The Boot News Roundup: Keith Urban Plans Las Vegas Shows + More
Welcome to The Boot's News Roundup, a morning rundown of the news country music fans need to know. Read on to learn more about the latest goings-on in the country, Americana, bluegrass and folk genres.
Keith Urban has announced a pair of performances at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace. According to a press release, the shows, set for Sept. 6-7, are an extension of his Graffiti U World Tour, and will celebrate the grand re-opening of the Coliseum at Caesars Palace, which recently underwent a major revamp. Tickets for the show go on sale on Friday (July 19) at 10AM PT via Ticketmaster.
After wrapping up a stint on Brad Paisley's 2019 World Tour, rising country artist Riley Green will head out on a headlining tour of his own this fall. According to a press release, Green will kick off his Get That Man a Beer Tour on Sept. 5 in Statesboro, Ga., and will perform in South Carolina, Montana, Washington, California, Mississippi and Oklahoma before concluding on Dec. 14 in Norfolk, Va. Green will be joined by fellow newcomer Travis Denning on the tour; tickets go on sale on July 19.
Shovels & Rope have announced plans to release a film documenting the band's life onstage and out on the road. According to Rolling Stone, Shovels & Rope: The Film was directed by filmmaker Curtis Millard, and is part documentary, part narrative, offering an intimate look into the band's live performances. The film will be released by the band on Aug. 2, and fans who purchase Shovels & Rope: The Film will receive a 10-song digital download to accompany it.