KELSEA BALLERINI ANNOUNCES SECOND LEG OF EXCLUSIVE HEARTFIRST TOUR THIS SPRING
TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, JANUARY 20
SUBJECT TO CHANGE
January 12, 2023 (Nashville, Tenn.) – Three-time GRAMMY® Award nominee and multiple ACM and CMA Award winning multiplatinum songwriter, producer and author Kelsea Ballerini will launch the second leg of her exclusive HEARTFIRST Tour in March, announcing today nine new intimate headline shows across North America. The tour kicks off on March 6 at History in Toronto, ON, visits cities throughout the Midwest and East Coast, and closes out on March 18 at Stage AE in Pittsburgh, PA. It picks up where she left off on the 2022 fan favorite HEARTFIRST Tour last fall, which simultaneously launched her critically acclaimed new album SUBJECT TO CHANGE and saw her captivate audiences night after night.
Pre-sales start Tuesday, January 17 at 10AM local time. Sign up for early access to tickets at heartfirsttour.com. The Spotify pre-sale follows on Wednesday, January 18 at 10am local time.
Tickets for the general on-sale go live Friday, January 20 at 10am local time. Check out the full confirmed itinerary below.
This will be a prime opportunity to catch Kelsea’s full headline set—following a handful of dates on The Judds: The Final Tour and a sold-out jaunt in the UK throughout February. Meanwhile, she’ll spend the rest of the Spring on Kenny Chesney’s I Go Back Tour.
Kelsea will be out on the road in support of her acclaimed fourth studio album, SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Next up, she’s nominated at the 2023 GRAMMY® Awards in the category of “Best Country Solo Performance” for “HEARTFIRST.”
Be on the lookout for more from Kelsea Ballerini in 2023!
3/6 – Toronto, ON / History
3/7 – Detroit, MI / The Fillmore Detroit
3/8 – Columbus, OH / Palace Theatre
3/10 – Minneapolis, MN / The Armory
3/11 – Milwaukee, WI / The Rave/Eagles Club
3/12 – Indianapolis, IN / Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
3/15 – Cleveland, OH / The Agora
3/17 – Atlantic City, NJ / Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena
3/18 – Pittsburgh, PA / Stage AE
01. “SUBJECT TO CHANGE”
02. “THE LITTLE THINGS”
03. “I CAN’T HELP MYSELF”
04. “IF YOU GO DOWN” (I’M GOIN’ DOWN TOO)
05. “LOVE IS A COWBOY”
06. “MUSCLE MEMORY”
07. “I GUESS THEY CALL IT FALLIN’”
10. “WALK IN THE PARK”
12. “YOU’RE DRUNK, GO HOME”
13. “DOIN’ MY BEST”
15. “WHAT I HAVE”
About Kelsea Ballerini
Kelsea Ballerini has consistently made history. With the release of her debut album The First Time (Black River), she became the “only female country artist to hit #1 with the first three consecutive singles from a debut album.” This history-making feat helped earn the honeyed alto a Best New Artist GRAMMY nomination. She has logged five back-to-back Top 10 entries on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, including the platinum-selling The First Time , gold-selling Unapologetically , gold-selling kelsea , ballerini , and SUBJECT TO CHANGE . With seven #1 singles and 31 certifications from the RIAA to date, her catalog boasts a string of essential smashes such as the double-platinum “Miss Me More” and “Peter Pan,” platinum-selling “half of my hometown” feat. Kenny Chesney and “hole in the bottle” with Shania Twain, and gold-selling “I Quit Drinking” with LANY. Among dozens of accolades thus far, she has garnered three GRAMMY® Award nominations, won two ACM Awards, picked up two CMA Awards, took home the iHeartRadio Music Awards honor for “Best New Artist,” and received multiple career nominations from the ACM Awards, American Music Awards, CMA Awards, CMT Awards, and People’s Choice Awards.
She concluded 2021 as the “#3 most-played female artist on country radio” and CMT “Artist of the Year” in addition to picking up “Musical Event of the Year” and “Video of the Year” at the CMA Awards for “half of my hometown.” Kelsea scored a nomination in the category of “Single of the Year” at the 2022 CMA Awards for “half of my hometown,” and she notched a People’s Choice Awards nomination for “Country Artist of 2022.” Kelsea led the field for 2022 CMT Music Awards nominations with three nominations for “Video of The Year,” “Collaborative Video of The Year” and “CMT Performance of The Year.” Not to mention, she snagged a nomination for “Music Event of the Year” for the 2022 ACM Awards as both artist and producer of “half of my hometown.” This marked Kelsea’s first ACM nomination as a producer.
Expanding her sphere of influence, she authored her first original book of poetry Feel Your Way Through, and Dolly Parton tapped her to star in the audiobook of Run, Rose, Run. In April 2022, Kelsea co-hosted the CMT Awards on CBS nationwide. On top of this, the multi-platinum country superstar was named the newest face of COVERGIRL. She has joined the brand in a multi-year partnership and is set to launch a cosmetic collaboration with the brand in 2023. She was inducted as a member of the famed Grand Ole Opry in 2019. At the time, she notably became the Opry’s youngest member in its nearly 100-year history since being founded in 1925. With these accolades, it is no wonder NPR proclaimed, “Kelsea Ballerini is definitely one of the most influential women in country right now… she’s defining the sound of the genre.”
Kelsea’s fourth album, SUBJECT TO CHANGE, arrived on September 23, 2022. The first single, “HEARTFIRST,” quickly took over airwaves, and was the “most added song at country radio” the week of its release. Most recently, Kelsea earned a GRAMMY® nomination for “Best Country Solo Performance” for “HEARTFIRST.” Kelsea Ballerini is ready to continue making history in 2023 and beyond.