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Montgomery Gentry plans tour

Monday, December 4, 2017 – Eddie Montgomery is taking Montgomery Gentry on the road in 2018 despite the death of his band mate, Troy Gentry, he announced today.

The duo recorded a new disc, "Here's To You," which comes out Feb. 2, 2017 on Average Joe's. Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash in September while on the way to a concert in New Jersey.

"I'm anxious to get back out on the road and play some new music for our friends and fans," said Montgomery. "Next year marks the 20th anniversary of our band. We've got lots to celebrate and look forward to in 2018."

"Better Me" is the lead single from "Here's to You." The song was penned by Jamie Moore, Josh Hoge and Randy Montana.

Tour dates are:
Jan. 19 - Sioux Falls, SD - Denny Sanford Premier Center+
Jan. 20 - St. Charles, MO - The Family Arena+
Feb. 9 - Columbia, MO - The Blue Note
Feb. 10 - Springfield, IL - Boondocks
Feb. 23 - Indianapolis, IN - 8 Seconds Saloon
March 2 - Clifton Park, NY - Upstate Concert Hall
March 3 - Lynchburg, VA - Phase 2
March 9 - Jordan, NY - Kegs Canalside
March 10 - Warrendale, PA - Jergel's
March 16 - Medina, OH - Thirsty Cowboy
March 17 - Columbus, OH - The Bluestone
March 22 - Augusta, GA - Country Club Dance Hall and Saloon
March 23 - Birmingham, AL - Iron City
June 2 - Marion, KS - Chingawassa Days Festival
July 6 - Ft. Loramie, OH - Country Concert at Hickory Hill Lakes
July 13 - New Salem, ND - ND Country Fest
July 14 - Pierz, MN - Pierz Freedom Fest
July 20 - Hillsboro, MO - Jefferson County Fair
July 21 - Springville, IN - The Boogie
July 27 - Ridgefield, CT - Ridgefield Playhouse
July 28 - Bar Harbor, ME - Criterion Theater
Aug. 2 - West Allis, WI - Wisconsin State Fair
Aug. 17 - Zanesville, OH - Muskingum County Fair
Sept. 8 - Manistee, MI - Little River Casino
Sept. 15 - Ventura, CA - Boots and Brews
+ Supporting act for Alabama


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CD review - Outskirts Country music had an especially dark day on Sept. 8, 2017, when the world lost the voices of both Don Williams and Troy Gentry. One was an established legend, and the other was working on it. Gentry was only 50 years-old at the time of his fatal helicopter crash, but he had accomplished much: the longstanding partnership with Eddie Montgomery had yielded five number one singles, and dozens of other hits. 2018's "Here's To You" release was completed at the time of the tragedy. ...
CD review - Here's to You It's impossible to listen to Montgomery Gentry's "Here's to You," without also feeling sad that it's the last studio album featuring Troy Gentry, who died in a helicopter crash. When they sing, "Here's to the ones who ain't in here tonight" during "Needing a Beer" and then go on to praise fireman and cops for being elsewhere fighting crime, you may be struck by the fact that Gentry also "ain't in here tonight. ...
CD review - Folks Like Us Where once Garth Brooks was criticized for not being country enough, today we have hip hop artists making cameos and artists like Sam Hunt topping the country charts with EDM songs. With no release since 2011's "Rebels on the Run," we see Montgomery Gentry return to a radically different country music scene than the one they were a part of at the turn of the century. Bro country has enjoyed a large amount of success in recent years, and it is arguable that this duo is one of the ...


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