Hunter Hayes, the fast-rising country star known for the hits "Wanted" and "I Want Crazy," has been revealed as the headliner for the 12th annual CMT on Tour. The dates will begin Oct. 10 in Knoxville, Tenn., with 24 shows in 21 cities.
Ashley Monroe, a member of Pistol Annies who released a solo album earlier this year, will join the tour as a special guest.
Hayes' CMT on Tour dates include two nights at the historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. Tickets for those concerts will go on sale June 14 at 10 a.m.
In addition to CMT on Tour, Hayes will perform Wednesday (June 5) on the CMT Music Awards, where he is nominated for three awards including video of the year. On June 18, he will headline New York's Webster Hall as part of MTV's Artist to Watch series. The sold-out performance will be live streamed on MTV.com and CMT.com.
Hayes will release the deluxe Encore edition of his self-titled debut album on June 18. The CMT on Tour: Hunter Hayes' Let's Be Crazy dates are as follows (with local on-sale dates and times in parentheses):
Oct. 10: Knoxville, Tenn. -- Knoxville Civic Auditorium (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
Oct. 11: Savannah, Ga. -- Johnny Mercer Theatre (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
Oct. 12: Columbia, S.C. -- South Carolina State Fair (Aug. 1 at 10 a.m.)
Oct. 17: Atlanta -- Fox Theatre -- (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
Oct. 18-19: Nashville -- Ryman Auditorium (June 14 at 10 a.m.)
Oct. 24: Muncie, Ind.* -- Emens Auditorium at Ball State University (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
Oct. 25: Chicago -- Rosemont Theatre (June 14 at 10 a.m.)
Oct. 26: Louisville, Ky. -- Louisville Palace Theater (June 21 at 12 p.m.)
Nov. 1: Birmingham, Ala. -- BJCC Concert Hall (June 21 at 12 p.m.)
Nov. 2: Greensboro, N.C. -- War Memorial Auditorium (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
Nov. 8: Evansville, Ind. -- Aiken Theatre at the Centre (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
Nov. 9: Cleveland -- State Theatre at Playhouse Square (June 21 at 11 a.m.)
Nov. 10: Detroit -- Fox Theatre (Sept 13 at 10 a.m.)
Nov. 14: St. Louis -- Fox Theatre (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
Nov. 15: Sioux City, Iowa -- Orpheum Theatre (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
Nov. 16: Omaha, Neb. -- Orpheum Theater (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
Nov. 20: Lafayette, La. -- Heymann Performing Arts Center (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
Nov. 22: Dallas -- Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie (June 14 at 10 a.m.)
Nov. 23: Tulsa, Okla. -- Brady Theater (June 14 at 10 a.m.)
Dec. 4-5: Minneapolis -- Orpheum Theatre (June 14 at 10 a.m.)
Dec. 6-7: Kansas City, Mo. -- The Midland by AMC (June 21 at 10 a.m.)
*Ashley Monroe will not be appearing in Muncie.
Presale ticket opportunities will run in all markets the week leading into the on-sale dates. Fans who purchase presale packages through HunterHayes.com will receive a unique presale code that will be enabled on June 12 or June 19 at 10 a.m. local time.
Fans who download Hayes' new free mobile app or participate in the HH Code Race starting Thursday (June 6) will receive a unique presale code that will be enabled on June 13 or June 20 at 10 a.m. local time. Visit Hayes' website for more information on the HH Code Race. A limited number of tickets are available for presale and will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.