Thursday, January 21, 2016
– Hank Williams Jr. and Chris Stapleton will team up for a summer tour, it was announced this morning.
The tour kicks off Aug. 5 in Tampa, Fla. and visit eight cities across the country with dates including Houston, Austin, Cleveland, Indianapolis and Cincinnati.
Williams released "It's About Time" last week on the recently formed NashIcon Records label. The disc includes "Are You Ready for the Country," a song he does with Eric Church.
Stapleton has a long history as a songwriter and also was a member of the bluegrass band The SteelDrivers. He released "Traveller," his solo debut, in May 2015 and won three CMA awards in November, giving a big boost to his career.
Tour dates are -
Aug. 5 - Tampa, Fla. @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Aug. 6 - West Palm Beach, Fla. @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Aug. 12 - Houston, Tex. @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
Aug. 13 - Austin, Tex. @ Austin360 Amphitheater
Aug. 19 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH (Cleveland) @ Blossom Music Center
Aug. 20 - Clarkston, Mich @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug. 26 - Noblesville, Ind. (Indianapolis) @ Klipsch Music Center
Aug. 27 - Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
Fans can purchase tickets beginning Jan. 29 as part of Live Nation's Country Megaticket at www.Megaticket.com.