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The cast of the hit series Nashville are gearing up to tour for one final time, bringing the Farewell UK Tour to England and Scotland. Kicking off in Birmingham on the 14 April 2018, the tour will feature cast members Clare Bowen (Scarlett O’Connor), Chris Carmack (Will Lexington), Charles Esten (Deacon Claybourne), Jonathan Jackson (Avery Barkley) and Sam Palladio (Gunnar Scott).
The tour will feature songs from the series as well as original material, bringing the stars to Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Cardiff and London.
“The cast of ‘Nashville’ have become tremendous ambassadors and representatives of a city that they now love. They carry with them the spirit of the city and its music,” said Steve Buchanan, president, Opry Entertainment. “The 2018 UK Tour will be bittersweet for our cast of amazing actors, singers and songwriters as they share the stage together for one last farewell to the fans.”
Airing in 225 territories across the globe, Nashville has inspired 22 soundtracks which have together sold more than one million album units and over 5 million single-track downloads. The series has been nominated for Emmy Awards, Golden Globes and Critics Choice awards.
The final series of Nashville premieres in the US on the 4 January 2018, set to air in two parts and ending in the summer.
Here are those Nashville Farewell UK Tour dates:
14 April 2018 – Genting Arena, Birmingham
15 April 2018 – First Direct Arena, Leeds
17 April 2018 – SSE Hydro, Glasgow
18 April 2018 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
20 April 2018 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
21 April 2018 – The O2, London
Tickets for the Nashville Farewell UK Tour go on sale at 9:00 on Friday 8 December 2017 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.