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    Thu, 14 May 2009 10:27:46

    Rodney Atkins Speaks About 'It's America' Album - Just in time for his summer tour

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    In an interview with LiveDaily, Rodney Atkins went into great detail about his new album, It's America, and its chart-topping title track. The latter was explained like this: "When people say 'love song,' you tend to think of a ballad just about a man and a woman. To me, 'It's America' is a love song about this country in the same way that 'Watching You' was a love song. 'It's America' fits that profile. It's about friends and family and a sense of community."

    Atkins will bring a sense of community to the road this summer in a tour that starts on May 15 in Detroit and winds down on September 15 in Puyallup, WA. Here are the details...

    5/15 Detroit, MI - Hart Plaza (Downtown Hoedown)
    5/22 Charlotte, NC - Food Lion Speed Street Festival
    6/4 Fargo, ND - Fargodome
    6/6 Blue Ash, OH - Blue Ash Towne Square (Summerbration)
    6/13 North Platte, NE - Nebraskaland Days
    6/18 Burlington, IA - Steamboat Days
    6/20 Walker, MN - The Moondance Jammin' Country Festival
    6/25 Cadott, WI - Chippewa Valley Music Festival
    6/26 Richland Center, WI - Star Spangles Celebration
    6/27 Oshkosh, WI - Country USA
    7/3 Brooksville, FL - Florida Classic Park
    7/4 Town Creek, AL - Doublehead Resort
    7/11 Craven, Saskatchewan - Craven Country Jamboree
    7/12 Fort Loramie, OH - Country Concert at Hickory
    7/17 Atchison, KS - The Amelia Earhart
    7/18 Twin Lakes, WI - Country Thunder
    7/20 Goshen, IN - Elkhart County Fair
    7/22 Cheyenne, WY - Frontier Days
    7/23 Monte Vista, CO - SLV Ski Hi Stampede
    7/24 Monte Vista, CO - Adams County Fair
    7/26 Minot, ND - North Dakota State Fair
    7/27 Great Falls, MT - Montana State Fair
    8/1 Owensville, MO - Owensville
    8/20 Beaver Dam, WI - Dodge County Fair
    8/22 Aberdeen, SD - Brown County Fair
    8/24 Rapid City, SD - Central States Fair
    8/26 Boise, ID - Western Idaho Fair
    8/28 Pueblo, CO - Colorado State Fair
    9/2 Filer, ID - Twin Falls County Fair
    9/3 Salem, OR - Oregon State Fair
    9/5 Palmer, AK - Alaska State Fair
    9/11 Blackfoot, ID - Eastern Idaho Fair
    9/12 Pendleton, OR - Pendleton Roundup
    9/14 Spokane, WA - Interstate Fair
    9/15 Puyallup, WA - Western Washington Fair

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff

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