"CMT ON TOUR" HITS THE ROAD OCTOBER 5 WITH FAN FAVORITES TRACE ADKINS' BILLY CURRINGTON AND JASON ALDEAN

Tickets Go On Sale August 19

NASHVILLE, TN - June, 2006 - CMT ON TOUR returns for its fifth consecutive year with another blockbuster line-up' with headliner Trace Adkins and featuring Billy Currington and Jason Aldean. CMT ON TOUR will launch on Oct. 05 in Jacksonville' Fl. Tickets will be available by calling local Ticketmaster outlets or online at www.ticketmaster.com. CMT ON TOUR: TRACE ADKINS is executive produced by Steve Moore of AEG Live.

Headlining CMT ON TOUR this year is Trace Adkins' an artist who has sold millions of records' won dozens of awards and will celebrate his tenth year as a recording artist with a new album release' Dangerous Man' marking his seventh studio album for Capitol Records Nashville' slated for August 15 release.

Joining Adkins is Mercury recording artist' CMA and two-time ACM nominee' Billy Currington' who made his country debut with his 2003 self-titled album that spawned the powerful Top 10 hit "Walk A Little Straighter" and the Top five smash "I Got A Feelin'." His second and Gold-certified album Doin Somethin Right' features the current hit single "Why' Why' Why" and the No. 1 hit "Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right'" which led to his first CMT Music Award for "Hottest Video of the Year."

Also on tour is Broken Bow Record's Jason Aldean' who was recently named the ACM's TOP NEW MALE VOCALIST. Aldeans self-titled debut release earned GOLD certification in record time and has been praised by critics and fans alike. His most recent single "Why" was a smash hit that skyrocketed to the number one spot on Billboard's chart and the CMT Top 20 Countdown. His first single' the monster hit "Hicktown'" was also a chart-topping song and No. 1 video firmly planting Aldean on the country music map.

CMT ON TOUR: TRACE ADKINS Tour Schedule

Oct. 05   Jacksonville' FL Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Oct. 06   Greenville' SC Bi-Lo Center
Oct. 07   Columbia' SC Colonial Center
Oct. 12   Houston' TX Toyota Center
Oct. 13   Corpus Christi' TX American Bank Center Arena
Oct. 14   Dallas' TX Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie
Oct. 19   Battle Creek' MI Kellogg Arena
Oct. 20   Cedar Rapids' IA US Cellular Center
Oct. 21   Rockford' IL MetroCentre
Oct. 26   Jonesboro' AR ASU Convocation Center
Oct. 27   Duluth' GA The Arena at Gwinnett Center
Oct. 28   Biloxi' MS Mississippi Coast Coliseum
Nov. 02   Columbus' GA Columbus Civic Center
Nov. 03   Fayetteville' NC Crown Coliseum
Nov. 08   New York' NY Nokia Theatre
Nov. 09   Binghamton' NY Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena
Nov. 10   Manchester' NH Verizon Wireless Arena
Nov. 11   Portland' ME Cumberland County Civic Center
Nov. 16   Phoenix' AZ Dodge Theatre
Nov. 17   Las Vegas' NV Mandalay Bay Events Center
Nov. 18   Anaheim' CA Anaheim Convention Center Arena
Nov. 19   Reno' NV Reno Events Center
Nov. 21   Sacramento' CA Arco Arena
Nov. 22   Bakersfield' CA Rabobank Arena
Nov. 25   Yakima, WA Yakima Valley SunDome
Nov. 26   Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
Dec. 01   Mankato, MN Midwest Wireless Civic Center
Dec. 02   Grand Forks, ND Ralph Engelstad Arena
Dec. 03   Lincoln, NE Pershing Center
Dec. 07   Pensacola, FL Pensacola Civic Center
Dec. 08   Tallahassee, FL Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center
Dec. 09   Estero, FL Germain Arena

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