Gary Allan to Headline Country Throwdown Tour

Justin Moore, Sunny Sweeney, Rodney Atkins, Josh Thompson and others will perform.

Gary Allan, Rodney Atkins, Justin Moore, Josh Thompson, Eric Paslay and Sunny Sweeney are set to bring a blend of rock-influenced, traditional and Texas country to two main stages during the third annual Country Throwdown tour. Willie Nelson headlined last year's tour.

In addition to the mainstage performances, the Country Throwdown tour welcomes the return of the Bluebird Cafe stage, which will feature up-and-coming songwriters who will perform several "in the round" sets throughout the day.

Rodney will appear on tour dates throughout June, while Justin will perform on dates from May 18 to 27.

The following dates have been confirmed for the 2012 Country Throwdown tour:

May 18—Gulfport, Miss., Jones Park

May 26—Gilford, N.H., Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion

May 27—Bangor, Maine, Waterfront Park

June 1—Clarkston, Mich., DTE Energy Music Theatre

June 2—Kettering, Ohio, Fraze Pavilion

June 3—Anderson, Ind., Hoosier Park Casino

June 13—Glen Allen, Va., Innsbrook Pavilion

June 14—North Lawrence, Ohio, Clay's Park Amphitheater

June 15—Danville, Va., Carrington Pavilion

June 16—Washington, Pa., CONSOL Energy Park

June 17—Syracuse, N.Y., Empire Court

June 22—Sioux Falls, S.D., W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds

June 23—Rockford, Ill., Davis Park/Metro Centre

June 29—Marion, Ill., Rent One Park

June 30—Bridgeview, Ill., Toyota Park

July 1—Norfolk, Neb., DeVent Center

 

For tickets, visit countrythrowdown.com.

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