Brad Paisley announced nearly three dozen 2016 tour dates on Wednesday morning (May 11), including the first dates on his Life Amplified World Tour. His spring, summer and fall tour schedule will also include numerous festival dates, including a headlining stop at Country Jam in Colorado.

The Life Amplified World Tour begins May 19 in Sacramento, Calif., and features Tyler Farr and Maddie & Tae as openers for most dates. Chris Young will be the lone opener on two dates near the end of July. Paisley is one of country music's most reliable summer touring artists, with a show that's as visually entertaining as it is sonically.

With new music in the works, the 2016 tour should sound different than any he's done previously. The singer has been teasing a major collaboration to be revealed on Friday (May 13). Speculation is that Demi Lovato is joining him for a duet called "Without a Fight." Syndicated radio show Tony and Kris revealed some of the details on Instagram several weeks ago, although Lovato's participation has not been confirmed. Paisley has featured a famous singing partner on most of his recent albums, including Carrie Underwood ("Remind Me"), Alison Krauss ("Whiskey Lullaby") Dolly Parton ("When I Get Where I'm Going") and Keith Urban ("Start a Band").

Brad Paisley's 2016 Life Amplified World Tour Dates:

May 19 — Sacramento, Calif. @ Toyota Amphitheatre
May 20 — Irvine, Calif. @ Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
May 21 — San Diego, Calif. @ Sleep Train Amphitheatre
June 2 — Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
June 3 — Albuquerque, N.M. @ Isleta Amphitheater
June 11 — Winsted, Minn. @ Winstock Country Music Festival **
June 17 — Grand Junction, Colo. @ Country Jam **
June 18 — Laughlin, Nev. @ Laughlin Events Center
June 25 — Hartford, Ct. @ The XFINITY Theatre
July 2 — Quebec City, Quebec, Can. @ Quebec City Int’l Summer Festival **
July 13 — Ottawa, Ont. Can. @ Ottawa BluesFest **
July 14 — London, Ont. Can. @ Harris Park – Rock the Park **
July 16 — Morristown, Ohio @ Jamboree in the Hills **
July 30 — Indianapolis, Ind. @ Klipsch Music Center *
July 31 — Clarkston, Mich. @ DTE Energy Music Theatre *
Aug. 4 — Wantagh, N.Y. @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 5 — Pittsburgh, Penn. @ First Niagara Pavilion
Aug. 6 — Blue Ash, Ohio @ Buckle Up Music Festival **
Aug. 7 — St. Louis, Mo. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug. 11 — Alpharetta, Ga. @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park
Aug. 12 — Tampa, Fla. @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Aug. 13 — W. Palm Beach, Fla. @ Perfect Vodka Amphitheater
Aug. 18 — Toronto, Ont. Can. @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Aug. 19 — Darien Center, N.Y. @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug. 26 — Cedar Park, Texas @ H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
Aug. 27 — Dallas, Texas @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Sept. 2 — Panama City Beach, Fla. @ Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam **
Sept. 10 — Chicago, Ill. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sept. 16 — Cleveland, Ohio @ Blossom Music Center
Sept. 17 — Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavilion
Sept. 18 — Raleigh, N.C. @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Sept. 22 — Virginia Beach, Va. @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
Sept. 23 — Bristow, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live
Sept. 24 — Mansfield, Mass. @ Xfinity Center
Oct. 1 — Las Vegas, Nev. @ Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival **

*Chris Young will open
** Festival date

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