MMXVI Tour Has Been Extended!

The DCX MMXVI Tour has been extended! Excited to announce new North American shows - see the press release below for all info!

 Credit: Oliver Halfin

Credit: Oliver Halfin

 

DIXIE CHICKS ADD DATES TO HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NORTH AMERICAN SUMMER TOUR

 

DCX MMXVI TOUR SET TO KICK OFF IN

JUNE 2016 WITH 50+ DATES

 

Massive fan demand for tickets has prompted the iconic band to add more dates to their already hugely successful summer tour

 

Elle King, Anderson East, Vintage Trouble, Augustana and more to join for select tour dates as support

 

Tickets on Sale Starting May 7 at LiveNation.com

 

 

NEW YORK (May 2, 2016) –  In the midst of their sold-out European tour, multi-platinum selling act DIXIE CHICKS have announced additional North American dates to their highly-anticipated, hugely-selling DCX MMXVI Tour. November’s announcement of the DCX MMXVI Tour created a fan frenzy for tickets, quickly becoming one of Live Nation’s highest-selling tours of the summer and prompting the band to add additional dates to the already massive 40-city run. The long-awaited DCX MMXVI Tour, produced by Live Nation, will now visit over 50 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada, concluding at the famed Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA on October 10th

 

Fans will have first access to pre-sale tickets starting Tuesday, May 3rd at 10am local time through the MMXVI Tour Club at http://www.DCXTourClub.com.  Citi® cardmembers will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Wednesday, May 4th at 10am local time to Friday, May 6th at 10pm local time through Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets for the general public go on sale starting Saturday, May 7th at www.livenation.com.

 

Shutting down the stage last night at London’s infamous O2 Arena, the Dixie Chicks continue to delight fans across the world, consistently raising the bar with their impassioned performances and increasing excitement for the tour’s North American kick off.  The 20,000-seat arena was filled to the brim with fans for an energy-packed set of hits spanning the group’s seven studio albums, bringing the crowd to their feet and leaving them clamoring for more.

 

Check out a preview of what to expect on the upcoming DCX MMXVI Tour in this exclusive video:

 

Since their first album, the music of the Dixie Chicks has stirred emotions in fans across the world making them one of the biggest and most influential bands of our time. Not just "big for a country band" or "big for a big female band," the Dixie Chicks are a multi-platinum selling act in North America, Europe and Australia.  They are one of a mere handful of acts with multiple albums achieving "diamond" status (meaning sales over 10 million copies) - both WIDE OPEN SPACES (1998) and FLY (1999) hit that stratospheric landmark - and over the years have sold over 30 million albums worldwide and won thirteen Grammy Awards. Their on-stage reputation has helped them sell over $100 million worth of concert tickets while outspoken songs like "Goodbye Earl" and "Not Ready To Make Nice" made it clear that this power trio played by nobody's rules. The Dixie Chicks have grown from a band into a cultural force becoming the biggest selling female band of all time in the U.S. 

 

The North American leg of the DCX MMXVI Tour begins on June 1, 2016 at the Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, Ohio and immediately follows the group’s current European tour. Support for the tour comes from influential rising artists spanning the genres of country, rock and R&B. Augustana, The Heavy, Anderson East, Vintage Trouble and Elle King, Josh Herbert and Smooth Hound Smith are all along for the 50+ date ride.

 

Full dates listed below and newly announced dates bolded.

 

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DCX MMXVI Tour –

All dates, cities and venues below subject to change.

 

Wed., June 1
Cincinnati, OH
Riverbend Music Center

Augustana, Josh Herbert

Fri., June 3
Cleveland, OH
Blossom Amphitheater
Augustana, Josh Herbert

Sat., June 4
Detroit, MI
DTE Energy Music Theatre
Augustana, Josh Herbert

Sun., June 5

Chicago, IL
Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Augustana, Josh Herbert

Wed., June 8
Holmdel, NJ
PNC Bank Arts Center
The Heavy, Josh Herbert

Fri., June 10
Pittsburgh, PA
First Niagara Pavilion
The Heavy, Josh Herbert

Sat., June 11
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
The Heavy, Josh Herbert

Mon., June 13
New York, NY
Madison Square Garden
The Heavy, Josh Herbert

Tues., June 14
Boston, MA
Xfinity Center
The Heavy, Josh Herbert

Thurs., June 16
Bangor, ME
Darling's Waterfront Pavilion
Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Fri., June 17
Hartford, CT
Xfinity Theatre
Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Sat., June 18
Camden NJ
BB&T Pavilion
Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Tues., June 21
Toronto, ON
Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Wed., June 22
Toronto, ON
Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Fri., June 24
Hershey, PA
Hersheypark Stadium
Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Sat., June 25
Bristow, VA
Jiffy Lube Live
Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Thurs., July 7
Vancouver, BC
Rogers Arena
Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Fri., July 8
Seattle, WA
White River Amphitheater
Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Sat., July 9
Portland, OR
Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Tues., July 12
San Francisco, CA
Shoreline Amphitheater

Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Wed., July 13
Sacramento, CA
Toyota Amphitheater
Anderson East, Josh Herbert

Fri., July 15
San Diego, CA
Sleep Train Amphitheater
Augustana, Smooth Hound Smith

Sat., July 16
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Arena
Augustana, Smooth Hound Smith

Sun., July 17
Phoenix, AZ
AK-Chin Pavilion

Augustana, Smooth Hound Smith

Wed., July 20
Irvine, CA
Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
Augustana, Smooth Hound Smith

Fri., August 5
Dallas, TX
Gexa Energy Pavilion
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Sat., August 6
Houston, TX
Cynthia Woods Mitchel Pavilion
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Sun., August 7
Austin, TX
Austin360 Amphitheater
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Wed., August 10
Virginia Beach, VA
Farm Bureau Live
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Fri., August 12
Raleigh, NC
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Sat., August 13
Charlotte, NC
PNC Music Pavilion
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Sun., August 14
Atlanta, GA
Alpharetta Amphitheater
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Wed., August 17
Nashville, TN
Bridgestone Arena
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Fri., August 19
Tampa, FL
MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith


Sat., August 20
West Palm Beach, FL
Perfect Vodka Amphitheater

Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Wed., August 24
St. Louis, MO
Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Thurs., August 25
Indianapolis, IN
Klipsch Amphitheater
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Sat., August 27
Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota State Fair
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Tues., August 30
Kansas City, MO
Sprint Center
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Thurs., September 1
Denver, CO
Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Fri., September 2
Salt Lake City, UT
USANA Amphitheater
Vintage Trouble, Smooth Hound Smith

Thurs., September 8
Tulsa, OK
BOK Center
On Sale Sat., May 7
Elle King

Fri., September 9
North Little Rock, AR
Verizon Arena
On Sale Sat., May 7
Elle King

Sat., September 10
New Orleans, LA
Smoothie King Center
On Sale Sat., May 7
Elle King

Thu., September 15
Moline, IL
iWireless Center
On Sale Sat., May 7
Elle King

Fri., September 16
Columbus, OH
Nationwide Arena
On Sale Sat., May 7
Elle King

Sat., September 17
Buffalo, NY
First Niagara Center
On Sale Sat., May 7
Elle King

Thu., September 22
Louisville, KY
KFC Yum! Center
On Sale Sat., May 14
Elle King

Fri., September 23
Toledo, OH
Huntington Center
On Sale Sat., May 7
Augustana

Sat., September 24
Green Bay, WI
Resch Center
Sat., May 7
Augustana

Mon., October 10
Los Angeles, CA
Hollywood Bowl
On Sale Now
Elle King

Edmonton, Saskatoon & Calgary details soon!

MMXVI North American Support Acts Announced!

MMXVI North American Support Acts Announced!

The Dixie Chicks are excited to welcome the following special guests to the North American MMXVI Tour:

All tickets available at www.DCXTourClub.com

 Credit: Neil Krug

Credit: Neil Krug

 Credit: Francesca Allen

Credit: Francesca Allen

 Credit: Timothy White

Credit: Timothy White

 Credit: Shane McCauley

Credit: Shane McCauley

DCX Ultimate Setlist Contest!

Think you could choose the Dixie Chicks Setlist for the MMXVI World Tour? Well, here's your chance! What songs would you include? Create a Spotify playlist with a minimum of 15 Dixie Chicks songs and one cover song of your choice (can be anything!), share it on your profile and then send us the link below! The Dixie Chicks will choose their favorite playlist and repost it on the Dixie Chicks official Spotify account plus the winner will receive a signed poster from a MMXVI Tour stop! Let's see what you can come up with! 

ENTRY DEADLINE HAS PASSED - WINNER ANNOUNCED SOON!

Entries accepted through 11:59p pm PST on April 24th, 2016. Winner will be notified via email address that is provided.  

Four Classic DCX Studio Albums Reissued on Vinyl

To celebrate kicking off the DCX MMXVI World Tour, four classic albums — ‘Wide Open Spaces,’ ‘Fly,’ ‘Home’ and ‘Taking the Long Way’ — are being reissued on vinyl!  All four albums will be available on April 15 but you can pre-order your copies starting today at Amazon here: http://smarturl.it/DCX_Vinyl_Amazon

Full information on the release can be found below.

March 4, 2016 – New York, NY - Columbia/Legacy will reissue the Dixie Chicks classic four studio albums--Wide Open Spaces (1998), Fly (1999), Home (2002) and Taking The Long Way (2006)--newly remastered and pressed on high resolution 150-gram 12" vinyl on Friday, April 15. The albums may be preordered on Amazon (http://smarturl.it/DCX_Vinyl_Amazon).

Filled with big hits, classic tracks and perennial fan favorites, these are the four essential albums which secured the Dixie Chicks' status as the top selling group in country music history.  The newly remastered vinyl editions arrive on the eve of the DCX MMXVI World Tour (the Dixie Chicks' fifth as concert headliners). Opening April 16, 2016 in Antwerp, Belgium and finishing October 10, 2016 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, DCX MMXVI marks the first time in a decade that Dixie Chicks have toured the United States as headliners (their last major stateside concert tour was with The Eagles in 2010 while their 2013-2014 Long Time Gone Tour dates were exclusive to Canada and Europe). 

Collectively, these four Dixie Chicks albums have sold more than 30 million copies while taking home 13 Grammy Awards. Of the four titles, only Home has been previously available on vinyl. Each of these albums has topped Billboard's Country Album chart and three (Fly, Home and Taking The Long Way) reached #1 on the Billboard 200 (Wide Open Spaces peaked at #4 on that chart).

Dixie Chicks first came together as a bluegrass quartet in Texas in 1989, later becoming a trio in 1995 when founding members (and sisters) Emily Robison (banjo/dobro) and Martie Maguire (fiddle/mandolin) were joined by 21-year-old Natalie Maines (daughter of guitarist/producer Lloyd Maines) as the group's new lead vocalist and guitarist. By the late 1990s, the classic Dixie Chicks trio lineup struck a stunning balance between the traditional Nashville sound and the contemporary influences of alternative rock and pop.

Dixie Chicks succeeded beyond all expectations: their first album as a trio, Wide Open Spaces, catapulted the group to the top of the country charts and into crossover success. Aided by back-to-back Country No. 1 singles “There’s Your Trouble,” “Wide Open Spaces” and “You Were Mine,” Wide Open Spaces sold more than 12 million copies in the United States--more than all the top country acts of that year combined--and it's still the best-selling country album by a group ever. Wide Open Spaces won the Best Country Album Grammy while "There's Your Trouble" took home the Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal trophy.

Fly, Dixie Chicks' successor to their major label debut, continued the group's winning streak taking home the Best Country Album Grammy and the single, "Ready to Run" winning in the Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal category. The album topped the pop and country charts, sold more than 10 million copies and earned Dixie Chicks a rare back-to-back Diamond certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.

With their next studio album, 2002's Home, Dixie Chicks shed some of their pop influences for a more roots-based sound and sold more than six million copies in the US, generating their first pop Top 10 single, a cover of Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide," in the process. Home won the Best Country Album Grammy while "Long Time Gone," the album's first single, grabbed the Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal trophy. Home took two more Grammys when "Lil' Jack Slade" won Best Country Instrumental Performance and the album won Best Recording Package.

With 2006's Taking The Long Way, Dixie Chicks made their most powerful musical and cultural statement to-date. Produced by Rick Rubin, driven by the anthemic mission statement, "Not Ready to Make Nice," Taking The Long Way was embraced by critics and fans alike. Dixie Chicks made music history at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards when they became the first female group ever to take home the big three top Grammy honors: Song Of The Year (for "Not Ready To Make Nice"), Record Of The Year (for "Not Ready To Make Nice") and Album Of The Year (for Taking The Long Way). They achieved another Grammy milestone that night when Taking The Long Way became the first Best Country Album ever to win the Album Of The Year trophy. In addition to joining a handful of artists to have claimed all three top Grammys in a single year, the Dixie Chicks went an incredible five-for-five, winning in each of the five categories for which they were nominated including Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal (for "Not Ready To Make Nice") and Best Country Album (for Taking The Long Way).

With four Best Country Album Grammys--1999: Wide Open Spaces; 2000: Fly; 2003: Home; 2007: Taking The Long Way--to their credit, Dixie Chicks are the only group or artist to have won more than once in that category and are the only group or artist to have won in that category for every studio album they've recorded.

When Taking The Long Way debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 best-selling albums chart the week of its release in May 2006, Dixie Chicks became the first female group in chart history to have three albums debut at #1, breaking the record they'd established in 2002 when Home debuted at #1 and made them the first female group ever to have two albums debut in the top slot. With the #1 debut of Taking The Long Way, the Dixie Chicks became the first female group in chart history to have three studio albums occupy the #1 slot on the Top 200.

The first and only female group to have achieved Diamond Award status, Dixie Chicks have done it twice.

Dixie Chicks have taken an extended hiatus from the studio since Taking the Long Way, with Robison and Maguire releasing two country albums as Court Yard Hounds and Maines releasing the rock-influenced Mother in 2013. But the classic Dixie Chicks trio (who last toured in 2013-2014 through Canada and Europe) is going strong, playing two shows last October for Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit and their monumental DCX MMXVI World Tour launching this April.