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The Biggest Country Tours of 2018

Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town

So here’s some good news: fans have no problem staying entertained with all the country tours of 2018. The bad? Well, our wallets will be a lot lighter for it.

But hey, when you’ve got this many cool tours happening throughout the year, it’s a small price to pay.

For starters, a lot of tours that started in 2017 keep going into this year, like Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Soul2Soul World Tour, which has 25 new dates in the United States. Garth Brooks will also take his massively successful comeback show overseas.

Alan Jackson continues the Honky Tonk Highway Tour with more shows featuring Lee Ann Womack (and now other guests too, like Randy Houser, Lauren Alaina and Runaway June). And you can still catch George Strait in Las Vegas for a few special shows, along with Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn.

But there are also a lot of brand new tours and collaboration happening this year, too. Let’s just say that if 2018 you got to tell 2013 you that this year you could see both Shania Twain and Sugarland again, you’d be your own favorite person. Plus, Maren Morris keeps on trucking with pop up dates, Luke Combs leads his own tour with Ashley McBryde and Drew Parker, and Brett Eldredge launches his own headlining run for the first time ever.

And then there’s the real big tickets. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest country tours of 2018.

Little Big Town with Kacey Musgraves and Midland

The Breakers Tour is jam packed with critical darlings and Grammy favorites. The 26-city tour kicks off in February with a promise to produce some pretty amazing on-stage collaborations between these three “renegade” acts.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Shania Twain

Shania Twain‘s long-awaited return didn’t disappoint fans last year, as her album topped the charts and dominated news stories. Fans also got the chance to buy tickets for her new world tour that stretches from California to the Czech Republic.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town

Little Big Town don’t take much of a break after their own headlining tour before joining Miranda Lambert on this special summer tour. The co-headlining tour is dubbed The Bandwagon Tour, and even though it’s only 13 special dates, it’s safe to say we all want to jump on this bandwagon.

View the full list of tour dates here.

The Eagles with Chris Stapleton

How can you leave off a band like the Eagles, whose influence on country music is so massive that they’re recruiting Vince Gill (along with Deacon Frey) to join them in place of the late, great Glenn Frey. Select stadium dates also feature Chris Stapleton.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Sugarland

“Sugarfans” (that’s a thing now, apparently) couldn’t wait for this news. The Still The Same Tour officially marks the arena return of one of country’s biggest duos. The May to September run hits an impressive 48 cities from California to Florida and everywhere in between.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne and LANCO

With 31 dates already announced, the Mountain High Tour is shaping up to be a big one for Bentley. And, it’s worth noting, the tour will stop in towns that, you know, don’t have mountains, too.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Jason Aldean

This one was just announced (along with new music). The High Noon Neon Tour also runs May to September and hits 34 cities.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Kenny Chesney with Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion and Brandon Lay

One if the few artists who can fill a stadium (in any genre), Kenny Chesney is going to fill 18 of them this summer when he hits the road with Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion and Brandon Lay. Some select few fans in New England got a preview of this 75% of this tour last year in one of his rare live appearances of 2017.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Thomas Rhett with Brett Young

Two acts with huge country crossover success, this tour is sure to sell like hotcakes. Jillian Jacqueline, Carly Pearce, Midland and Russell Dickerson all join the tour at different points too.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Keith Urban and Kelsea Ballerini

Recently announced at a secret popup show, Keith Urban is hitting the road in support of a new album on the Graffiti U World Tour, and he’s bringing Kelsea Ballerini along with him.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan almost never slows down, and this year is no exception. The What Makes You Country Tour only has a few dates in February announced so far, but expect plenty more soon. Kip Moore and the Cadillac Three join the first leg of the tour.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker

Country music usually doesn’t see that many co-headlining tours, but in addition to Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town, this year we get another intriguing combo — Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker in the Summer Plays On Tour. This one kicks off in July and runs in to the beginning of October.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Blake Shelton

Dubbed the Country Music Freaks Tour, Blake Shelton brings Carly Pearce, Brett Eldredge, Trace Adkins and more for this quick run from February through July.

View the full list of tour dates here.

Zac Brown Band

Always a great production, Zac Brown Band announced the Down The Rabbit Hole Live Tour (interesting name, too), which hits several football and baseball stadiums throughout the summer.

View the full list of tour dates here.

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