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Brantley Gilbert Announces 2016 Take It Outside Summer Tour Dates

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Brantley Gilbert has announced the initial cities and dates for a 2016 summer road trek he’s calling the Take It Outside Tour.

The singer-songwriter has just kicked off his current Black Out World Tour, playing to capacity crowds in Michigan over the weekend. He’s already looking forward to the summer with a string of dates that will feature Justin Moore and Colt Ford on the bill.

“We’re just getting started bringing the music to the people,” Gilbert says in a press release. “We hit that stage in Saginaw, and the crowd was lit up. Makes you wanna hit the road, and stay out there — when the people are so raging. We knew when we did this arena tour, we were gonna wanna take it outside! We don’t have all the dates in place, but I want the fans in these markets to know I’m coming.”

The Take It Outside Tour commences June 2 in Mansfield, Mass., at XFinity Center. So far 22 dates have been announced, with more on the way, playing in amphitheaters across the country. Gilbert, Moore and Ford are all friends, and they have collaborated or toured together before, so fans can look forward to a high-energy evening onstage.

“We’ve all done so many things together,” Gilbert explains. “This is one of those tours that’ll be crazy before it even rolls. Justin likes to really push the limits, and he’s a pretty serious performer. Colt is one of those guys who gets how to hit a crowd right between the eyes. If you love your  country on the rougher side, this is gonna be a show for you.”

Bratley Gilbert Take It Outside 2016 Tour Dates

June 2 — Mansfield, Mass. @ Xfinity Center (with Kip Moore, Colt Ford)
June 3 — Hartford, Conn. @ The XFINITY Theatre
June 11 — St Louis, Mo. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
June 12 — Kansas City, Mo. @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
June 17 — Gilford, N.H. @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook
June 19 — Bristow, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live
June 23 — Raleigh, N.C. @ Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
June 24 — Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavillion
June 26 — Orange Beach, Ala. @ The Amphitheater at the Wharf
July 8 — Darien Center, N.Y. @ Darien Lake Performing Arts
July 9 — Chicago, Ill. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
July 22 — Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 24 — San Diego, Calif. @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
July 31 — Wheatland, Calif. @ Toyota Amphitheatre
Aug. 5 — Albuquerque, N.M. @ Isleta Amphitheater
Aug. 6 — Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Aug. 20 — Pittsburgh, Pa. @ First Niagara Pavilion
Sept. 8 — New Orleans, La. @ Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square
Sept. 9 — Houston, Texas @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sept. 10 — Dallas, Texas @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Oct. 13 — Salt Lake City, Utah @ USANA Amphitheatre
Oct. 14/15 — Morrison, Colo. @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

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