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Brad Paisley Announces the Country Nation World Tour

Image courtesy of Image credit: Jim Shea (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Image credit: Jim Shea (via ABC News Radio)

Brad Paisley is hitting the road this summer with his Country Nation World Tour.  The trek, presented by Kraft cheese, kicks off in Philadelphia on May 16 and will hit more than 40 cities in North America.  Right now, dates are scheduled through the end of September.

Joining Brad on the tour are Randy Houser , Charlie Worsham , Leah Turner and Dee Jay Silver .  Fans can enter a sweepstakes to win a chance a VIP Brad Paisley concert experience, and a lifetime supply of cheese -- actually, in the form of a check for $8,700 -- by logging onto FortheLoveofCheese.com .

There’s a charitable component to Brad’s tour as well: he’s partnering with Tickets-for-Charity to auction the best seats at his shows to benefit St. Jude Target House.

Here are Brad's tour dates:

5/16 -- Susquehanna Bank Center, Philadelphia, PA
5/17 -- First Niagara Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA
5/24 -- Tree Town Festival, Forest City, IA*
5/30 -- Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, St. Louis, MO
5/31 -- First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Chicago, IL
6/1 -- Cricket Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs, KS
6/12 -- Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
6/13 -- Clays Park Amphitheatre, N. Lawrence, OH**
6/14 -- Hunter Mountain, Hunter Mountain, NY
6/15 -- Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, ME
6/19 -- Klipsch Music Center, Indianapolis, IN
6/20 -- Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH
6/27 -- Marcus Amphitheatre, Milwaukee, WI*
6/28 -- Chippewa Valley Country Festival,  Cadott, WI*
7/2 -- Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, ONT
7/3 -- Darien Lake Performing Arts Cente, Darien Center, NY
7/5 -- XFINITY Theatre, Hartford, CT
7/10 -- Sleep Train Amphitheatre, San Diego, CA
7/11 -- Salinas Sports  Complex, Salinas, CA**
7/12 -- Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Irvine, CA
7/19 -- Ravina on the Lakes, Peoria, IL
7/24 -- Cheyenne Frontier Days, Cheyenne, WY*
7/26 -- North Dakota State Fair, Minot, ND*
8/1 -- Cape Blanco Country Music Festival Sixes, OR
8/2 -- Sleep Train Amphitheatre, Sacramento, CA
8/8 -- We Fest Detroit Lakes, MN
8/14 -- Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA
8/15 -- MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, FL
8/16 -- Cruzan Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach, FL
8/21 -- New York State Fair, Syracuse, NY
8/22 -- PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ
8/23 -- XFINITY Center, Boston, MA
9/4 -- Austin360 Amphitheater, Austin, TX
9/5 -- Gexa Energy Pavilion, Dallas, TX
9/6 -- Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston, TX
9/18 -- Farm Bureau Live, Virginia Beach, VA
9/19 -- PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC
9/20 -- Jiffy Lube Live, Washington, D.C.

*Dates are festivals including Paisley and multiple other artists.
**Randy Houser not on this date.  

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