“Graffiti U”: Keith Urban reveals album title, plus tour with Kelsea Ballerini

ABC/Image Group LA Keith Urban’s new album and world tour will both be called Graffiti U. The Aussie superstar made the announcement Wednesday evening during a special Facebook Live event from a surprise pop-up show at Nashville’s Exit/In.

“I’ve been full-on writing, recording, collaborating and creating with some incredibly talented people for Graffiti U, a lot of whom I’ve never worked with before,” Keith says of the album. “I can hear how some of the songs will translate live already, which really makes putting on a new show so exhilarating…”

Kelsea Ballerini, who’ll open the U.S. dates on the tour, joined Keith on stage for the live stream, and stuck around to play some songs for the fans.

“I remember hearing Keith Urban songs that stopped me in my tracks and made me want to drop everything and chase that kind of lyric and heart-filled artistry,” the “Legends” hitmaker says. “He’s the best in the business and I can’t wait to fangirl and learn from him this year. Truly an honor to tour with him.”

The 58-city Graffiti U Tour will kick off June 15 in St. Louis, Missouri. Here’s a look at the complete itinerary:

6/15 — St. Louis, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
6/16 — Indianapolis, IN, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
6/22 — Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
6/23 — Pittsburgh, PA, KeyBank Pavilion
6/27 — Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
6/29, 30 — Toronto, ON, Budweiser Stage
7/5, 6 — Gilford, NH, Bank of NH Pavilion
7/8 — Canandaigua, NY, CMAC
7/13 — Salt Lake City, UT, USANA Amphitheatre
7/14 — Denver, CO, Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
7/15 — Albuquerque, NM, Isleta Amphitheatrer
7/20 — Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheatre
7/21, 22 — Lake Tahoe, NV, Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys
7/27 — Raleigh, NC, Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
7/28 — Charlotte, NC, PNC Music Pavilion
7/29 — Alpharetta, GA, Verizon Amphitheatre
8/3 — Philadelphia, PA, BB&T Pavilion
8/4 — Mansfield, MA, Xfinity Center
8/5 — Bangor, ME, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
8/10 — Cleveland, OH, Blossom Music Center
8/11 — Bristow, VA, Jiffy Lube Live
8/12 — Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
8/15 — Rogers, AR, Walmart AMP
8/17 — Kansas City, MO, Spring Center
8/18 — Chicago, IL, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
8/19 Cincinnati, OH, Riverbend Music Center
8/24 — Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena
8/25 — Orange Beach, AL, The Wharf Amphitheater
8/26 — Tuscaloosa, AL, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
9/7, 8 – Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena
9/14 — Ottowa, On, Canadian Tire Centre
9/15 — London, ON, Budweiser Gardens
9/19 — Winnipeg, MN, Bell MTS Place
9/21 — Saskatoon, SK, SaskTel Centre
9/22 — Edmonton, AB, Rogers Place
9/23 — Calgary, AB, ScotiaBank Saddledome
9/25 — Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena
9/27 — Eugene, OR, Matthew Knight Arena
9/28 — Boise, ID, Taco Bell Arena
9/29 — Missoula, MT, Adams Center
10/4 — Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Pavilion
10/5 — Laughlin, NV, Laughlin Event Center
10/12 — Peoria, IL, Peoria Civic Center
10/13 — Minneapolis, MN, Target Center
10/14 — Grand Forks, ND, Ralph Engelstad Arena
10/18 — Toledo, OH, Huntington Center
10/19 — Grand Rapids, MI, Van Andel Arena
10/20 — Louisville, KY, KFC Yum! Center
10/24 — Youngstown, OH, Covelli Centre
10/25 — Hershey, PA, Giant Center
10/27 — Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center
10/28 — Charlottesville, VA, John Paul Jones Arena
11/1 — Little Rock, AR, Verizon Arena
11/2 — New Orleans, LA, Smoothie King Center
11/2 — Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center

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