“DIRT ROAD DIARIES TOUR” LUKE BRYAN Print
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Written by Kate DeGroot   
Friday, 29 March 2013 08:15
  • LUKE BRYAN

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

  • THOMPSON SQUARE
  • FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE

June 13th, 2013

Peoria Civic Center Arena

Peoria, IL

Tickets On-Sale Friday, 4/5 at 10am!!

At all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, or charge by phone at
800-745-3000.

LUKE BRYAN SELLS OUT FIRST LEG OF
“DIRT ROAD DIARIES TOUR”

Peoria, Ill. – The SMG managed Peoria Civic Center and LiveNation announce with great
enthusiasm Luke Bryan’s tour date confirmed in Peoria, Il on June 13th, 2013 in the Peoria Civic Center
Arena. Tickets will go on-sale Friday, April 5th at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations,
at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Ticket prices for the concert
will be $27.25 and $52.00

Luke Bryan’s cache as a seasoned performer has long been recognized by his growing legion of fans and
has recently captured the attention of the music community. His ability to draw great crowds to his
concerts became evident today as it was announced the first leg of shows on his headline tour, the “Dirt
Road Diaries Tour,” have all sold-out! The current 21-city run has now been extended with a second leg
beginning May 17 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Florida Georgia Line and Thompson Square are special
guests on both legs.

“I feel like I have waited a lifetime to take my own show on the road,” shared Luke. “The band and I
have a lot of exciting things in store for the fans and are eager to get it started!”

Live Nation is the national tour promoter for the “Dirt Road Diaries Tour.” Cabela’s, the World’s
Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is sponsoring the tour. GAC: Great American
Country is the media sponsor for the second leg of the tour. For additional information on the tour and
ticket on sale dates please go to www.lukebryan.com or www.livenation.com.

Luke’s career has sky-rocketed the last couple of years ending 2012 with some of his best accolades. His
latest album tailgates & tanlines produced three back-to-back Platinum singles, became a Top 10 album
in 2012 according to SoundScan, and sold seven million tracks. He has placed a total of six career singles
at #1 and was named the #1 Artist of 2012 and #1 Male Artist of 2012 by Country Aircheck. Billboard
named tailgates & tanlines the #2 Country Album and the #3 Country Artist Album of 2012 and claimed
Luke as the #3 Top Country Artist of the Year. Also in 2012, Luke took home 11 music awards, including a
record nine wins at the American Country Awards as well as his first American Music Award.

Luke was recently tapped to co-host the 48th Annual Academy Of Country Music® Awards on April 7,
2013 on CBS. He also co-hosted the “CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" special on ABC last
summer.