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KIP MOORE SERVES UP HEADLINING PLEAD THE FIFTH TOUR THIS FALL WITH SPECIAL GUESTS DRAKE WHITE AND JORDAN DAVIS

KIP MOORE SERVES UP HEADLINING PLEAD THE FIFTH TOUR THIS FALL WITH SPECIAL GUESTS DRAKE WHITE AND JORDAN DAVIS

Singer/Songwriter Exclusively Premieres Music Video For “The Bull” On Billboard From Upcoming 3rd Studio Album SLOWHEART

Multi-PLATINUM singer/songwriter Kip Moore announced today that he will hit the road this fall for his headlining PLEAD THE FIFTH TOUR, kicking off on Oct. 19 in Bowling Green, OH.  Moore, who has trail-blazed his own path with his reputation-making live show, also revealed a stacked lineup announcing that Drake White and Jordan Davis will join him on the dates. Tickets for the must-see tour will go on sale on Aug. 18 at 10am CT here.

 

“Our live show has been such a focus for me and the band for many years,” said Moore. “We are constantly woodshedding and trying to come up with new ways to engage the loyal fan base we’ve developed such a bond with. I’ve always felt Drake is cut from the same cloth and his focus has always seemed to be on the things that matter. We’ve been talking about touring for years and we’re finally going to get that chance. It’ll be a blast to see what we come up with, and also see Jordan Davis build his fan base out here with us.”

 

Moore is also currently gearing up for the release of his highly-anticipated third studio album SLOWHEART (Sept. 8) available for pre-order now, and exclusively premiered the futuristic and concept-driven music video for “The Bull” on Billboard, available to watch here. The exclusive debut today marks the first track Moore has shared from the upcoming release, revered by Rolling Stone as a “leave-it-on-the table LP,” in addition to his current Top 15 single, “More Girls Like You.”

 

PLEAD THE FIFTH Tour Dates:

10/19 Bowling Green, OH

10/20 Elkhart, IN

10/21 Niagara Falls, ON

10/26 Pittsburgh, PA

10/27 Grand Rapids, MI

11/2 Madison, WI

11/3 Indianapolis, IN

11/4 Detroit, MI

11/15 Clive, IA

11/16 Wichita, KS

11/17 Austin, TX

11/18 Fort Worth, TX

11/30 Norfolk, VA

12/1 Northfield, OH

12/2 Columbus, OH

 

ABOUT KIP MOORE:

Multi-PLATINUM singer/songwriter Kip Moore’s upcoming third studio album on MCA Nashville, SLOWHEART will be released on Sept. 8.  Having navigated the path from the staggering success of the release of his smash-hit and recently certified PLATINUM debut album UP ALL NIGHT which also spawned three No. One hit singles, to the resounding critical acclaim that followed with his sophomore offering, WILD ONES heralded as “an impressively singular release from Music Row” by The Guardian, Moore has hit his stride with SLOWHEART. He co-wrote 11 out of 13 tracks, and was the sole producer on seven of the tracks, as well as co-producing five more on the collection that is “between the rough edges of Americana, rock and the evocative storytelling of country, produced to let every guitar lick ring true and every edge and wail of Moore’s voice reverberate raw but strong” (Rolling Stone). Co-written by Moore, his current Top 15 single “More Girls Like You,” is the fastest rising single of his career so far and is receiving praise from critics such as Entertainment Weeklydeclaring he “has made a name for himself weaving vignettes of Southern, blue-collar life and love into rollicking country anthems.” Following an extended break, Moore is back out on the road playing some of country music’s biggest festivals this year, as well as his recently announced headlining PLEAD THE FIFTH TOUR kicking off on 10/19 and  headlining dates in U.K this fall stopping in Birmingham, UK (10/2), Manchester, UK (10/3), Glasgow, UK (10/4) and culminating in a special show as part of Country Music Week in London, UK at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 10/6. Moore will also return to Ireland later this summer for Harvest 2017, stopping in Westport, IE (8/26) and Enniskillen, IE (8/27.) For more information and a full list of tour dates, visit kipmoore.net.

 

ABOUT DRAKE WHITE:

Drake White’s debut album SPARK (BMLG Records) immediately shot to No. 1 on the iTunes Top Country Albums chart upon its release last summer and has earned praise from critics and fans alike. The 2016 Taste of Country Fan Choice Awards Album of the Year is a 12-track labor of love that showcases his exemplary songwriting with a rock-infused, organic Country sound and signature foot-stomp. His recent single, “Makin’ Me Look Good Again,” hit the top spot on SiriusXM’s The Highway and broke the Top 30 on Country radio charts. Voted by fans as CBS.com’s GRAMMY “Artist of Tomorrow,” Drake continues to stun crowds with his incredible live show and soulful voice. Backed by his band The Big Fire, Drake has previously toured with superstars including Willie Nelson, Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Zac Brown Band, Eric Church, Toby Keith and more. It is no wonder that the Alabama native was featured in Entertainment Weekly’s New Artists Who Will Rule 2017, Rolling Stone’s 10 Country Artists You Need To Know as well as Billboard’s Hot New Country Artists to Watch and was chosen as one of the CRS New Faces for 2017. Major corporations have also taken notice of White’s talent with Geico showcasing his song “Heartbeat” in their current national television commercial. Drake recently embarked on his first headlining SPARK TOUR 2017 and will appear at major festivals throughout the summer before joining Kip Moore on the road this fall. For the latest updates, visit DrakeWhite.com.

 

ABOUT JORDAN DAVIS:

A native of Shreveport, Louisiana, Jordan Davis was surrounded by music from a young age as both of his parents played instruments and he sang in his church choir. The middle of three children, he learned to play guitar around the age of 12 in between baseball and football games. Though Jordan had offers to play sports at the collegiate level, he ultimately decided to attend LSU where he studied resource conservation. After graduating, Jordan briefly pursued the path of his degree working as an environmental consultant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; however, his passion for music and songwriting eventually compelled him to move to Nashville in the summer of 2012. In 2015 he signed with ole for publishing followed by a record deal with Universal Music Group a year later. Jordan’s music, which blends traditional country with a variety of genres, effortlessly reflects Jordan’s influences and experiences of his upbringing. Jordan recently received the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame Abe Olman Scholarship for Excellence in Songwriting as the only Nashville-based songwriterand just released his debut single “Singles You Up” to country radio.He has been touring non-stop the past year opening shows for Chase Rice, The Cadillac Three, Randy Rogers Band, David Nail and more. The MCA Nashville singer/songwriter is currently in the studio working on his debut album.

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