Hunter Hayes Performs on TODAY + Announces Headlining Tour (@HunterHayes)

Hunter+Hayes+Performs+NBC+Today+s7j11oCb_J7lFollowing a sizzling performance on theTODAY Shows Toyota Concert Seriesthis morning, four-time GRAMMY nomineeHunter Hayesofficially announced his fall headlining tour, theTattoo (Your Name) Tour, set to kick offThursday, Oct. 30at theBryce Jordan CenterinUniversity Park, Penn.Warner Music Nashville labelmatesDan + ShayandThe Railerswill join Hayes as supporting acts for the tour, which will be produced byAEG Live/The Messina Group.

During theTODAY Showperformance, Hayes entertained the massive crowd gathered in the plaza with his current Top 30-and-climbing single Tattoo as well as the No. 1 smash hit I Want Crazy and moving fan favorite, Invisible. The multi-talented singer-songwriter surprised fans by sporting a fresh henna tattoo sleeve with emblems from each city on theTattoo (Your Name) Tour, and three henna artists circulated the crowd inking fans with the tour logo. On television, viewers across the nation also got to see the first-ever localized commercial spots for a concert tour that are synced with the popular music identification service,Shazam.

This tour is definitely going to be different than anything weve ever done beforeand maybe anyone has ever done. It’s a lot of firsts not only for us, but even for the fans who have seen our show before, said Hayes. Every tour is all about the fans, but this one proves it. Not only are they going to be part of the show, they are the showyoull see what I mean!”

In anticipation of the tour announcement, Hayes met up with Dan + Shay and The Railers at Safe House Tattoo Studio in Nashville, Tenn. To see what happened when the three acts got together, go tohttp://smarturl.it/TattooTourTeaser.

Dates for theTattoo (Your Name) Tourare as follows:
Oct. 30, 2014Bryce Jordan Center | University Park, Penn.
Oct. 31, 2014Times Union Center | Albany, N.Y.
Nov. 1, 2014Thomas M. Ryan Center | Providence, R.I.
Nov. 13, 2014BMO Harris Bradley Center | Milwaukee, Wisc.
Nov. 14, 2014iWireless Center | Moline, Ill.
Nov. 15, 2014Sprint Center | Kansas City, Mo.
Nov. 20, 2014Chaifetz Arena | St. Louis, Mo.
Nov. 21, 2014Sears Centre Arena | Chicago, Ill.
Nov. 22, 2014The Palace of Auburn Hills | Detroit, Mich.
Dec. 4, 2014Lakefront Arena | New Orleans, La.
Dec. 5, 2014Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena | Jacksonville, Fla.
Dec. 6, 2014Arena at Gwinnett Center | Atlanta, Ga.
Dec. 11, 2014Wolstein Center | Cleveland, Ohio
Dec. 12, 2014Rogers K-Rock Centre | Kingston, ONT Canada
Dec. 13, 2014Budweiser Gardens | London, ONT Canada

Hayes continues to perform at headlining dates and festivals throughout the country in support of his chart-topping second album for Atlantic Records,Storyline, which he co-produced with Dann Huff. For more information and the latest updates, visitwww.HunterHayes.comor follow on Twitter and Facebook @HunterHayes.

Photos + videos from Hunter’s performance on TODAY below.

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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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