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The UK’s Biggest Country Duo Announce dates as part of their Two of Us 2024 Tour

The UK’s biggest country music export, The Shires, have announced they’re bringing their intimate acoustic UK tour to Wales for x3 dates in September. The Two Of Us Tour, which has already sold out for the June dates, will see Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes tour the length and breadth of the UK performing all their classic tracks, and they’ve chosen to bring x3 special dates to Hafren, Swansea and Rhyl from 6-8 September.

Friday 6 Sept – The Hafren, Newtown
Saturday 7 September – Swansea Grand Theatre
Sunday 8 September – Rhyl Pavilion Theatre

The Shires achievements speak for themselves: three consecutive UK Top 3 albums, four #1 UK Country albums, 100 million+ streams, two Gold-certified records, and countless sold-out headline shows, including filling the prestigious Royal Albert Hall.

The Shires first broke through in 2014 with their single ‘Nashville Grey Skies’, a playful song about Britain needing its own country scene. And that’s something which they helped happen, starting with their 2015 debut ‘Brave’, which became the first ever Top 10 album by a UK country music artist. That success continued with a succession of hit albums: 2016’s ‘My Universe’, 2018’s ‘Accidentally On Purpose’, 2020’s ‘Good Years’ and 2022’s ‘10 Year Plan’.

Their authenticity saw them embraced by the Nashville scene immediately, leading to two CMA Awards, touring highlights including C2C Festival and shows as guests to Carrie Underwood, Little Big Town, The Corrs and more.

Tickets on sale from 9am Friday 9 February: https://myticket.co.uk/artists/the-shires