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Posted: 11:10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Hunter Hayes heading to Gwinnett Center 

Hunter Hayes
Hunter Hayes' tour will kick off in late October.

By Melissa Ruggieri

Hunter Hayes has graduated from opening for Carrie Underwood at The Arena at Gwinnett Centerto headlining the venue later this year.

The young country star will hit the road in late October for his “Tattoo (Your Name) Tour, and swing by the Duluth venue for a show at 7 p.m. Dec. 6. Ticket prices TBA.

Hayes announced the tour – on which he will be joined by Dan + Shay and The Railers – Friday morning after a performance on the weekly summer “Today” show concert series.

Tickets for Hayes’ Gwinnett Center date are on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 19. American Express cardholders can purchase tickets in advance beginning at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 through 10 a.m. Sept. 18.

The 22-year-old Louisiana native has crafted an impressive burgeoning career as he continues to support his second album, “Storyline.” The album, released in May, has sprouted the Top 5 country hit, “Invisible.”

Hayes, a multi-instrumentalist, saw his self-titled debut, released in 2011, go platinum on the strength of the hits “Wanted” and “I Want Crazy.”

He played a sold-out show at the Fox Theatre in October.

To purchase tickets to Hayes’ Gwinnett show, visit, The Arena at Gwinnett Center Box Office or call 1-888-9-AXS-TIX.

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Dates for the  "Tattoo (Your Name) Tour":


30 - Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Penn.

31 - Times Union Center, Albany, N.Y.


1 - Thomas M. Ryan Center, Providence, R.I.

13 - BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee

14 - iWireless Center, Moline, Ill.

15 - Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.

20 - Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis

21 - Sears Centre Arena, Chicago

22 - The Palace of Auburn Hills | Detroit


4 - Lakefront Arena, New Orleans

5 - Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Fla.

6 - Arena at Gwinnett Center, Atlanta

11 - Wolstein Center, Cleveland

12 - Rogers K-Rock Centre, Kingston, Ont.

13 - Budweiser Gardens, London, Ont.

Melissa Ruggieri

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