'American Idol' winner Laine Hardy to headline Monster Energy Outbreak Tour

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Touring returns for "American Idol" alum Laine Hardy with a headlining run that takes the rising county singer to clubs and theaters across North America.

The 20-year-old small-town Louisiana native tops the 2021 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, kicking off shows July 22, in Dewey Beach, Delaware.

The 25-show tour runs through November, with stops including Denver, St. Louis, Indianapolis and New York City. Rotating tour openers include country singers Chris Bandi, Kylie Frey, Wyatt McCubbin and Nick Walsh.

Tickets to the Outbreak Tour go on sale July 1 via outbreakpresents.com.

Hardy joins elite company in headlining Outbreak. Past artists to play the tour on theitr ascend to stardom include Lindsay Ell, Post Malone, Kendrick Lamar, Machine Gun Kelly and the Chainsmokers.

The tour announcement comes during what expects to be a busy summer and fall for Hardy. When not performing his headlining dates, the "Ground I Grew Up On" singer supports Toby Keith on a run of arena shows and plans to appear at a handful of summer country festivals.

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Hardy celebrates the tour announcement with plans to release an acoustic rendition of his summertime single, "Memorize You," this Friday.

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Laine Hardy Outbreak Tour dates

  • 07.22.21 Dewey Beach, DE Bottle & Cork

  • 07.23.21 Harrisburg, PA HMAC

  • 09.16.21 Fort Wayne, IN Piere's *%

  • 09.22.21 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere +

  • 09.24.21 Morgantown, WV Metropolitan Theatre*#

  • 09.25.21 Warrendale, PA Jergel's *%

  • 09.30.21 Kearney, NE Joe's Honky Tonk *+

  • 10.01.21 Denver, CO Grizzly Rose *+

  • 10.02.21 Cheyenne, WY Outlaw Saloon *#

  • 10.03.21 Billings, MT Pub Station *#

  • 10.07.21 St. Louis, MO Delmar Hall +

  • 10.08.21 Chattanooga, TN The Signal +

  • 10.21.21 Cedar Park, TX The Haute Spot *+

  • 10.28.21 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue *%+

  • 10.29.21 Medina, OH Thirsty Cowboys *%+

  • 10.30.21 Grand Rapids, MI Elevation *%+

  • 11.04.21 Athens, GA Georgia Theatre *+

  • 11.05.21 Sanford, FL The Barn *+

  • 11.06.21 Middleburg, FL Southern Social

  • 11.09.21 New York, NY Gramercy Theatre *+

  • 11.11.21 Foxborough, MA Six Strings Grill & Stage *+

  • 11.12.21 New Haven, CT Toad's Place *+

  • 11.13.21 Rutland, VT The Paramount Theatre *+

  • 11.14.21 Portland, ME Aura +

  • 11.20.21 Biloxi, MS IP Casino Resort & Spa

* w/ Chris Bandi

+ w/ Kylie Frey

% w/ Wyatt McCubbin

# w/ Nick Walsh

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