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Luke Rocks On
Nashville - (July 20, 2015) – Reigning CMA and ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan marked his eighth consecutive stadium concert sell-out with the “Kick The Dust Up Tour” stop at Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium.
Fans and critics alike have proclaimed Luke’s performances have “earned both [entertainer] titles all over again.” Luke, who “works hard for his money and fans” and makes it “clear that Luke takes his headliner status seriously,” will roll into a three-night stop at the Bank of NH Pavilion at Meadowbrook in Gilford, New Hampshire tonight through Wednesday and then onto Indianapolis for a double play at the Klipsch Music Center.
Luke’s “Kick The Dust Up Tour” rolls into a three-night stop at the Bank of Pavilion at Meadowbrook in Gilford, New Hampshire tonight through Wednesday and then onto Indianapolis for a double play at the Klipsch Music Center.
This Friday, Luke will launch his first ever fan app through mobile technology company Disciple Media. The app will be available to download from the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store at $1.99 per month, or for $22.99 per year. The first month is a free trial.
Luke will release his fifth studio album, KILL THE LIGHTS, on August 7. Pre-order now:
Since the debut of his first album in 2007, superstar Luke Bryan has placed 12 singles at No. 1 and sold nearly seven million albums with 27 million digital tracks from his four studio albums. He has been named Entertainer of the Year by both the Academy of Country Music (twice) and the Country Music Association. In 2014, Luke achieved the best touring year of his career with 1.7 million fans attending his concerts and is currently out on the road on his “Kick The Dust Up Tour,” which will continue through October and includes seven stadium dates.
2015 “Kick The Dust Up Tour”:
7-20 Gilford, NH Bank of NH Pavilion at Meadowbrook
7-21 Gilford, NH Bank of NH Pavilion at Meadowbrook
7-22 Gilford, NH Bank of NH Pavilion at Meadowbrook
7-24 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
7-25 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
7-26 *Twin Lakes, WI Country Thunder Festival
7-30 Scranton, PA The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
7-31 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
8-1 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
8-15 *Brownsville, OR Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival
8-21 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
8-22 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
8-26 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
8-27 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
8-29 San Francisco, CA Levi’s Stadium
9-3 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
9-4 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
9-5 Cleveland, OH FirstEnergy Stadium
9-11 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center
9-12 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center
9-17 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
9-18 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
9-19 West Palm Beach, FL Coral Sky Amphitheatre
9-20 West Palm Beach, FL Coral Sky Amphitheatre
9-24 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
9-25 Raleigh, NC Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
9-26 Raleigh, NC Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
9-30 Fort Wayne, IN M& J Farms Farm Tour
10-1 Lexington, KY Talon Farm & Winery Farm Tour
10-2 Knoxville, TN Maple Lane Farms Farm Tour
10-3 Columbia, MO Culler Farms Farm Tour
10-7 Starkville, MS Holtcamp Farms Farm Tour
10-8 Tuscaloosa, AL Twin Creeks Farms Farm Tour
10-9 Macon, GA Midway at Central City Park Farm Tour
10-10 Valdosta, GA MJ Taylor Farms Farm Tour
10-15 Sacramento, CA Toyota Amphitheatre
10-16 San Diego, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
10-17 Irvine, CA Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
10-18 Irvine, CA Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
10-22 San Antonio, TX Alamodome
10-23 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
10-24 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
10-28 Chicago, IL United Center
10-29 Chicago, IL United Center
10-30 Detroit, MI Ford Field
*Festival / event dates (not “Kick The Dust Up Tour” date / line up)
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