Country music stars Brooks & Dunn, midway through their “Last Rodeo Tour,” have rescheduled several concert dates because of illness. Ronnie Dunn’s physician has ordered three weeks of vocal rest for the country music star.
On June 17th, Ronnie Dunn confessed to a concert audience in Hershey, Pennsylvania, that he had been struggling with a sore throat.
Ronnie Dunn (57) recently received his doctor’s permission to sing again, so he and Kix Brooks (55) have announced an amended summer 2010 concert schedule for their Last Rodeo Tour.
Two Brooks & Dunn Last Rodeo Tour concert appearances have been canceled.
Milwaukee’s Summerfest music festival had promoted a Brooks & Dunn concert in the Marcus Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 29th. Brooks & Dunn were to appear with country music stars Gary Allan and Kellie Pickler. This 7:00 p.m. concert will now feature Lynyrd Skynyrd with .38 Special, D.B. Bryant Band and Black Frog. (Kellie Pickler will perform at 10:00 p.m. on June 29th at the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard.) CTRL-click here to read the complete 2010 line-up of Milwaukee Summerfest headlinersin a new window.
Brooks & Dunn were scheduled to appear at the Country Concert in Fort Loramie, Ohio, on Thursday, July 8th. The country duo was to perform after The Band Perry and Gary Allan. The July 8th country music lineup has been revamped to include: The Band Perry, Joe Nichols, Gary Allan and Hank Williams, Jr.
Also, on June 22nd, Brooks & Dunn were scheduled to appear at the Nashville Rising benefit concert (organized by country music stars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw to raise funds for flood relief in the Nashville, Tennessee, area). The Nashville Rising benefit event, a sold-out event held in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, included such country music artists as Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Montgomery Gentry, Amy Grant, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Martina McBride, Dolly Parton, LeAnn Rimes, Julie Roberts, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, ZZ Top and more.
Brooks & Dunn are expected to reopen their Last Rodeo Tour on July 16th in Indianapolis.
Beginning in Indianapolis, Indiana (on July 16th), Brooks & Dunn will resume their Last Rodeo Tour. Brooks & Dunn Last Rodeo Tour dates will run through September 2nd, when the country music pair will conclude their final performance together with a appearance in Nashville, Tennessee.
Here are the remaining dates for the Last Rodeo Tour with Brooks & Dunn: St. Clairsville, Ohio (July 17th); Cincinnati, Ohio (July 18th); Minot, North Dakota (July 23rd); Cheyenne, Wyoming (July 24th); Omaha, Nebraska (July 25th); Detroit, Michigan (July 29th); Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (July 30th); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (July 31st); Washington, DC (August 1st); Kansas City, Missouri (August 6th); St. Louis, Missouri (August 7th); Chicago, Illinois (August 8th); Boston, Massachusetts (August 13th); Hartford, Connecticut (August 14th); Virginia Beach, Virginia (August 15th); Atlanta, Georgia (August 22nd); Cleveland, Ohio (August 26th); Darien Lakes, New York (August 27th); Bethel, New York (August 29th) and Nashville, Tennessee (September 2nd).
Concertgoers holding tickets for rescheduled Brooks & Dunn’s Last Rodeo Tour appearances may use these tickets for the new concert dates.
Brooks & Dunn Last Rodeo Tour concert tickets are available online at Live Nation.
Winners of the 2010 Country Music Television (CMT) Music Award for Duo Video of the Year (for their hit single, “Indian Summer”), Brooks & Dunn announced their professional split in August 2009. The country music pair agreed to finish their joint performing career with the Last Rodeo Tour in 2010.
Popular hit singles by Brooks & Dunn have included “Ain’t Nothin’ ‘Bout You,” “Believe,” “Boot Scootin’ Boogie,” “Brand New Man,” “Cowboy Town,” “Cowgirls Don’t Cry,” “Hard Workin’ Man,” “Honky Tonk Truth,” “Lost and Found,” “Mama Don’t Get Dressed Up for Nothing,” “My Maria,” “My Next Broken Heart,” “Neon Moon,” “Only in America,” “Play Something Country,” “Red Dirt Road,” “Rock My World – Little Country Girl,” “She Used to Be Mine,” “She’s Not the Cheatin’ Kind,” “That Ain’t No Way to Go,” “We’ll Burn That Bridge,” “Whiskey Under the Bridge,” “You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone” and more.