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Shenandoah Announces "30th Anniversary Tour"

Dec 7 | Posted by: Absolute Publicity |

Legendary Country Group to Hit the Road in 2017 in Celebration of Three Decades of Music

Nashville, Tenn. (December 7, 2016) — Legendary country group Shenandoah will hit the tour trail in 2017 to commemorate 30 years of their classic sound. Next year marks three decades since the group first released their debut album in 1987. Today, a handful of dates were announced for the Shenandoah "30th Anniversary Tour." A second round of dates will be announced in January.

The tour kicks off on January 22 in Annapolis, Maryland and will continue throughout the year with many additional live dates scheduled across the country. Shenandoah will also perform two live concerts in Zürich, Switzerland, a first for the band.

"After 29 years in the music business, we find ourselves more determined than ever before," says lead singer Marty Raybon. "The past helps us to realize where we've been and sets our vision to where we want to be. Our mission in 2017, with new music, is to expand our fanbase while continuing to enjoy the performances and making our 30th year the best ever."

To celebrate the holiday season, Shenandoah has released a new Christmas song. The single, "The First Noel," is included on the group's Christmas Comes Alive EP. The song is now available for digital download at smarturl.it/ShenandoahFirstNoel and radio airplay as well.

2017 Concert Schedule for Shenandoah "30th Anniversary Tour"

Jan 22 - Annapolis, MD - Rams Head Onstage

Feb 25 - LaBelle, FL - Swamp Cabbage Festival

March 2 - Zürich Switzerland - Schützenhaus Albisgütli

March 3 - Zürich Switzerland - Schützenhaus Albisgütli

March 25 - Weatherford, TX - Texas Opry

March 30 - Vienna, GA - Dooly Campground

March 31 - Hartselle, AL - Hartselle High School Auditorium

April 8 - Winchester, OH - New Barn Convention Center

April 29 - Geneva, AL - Festival On the River

June 3 - Syria, VA - Graves Mountain Festival

June 10 - Emmetsburg, IA - Wild Rose Casino

June 20 - Clayton, NY - Clayton Opera House

July 29 - Rural Retreat, VA - Heritage Days

Aug 4 - Schulenburg, TX - Schulenburg Festival

About Shenandoah

Shenandoah originally formed in Muscle Shoals, Alabama in 1985. The band has charted 26 singles on the Billboard Hot Country charts, including #1 hits "The Church on Cumberland Road," "Sunday in the South" and "Two Dozen Roses" from 1989, "Next to You, Next to Me" from 1990, and "If Bubba Can Dance (I Can Too)" from 1994. The single "Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart," which featured guest vocals from Alison Krauss, won both artists a GRAMMY® Award for "Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal." To date, the group has sold millions of albums worldwide and is a recipient of the Academy of Country Music's coveted "Vocal Group of the Year" award.

For more information on Shenandoah, visit www.shenandoahband.com

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