WATCH: Keith Urban Shocks Fans with Personal Phone Calls, Taking Song Requests for Upcoming Tour
How would you react if you picked up the phone and Keith Urban was on the other end of the…
Keith Urban; Photo Courtesy of CBS
How would you react if you picked up the phone and Keith Urban was on the other end of the line?
That’s exactly what happened to a number of fans when Urban called them while working on plans for his upcoming The Speed Of Now Tour.
In a video shared to Urban’s social media accounts, the country superstar is seen phoning a few “friends” to get their input on his setlist for his new tour.
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“Working on the setlist for tour and decided to call a few friends for suggestions. There’s no one better out there to help than all of YOU,” he captioned the post.
Throughout the video, Urban chats with fans and asks what songs they would like to see him perform on tour.
The guitar-slinger took down notes as fans requested tracks such as “You’ll Think of Me,” “Raining on Sunday” and “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16.”
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Urban also asked fans to drop their picks for his set list in the comments and hopes to incorporate many of the tracks into his new tour.
In December, Urban announced the North American leg of the tour on social media.
“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 shared at the time.
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’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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