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Tim McGraw Hits the Pavement With “Two Lanes of Freedom”

Are you missing summer yet? As winter storm Helen brings some icy rain to Nashville, we know we sure are. Now we've all got something extra to look forward to this summer besides warm, sunny days: a big, new Tim McGraw tour.

Tim's Two Lanes of Freedom 2013 Tour, presented by Pennzoil, hits the pavement May 2 down in Birmingham, Ala., and will play to audiences in 30 cities through July. Brantley Gilbert and Love and Theft will be the special guests for the trek.

As an extra treat, Tim has partnered with Tumblr on the "Fanticipation" program to announce through the popular blogging site when tickets will be available in fans' areas. Starting in February, Tim will call one fan in each city reveal when tickets will be available so the information can be shared with their friends first.

Two Lanes of Freedom is also the title of Tim's new album—his first for new label home Big Machine Records—due out Feb. 5.

"This album marks a new sense of excitement and artistic freedom for me, and I really wanted to extend that same feeling to the tour and create a cool vibe for the fans," explains Tim.  "Let's leave anything that might be weighing us down out in the parking lot and spend a few hours together feeling alive and free."

Pick up the Feb. 18 issue of Country Weekly, on stands Feb. 11 for a cover story on Tim McGraw.

Tim McGraw: Two Lanes of Freedom 2013 Tour
May2Birmingham, Ala.Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
 3Charlotte, N.C.Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
 4Raleigh, N.C.Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
 10West Palm Beach, Fla.Cruzan Amphitheatre
 11Tampa, Fla.1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
 12AtlantaAaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
 17PhiladelphiaSusquehanna Bank Center
 18PittsburghFirst Niagara Pavilion
 19DetroitDTE Energy Music Theatre
 23St. LouisVerizon Wireless Amphitheatre
 24ChicagoFirst Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
 25CincinnatiRiverbend Music Center
 26Darien Lakes, N.Y.Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
 30IndianapolisKlipsch Music Center
 31Cleveland, OhioBlossom Music Center
June1Washington, D.C.Jiffy Lube Live
 7San DiegoCricket Wireless Amphitheatre
 8San Bernardino, Calif.San Manuel Amphitheatre
 9Mountain View, Calif.Shoreline Amphitheatre
 13Albuquerque, N.M.Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents the Pavilion
 14Salt Lake CityUSANA Amphitheatre
 15DenverFiddler's Green
 20Beaumont, TexasFord Park Pavilion
 22DallasGexa Energy Pavilion
 28Hartford, Conn.Comcast Theatre
 29BostonComcast Center
 30Holmdel, N.J.PNC Bank Arts Center
July25Toronto, OntarioMolson Canadian Amphitheatre
 26Bethel, N.Y.Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
 27Virginia Beach, Va.Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach



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