Carrie Underwood Announces New Tour, Jimmie Allen Will Open

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Carrie Underwood, announces her new arena tour, The Denim and Rhinestones Tour, with dates in Fall 2022 and Spring 2023.

The new tour will kick off on October 15 in Greenville, SC, making stops in 43 U.S. cities including New York’s Madison Square Garden, Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, and L.A.’s Arena before concluding in Seattle, WA on March 17.

The American Idol season 4 winner will be joined on the road by special guest, fellow Idol alum, Jimmie Allen on all dates. After teasing fans about the impending announcement on social media and on Sunday night’s episode of American Idol (May 15), Carrie made the official reveal this morning.

Jimmie, who also competed on Dancing with the Stars in 2021, will join Carrie’s tour following his first GRAMMY Award nomination for Best New Artist in 2022 and CMA and ACM Award wins for New Artist of the Year & New Male Artist of the Year, respectively, in 2021. His third album Tulip Drive will be released June 24.

Tickets on sale May 20

Tickets for the concerts go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, May 20 at 10 am local time. A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages will be available which include a selection of tickets, Meet & Greets, custom merchandise, and more. For more information, go to

“I’m thrilled to be hitting the road again with The Denim and Rhinestones Tour,” says Carrie. “I’m having such an amazing time with my Las Vegas residency and look forward to continuing that next year after the tour. I’m excited to bring the new music of Denim & Rhinestones to life on tour, as well as put new spins on familiar favorites. We’ve been working hard already preparing an amazing show, and I can’t wait to see everyone on the road!”

2022 dates for Carrie’s ongoing REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency at the Resorts World Theatre continue through May 21. 

Carrie will designate a donation of $1 from each ticket sold for the tour to be contributed to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation (, which has been helping America’s heroes since 9/11 by providing mortgage-free homes to Gold Star and fallen first responder families with young children and by building custom-designed smart homes for catastrophically injured veterans and first responders. The Foundation is also committed to eradicating veteran homelessness and aiding the victims of major U.S. disasters.

Carrie’s Denim & Rhinestones out June 10

Carrie will release her next album, Denim & Rhinestones, on June 10. The album is her latest collaboration with David Garcia, with Garcia and Carrie having co-produced her 2018 release, Cry Pretty, which marked the first time Carrie produced her own album. Garcia and Carrie also co-produced Carrie’s 2021 GRAMMY® Award-winning album of gospel hymns, My Savior. The lead single from the new upcoming album, “Ghost Story,” is currently climbing the charts and has garnered over 30M global streams. The song’s cinematic music video, directed by acclaimed director and photographer Randee St. Nicholas, is available now.

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