Aaron Lewis, Blackberry Smoke Announce Co-Headlining Tour
Aaron Lewis and Blackberry Smoke are teaming up this fall for a joint co-headlining tour. The Sinners and Sanctified Tour will begin on Oct. 12 at Shreveport’s Municipal Auditorium and run through Nov. 17.
Stops on the trek include New York City, Philadelphia, Charlotte and Houston, among others. Tickets go on sale on Friday (July 21) at 10AM local time.
Lewis will be performing songs off his most recent No. 1 Billboard Top 200 album, Sinner. His 2016 release included collaborations with Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, Dan Tyminski and Vince Gill. Blackberry Smoke saw similar success on their release Like an Arrow, which debuted at No. 1 on both Billboard’s Country Albums and Americana Albums charts.
Recently, Lewis released a new song to honor fallen soldiers on Flag Day. The singer-songwriter offered a snippet of “Folded Flag” via his Facebook page on June 14, the day he released the track digitally.
“In today’s world, the ultimate sacrifice that our servicemen and women give selflessly in protection of the American Dream is often overlooked,” Lewis writes. “The first time I heard this song, I watched three battle-hardened special forces soldiers cry after hearing it. I knew it hit home and I know it deserved to be heard.”
Complete dates and cities for Lewis and Blackberry Smoke’s joint Sinners and Sanctified Tour are below.
Aaron Lewis, Blackberry Smoke’s Sinners and Sanctified 2017 Tour Dates:
Oct. 12 — Shreveport, La. @ Municipal Auditorium
Oct. 13 — Irving, Texas @ Pavilion at Irving Music Factory
Oct. 14 — Houston, Texas @ Ziegenbock Festival
Oct. 26 — Charlotte, N.C. @ Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
Oct. 27 — Oxon Hill, Md. @ MGM National Harbor
Oct. 28 — Pikeville, Ky. @ Eastern KY Expo Center
Oct. 29 — Macon, Ga. @ Macon Centreplex
Nov. 2 — Little Rock, Ark. @ Verizon Arena
Nov. 3 — Tupelo, Miss. @ BancorpSouth Arena
Nov. 4 — Evansville, Ind. @ Old National Events Plaza
Nov. 5 — Huntsville, Ala. @ Von Braun Center
Nov. 8 — Indiana, Pa. @ Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex
Nov. 9 — Grand Rapids, Mich. @ 20 Monroe Live
Nov. 11 — Warren, Ohio @ Packard Music Hall
Nov. 14 — New York City @ Terminal 5
Nov. 15 — Salisbury, Md. @ Wicomico Civic Center
Nov. 16 — Upper Darby (Philadelphia), Pa. @ Tower Theatre
Nov. 17 — Charleston, W.V. @ Charleston Municipal Auditorium
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