Tim McGraw’s Tour Dates Announced

Emotional Traffic Shows Run April Through August

Dates for Tim McGraw’s 2011 Emotional Traffic tour were announced Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 12). Luke Bryan and The Band Perry (“If I Die Young” ) will be the guests on the tour which begins April 8 in Corpus Christi, Texas, and concludes Aug. 13 in Washington, D.C.

Tickets go on sale Saturday (Dec. 15) for shows in Corpus Christi, Texas, Savannah, Ga., Bossier City, La., and Wichita, Kan. Other on-sale dates will be announced later.

McGraw revealed his intentions for a 2011 tour on Jan. 3 but did not divulge any specific tour dates at that time. In addition to the Emotional Traffic tour schedule, McGraw and his band, the Dancehall Doctors, will perform at the Houston Rodeo on March 7 and appear as numerous summer music festivals.

McGraw was named the top touring act in country music by Billboard in 2010. Last year he also issued a double-disc career compilation titled Number One Hits, which featured “Felt Good on My Lips” as a bonus track. McGraw stars in the new film, Country Strong, which was released nationally on Friday (Jan. 7).

Here are the dates for Tim McGraw’s 2011 Emotional Traffic Tour:

March 7: Houston, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo*

April 8: Corpus Christi, Texas, American Bank Center
April 9: Austin, Texas, Frank Erwin Center
April 10: Bossier City, La. CenturyTel Arena
April 12: Jackson, Miss., Mississippi Coliseum
April 16: Atlanta, Aarons Amphitheatre at Lakewood
April 17: Savannah, Ga., Savannah Civic Center
April 29: Tampa, Fla., 1-800-ASK-GARYAmphitheatre
April 30: West Palm Beach, Fla., Cruzan Amphitheatre

May 1: Orlando, Fla., Amway Center
May 4: Toledo, Ohio, Huntington Center
May 6: Charleston, W.Va., Charleston Civic Center
May 7: Columbus, Ohio, Nationwide Arena
May 12: Sioux City, Iowa, Tyson Events Center
May 13: Peoria, Ill., Peoria Civic Center
May 14: St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy Center
May 17: Grand Forks, N.D., Alerus Center
May 19: Wichita, Kan., InTrust Bank Arena
May 20: Kansas City, Mo., Sprint Center
May 21: St. Louis, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
May 27: Thackerville, Okla., Winstar Casino*
May 28: Baton Rouge, La., Bayou Country Superfest*

June 3: Phoenix, Cricket Wireless Pavilion
June 4: San Bernardino, Calif., San Manuel Amphitheater
June 5: San Diego, Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
June 9: Fresno, Calif., Save Mart Center
June 10: Sacramento, Calif., Sleep Train Amphitheater
June 11: Mountain View, Calif., Shoreline Amphitheatre
June 16: Boise, Idaho, Idaho Center
June 17: Portland, Ore., Sleep Country Amphitheatre
June 18: Gorge, Wash., Gorge Amphitheatre
June 19: Ozark, Mo., Show-Me Music and Arts Festival*
June 24: Detroit, DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 25: Darien Lake, N.Y., Darien Lake PAC

July 8: Raleigh, N.C., Time Warner Cable Pavilion
July 9: Virginia Beach, Va., Virginia Beach Amphitheater
July 10: Bethel, N.Y., Bethel Woods Pavilion
July 15: St. Clairsville, Ohio, Jamboree in the Hills*
July 16: Chicago, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
July 17: Indianapolis, Verizon Wireless Music Center
July 22: Philadelphia, Susquehanna Bank Center
July 23: Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun
July 24: Boston, Comcast Center
July 28: Lewisburg, W.Va., Greenbriar Classic*
July 29: Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center
July 30: Pittsburgh, First Niagara Pavilion
July 31: Cincinnati, Riverbend Music Center

Aug. 4: Albuquerque, N.M., Hard Rock Casino Presents the Pavilion
Aug. 5: Denver, Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
Aug. 6: Salt Lake City, USANA Amphitheatre
Aug. 12: Cleveland, Blossom Music Center
Aug. 13: Washington, D.C., Jiffy Lube Live

Unless noted with an *, all shows are part of the Emotional Traffic tour with Luke Bryan and The Band Perry.