Swindell ventures Down Home
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
– Cole Swindell will launch the "Down Home Tour" this winter kicking off Nov. 17 in Florida and ending Dec. 20 in Indiana.
. The five-week run of shows will feature newcomer Kelleigh Bannen, who is currently supporting her new single, "You Are What You Love."
Swindell just debuted his new music video for his hit single "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight," the second release off his self-titled album. Swindell, a Georgia native, enjoyed a Platinum selloing chart topper with "Chillin' It."
"It has been a crazy whirlwind year, and I feel so fortunate that country music fans and country radio has embraced me in such a huge way. It's what an artist dreams about," said Swindell. "I've been lucky enough to get a jump start performing alongside Luke Bryan in front of massive crowds, and while I wouldn't change anything for the experience I've gained so far, I know I still have a lot of work to do on the road."
"I'm really excited to get to it on my Down Home Tour this winter where I'll have a new experience with my fans at shows."
Swindell, who has sold 2 million tracks and more than 220,000 albums since its February release, had the highest selling country debut since 2011. As a songwriter, he has enjoyed hits with "This Is How We Roll," the hit for Florida Georgia Line, "Get Me Some of That," the number one single for Thomas Rhett, several songs with Luke Bryan, including current single "Roller Coaster," as well as cuts for Scotty McCreery, Chris Young and Craig Campbell. Swindell is currently on the road touring on Bryan's That's My Kind Of Night Tour.
Swindell tour dates are:
Nov. 13 Davie FL The Roundup/Ft. Lauderdale
Nov. 14 Cape Coral FL Dixie Roadhouse
Nov. 15 Deland FL Volusia County Fair (Swindell only)
Nov. 20 Tulsa OK Cain's Ballroom
Nov. 21 Fort Worth TX Billy Bob's Texas
Nov. 22 San Antonio TX Cowboys Dance Hall
Nov. 28 North Myrtle Beach SC House of Blues
Nov. 29 Charlotte NC Coyote Joe's
Dec. 3 Oxford OH Brick Street Bar - Miami University
Dec. 4 Grand Rapids MI The Intersection
Dec. 5 South Bend IN Legends of Notre Dame
Dec. 6 Rootstown OH Dusty Armadillo
Dec. 11 Chicago IL Joe's Sports Bar
Dec. 13 Milwaukee WI The Rave
Dec. 18 Springfield IL Boondocks
Dec. 19 Indianapolis IN 8 Seconds Saloon
Dec. 20 Fort Wayne IN Rusty Spur
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