Phillip Phillips Extensive North American Tour Kicks Off Sept 12

Platinum-selling singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips has announced dates for his North American headline tour, kicking off Sept. 12 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Phillips’ national tour will include stops in Dallas, Boston, Nashville, New Orleans, Washington D.C., Phoenix and Orlando. Visit phillipphillips.com/tour for more on sale info.

The comprehensive tour comes after Phillips’ Behind the Light (19 Entertainment/Interscope) was released to critical acclaim. His new single, “Unpack Your Heart,” is the second track released from the album, following the hit song “Raging Fire.”

Behind The Light is the follow-up to Phillips’ hugely successful debut album, The World from the Side of the Moon, which spawned the single “Home” -- one of the biggest tracks of 2012 with more than 5 million copies sold.

The World from the Side of the Moon sold more than 1 million copies and debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart and #1 on the Billboard Rock Album chart; successful tours both as a headliner and with Matchbox 20 and John Mayer followed. The World from the Side of the Moon also featured the platinum single “Gone, Gone, Gone.” Since winning season 11 of “American Idol,” Phillips has sold more than 2 million albums and more than 9 million singles.

Phillips recently co-headlined a 25-city summer tour with O.A.R.

Tour dates are as follows:

  • 9/12/14 West Point, NY US Military Academy at West Point
  • 9/13/14 Boston, MAMDC Hatch Memorial Shell - Festival
  • 9/14/14 Washington, DCLincoln Theatre
  • 9/16/14 New York, NYBest Buy Theater
  • 9/18/14 Shippensburg, PALuhrs Performing Arts Center
  • 9/19/14 Cleveland, OHPlayhouse Square Theater
  • 9/20/14 Highland Park, ILFood Network in Concert
  • 9/23/14 Austin, TXStubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre
  • 9/24/14 Dallas, TXSouth Side Ballroom - KVIL Radio Show
  • 9/26/14 Norman, OKUniversity of Oklahoma – Meacham Auditorium
  • 9/27/14 Houston, TXHouston Arena Theatre
  • 9/28/14 New Orleans, LAMahalia Jackson Theatre
  • 10/1/14 Denver, COParamount Theatre
  • 10/3/14 Sioux City, IAMorningside College - Tyson Center
  • 10/4/14 Kansas City, MOArvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
  • 10/5/14 Park City, KS Hartman Arena
  • 10/7/14 San Antonio, TXMajestic Theatre
  • 10/18/14 Ellensburg, WACentral Washington University
  • 10/19/14 Pasco, WATrac Center
  • 10/21/14 Everett, WAComcast Arena
  • 10/23/14 Missoula, MTUniversity of Montana – Adams Center
  • 10/24/14 Bozeman, MTTheater at The Brick
  • 10/25/14 Boise, IDTaco Bell Arena
  • 10/28/14 St. George, UTBurns Arena
  • 11/1/14 Atlantic City, NJHarrah's Atlantic City
  • 11/2/14 Durham, NCDurham Performing Arts Center
  • 11/3/14 Huntington, WVMarshall University
  • 11/8/14 Savannah, GAForsyth Park - Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Marathon
  • 11/9/14 St. Augustine, FLSaint Augustine Amphitheatre
  • 11/12/14 Sarasota, FLVan Wezel Performing Arts Hall
  • 11/14/14 Orlando, FLHard Rock Live
  • 11/15/14 Hollywood, FLSeminole Hard Rock
  • 11/18/14 Louisville, KYLouisville Palace Theatre
  • 11/19/14 Nashville, TNRyman Auditorium
  • 11/22/14 Milwaukee, WIThe Riverside Theater
  • 11/23/14 Duluth, MNDECC Auditorium
  • 12/3/14 Reno, NVGrand Sierra Resort
  • 12/7/14 Phoenix, AZCelebrity Theatre

More info at phillipphillips.com

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Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to Parade.com (opens in new tab), Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network (opens in new tab), she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.