Moore goes wild on tour
Monday, August 3, 2015
– Kip Moore will headline the 2015 Wild Ones Tour starting in Early October in Pennsylvania and ending in early December in Richmond, Va.
Michael Ray will join the "I'm To Blame" singer on tour as well as Chris Cavanaugh, Joey Hyde and DeeJay Silver to join him on select dates.
Moore is touring in support of "The Wild Ones," his sophomore disc out Aug. 21. Moore wrote the 13 songs on the release.
"My favorite part of this crazy life we have is playing live," said Moore. "We've been playing so many of these new songs in the live show because we road-tested them night after night before recording what became the final album. They were a huge part in helping me formulate what Wild Ones became...we are a tribe. I'm excited to get back out there and headline and put a show together that is all about them."
Moore will perform his current single "I'm To Blame" on tomorrow night's broadcast of "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock" at 8 p.m. eastern on ABC.
Tour dates are:
Oct. 8 Bethlehem, PA*
Oct. 9 Pittsburgh, PA*
Oct. 16 London, ON*
Oct. 17 Toronto, ON*
Oct. 22 Chicago, IL**
Oct. 23 Chicago, IL**
Oct. 30 Boston, MA**
Oct. 31 Baltimore, MD**
Nov. 5 Knoxville, TN***
Nov. 7 Cleveland, OH***
Nov. 13 Orlando, FL***
Nov. 14 Ft Myers, FL***
Nov. 19 Nacogdoches, TX*
Nov. 27 N Myrtle Beach, SC*
Nov. 28 Charlotte, NC*
Dec. 3 New York, NY*
Dec. 4 Sayreville, NJ*
Dec. 5 Richmond, VA*
* With Chris Cavanaugh
** With Joey Hyde
*** With DeeJay Silver
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