Brad Paisley, Tracy Lawrence & More Unveil ‘World Tour 2022’
Country music superstar Brad Paisley will travel the globe with some of his favorite people in tow on “World Tour 2022,” kicking off May 27 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., before visiting Europe for the ninth time in his career, returning Stateside for another U.S. leg and wrapping up Oct. 8 in Auckland, New Zealand.
Joining Paisley on selected dates are special guests Tracy Lawrence, Scotty McCreery, Moran Evans, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack and others to be announced. The tour marks Paisley’s first jaunt across Europe since pre-pandemic 2019 and his first-ever through Australia.
Tickets for all dates of the Live Nation-presented tour are available at Paisley’s website, with bolded dates below going on sale April 1 and the rest on April 8, both days starting at 10 a.m. local time.
A portion of ticket sales will go to The Store, a nonprofit free-referral based grocery store which aims to empower low-income individuals and families in the Nashville area co-founded by Brad and Kimberly Williams-Paisley. The Store is currently serving 450 families a month. For more information go to The Store’s website.
During his career, Paisley has been touted as live performer, singer, songwriter, musician, and as an awards show host extraordinaire – he the most successful Country Music Association Awards co-host in history, alongside Carrie Underwood, for 11 consecutive years.
In 2021, Paisley played more than concerts across the U.S., including major markets like Tampa, Dallas, Houston, Charlotte, Raleigh, Chicago, Phoenix and more. The tour kicked off in Nashville, Tenn. on July 4 for ‘Music City’s Let Freedom Sing!’ concert breaking attendance records as 350,000 people gathered into downtown for the show.
Earlier this year, Paisley scored the 25th No. 1 single of his career with “Freedom Was A Highway,” a collaboration with Jimmie Allen that helped make the hot country newcomer a household name.
Over the past 22 years, Paisley’s songwriting and showmanship has garnered him three Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, 15 Academy of Country Music Awards, and 14 Country Music Association Awards including a highly coveted Entertainer of the Year honor.
A member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001, Paisley has written 21 of his 25 No. 1 hits, and in 2008 became the first artist to achieve 10 consecutive Billboard Country Airplay No. 1 singles. The global superstar’s past works have amassed over 4.8 billion career streams. Forever a prolific entertainer, Paisley’s first prime-time special that aired on ABC, “Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special,” garnered more than 18 million viewers.
Boxoffice reports submitted to Pollstar for Paisley include an Oct. 12, 2019, show at London’s The O2 that sold 11,046 tickets and grossed $662,173 (538,457 in UK pounds).
WORLD TOUR 2022 SCHEDULE
May 27 Uncasville CT Mohegan Sun Arena
May 29 Windsor ON The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor
June 2 Pittsburgh PA The Pavilion at Star Lake *
June 3 Philadelphia PA Waterfront Music Pavilion*
June 4 Bethel NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts*
June 10 Simpsonville SC CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park X
June 11 Virginia Beach VA Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Va. Beach X
June 24 Greeley CO Greeley Independence Stampede – Island Grove Regional Park
June 25 Fort Hall ID Shoshone-Bannock Hotel Casino
June 26 Airway Heights WA Northern Quest Resort & Casino
July 15 Glasgow Scotland SSE Hydro ++
July 16 Dublin Ireland 3Arena ++
July 19 Tilburg Netherlands 013 Poppodium ++
July 20 Copenhagen Denmark Royal Arena ++
July 22 Bergen Norway Bergenhus Festning ++
July 24 Trondheim Norway Kristiansten Festning ++
July 27 Gothenburg Sweden Liseburg Amusement Park
July 29 Gavle Sweden Furuviksparken
July 31 Schwetzingen Germany Schlossgarten Open Air
August 12 Albuquerque NM Sandia Resort Casino – Sandia Amphitheatre
August 13 Tucson AZ Ava Amphitheatre
August 18 Murphys CA Ironstone Amphitheatre X
August 19 Irvine CA FivePoint Amphitheatre X
August 20 Temecula CA Pechanga Resort Casino – Pechanga Summit X
August 24 Put In Bay OH Bash on the Bay Country Music Festival
August 25 Syracuse NY St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview XX
August 26 Niagara Falls ON Fallsview Casino Resort – Niagara Falls Entertainment Centre
September 17 McHenry IL Splash into Country – Rise Up McHenry
September 23-25 Willowbank QLD CMC Rocks
September 26 Brisbane QLD Brisbane Entertainment Centre ++
September 29 Melbourne VIC Rod Laver Arena++
October 1 Deniliquin NSW Deni Ute Muster
October 2 Mareeba QLD Savannah In The Round
October 5 Sydney NSW Qudos Bank Arena++
October 8, Auckland NZ Spark Arena ++
*Tracy Lawrence & Tenille Townes
++ Morgan Evans
X Tracy Lawrence & Caylee Hammack
XX Scotty McCreery & Caylee Hammack