The Shires Announced as Carrie Underwood’s UK Tour Support Act

Fresh from supporting the legendary, Queen of Country-Pop Shania Twain across Britain for her sold-out Shania Now arena tour last September and October, homegrown Country stars The Shires have today (March 4th) have announced that they will be supporting powerhouse Carrie Underwood during her UK leg of the Cry Pretty tour this June and July.

The exciting news was confirmed by Carrie via Social Media with the caption “We are bringing The Cry Pretty Tour to the UK!!! For more info: @theshiresuk #CryPrettyTourUK” accompanied by a video of the star waving a UK flag.

The Shires then took excitedly to Instagram to share the post with their own added caption, saying: “WE’RE HITTING THE ROAD WITH CARRIE!!!” 

Since becoming a household name across the world, Carrie Underwood has been a frequent performer across Britain and has helped establish UK and Ireland’s Country To Country Festival, the biggest celebration of country music outside of the US, with headline performances during its inaugural year back in 2013, and again during its fourth year in 2016, which included a sold-out show at London’s prestigious  O2 Arena.  Underwood’s very first UK run of dates also included a sold-out night at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall in 2012.

And her new string of dates will see her hitting new cities across the country with tickets going on sale from March 7th. Also beginning Thursday, March 7, a very limited number of exclusive VIP Packages will be available at which include an amazing selection of tickets, Meet & Greet, autographed memorabilia, and custom merchandise packages.

Cry Pretty UK Tour Dates: 

Friday, June 28 / Birmingham, England – Birmingham Resorts World Arena
Sunday, June 30 / Cardiff, Wales – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Tuesday, July 2 / Glasgow, Scotland – The SSE Hydro
Wednesday, July 3 / Manchester, England – Manchester Arena
Thursday, July 4 / London, England – Wembley The SSE Arena

Are you excited for Carrie Underwood’s UK Cry Pretty tour this Summer? Let us know in the comments below:






Laura Klonowski

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