Dixie Chicks adding 9 more dates to US tour

FILE - In this May 26, 2006, file photo, Dixie Chicks, from left, Emily Robison, Natalie Maines and Martie Maguire, wave to the crowd as they perform on ABC's "Good Morning America" summer concert series in Bryant Park, in New York. The Dixie Chicks are adding more concerts to their U.S. tour that starts this summer 2016. (AP Photo/Dima Gavrysh, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Dixie Chicks are adding more concerts to their U.S. tour that starts this summer.

The band announced on Monday that nine more dates in September are being added to their DCX MMXVI Tour, including stops in Louisville, Kentucky; Green Bay, Wisconsin; and New Orleans. The Grammy-winning country group starts the tour on June 1 in Cincinnati and wraps on Oct. 10 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

Made up of Natalie Maines, Emily Robison and Martie Maguire, the Dixie Chicks have sold over 30 million albums, including the multiplatinum albums “Wide Open Spaces” and “Fly,” and earned 13 Grammys. Their last album, “Taking the Long Way,” came out in 2006.

Tickets will go on sale May 7 for the new dates at Live Nation’s website.

The group will perform at Nashville’s Bridgeston Arena on August 17. Tickets for the show are now available.

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