Eli Young Band plans to hit the road
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
– Eli Young Band announced the group will launch the Eli Young Band 2020 Tour.
"After taking some time off over the holidays to regroup and reset, we're so ready to get back to rockin' on the road," said EYB front man Mike Eli. "We've been rehearsing a new show and new songs, and we can't wait to share all of it with our fans."
Kicking off on Valentine's Day in Denver, the trek is set to crisscross the country before wrapping on April 11 in Cleveland with High Valley on tap to open several dates.
Tour dates are:
Feb. 14 - Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium*
Feb. 15 - Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Arena
Feb. 16 - Indianapolis, IN - Deluxe at Old National Centre*
Feb. 22 - Murray, KY - CFSB Center
Feb. 29 - Durant, OK - Choctaw Casino & Resort
6 - Chattanooga, TN - The Signal
March 7 - Miramar Beach, FL - The Village Door Music Hall
March 8 - Plant City, FL - Florida Strawberry Festival
March 13 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues Dallas*14 - Fayetteville, AR - George's Majestic Lounge
March 14-15 - Fayetteville, AR - George's Majestic Lounge
March 19 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit
March 20 - Grand Rapids, MI - 20 Monroe Live*
March 21 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's*
11 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues Cleveland*
* with High Valley
EYB's latest single is "Break It In" (The Valory Music Co.) with a video recently released. The song was written by Benjy Davis, Brandon Day, Daniel Ross and Michael Whitworth and produced by Dann Huff.
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