Brad Paisley plans "Beat This Summer" trek
Country superstar Brad Paisley has planned the first leg of his "Beat This Summer Tour," which will take him from coast to coast in support of his forthcoming release, "Wheelhouse."
Paisley kicks off the domestic outing, sponsored by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, with a May 9 show in St. Louis, MO, followed by stops in 28 major markets. The summertime trek, which hits mostly amphitheaters, also includes a couple of festival appearances and two Canadian shows: May 31 in Toronto and Aug. 16 in Mission, British Columbia.
Chris Young and Lee Brice will provide opening support on most of the run, according to a press release.
Ticketing information is available now at Paisley's website. One dollar from each ticket sold will be donated to Live Beyond, a Nashville nonprofit providing medical care, clean water and other support to impoverished communities in Haiti.
Paisley will unveil "Wheelhouse," his ninth studio album, April 9 via Arista Nashville. The 17-track set, which Paisley co-wrote and produced, features the Top 10 country track "Southern Comfort Zone." The second single, "Beat This Summer," is currently on country music airwaves.
9 - St. Louis, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
10 - Indianapolis, IN - Klipsch Music Center
11 - Chicago, IL - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
16 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
17 - Boston, MA - Comcast Center
18 - Hartford, CT - Comcast Theatre
31 - Toronto, Ontario - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
1 - Pittsburgh, PA - First Niagara Pavilion
2 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
6 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center
7 - Charlotte, NC - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
8 - Raleigh, NC - Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
21 - West Palm Beach, FL - Cruzan Amphitheatre
22 - Tampa, FL - Live Nation Amphitheatre
23 - Atlanta, GA - Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
28 - Virginia Beach, VA - Farm Bureau Live
29 - Washington, D.C. - Jiffy Lube Live
12 - Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
13 - Fort Loramie, OH - Country Concert at Hickory Hills Lake
20 - Twin Lakes, WI - Country Thunder
27 - Dallas, TX - Gexa Energy Pavilion
28 - The Woodlands, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
1 - Denver, CO - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
2 - Salt Lake City, UT - Usana Amphitheatre
16 - Mission, British Columbia - Rockin' River Festival
17 - Brownsville, OR - Willamette Country Music Festival
22 - Mountain View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre
23 - Sacramento, CA - Sleep Train Amphitheatre
24 - San Bernardino, CA - San Manuel Amphitheatre