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Little Big Town coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

The country superstars are scaling down to theaters to debut their new album Nightfall.
This May 4, 2019 file photo shows Phillip Sweet, from left, Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook, of Little Big Town, at the iHeartCountry Festival in Austin, Texas. The Grammy winners will reveal their self-produced album “Nightfall” at Carnegie Hall on January 16, the night before it is released. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File) [JACK PLUNKETT | Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP]
Published Sep. 9
Updated Sep. 9

Little Big Town may be Grammy-winning country stars who are used to playing arenas and amphitheaters. But that doesn’t mean they can’t mix it up once in a while.

The Girl Crush group on Monday announced it will debut its new album Nightfall on a theatrical tour this spring, including two nights at Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall on Feb. 26-27. Caitlyn Smith will open. Tickets are $39, and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Click here for details.

While they’ve achieved serious mainstream success with hits like Day Drinking and Pontoon, Little Big Town is clearly going for something a little different on this tour. It kicks off with a show at Carnegie Hall in New York, the first mainstream country performance there since 2013.

RELATED: Little Big Town talk about ‘Girl Crush,’ their turbulent personal histories and more

The Ruth Eckerd Hall shows — their first — will overlap slightly with the beginning of next year’s Florida Strawberry Festival. Tickets purchased online will include a CD of Nightfall, scheduled for release on Jan. 17. Check out the first single The Daughters here.

For more info on the Ruth Eckerd Hall shows, click here.

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