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Eric Church will play 60+ dates throughout North America on the Holdin’ My Own Tour, ending with a two-night show in Nashville, Tenn. in May. Without any supporting acts, Church will play two sets himself, separated by an intermission. Fans must be in their seats by 8:00 p.m. sharp local time to catch a memorable opening moment by Church, who will begin and close the show. Church announced his Holdin’ My Own Tour directly to fans via Facebook Live minutes before he took the stage for a sold-out, two-night stint at Morrison, Colo.’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre in August 2016.
The Holdin’ My Own Tour is named after a track from his top-selling 2015 album, Mr. Misunderstood, and will feature a 360-degree stage that offers fans great views from anywhere in the arena. In partnership with NARAS and GRAMMY in the Schools, local participating student choirs will join Church onstage at select shows. Church will make contributions to underfunded schools on the Holdin’ My Own Tour as part of the GRAMMY Foundation’s Community Award Grant. As on past tours, Church will continue to cancel ticket orders found to be made by scalpers.
New for the Holdin’ My Own Tour, Church commissioned a proprietary technology that scrubs ticket purchases using up to 10 different data points and automatically flags orders made by scalpers. Orders can be cancelled at any time and without warning. Church is taking 24 total vehicles on the road for the Holdin’ My Own Tour– 13 trucks and nine tour buses – to carry 90 people from city to city to make the show happen each night The Holdin’ My Own stage weighs more than 110,000 pounds and is lugged across the continent to each tour stop Three hundred people minimum are hired each night across the 62 stops, totaling 18,600 people
Church and his crew will travel 16,160 miles on the tour The Holdin’ My Own Tour follows 2014-2015’s The Outsiders World Tour where he played to nearly 1 million fans in more than 65 cities. The Outsiders World Tour set attendance records in five markets including Chicago’s Allstate Arena with 18,626 present, Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena with an unprecedented 18,411 and Grand Forks, N.D.’s Ralph Englestad Arena which was previously set by Sir Elton John's 2012 show. Church has won five ACM Awards and three CMA Awards, including CMA’s 2016 Album of the Year award for Mr. Misunderstood and ACM’s 2015 Video of the Year award for title track,