The end is in sight for legendary country duo Brooks & Dunn, who today announced dates and cities for their 2010 Last Rodeo Tour....

The end is in sight for legendary country duo Brooks & Dunn, who today announced dates and cities for their 2010 Last Rodeo Tour. The 47-city farewell tour will launch April 23 in Sacramento, CA, and conclude August 8 in Chicago.

The trek, which will last just over 15 weeks, kicks into high gear with an April 25 set at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival at Empire Polo Field in Indio, CA. From there, the itinerary also includes stops on May 14 in St. Paul, MN; May 29 in Dallas, TX; June 19 in Washington, DC; July 15 in Atlanta, GA; and July 30 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Except for a few previously announced special engagements, most venues on the tour are yet to be named. Updates on the tour routing and onsale details, which will vary from one market to another, will be released as they become available through the official Brooks & Dunn Web site.

“The Last Rodeo Tour is going to be a ‘must see’ for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is the amazing energy that Kix [Brooks] and Ronnie [Dunn] create on stage,” said Brian O’Connell, Live Nation’s president of Nashville Touring, in a statement released today.

O’Connell continued, “I look forward to seeing what they have up their sleeves on a nightly basis, and I am confident that they will leave everything they have on the stage one final time in each city.”

This past summer, Brooks & Dunn announced their decision to part ways after two decades performing and recording together. The pair’s career together began in 1990 and spanned 11 studio albums, 20 number one singles, and dozens of industry awards.

“This ride has been everything and more than we could ever have dreamed…. We owe it all to you, the fans,” the musicians said in a joint statement in August, adding, “If you hear rumors, don’t believe them, it’s just time.”

Before mounting their 2010 tour plans, Brooks & Dunn will perform a trio of weekend shows in Las Vegas this weekend, December 4-5. All three nights at the Hilton Theater sold out with tickets priced from $95 to $165, plus applicable fees.

Brooks & Dunn itinerary:
(Dates are subject to change.)

April 23Sacramento, CATBA
April 24Mountain View, CAShoreline Amphitheatre
April 25Indio, CAStagecoach Festival
April 30Spokane, WATBA
May 1Tacoma, WATBA
May 2Vancouver, WATBA
May 4Calgary, ABTBA
May 5Edmonton, ABTBA
May 6Saskatoon, SKTBA
May 14Saint Paul, MNTBA
May 15Bloomington, ILTBA
May 16Columbus, OHTBA
May 21Phoenix, AZTBA
May 22Albuquerque, NMTBA
May 27Wichita, KSTBA
May 28Tulsa, OKTBA
May 29Dallas, TXTBA
May 30Baton Rouge, LABayou Country Superfest
June 3Charleston, WVTBA
June 4Charlotte, NCTBA
June 5Raleigh, NCTBA
June 11Tampa, FLTBA
June 12West Palm Beach, FLTBA
June 13Jacksonville, FLTBA
June 17Hershey, PATBA
June 18Virginia Beach, VATBA
June 19Washington, DCTBA
June 25Hartford, CTTBA
June 26Boston, MATBA
June 27Bethel, NYTBA
June 29Milwaukee, WITBA
July 2Dauphin, MBCountryfest
July 8Fort Loramie, OHHickory Hill Lakes
July 9Cleveland, OHTBA
July 10Darien Lakes, NYTBA
July 15Atlanta, GATBA
July 16Indianapolis, INTBA
July 17Saint Clairsville, OHTBA
July 18Cincinnati, OHTBA
July 23Minot, NDNorth Dakota State Fair
July 24Cheyenne, WYFrontier Days
July 25Omaha, NETBA
July 29Detroit, MITBA
July 30Pittsburgh, PATBA
August 6Kansas City, MOTBA
August 7St. Louis, MOTBA
August 8Chicago, ILTBA