US country singer Dolly Parton is returning to Australia in February next year for her "Blue Smoke World Tour Down Under" tour. The 67-year-old blonde and bling-loving singer, last toured Australia in 2011. Dolly's latest studio album Blue Smoke will be released worldwide on Dolly Records but no date has yet been announced.
US country singer Dolly Parton is returning to Australia in February next year for her “Blue Smoke World Tour Down Under” tour.
"Australia, here I come again. We have a lot of new and exciting things for the show and can't wait to share it with you. I love my fans in that part of the world. You've been so very good to me for so many years and I know that we're gonna have a wonderful time," Parton said in a statement.
Dolly last Aussie tour - The Better Day World Tour - has been known as the most successful tour of her 45-plus year career as the singer rocked the audience with her power-packed performances. The shows surpassed her previous attendance records in both Europe and Australia and was her most-crowded ever.
The country singer also has a bit of surprise for her fans who procure the VIP packages of her upcoming tour. The perks of spending on the package are access to Dolly's personal wardrobe and instruments, a backstage tour, and an opportunity to meet the country-diva in person.
Parton, best known for her hit "9 to 5" has been in news recently when she appeared on Queen Latifah's show and did a little rap. The "Islands" singer also took a dig at "Wrecking Ball" singer Miley Cyrus in the show.
"Now I don't hip and I don't hop, I'd black both eyes with this big top, I know the Queen has got 'em too but she don't work 'em like I do," rapped Parton referring to her own cleavage.
"Hey Miley, I got your wrecking balls right here," said Dolly referring to Miley, who happens to be her Godchild.
Tickets to Parton's 2014 tour go on sale on November 1.
Some of her Tour Dates are as follows:
Tue 11 Feb - Rod Laver Arena, VIC
Tue 18 Feb - Sydney Entertainment Centre, NSW
Fri 21 Feb - Brisbane Entertainment Centre, QLD
Tue 25 Feb - Adelaide Entertainment Centre, SA
Thu 27 Feb - Perth Arena, WA
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