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Young plans to be "Losing Sleep" on tour

Monday, October 16, 2017 – Chris Young will be "Losing Sleep" next year because that's when he's going to tour behind his upcoming release of the same name.

Kane Brown and LANCO will be the opening acts.

Young will hit 18 locales during the first stage of the tour, which begins Jan. 10, 2018 in Indianapolis.

"I'm excited about getting out on the road in the new year with Kane and the guys from LANCO," says Young. "It's been really cool to write, record and tour with Kane over the last year. And then to have LANCO bring their unique energy out on the road too - I can guarantee it's going to be a great time."

Tour dates are:
Jan. 11 Indianapolis, IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Jan. 12 Independence, MO Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
Jan. 13 St. Louis, MO Chaifetz Arena
Jan. 18 Highland Heights, KY BB&T Arena
Jan. 19 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
Jan. 20 Hoffman Estates, IL Sears Centre Arena
Feb. 1 Lowell, MA Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell
Feb. 2 Bangor, ME Cross Insurance Center
Feb. 3 Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Resort Casino
Feb. 8 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center
Feb. 9 Fairfax, VA EagleBank Arena
Feb. 10 Huntington, WV Big Sandy Superstore Arena
Feb. 15 Duluth, GA Infinite Energy Arena
Feb. 16 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Feb. 17 Estero, FL Germain Arena
Feb. 22 Green Bay, WI Resch Center
Feb. 23 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
Feb. 24 Cedar Rapids, IA US Cellular Center

Tickets go on sale on Oct. 20.

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