5 Hottest Summer Tours of 2016
There's no shortage of hot country shows this summer. Some of country's biggest stars have embarked on massive world tours, and they're bringing along talented opening acts to support them. If you only see one concert this summer, consider seeing one of the 5 Hottest Summer Tours of 2016.
It was hard to narrow down our list of the hottest summer tours, since just about everyone is bringing their show on the road for the summer. We asked your favorite shows, and you answered. We weighed the importance of their talented supporting acts and the reputation each artist has for their own concerts.
All of the five acts mentioned are very important to country music today, and if they aren't currently climbing the charts, they will be again with their next release. There's even one massive comeback that had to make the list.
The No. 1 spot went to someone that fans are raving about. A tour that has made numerous headlines and that has two huge openers. Can you guess who it is?
The Dixie Chicks are back! The talented trio are making their big comeback with a massive world tour that spans from June to October, stopping in nearly 50 cities. They're known for their live shows, among other things, and this is one comeback you won't want to miss. You may have forgotten, but they are goooood!
Miranda Lambert's 2016 is getting hot! The "Vice" singer has kicked off her Keeper of the Flame Tour, which bounces from coast to coast. Not only is Lambert's performance on this run an energetic one, she has two openers that complete the memorable show. Kip Moore and Brothers Osborne's sets are ones you won't want to miss, so get there early!
Florida Georgia Line's live shows are unparalleled, and the Dig Your Roots Tour is their biggest one to date. Complete with pyro, high jumps and big hits, the show is unlike anything you've ever seen. If that's not enough to get you to the FGL tour, know that openers include the Cadillac Three, Kane Brown and Cole Swindell.
Dierks Bentley's Somewhere on a Beach Tour is taking the summer by storm, and it's all in support of his newest album, Black. The "Different for Girls" singer referred to it as a "big summer" in a press release earlier this year. He's invited Randy Houser and Cam as supporting acts. Just get ready to sing along, especially when he plays "Somewhere on a Beach."
Keith Urban's Ripcord World Tour is the hottest show this summer. After mercilessly teasing fans, Urban announced the big headlining tour, which stops in over 50 cities and includes new tunes, "all new production" and two hot opening acts. Maren Morris and Brett Eldredge have joined Urban on the tour, which has made headlines since it kicked off.