After a summer long dream tour with Tim McGraw & Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen is already hitting the road again. This time, he's incorporating the help of "Angel Eyes" duo Love and Theft as well as writing buddies Florida Georgia Line.
"CMT On Tour Jake Owen: The Summer Never Ends 2012" begins October 10 in New York City and follows a small 19-date run ending on December 15 at the Annual Jake Owen Foundation Charity Show. While Owen has been part of a golden year for his career, he's still humbled at the idea of headlining his own tour.
"Being the headliner of a tour is something I’ve been dreaming about since I was in college, performing songs every Sunday afternoon on a bar stool and playing for tips," he says. "Headlining the CMT Tour is really cool for me because I was the opening, opening act in 2007, when Sugarland was the headliner and Little Big Town had the middle slot. So now, to be headlining the 11th Annual CMT Tour, with my buddies Love and Theft and Florida Georgia line, it feels very surreal."
Owen's new EP Endless Summer hits shelves on September 25, featuring four summer inspired songs including Summer Jam", a track written by tourmates Florida Georgia Line.
Jake Owen talks about the songs recorded and the vibe of his upcoming EP Endless Summer:
The tour dates are as follows:
October 10, 2012 New York, NY - Best Buy Theatre
October 12, 2012 Jackson, NJ - Six Flags
October 18, 2012 Detroit, MI - Royal Oak
October 19, 2012 Corbin, KY - The Arena
October 26, 2012 Charlotte, NC - Coyote Joe's
October 27, 2012 Troy, OH - Hobart Arena
November 2, 2012 San Antonio, TX - Cowboy Dancehall
November 3, 2012 Ft. Worth, TX - Billy Bob's
November 8, 2012 Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues
November 9, 2012 Duluth, GA - Wild Bill's
November 10, 2012 Savannah, GA - Johnny Mercer Theatre
November 29, 2012 Chicago, IL - House of Blues
November 30, 2012 Chicago, IL - House of Blues
December 1, 2012 Des Moines, IA - Val Air Ballroom
December 5, 2012 Kansas City, MO - Midland
December 6, 2012 Minneapolis, MN - Myth
December 7, 2012 Milwaukee, WI -The Rave
December 8, 2012 St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
December 15, 2012 Vero Beach, FL - Annual Jake Owen Foundation Charity Show
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