Blake Shelton Uniting Country Music Freaks on 2018 Tour
Blake Shelton fans can look forward to seeing their favorite star a lot more in 2018 with the announcement of his headlining Country Music Freaks Tour — and he’s bringing two of the genre’s hottest acts and a longtime friend with him!
Brett Eldredge, Carly Pearce and Trace Adkins will join Shelton for special performances on the 14-date tour, which kicks off Feb. 15 in Tulsa, Okla., and wraps up March 17 in Philadelphia. The superstar is set to release his new album Texoma Shore on Nov. 3, featuring 11 new Shelton tracks including the beloved first single, “I’ll Name the Dogs” and one he wrote about girlfriend Gwen Stefani called “Turnin’ Me On.”
Shelton will perform tracks off the new project, in addition to his signature hits, while on the road. “The main thing that I look forward to these days, and honestly I always have, is my live performances,” Shelton says in a press release. “And even though I’m the first to say that too much time on the road can wear me down, too much time away from the road can break my heart. It’s been a while and I cannot wait to get out there! I think this is going to be my greatest tour yet.”
Adkins is slated to appear with his good friend and “Hillbilly Bone” duet partner for multiple songs during the tour set. This run follows the release of Adkins’ 2017 album, Something’s Going On, which reached the No. 5 spot on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart.
Eldredge also scored a chart-topping album in 2017 with his self-titled release, while Pearce cracked the Top 5 with Every Little Thing.
Blake Shelton’s 2018 Country Music Freaks Tour Dates:
Feb. 15 — Tulsa, Okla. @ BOK Center
Feb. 16 — Lubbock, Texas @ United Supermarket Arena
Feb. 17 — Las Cruces, N.M. @ Pan American Center
Feb. 22 — Grand Rapids, Mich. @ Van Andel Arena
Feb. 23 — Moline, Ill. @ TaxSlayer Center
Feb. 24 — St. Louis, MO. @ Scottrade Center
March 2 — Dallas, Texas @ American Airlines Center
March 3 — Bossier City, La. @ CenturyLink Center
March 8 — Atlanta, Ga. @ Philips Arena
March 9 — Greenville, S.C. @ Bon Secours Wellness Arena
March 10 — Greensboro, N.C. @ Greensboro Coliseum
March 15 — Baltimore, M.D. @ Royal Farms Arena
March 16 — Syracuse, N.Y. @ OnCenter War Memorial Arena
March 17 — Philadelphia, Penn. @ Wells Fargo Center
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