Jake Owen Announces Acoustic Down To The Tiki Tonk Tour

Jake Owen is taking it back to where it all began with the announcement of his 2020 acoustic Down To…


Lauren Jo Black

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December 9, 2019


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Jake Owen is taking it back to where it all began with the announcement of his 2020 acoustic Down To The Tiki Tonk Tour.

Kicking off February 14, the tour will make stops in eight cities through March 15. The intimate shows will feature special guest Larry Fleet.

“Sitting on a barstool, just playing a guitar and singing songs is how I first started making music and is what first led me to fall in love with performing. Over the years I’ve been lucky enough to have the venues get bigger, and to play for larger crowds on major headlining tours, but when I sat down to think about what was important to me this upcoming year, I really wanted the opportunity to go back to the beginning of it all,” Owen shared in a statement. “For me, it was that intimate connection with fans and the ability to really engage on a more personal level… it just takes me back to the real roots of where and why you started doing this in the first place. The strength of the songwriting and the magic of how that translates into a room with just a guitar and a song. I really can’t wait to play these rooms.”

Jake Owen recently shared an extended version of his “Homemade” music video, which chronicles his grandparents’ incredible love story. The 14-minute clip is set in the 1940s and features Owen playing the role of his grandfather. “Homemade” is the latest single from the Florida native’s critically acclaimed Greetings From…Jake album, which is available to stream and purchase HERE.

Tickets for the Down To The Tiki Tonk Tour will be available beginning Dec. 13.

Jake Owen’s Down To The Tiki Tonk Tour Dates:

2/14/2020 – Des Moines, IA – Hoyt Sherman Place
2/15/2020 – West Lafayette, IN – Elliott Hall of Music, Purdue University
2/27/2020 – Green Bay, WI – Meyer Theatre
2/28/2020 – Cedar Rapids, IA – Paramount Theatre
3/6/2020 – Lancaster, PA – American Music Theater
3/7/2020 – Wilkes-Barre, PA – The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
3/14/20 – Augusta, GA – Miller Theater – Brian J. Marks Hall
3/15/20 – Mobile, AL – Saenger Theater

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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 Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. 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.