Is Keith Urban’s The Speed Of Now World Tour Coming To Your City?

Legendary country entertainer Keith Urban just unveiled plans for his long-awaited return to the road.  On Tuesday morning (Dec. 1),…


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Legendary country entertainer Keith Urban just unveiled plans for his long-awaited return to the road. 

On Tuesday morning (Dec. 1), Urban surprised fans with the announcement of his first world tour in four years: The Speed Of Now World Tour. To celebrate, the four-time GRAMMY winner revealed the dates for the North American leg of the tour, set to kick off on June 17 in Tampa, Florida. 

“Every night is the first time we’ve played these songs for that audience, in that moment,” Urban shared in a statement.  “It’s why every show is different – spontaneous and unpredictable – even for us!” 

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The superstar is especially excited to play songs off his 2020 release, The Speed Of Now Part 1

“After two years we’re finally gonna get the chance to play some of the new songs we haven’t done live before.  We’ll throw in a bunch of the songs that everyone comes to hear, a couple of which we’ll rework a bit, and it’s really gonna be tough to get us off the stage,” he said. 

The North American leg of the tour which includes stops in cities such as Denver, CO, Nashville, TN, and Atlanta, GA, includes a total of 50 dates, adding to Urban’s previously announced concerts in Australia, Germany, Netherlands and the U.K.

Keith Urban; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Keith Urban; Photo Courtesy of CBS

 Joining Urban on the 2022 run will be Ingrid Andress

“I’ve always considered myself a live performer first,” the “Wild Hearts” singer shared. “It’s what I’ve always done and it’s what my music needs to live and breathe.  Our shows are all about living in the moment.  They’re a totally interactive and immersive experience where everyone can participate in whatever way they want – sing, dance, do whatever.”

Urban also has a run of shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas planned for May 27th, 28th and 29th. 

For information on where to get tickets go to

Keith Urban’s The Speed Of Now World Tour

June 17                 Tampa                   MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

June 18                 West Palm Beach    iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre

July 8                    Toronto                  Budweiser Stage

July 9                    Toronto                  Budweiser Stage

July 10                  Canandaigua          CMAC

July 15                  Cleveland               Blossom Music Center

July 16                  Cincinnati              Riverbend Music Center

July 22                  Mansfield               Xfinity Center

July 23                  Bangor                  Maine Savings Amphitheater

July 24                  Gilford                   Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

July 29                  Holmdel                 PNC Bank Arts Center

July 30                  Bristow                  Jiffy Lube Live

July 31                  Camden                 BB&T Pavilion

August 4                Jacksonville           Daily’s Place

August 5                Jacksonville           Daily’s Place

August 6                Orange Beach         The Wharf Amphitheater

August 12              Charlotte               PNC Music Pavilion

August 13              Raleigh                  Coastal Credit Union Music Park

August 14              Virginia Beach        Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

August 18              Rogers                   Walmart AMP

August 19              St. Louis                Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

August 20              Des Moines            Iowa State Fair

August 26              Detroit                   DTE Energy Music Theatre

August 27              Indianapolis           Ruoff Music Center

August 28              Milwaukee             American Family Insurance Amphitheater

September 1           Lake Tahoe            Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys

September 3           Mountain View       Shoreline Amphitheatre

September 8           Phoenix                 Footprint Center

September 9           San Diego              North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

September 10         Los Angeles            The Forum

September 15         Salt Lake City         USANA Amphitheatre

September 16         Denver                   Ball Arena

September 17         Wichita                  INTRUST Bank Arena

September 22         Grand Rapids         Van Andel Arena

September 23         Columbus              Nationwide Arena

September 24         Chicago                 Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

September 29         Kansas City            T-Mobile Center

September 30         Oklahoma City       Paycom Center

October 1               Ft. Worth               Dickies Arena

October 6               Lexington               Rupp Arena

October 7               Nashville                Bridgestone Arena

October 8               Atlanta                  State Farm Arena

October 13             Savannah              Enmarket Arena

October 14             Knoxville                Thompson Boling Arena

October 15             Charleston             Charleston Coliseum

October 21             Uncasville              Mohegan Sun Arena

October 22             Long Island            UBS Arena at Belmont Park

November 3            Madison                 Alliant Energy Center

November 4            Peoria                    Peoria Civic Center

November 5            St. Paul                 Xcel Center

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.