Drake White Joins Little Big Town as Direct Support for Fall Tour (@DrakeWhite)

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Alabama native and Dot Records recording artist Drake White will join platinum-selling music group Little Big Town as direct support on their tour dates this fall.Hearing White play is reminiscent of being in a southern revival tent with a mix of electric and acoustic guitar, bass & drums laying a thick groove, mandolin and fiddle swirling through the air and organ hovering above it all like the high harmony of a gospel choir. He is turning heads with his foot-stomping, soul-infused new single It Feels Good asRolling Stonerecently declared, he isa growling, stomping spitfire, blasting his songs with bluesy energy that’s as infectious as his catchy choruses.

For the 2015 CMA Festival, White is scheduled to play on Thursday, June 11 at 12:45 PM at the Bud Light Stage. He will also be attending the CMT Music Awards on June 10 at the Bridgestone Arena.

Whites charismatic stage presence is largely due to playing over 200 shows a year with his band The Big Fire both for headline shows and opening slots for a number of like-minded edge-dwellers whove helped him grow his audience including Willie Nelson, Eric Church, Toby Keith, Brantley Gilbert, Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd. He was even called to the stage recently to sing with Zac Brown Band at the Bridgestone Arena.

The official video forIt Feels Good,was filmed in the Louisiana Bayou and captures the swampy, soulful sound of the song complete with crawfish boil. But its an untraditional, #feelgoodfriday version that has gone viral with over 2 million views in the week its been up. Check it outhere. Fans can also tune in each Friday to Drakes socials to see him freestyle each week!

It Feels Good is available now to purchase atiTunes.

 

CURRENT TOUR DATES:

Jun 6 Detroit, MI WCYD Downtown Hoedown

Jun 11 CMA Fest Bud Light Plaza Stage

Jun 12 Brooklyn, MI Keloorah – Michigan Intl Speedway

Jun 17 Seaside Heights, NJGuys with Guitars / Thunder 106

Jun 20 The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Jun 25 Raleigh, NC City Limits Saloon

Jun 26 Dover, DE Big Barrel Country Music Festival

Jul 4 Columbus, OHFlannagans Dublin

Jul 5 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest

Jul 10 Chicago, IL Joes on Weed Street

Jul 18 Gaffney, SC South Carolina Peach Festival

Jul 23 Isle of Palms, SC The Windjammer

Jul 24 Myrtle Beach, SC The Boathouse

Jul 25 Macon, GA The Bragg Jam Music Festival

Aug 7 Portland, ME Asylum

Aug 14Lincoln, NE The Single Barrel

Aug 15Pontoon Beach, IL Party on the Beach

Aug 28Sparta, KY NiFi Festival

Sep 11Tallahassee, FLFriday Night Block Party

Sep 18Salisbury, MABlue Ocean Music Hall

 

**WITH LITTLE BIG TOWN:

Oct 8 Bemidji, MN The Sanford Center**

Oct 9 Ames, IA Stephens Auditorium**

Oct 10 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theatre**

Oct 15 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum Complex**

Oct 16 Greenville, SCBon Secours Wellness Arena**

Oct 17 Saint Augustine, FL Saint Augustine Ampitheatre**

Oct 22 Bismarck, ND Bismarck Civic Center Arena**

Oct 23 Rapid City, SDRushmore Plaza Civic Center**

Oct 24 Brookings, SDSwiftel Center**

Oct 29 Dekalb, IL NIU Convocation Center**

Oct 30 Bloomington, IL US Cellular Coliseum**

 

For more information and tour updates visitwww.drakewhite.com

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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