Luke Bryan announced the first leg of a new tour 2018 on Thursday (Oct. 26) during an appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Bryan's 2018 What Makes You Country Tour will kick off Feb. 16 in Springfield, Mo., at the JQH Arena and run through fall of 2018. Bryan announced six dates so far, with more dates to be announced soon. Kip Moore and the Cadillac Three will serve as support acts on the first leg. Tickets are set to go on sale Friday, Nov. 3.

Live Nation is the promoter for Bryan's 2018 What Makes You Country Tour, which is sponsored by Cabela's. Citi is the official pre-sale credit card of the tour, and Citi card members will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Wednesday, Nov. 1 through Citi’s Private Pass program.

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DeGeneres will also give away tickets for all the dates on the tour via her website.

Bryan will release his new studio album, What Makes You Country, on Dec. 8. The first single from the album, "Light It Up," is already at country radio, and Bryan also revealed the video for the song on Thursday morning.

Luke Bryan's 2018 What Makes You Country Tour Dates:

2-16 - Springfield, Mo. @JQH Arena
2-17 - Evansville, Ind. @ Ford Center
2-18 - Louisville, Ky. @ KFC Yum! Center
2-22 - State College, Pa. @ Bryce Jordan Center
2-23 - Atlantic City, N.J. @ Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall
2-24 - Charlottesville, Va. @ John Paul Jones Arena

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