Luke Bryan and CMT have just announced the dates for the upcoming 10th annual CMT ON TOUR with special guests Lee Brice and Josh Thompson and CMT’s Next Superstar winner Matt Mason. CMT ON TOUR: LUKE BRYAN TAILGATES & TANLINES is set to kick off September 15 in Huntington, West Virginia at Big Sandy Superstore Arena and will play 22 shows before wrapping on November 19 in Monroe, Louisiana, all in support of Bryan’s third studio album for Capitol Records Nashville, tailgates & tanlines, due in stores August 9. The first on sale date is scheduled for August 12. For additional tour and on sale details go to www.lukebryan.com or www.cmtontour.cmt.com.
CMT ON TOUR launched in 2002 and has featured superstars Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Randy Houser, Jamey Johnson, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland and Keith Urban. CMT ON TOUR is produced by Lindsay Bertelli of Reach, LLC.
Bryan’s tailgates & tanlines CD is the follow up to his GOLD-certified album Doin’ My Thing, which produced three back-to-back #1 singles - “Do I,” “Rain Is A Good Thing” and “Someone Else Calling You Baby.” The lead single off the forth-coming project, “Country Girl (Shake It For Me),” is a current Top 10 and is quickly approaching 1 million downloads. Following his 2010 award-winning year, Bryan was recently nominated for two 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS: BEST WEB VIDEO OF THE YEAR for his video “It’s A Shore Thing” and NATIONWIDE INSURANCE’S BEST NEW LIVE ACT. Bryan is currently on the Tim McGraw “Emotional Traffic Tour.”