LBTDue to high demand, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning vocal group Little Big Town today announced the expansion of their highly-anticipated Ryman Residency, “Little Big Town at the Mother Church,” with additional dates including July 28th, July 29th, and November 27th. Additional dates will be announced later in the year.

Little Big Town’s residency, the only year-long artist residency in the historic venue’s 125 history, was first announced alongside Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and Ryman Auditorium General Manager Sally Williams in November. Previously announced dates include February 24th& 25th, May 19th & 20th  and September 15th & 16th . Each show will feature different support acts and surprise special guests, with opener Brett Cobb scheduled on February 24th and Ashley Monroe scheduled on February 25th.

Tickets and special two-day packages for the newly-announced shows will go on sale Friday, February 10th at 10:00 a.m. CT via ticketmaster.com and ryman.com and will be available online only. Pre-sale tickets will be available via www.littlebigtown.com/tour starting today at 7pm CT. Tickets for the concerts will be $90.50, $60.50 and $50.50. Each ticket purchased to see Little Big Town at the Ryman includes one (1) physical album of Little Big Town’s new album, The Breaker, scheduled to be released on February 24, 2017. Also on Friday, CID Entertainment will offer additional VIP experiences. Visit www.littlebigtown.com/tour for more information.

The launch of “Little Big Town at the Mother Church” coincides with the reigning CMA and ACM Vocal Group of the Year’s seventh studio album, The Breaker, out February 24.  Produced by Jay Joyce, the album features the #1 Billboard Hot Country Song hit, “Better Man,” which is currently Top 5 at Country Radio. Starting today, The Breaker is available for pre-order and features two instant-grat tracks, “Happy People” and “Better Man.” To pre-order The Breaker, visit Http://umgn.us/LBTBREAKER .

Little Big Town KnoxvilleABOUT LITTLE BIG TOWN  Grammy Award-winning group, Little Big Town — consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook — first entered the music scene more than 18 years ago with hits such as “Boondocks,” “Bring It On Home,” “Good As Gone” and the Grammy-nominated single “Little White Church.” With albums Tornado and Pain Killer, they have seen massive success with #1 singles “Pontoon,” “Tornado,” “Day Drinking,” and most recently the history-making, best-selling country single of 2015, with “Girl Crush.” In October of 2014, the group fulfilled a career milestone and lifelong dream when Reba McEntire asked them to become the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry; two weeks later, they were inducted. Little Big Town has earned almost 40 award show nominations and in the past five years has taken home nearly 20 awards, including multiple Grammy, CMA and ACM awards, and an Emmy award. They are the reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year and recently won the same award for the fifth consecutive year. At the 2016 Grammy Awards Little Big Town won “Best Country Group/Duo Performance,” and “Girl Crush” received the honor for “Best Country Song.” The group recently received honors from the Academy of Country Music for Vocal Group of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year with Miranda Lambert, and the group was also recognized with the Crystal Milestone Award. At the recent Billboard Awards Little Big Town and “Girl Crush” were nominated for Top Country Song as well as Chart Achievement Award, and the group was also honored as the 2016 Music Business Association Artist of the Year. Little Big Town recently released their brand new single “Better Man” to country radio which is currently #6 on the charts. “Better Man” is the first single off of the group’s forthcoming seventh studio album entitled The Breaker which is set for release February 24, 2017. On the same night, the Ryman Auditorium and Little Big Town will kick-off the historic venues first-ever residency, “Little Big Town At The Mother Church.”  For more information, visit LittleBigTown.com or follow them @littlebigtown

RymanABOUT RYMAN AUDITORIUM   About Ryman Auditorium A National Historic Landmark, Ryman Auditorium was built as a tabernacle by Captain Thomas G. Ryman in 1892, served as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943-74, and was completely renovated in 1994. The Ryman is open for tours during the day and at night offers a wide variety of entertainment performances, just has it has for over 120 years. The venue was voted the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Pollstar Theatre of the Year. Ryman Auditorium is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP), a Nashville-based REI that also owns and operates the Grand Ole Opry, and 650 AM WSM. For more information, visit ryman.com.

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Due to high demand, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning vocal group Little Big Town today announced the expansion of their highly-anticipated Ryman Residency, “Little Big Town at the Mother Church,” with additional dates including July 28th, July 29th, and November 27th. Additional dates will be announced later in the year....