Luke Combs Ready to “Bat Cleanup” on First Headlining Arena Tour

Luke Combs Ready to “Bat Cleanup” on First Headlining Arena Tour

After hitting the road as part of Brantley Gilbert’s The Devil Don’t Sleep Tour in 2017 and Jason Alean’s High Noon Neon Tour in 2018, Luke Combs will embark on his first headlining arena tour in 2019.

Luke’s Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour will kick off on Jan. 31 in Birmingham, Ala., with more than 25 stops through May 12. As Luke told Kix Brooks of American Country Countdown, headlining his first arena tour is “gonna be a big change” from supporting artists like Jason or Brantley.

“It’s different than anything that we’ve ever done,” says Luke. “You know, we’ve played the arenas, and I compared it to . . . I guess, it’s kind of like playing baseball where if we were up to bat and if we missed or struck out, you know, we had a Brantley Gilbert or a Jason Aldean over the last couple of years to come in and bat cleanup for us if we couldn’t get it done. We don’t have that luxury coming up, so I think it’s gonna be a big change. We’re adding a lot of guys to our crew. We’re adding a keyboard player to the band, which will be really interesting. We’re gonna have all the staging and all that crazy stuff, so I’m anxious to see how that turns out, and I think it’ll be really great.”

Lanco and Jameson Rodgers will serve as support on Luke’s tour.

Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour

Jan. 31 / Birmingham, AL / Legacy Arena at the BJCC*
Feb.  1 / Huntington, WV / Big Sandy Superstore Arena*
Feb.  2 / Greensboro, NC / Greensboro Coliseum Complex*
Feb.  7 / Wichita, KS / INTRUST Bank Arena*
Feb.  8 / North Little Rock, AR / Verizon Arena*
Feb.  9 / Baton Rouge, LA / Raising Cane’s River Center*
Feb.  14 / Greenville, SC / Bon Secours Wellness Arena*
Feb.  15 / Knoxville, TN / Thompson-Boling Arena*
Feb.  16 / Evansville, IN / Ford Center*
Feb.  21 / Hershey, PA / Giant Center*
Feb.  22 / Columbus, OH / Schottenstein Center*
Feb.  23 / Charlottesville, VA / John Paul Jones Arena*
Feb.  28 / New York, NY / Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom†
March 1 / Bangor, ME / Cross Insurance Center*
March 2 / Worcester, MA / DCU Center*
March 8 / Tupelo, MS / BancorpSouth Arena*
March 9 / Orange Beach, AL / Amphitheatre at The Wharf*
March 28 / London, Ontario / Budweiser Garden*
March 29 / Oshawa, Ontario / Tribute Communities Centre*
March 30 / Kingston, Ontario / Leon’s Centre*
April 11 / Duluth, MN / AMSOIL Arena*
April 12 / Moline, IL / TaxSlayer Center*
April 13 / Saginaw, MI / Dow Event Center*
April 25 / Green Bay, WI / Resch Center*
April 26 / La Crosse, WI / La Crosse Center*
May 10 / Tulsa, OK / BOK Center*
May 11 / Omaha, NE / CHI Health Center Omaha*
May 12 / Morrison, CO / Red Rocks Amphitheater*

*with LANCO and Jameson Rodgers
†with Jameson Rodgers

photo by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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