Brad Paisley Keeps Partying

Brad Paisley is hitting the road for the final leg of the Paisley Party Tour with fellow Opry member and friend Dierks Bentley joining the fun on the 25-day North American tour.

Hootie & The Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker will open January dates and Crystal Shawanda will open February shows.

Rabobank Arena, Bakersfield, Calif.

More than 200,000 tickets have been sold so far for the remaining 25 dates, according to a press release. With the final show in Nashville in March, the Paisley Party Tour will have played to more than 60 cities.

“People are buying tickets and coming to shows. Especially in this economy I know they’ve made a choice between my show and something else,” Paisley, the reigning ACM and CMA male vocalist of the year, said. “I really want to give them their money’s worth. I want to be as creative as I can. It’s about going out there and doing my best and giving them the biggest, coolest show we can.”

The final leg of the tour kicks off with a show at the Desoto Civic Center in Southhaven, Miss., Jan. 15 and wraps up at the Sommet Center in Nashville March 14.

Additional dates include stops at Alltel Arena in North Little Rock, Ark. (Jan. 16); Pensacola Civic Center in Pensacola, Fla. (Jan. 18); Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas (Jan. 22); BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. (Jan. 24), and Ervin J. Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio (Jan. 29).

There’s also shows at Qwest Center Omaha in Omaha, Neb. (Jan. 31); Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ontario (Feb. 13); Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario (Feb. 14); Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan (Feb. 18), and Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta (Feb. 20).

The tour winds down with dates at Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta (Feb. 21); General Motors Place in Vancouver (Feb. 24); Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Ore. (Feb. 27); Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Wash. (Feb. 28), and Yakima Valley SunDome in Yakima, Wash. (March 1).

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