savannah, Ga. Duo John & Jacob of Birmingham, Ala. will open the shows. They have previously toured Europe with Musgraves, who released her debut, "Same Trailer, Different Park," to much acclaim.
Tickets for all dates will go on sale to the public starting Aug. 15.
Starting Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. local time, KaceyMusgraves.com will offer pre-sale concert tickets and VIP Packages.
Sept. 25 - Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom
Sept. 26 - Springfield, MO - Gillioz Theatre
Sept. 27 - Chicago, IL - Riviera Theatre*
Oct. 1 - Dallas, TX - Granada Theater
Oct. 2 - Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
Oct. 3 - Baton Rouge, LA - Varsity Theatre
Oct. 4 - Birmingham, AL - Alabama Theatre
Oct. 17 - Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre
Oct. 18 - Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
Oct. 19 - Savannah, GA - Trustees Theater
*Pre-sale for the Chicago concert begins Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. local market time. Public on-sale for this date is Aug. 22.
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