Brooks & Dunn push back Reboot Tour
Monday, March 23, 2020
– Brooks & Dunn rescheduled their Reboot Tour to start in September.
The duo's first tour in 10 years was pushed back due to the coronavirus. The tour now will start Aug. 28 in Cincinnati.
Tour dates are:
Aug. 28 | Cincinnati, OH | Riverbend Music Center
Aug. 29 | Burgettstown, PA | S & T Bank Music Park
Sept. 3 | Raleigh, NC | Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Sept. 4 | Holmdel, NJ | PNC Bank Arts Center
Sept. 5 | Wantagh, NY | Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Sept. 10 | Alpharetta, GA | Ameris Bank Amphitheater
Sept. 11 | Charlotte, NC | PNC Music Pavilion
Sept. 18 | Cuyahoga Falls, OH | Blossom Music Center
Sept. 19 | Tinley Park, IL | Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Sept. 24 | Mansfield, MA | Xfinity Center
Sept. 25 | Camden, NJ | BB&T Pavilion
Sept. 26 | Bristow, VA | Jiffy Lube Live
Oct. 2 | Noblesville, IN | Ruoff Music Center
Oct. 3 | St Louis, MO | Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Oct. 23 | Tampa, FL | Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheater
Oct. 24 | Orange Beach, AL | The Wharf Amphitheater
Oct. 29 | Woodlands, TX | The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
Oct. 30 | Dallas, TX | Dos Equis Pavilion
All tickets will be honored at the rescheduled shows.
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