The big country tours of 2012
Along with new album releases, many country stars are hitting the road in 2012, bringing their music to cities near you. With our comprehensive list, you can see if your favorite act could be crooning to you this year.
Blake Shelton, blakeshelton.com
Shelton is nothing short of successful this year. His Well Lit and Amplified tour starts January 12 and runs until August 3. He'll be toting Justin Moore and Dia Frampon, star of The Voice, as his opening acts.
Brad Paisley, bradpaisley.com
Known for his entertaining tours, Paisley is going back on the road with his Camobunga! tour. Starting January 12 until July 21, he and opening acts The Band Perry and Scotty McCreery will visit cities all over the U.S.
Brandi Carlile, brandicarlile.com
Carlile will start out on her first ever solo tour on January 28. She'll play in many different cities, ending the our July 28.
Dierks Bentley, dierks.com
The Country and Cold Cans tour will begin on January 21 and goes until August 18. Promoting his newest album, not only will Bentley do shows in the U.S., but he'll be taking it overseas in Australia and New Zealand. Be sure to check out opening acts Jerrod Niemann and Eli Young Band.
Eric Chruch, ericchurch.com
Check out Church on his Blood, Sweat and Beers tour starting January 19 until August 9. He'll be joined by various guests throughout the tour, playing in many major cities.
George Jones, georgejones.com
This year Jones will be honored with the Grammy's Lifetime Achievement Award and will have a lengthy tour from February 4 to December.