Brad Paisley has an official album name and a new tour name

Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley was cutting it close there for a while with his tour name. Problem was he didn't have a name picked out and his tour starts tomorrow, May 16. Well crisis averted because today he announced that his tour finally has a moniker. 

Paisley's 2014 tour is now officially called the Country Nation World Tour presented by KRAFT Cheese and kicks off in Philadelphia, PA on May 16. 
Yes, cheese, which kinda makes me giggle like a fool. 

 
Brad's Country Nation World Tour will travel to over 40 cities in the United States and Canada during the summer months and will have special guests Randy Houser, Charlie Worsham, Leah Turner and Dee Jay Silver along the way. 
 
Fans can watch humorous Brad and Kraft co-created videos that show what he would do “For the Love of Cheese” at www.fortheloveofcheese.com.   There, they can enter the national sweepstakes for a chance to win a lifetime supply of cheese and a VIP Brad Paisley concert experience, find Paisley’s cheesy recipe favorites, and more.
 
Paisley is also partnering with Tickets-for-Charity to offer fans some of the best seats in the house to benefit St. Jude Target House. Tickets are available exclusively at www.ticketsforcharity.com

As for Brad's new album, he finally revealed the official name to Billboard - Moonshine In The Trunk.
 
So what can fans expect from Moonshine In The Trunk? Country with a bit of electronic dance music and dubstep. 
 
Yes, dubstep. 
 
"When you hear a banjo through stutter edit, it's the coolest thing you ever heard," Paisley said. "I have a song that's a basic love song, it's got a great groove, and I cut this guitar part that gets distorted when I turn the nob up. I would say to Luke, 'Oh, that should've been done 20 years ago, but they couldn't.' The rulebook's gone, or was there ever one? They try, but I don't play by it."
 
Interesting. 
 
Fans can pick Moonshine In The Trunk up when it hits stores August 29. 
 
May 16            Susquehanna Bank Center                 Philadelphia, PA 
May 17            First Niagara Pavilion                         Pittsburgh, PA
May 24            Tree Town Festival                            Forest City, IA*
May 30            Verizon Wireless Amphitheater          St. Louis, MO
May 31            First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre       Chicago, IL
June 1              Cricket Wireless Amphitheater           Bonner Springs, KS
June 12            Merriweather Post Pavilion                 Columbia, MD
June 13            Clays Park Amphitheatre                  N. Lawrence, OH**
June 14            Hunter Mountain                               Hunter Mountain, NY
June 15            Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion               Bangor, ME
June 19            Klipsch Music Center                         Indianapolis, IN
June 20            Riverbend Music Center                     Cincinnati, OH
June 27            Marcus Amphitheatre                         Milwaukee, WI*
June 28            Chippewa Valley Country Festival       Cadott, WI*
July 2               Molson Canadian Amphitheatre         Toronto, ONT
July 3               Darien Lake Performing Arts Center   Darien Center, NY
July 5               XFINITY Theatre                               Hartford, CT
July 10             Sleep Train Amphitheatre                   San Diego, CA
July 11             Salinas Sports  Complex                      Salinas, CA**
July 12             Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre          Irvine, CA
July 19             Ravina on the Lakes                           Peoria, IL
July 24             Cheyenne Frontier Days                     Cheyenne, WY*
July 26             North Dakota State Fair                     Minot, ND*
August 1         Cape Blanco Country Music Festival    Sixes, OR
August 2         Sleep Train Amphitheatre                    Sacramento, CA
August 8         We Fest                                            Detroit Lakes, MN
August 14       Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood       Atlanta, GA
August 15       MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre Tampa, FL
August 16       Cruzan Amphitheatre                           West Palm Beach, FL
August 21       New York State Fair                            Syracuse, NY
August 22       PNC Bank Arts Center                       Holmdel, NJ
August 23       XFINITY Center                                Boston, MA
September 4    Austin360 Amphitheater                    Austin, TX
September 5    Gexa Energy Pavilion                         Dallas, TX
September 6    Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion       Houston, TX
September 18  Farm Bureau Live                               Virginia Beach, VA
September 19  PNC Music Pavilion                           Charlotte, NC
September 20  Jiffy Lube Live                                   Washington, DC
 
*Dates are festivals – include Paisley and multiple other artists
 
**Randy Houser is not on this date

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