Country crooner Keith Urban has finally announced his summer touring plans for North America, beginning with a U.S. itinerary. The Escape Together World Tour...

Country crooner Keith Urban has finally announced his summer touring plans for North America, beginning with a U.S. itinerary. The Escape Together World Tour will kick off with a May 7-8 stand at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT, and will wrap August 27 at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, NC.

The coast-to-coast circuit will hit 30 U.S. cities over the course of the summer. Highlights include a June 13 show at Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA, a July 9 performance at Qwest Center in Omaha, NE, a July 31 concert at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, MA, and an August 18 event at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA.

About 20 additional dates are expected to be announced for the rest of North America. The tour’s first public onsales will launch February 10, with select presales also opening this week.

The musician previously confirmed the Escape Together lineup, with Sugarland, Dierks Bentley, Jason Aldean and the Zac Brown Band appearing on select dates throughout the tour. Taylor Swift will also appear during breaks from her first headlining tour, which is scheduled for an extensive six-month romp across the country beginning this summer.

Urban will be touring behind the March 31 release of his most recent studio effort, “Defying Gravity.” It will be the fifth studio record from the musician and a follow-up to his 2006 hit album “Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing,” which topped the country music charts and peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200.


Keith Urban itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)

March 17 Houston, TX RodeoHouston @ Reliant Stadium
May 7 – 8 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
May 9 University Park, PA Bryce Jordan Center
May 15 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
May 28 Charleston, WV Charleston Civic Center
May 29 Roanoke, VA Roanoke Civic Center
May 30 Huntsville, AL Von Braun Center Arena
June 5 Cincinnati, OH US Bank Arena
June 6 Auburn Hills, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
June 7 Fort Wayne, IN Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
June 11 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
June 13 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
June 17 Greenville, SC Bi-Lo Center
June 18 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
June 19 Raleigh, NC RBC Center
June 27 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
June 28 Moline, IL i wireless Center
July 9 Omaha, NE Qwest Center
July 10 Wichita, KS Kansas Coliseum
July 11 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
July 15 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
July 19 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
July 25 Glendale, AZ Jobing.com Arena
July 31 Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden
August 1 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
August 8 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
August 13 Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena
August 14 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
August 18 Hershey, PA Giant Center
August 21 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
August 27 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena