Luke Bryan Postpones Proud to Be Right Here Tour, New Album

Artist Luke Bryan performs at the 2018 CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium on Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP)

Luke Bryan has postponed his Proud to Be Right Hour Tour and the release of his forthcoming album Born Here, Live Here Die Here. The tour, which was originally set to kick off on May 28 in Cincinnati, Ohio, will now begin on July 10 in Orange Beach, Alabama.

Bryan also announced that his forthcoming seventh album Born Here, Live Here, Die Here, originally scheduled for release on April 24, will now be released on August 7, 2020. The album features previously released singles "Knockin' Boots" and "What She Wants Tonight." The album is the follow up to Bryan's 2017 album What Makes You Country.

On social media, Bryan explained that the tour was postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the social distancing guidelines necessary to curb the spread of the virus.

"What an incredibly confusing and scary time our world is facing right now, and it is important we continue to follow the guidelines we have been given and do our part to keep everyone safe," Bryan wrote on Instagram. "I truly believe that music can provide all forms of emotional connections for everyone and I can't wait to get on the road and share these new songs with you soon."

The trek will include over 30 cities, including stops in St. Louis, Nashville, New York City and Los Angeles.

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Luke Bryan Tour Dates (Rescheduled):

July 10 -- Orange Beach, Ala. -- The Wharf Amphitheater +
July 11 -- Brandon, Miss. -- Brandon Amphitheater
July 12 -- St. Louis, Mo. -- Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre *
July 16 -- San Diego, Calif. -- North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre *
July 17 -- Mountain View, Calif. -- Shoreline Amphitheatre *
July 18 -- Sacramento, Calif. -- Toyota Amphitheatre *
July 23-24 -- Bend, Ore. -- Les Schwab Amphitheater *
July 25 -- Portland, Ore. -- Sunlight Supply Amphitheater *
July 30 -- Nashville, Tenn. -- Bridgestone Arena *
July 31 -- Little Rock, Ark. -- Simmons Bank Arena *
Aug. 4 -- New York City -- Madison Square Garden
Aug. 5 -- Gilford, N.H. -- Bank of N.H. Pavilion
Aug. 13 -- Hartford, Conn. -- Xfinity Theatre
Aug. 14 -- Bangor, Maine -- Darling's Waterfront Pavilion
Aug. 16 -- Darien Center, N.Y. -- Darien Lake Amphitheater *
Aug. 21 -- Virginia Beach, Va. -- Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
Aug. 22 -- Atlantic City, N.J. -- Atlantic City Beach
Aug. 23 -- Bristow, Va. -- Jiffy Lube Live
Aug. 28 -- Charlotte, N.C. -- PNC Music Pavilion
Aug. 29 -- Raleigh, N.C. -- Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Aug. 30 -- Columbia, Md. -- Merriweather Post Pavilion *
Sept. 24 -- Des Moines, Iowa -- Wells Fargo Arena
Sept. 25 -- St. Paul, Minn. -- Xcel Energy Center
Sept. 26 -- Green Bay, Wisc. -- Resch Center
Oct. 1 -- Cincinnati, Ohio -- Riverbend Music Center *
Oct. 8 -- Fresno, Calif. -- Save Mart Center
Oct. 9 -- Los Angeles, Calif. -- Staples Center
Oct. 10 -- San Bernardino, Calif. -- Glen Helen Amphitheater
Oct. 22 -- Charleston, S.C. -- Charleston Civic Center Coliseum
Oct. 23 -- Lexington, Ky. -- Rupp Arena
Oct. 24 -- Evansville, Ind. -- Ford Center
Oct. 28 -- Lafayette, La. -- Cajundome
Oct. 29 -- San Antonio, Texas -- Alamodome
Oct. 30 -- Bossier City, La. -- Centurylink Center

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