Sugarland Announce They Will Tour in 2018
The good news just keeps on coming for fans of Sugarland. The reunited duo are not only set to release new music in 2018, they will promote their new music with a tour!
Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush broke the news on Tuesday morning (Nov. 5) during an appearance on Bobby Bones' radio show. That spot marked their first joint interview since they revealed their reunion plans in November.
“We’re going on tour, guys! 2018! There’s going to be new music and new live shows," Nettles told fans during the interview, joking that she could get some free tickets for Bones to give away to listeners.
Nettles and Bush also performed an acoustic set of songs during the appearance.
The duo went on hiatus in 2013, just two years after a tragic stage collapse before their scheduled set at the Indiana State Fair killed seven people. They have both pursued solo careers, but the question of an eventual Sugarland reunion has always lingered. Nettles tells Bones that it's not a big shock to either one of them that they are back together, since "we never closed the door. We never said like, ‘We’re breaking up forever!’ We said, ‘Guys, we’re gonna go do other things.’ So when you don’t close a door, you can walk back through it."
Sugarland made their first live public appearance together in years at the 2017 CMA Awards on Nov. 8, presenting the Vocal Duo of the Year award. It's an honor they have taken home more than once, and they set the rumor mill spinning once again by speculating about maybe winning it again, saying, "and well, who knows?"
They confirmed the rumors on Nov. 9 in a press release that announced new music for 2018. No further details have yet been announced regarding either new music, or cities and dates for Sugarland's 2018 tour.
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