SET TO PERFORM AT THE OSCARS THIS WEEKEND, SUPERSTAR TIM MCGRAW ANNOUNCES DATES FOR 35+ CITY SUMMER SHOTGUN RIDER TOUR 2015

February 18, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Los Angeles, CA – Grammy®-winning singer, songwriter, actor, Tim McGraw, who is set to perform at the 87thOscars this Sunday, announced major touring news today revealing details of his highly-anticipated summer Shotgun Rider Tour 2015. The tour will kick off June 5 at the Verizon Arena in Little Rock, AR and travel across North America before concluding September 19 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine, CA. Other cities include Dallas, Toronto, Chicago, Washington DC, Seattle and Denver. The four-month trek will hit amphitheaters, arenas and festivals and feature supporting acts Billy Currington and Chase Bryant.

 

Citi® is the official credit card of the tour. Citi® cardmembers will have access to Boston and Portland pre-sale tickets beginning Wednesday, February 18 at 12:00 p.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com. General tickets for select cities will be available beginning Friday, February 20 at 10 a.m. local time. Please see below for full details and visit www.timmcgraw.com for exclusive fan opportunities.

 

The Shotgun Rider Tour will feature performances from McGraw’s latest hit album Sundown Heaven Town. The album – McGraw’s thirteenth studio album and second release for Big Machine Records – debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart; the RIAA gold-certified single “Shotgun Rider” has spent four weeks at #1 on the country charts.

 

McGraw consistently earns high critical praise of his albums and unmatched, dynamic live performances:

 

  • “One of country music’s most consistent hitmakers for the past two decades…” – USA Today
  • “Twenty years after his breakthrough hit, ‘Indian Outlaw,’ McGraw still pushes at country music’s boundaries.” – The Associated Press
  • “One of those artists who just makes you feel good being in the same room with him, even if there are 18,999 other people sharing the space.” – The Cleveland Plain Dealer

It was recently announced that McGraw will perform the Oscar®-nominated song “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” for Glen Campbell at the 87th Oscars held on February 22 at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” written by Campbell and Julian Raymond for the documentary feature “Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me,” is nominated for Original Song.

Tim McGraw has sold more than 40 million records worldwide and dominated the charts with 36 #1 singles.  He’s won three Grammy Awards, 16 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, 10 American Music Awards, three People’s Choice Awards and numerous other honors. His iconic career achievements include being named the BDS Most Played Artist of the Decade for all music genres and having the Most Played Song of the Decade for all music genres with “Something Like That.”  He is the most played Country artist since his debut in 1992, with two singles spending over 10 weeks at #1 (“Live Like You Were Dying” and “Over and Over”). The two-time GRAMMY-nominated “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s” marked Tim’s 54th career Top Ten Hit off his latest album, SUNDOWN HEAVEN TOWN (Big Machine Records). The project also produced the #1 “Shotgun Rider” and current single “Diamond Rings and Old Barstools” featuring Tim’s cousin, Catherine Dunn. His critically acclaimed acting skills were highlighted in the award winning Friday Night Lights and The Blind Side. Tim will star in Disney’s Tomorrowland in theaters May 22.

 

Tim McGraw – Shotgun Rider Tour 2015

Date  City  Venue
June 5 Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena
June 6 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
June 11 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
June 12 Boston, MA XFINITY Center
June 18 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
June 19 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater
July 10 Raleigh, NC Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
July 11 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
July 16 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
 July 18  Holmdel, NJ  PNC Bank Arts Center
July 19 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live
July 24 Bonner Springs, KS Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
July 30 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 31 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Pavilion
August 1 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
August 2 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 7 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
August 8 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
August 9 St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
August 14 Birmingham, AL Oak Mountain Amphitheater
August 15 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
August 20 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Arena
August 21 West Palm Beach, FL Coral Sky Amphitheatre
August 22 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
August 28 Washington, DC Jiffy Lube Live
August 29 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center
August 30 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
September 3 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
September 4 Seattle, WA White River Amphitheatre
September 5 Portland, OR Amphitheatre Northwest
September 9 Denver, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
September 10 Denver, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
September 12 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
September 17 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
September 18 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
September 19 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

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