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Dec 10, 2009 4:39 PM by Letitia Walker

Carrie Underwood Coming to Cajundome

News From the Cajundome:

Nashville – December 10, 2009 – Carrie Underwood fans were excited today when they learned one of country music’s most prolific and versatile power vocalists has just announced performances across North America as her new headline 2010 tour launches next spring. The “Play On Tour,” hydrated by vitaminwater®, will kick off March 11, 2010 with special guests Craig Morgan and Sons of Sylvia. The first leg of 45 shows runs through May 30 with tickets for all shows going on sale starting next Friday, December 18.

“I am getting so excited about next year as we are currently working through all the big plans for the tour,” says Underwood. “I cannot wait to perform new music and see familiar faces across the U.S. and Canada!”

Underwood spent this past year writing and recording for her new album PLAY ON and performed a few select concerts. Her previous tour, 2008’s highly successful “Carnival Ride Tour” wrapped after 137 shows with 1.2 million fans in attendance.

Underwood recently launched her third album, PLAY ON, at the #1 spot on both the country and pop album sales charts and has sold over 700,000 copies in 5 weeks. The release earned the highest first-week sales of the year for any solo country artist at that point and makes Carrie the only country act in Nielsen SoundScan history to achieve first-week sales of more than 300,000 units on each of their first three albums. The feat also extends to American Idol, where the Season Four winner is the first contestant to launch three albums in a row above the 300K threshold, with her 2005 debut, Some Hearts, now seven-times Platinum, and 2007’s Carnival Ride currently triple-Platinum.

Underwood is a four-time GRAMMY winner, ACM Entertainer of the Year, a three-time CMA and three-time reigning ACM Female Vocalist winner, and a member of the Grand Ole Opry with total album sales now in excess of 11 million.


Craig Morgan is signed to Sony Entertainment Nashville’s BNA Records label, and released his fifth studio album, That’s Why, last fall. His latest hit, the anthemic “Bonfire,” is currently Top 5 at country radio and headed for the top of the charts. Last year Morgan received one of country music’s highest honors – he was inducted into the membership of the Grand Ole Opry. Morgan has made more than 150 appearances on the Grand Ole Opry, and plays over 200 sold-out concerts a year. He spent ten years on active duty in the U.S. Army before launching his music career, and makes a point to perform as often as possible at US military installations both in the US and abroad.

Sons of Sylvia are currently finishing up their debut album release on 19 Recordings/Interscope Records due out in 2010. Ashley, Austin, and Adam Clark (formerly known as The Clark Brothers who won FOX’s Next Great American Band) are longtime friends of Underwood, and the band is currently featured on her new album in a powerful collaboration called “What Can I Say.”

Please go to www.carrieunderwood.fm for up to date tour information.

Date City Venue

March 11 Reading, PA Sovereign Center

March 12 Albany, NY Times Union Center

March 13 Providence, RI Dunkin’ Donuts Center

March 15 Portland, ME Cumberland County Civic Center

March 16 Bridgeport, CT Arena at HarborYard

March 19 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall

March 20 Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods

March 21 Worcester, MA DCU Center

March 23 Hamilton, Ontario Copps Coliseum

March 24 Ottawa, Ontario Scotiabank Place

March 26 Trenton, NJ Sun National Bank Center

March 27 Amherst, MA Mullins Center

March 29 Wilkes Barre, PA Wachovia Arena

March 31 Rochester, NY Blue Cross Arena

April 1 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Civic Center

April 3 Pikeville, KY Eastern Kentucky Expo Center

April 6 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center

April 7 Peoria, IL Peoria Civic Center

April 9 Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse

April 10 Rockford, IL Rockford MetroCentre

April 12 Ft Wayne, IN Allen County War Memorial

April 13 Saginaw, MI Dow Event Center

April 14 Lansing, MI Breslin Student Events Center

April 23 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena

April 24 Toledo, OH Lucas County Arena

April 25 Cincinnati, OH US Bank Arena

April 27 Richmond, VA Richmond Coliseum

April 28 Charleston, WV Charleston Civic Center

April 30 Fayetteville, NC Crown Coliseum

May 1 Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena

May 2 Augusta, GA James Brown Arena

May 4 Tallahassee, FL Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center

May 5 Pensacola, FL Pensacola Civic Center

May 7 New Orleans, LA Lakefront Arena

May 8 Lafayette, LA Cajundome

May 10 Beaumont, TX Ford Park Events Center

May 12 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center

May 13 Corpus Christi, TX American Bank Center

May 15 Tucson, AZ Tucson Arena

May 18 Fresno, CA SaveMart Center

May 20 Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena

May 21 Reno, NV Reno Events Center

May 22 Las Vegas, NV Orleans Arena

May 29 Everett, WA Comcast Arena at Everett Events Center

May 30 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena

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