Old Dominon Rolls Out New Dates

When you’re hot, you’re hot. Old Dominion is headlining the “Meat and Candy Tour” around the U.S. with Steve Moakler appearing as a special guest on most dates. A portion of the tour is being sponsored by Stagecoach for the festival’s inaugural “Stagecoach Spotlight” tour.

Photo: Christopher Polk / Getty Images for Stagecoach
Stagecoach, Empire Polo Club, Indio, Calif.

The band’s first appearance with Steve Moakler is Sept. 22 in Cleveland, and the tour continues until Dec. 18 in Kansas City. The Moakler shows include a two night stand in Chicago Nov. 19-20 and stops at Houses of Blues in Cleveland and Myrtle Beach, S.C.

A part of the tour is sponsored by Stagecoach, the country festival put on by Goldenvoice which some might call the “Country Coachella.” Formally titled the “Stagecoach Spotlight: Old Dominion Tour,” those dates start Oct. 21 in Philadelphia.

Old Dominion proudly labels itself as an act made up of “road warriors,” so the band’s schedule is very full. The band’s manager told Pollstar in this week’s Hotstar feature that the group has penciled in 160 shows for 2016, down from 190 last year.

There are also a ton of festival and fair appearances scheduled throughout the rest of the year. Old Dominion has two nights scheduled with Kenny Chesney at  in Foxboro, Mass., Aug. 26-27 and a gig with Tyler Farr Nov. 12. Basically, the band is incredibly busy.

Old Dominion’s brand of country has rock influences is increasingly in high demand, and songs written by band members have been recorded by the likes of Keith Urban and .

Here is the routing for the rest of the year, starting with headline shows in September.

Sept. 22 – Cleveland, Ohio, House Of Blues
Sept. 23 – Durham, Conn., Durham Fairgrounds(Durham Fair)
Sept. 24 – Jordan, N.Y., Keg’s Canal Side Event Center
Sept. 27 – Bloomsburg, Pa., Bloomsburg Fair (Bloomsburg Fair)
Sept. 29 – Tulsa, Okla., State Fairgrounds (Tulsa State Fair)
Sept. 30 – Fort Smith, Ark., Kay Rodgers Park (Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair)
Oct. 1 – St. Louis, Mo., Ballpark Village
Oct. 12 – Jackson, Miss., Mississippi State Fairgrounds (Mississippi State Fair)
Oct. 13 – Perry, Ga., Georgia Nat’l Fairgrounds (Georgia National Fair)
Oct. 14 – Louisville, Ky., Fourth Street Live
Oct. 15 – Middletown, Ohio, Land Of Illusion
Oct. 16 – Columbia, Md., Merriweather Post Pavilion (93.1 WPOC Weekend In The Country)
Oct. 20 – Raleigh, N.C., The Ritz
Oct. 21 – Philadelphia, Pa., Trocadero Theatre
Oct. 22 – New York, N.Y., PlayStation Theater
Oct. 26 – Rome, Ga., Brewhouse Music & Grill
Oct. 27 – Asheville, N.C., The Orange Peel
Oct. 28 – Asbury Park, N.J., Stone Pony
Oct. 29 – Richmond, Va., The National
Nov. 4 – North Myrtle Beach, S.C., House Of Blues
Nov. 05 – Lake Wales, Fla., Triple Canopy Ranch (CountryFlo Music & Camping Festival)
Nov. 10 – Chattanooga, Tenn., Track 29
Nov. 11 – Jacksonville, Fla., Naval Air Station
Nov. 12 – Tallahassee, Fla., Doak Campbell Stadium (w/ Tyler Farr)
Nov. 16 – Grand Rapids, Mich., The Intersection
Nov. 17 – Columbus, Ohio, The Bluestone
Nov. 18 – Milwaukee, Wis., Eagles Ballroom
Nov. 19 – Rosemont, Ill., Joe’s Live
Nov. 20 – Rosemont, Ill., Joe’s Live
Dec. 1 – Scottsdale, Ariz., Livewire
Dec. 2 – San Diego, Calif., Moonshine Flats
Dec. 3 – Los Angeles, Calif., The Novo
Dec. 8 – San Francisco, Calif., The Regency Ballroom
Dec. 9 – Eugene, Ore., McDonald Theatre
Dec. 10 – Spokane, Wash., Knitting Factory Concert House
Dec. 14 – Garden City, Idaho, Revolution Concert House & Event Center
Dec. 15 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Depot
Dec. 16 – Denver, Colo., Grizzly Rose
Dec. 17 – Sioux City, Iowa, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Dec. 18 – Kansas City, Mo., Arvest Bank Theatre At The Midland

A VIP package presale for many of these tickets opens Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. local time and more presales are on Aug. 26. The general public can get tickets starting Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. local time. Check out OldDominionBand.com for the latest on the artist.