Brad Paisley's "Beat This Summer Tour" Announced

Posted by Kevin Lorance on 05/10/2013
Brad Paisley’s first leg of his 2013 tour, Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® kicks off this Thursday, May 9 in St. Louis, Mo., Friday, May 10 Indianapolis, IN and Saturday, May 11 Chicago, IL. The tour will travel to over 36 cities in the United States and Canada during the summer months and more dates will be added for the fall. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® is the title sponsor of the tour. Special guests will be Chris Young, Lee Brice and The Henningsens.  
As previously announced, Paisley is proud to partner with Live Beyond by donating $1 from each ticket sale. Live Beyond is a Nashville nonprofit with a mission to provide medical care, clean water, nutritional support and development activities to impoverished communities in Haiti. Go to for more information or to donate.
Paisley is inviting fans to become a part of his show by downloading the FREE Brad Paisley Lightshow app. Using technology from Wham City Lights, the app uses a phone's hardware to flash colors in sync across its screen, bathing spectators in a vibrant and ever-changing glow. Fans at every concert can activate the app beforehand to become a part of the interactive performance during the show. For more information and to download the app, fans can visit
Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, which has earned him three GRAMMYs, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards and numerous other honors. He is a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry. Since 1999, he has placed 21 singles at the top of the charts, including “Southern Comfort Zone,” the first single from his April 9 release, Wheelhouse, which became his seventh consecutive album to debut at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. In addition to the original studio album, there is Wheelhouse (Deluxe Version) that contains four additional tracks and is available at and also Wheelhouse-Special Edition, available at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and digitally on, that contains three exclusive tracks. Paisley’s current single is “Beat This Summer” and is currently #10 on Billboard’s country singles airplay chart. Keep up with Paisley at or follow him on Twitter @BradPaisley.
Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® dates are as follows:
May 9      St. Louis, MO                Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
May 10    Indianapolis, IN             Klipsch Music Center
May11     Chicago, IL                    First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
May 16    Holmdel, NJ                   PNC Bank Arts Center
May 17    Boston, MA                    Comcast Center
May 18    Hartford, CT                   Comcast Theatre
May 31    Toronto, ON                    Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
June 1      Pittsburgh, PA                 First Niagara Pavilion
June 2      Saratoga Springs, NY     Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 6      Cincinnati, OH               Riverbend Music Center
June 7      Charlotte, NC                 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
June 8      Raleigh, NC                    Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
June 14    Tuscaloosa, AL               Tuscaloosa Amphitheater**
June 15     Orange Beach, AL         The Amphitheater At the Wharf**
June 21     West Palm Beach, FL    Cruzan Amphitheatre *
June 22     Tampa, FL                      Live Nation Amphitheatre *
June 23     Atlanta, GA    Aaron’s   Amphitheatre at Lakewood *
June 28     Virginia Beach, VA       Farm Bureau Live
June 29     Washington, DC             Jiffy Lube Live
June 30     Philadelphia, PA            Susquehanna Bank Center
July 12      Darien Center,NY         Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 13      Ft. Loramie, OH           Country Concert at Hickory Hills Lake
July 20      Twin Lakes, WI            Country Thunder Festival Grounds
July 27      Dallas, TX                     Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 28      Houston, TX                  Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
August 1    Denver, CO                   Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
August 2    Salt Lake City, UT        USANA Amphitheatre
August 4    George, WA                  Watershed Festival – The Gorge
August 16 Mission, BC       Rockin’ River Festival-Mission Raceway Park*
August 15   Penticton, BC               South Okanagan Events Centre*
August 17   Brownsville, OR          Williamette Country Music Festival *
August 22   Mountain View, CA     Shoreline Amphitheatre
August 23   Sacramento, CA           Sleep Train Amphitheatre
August 24   San Bernardino, CA     San Manuel Amphitheatre
August 30   Stateline, NV                Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
August 31   Las Vegas, NV             Mandalay Bay Events Center
*LeeBrice is not on this date.
**The Henningsens are not on this date