Luke Bryan Plans First Headlining Tour in 2013

Thompson Square, Florida Georgia Line Will Open Shows

Luke Bryan will headline his first tour in early 2013, he announced Thursday (Oct. 11). The “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye” singer will be joined on the Dirt Road Diaries tour by Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line (“Cruise”).

The first leg of the tour will begin Jan. 17 in Evansville, Ind. There are 20 cities on the schedule.

“I have dreamed about this day for a very long time,” Bryan said. “We are having the best time putting together all the bells and whistles for the tour. I have spent a lot of time out on tours with some really great artists, and each night we have tried to learn from them. I couldn’t be more excited about this!”

Tour dates are as follows:

Jan. 17: Evansville, Ind.
Jan. 18: Huntsville, Ala.
Jan. 19: Southaven, Miss.
Jan. 25: Estero, Fla.
Jan. 26: Orlando, Fla.

Feb. 7: Uniondale, N.Y.
Feb. 8: State College, Pa.
Feb. 15: Toledo, Ohio
Feb. 16: Grand Rapids, Mich.
Feb. 17: Bloomington, Ill.
Feb. 21: Fort Wayne, Ind.
Feb. 22: Louisville, Ky.
Feb. 23: Columbia, Mo.
Feb. 28: Green Bay, Wis.

March 1: Sioux City, Iowa
March 2: Moline, Ill.
March 14: Orange Beach, Ala.
March 21: Florence, S.C.
March 22: Fayetteville, N.C.
March 23: Charlottesville, Va.