Lonestar Postpones Christmas Tour

Although their new holiday CD, This Christmas Time, is in stores, multi-platinum act Lonestar has decided to postpone a Christmas tour until next year. “We talked about doing the tour and started coming up with what we thought were some great ideas, but it kept getting bigger and bigger and we didn’t want to go out there and do something less than that,” guitarist Michael Britt told country.com. “We’re just going to put it off a year, and we’ll try to do something really special and not just do our regular show with Christmas songs.” The band wanted to mount a holiday show complete with special sets, a plan Lonestar’s busy schedule wouldn’t allow this year. “We had to go to Europe in the middle of planning the Christmas show, and that kinda put it on hold,” added drummer Keech Rainwater. “By the time we got back, it was too late to put it together. We’ll really hit it hard next year.” In addition to the European tour, Lonestar now is working with producer Dann Huff on the followup album to Lonely Grill, which just produced its third straight No. 1 song, “What About Now.”