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Blake Shelton will visit Atlanta on 'Country Music Freaks' tour

Blake Shelton will spend the early part of 2018 on his “Country Music Freaks” tour, a 14-date run that kicks off in mid-February.

The country music maestro and star of “The Voice” will play Philips Arena at 7 p.m. March 8 with guests Brett Eldridge, Carly Pearce and Trace Adkins. Shelton last performed in Atlanta in 2015 at the Shaky Boots Music Festival.

Tickets, priced from $52-$102, will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Nov. 10 via and the venue box office. An American Express card holder pre-sale runs from 10 a.m. Nov. 3 through 10 p.m. Nov. 9. Several other pre-sales will also take place in the interim.

Shelton releases his new album, “Texoma Shore,” on Nov. 3. The first single, “I’ll Name the Dogs,” has cracked the Top 10 of the Billboard “Hot Country Songs” chart. The singer-songwriter will perform another new song, “At the House,” on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night show on Oct. 30.


Date               City                            Venue

2/15/18           Tulsa, OK                   BOK Center

2/16/18           Lubbock, TX              United Supermarkets Arena

2/17/18           Las Cruces, NM         Pan American Center

2/22/18           Grand Rapids, MI      Van Andel Arena

2/23/18           Moline, IL                  TaxSlayer Center

2/24/18           St. Louis, MO            Scottrade Center

3/2/18             Dallas, TX                  American Airlines Center

3/3/18             Bossier City, LA        CenturyLink Center

3/8/18             Atlanta, GA               Philips Arena

3/9/18             Greenville, SC            Bon Secours Wellness Arena

3/10/18           Greensboro, NC         Greensboro Coliseum

3/15/18           Columbus, OH           Nationwide Arena

3/16/18           Baltimore, MD           Royal Farms Arena

3/17/18           Philadelphia, PA        Wells Fargo Center


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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.