The country trio have not performed a headline tour of the States since 2006, when they were recovering from the fall-out from band member Natalie Maines' comments about former President George W. Bush.
Country act The Dixie Chicks have announced a new headline tour of North America, their first to cover their home country, in nearly a decade, in 2016.
The multi-platinum selling American trio, who have recorded seven studio albums, have not released any new music since 2006’s record Taking the Long Way, and haven’t undertaken any tours since the massive worldwide Accusations & Accidents tour in support of the same album.
The group, consisting of Natalie Maines, Emily Robison and Martie Maguire, made the big announcement via the group’s official Facebook page on Monday (November 16th), later adding all the details of the large tour on their website.
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The trio are latest surprise guests to join Swift onstage during her '1989' world tour.
Taylor Swift was joined onstage by three very special guests on Monday evening, during her third of five sold out gigs at the Los Angeles' Staples Center. Comedian Ellen Degeneres, singer Alanis Morissette and the Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines became the latest celebs to join Swift’s '1989' tour squad, which has also seen appearances from Julia Roberts and Lena Dunham.
Rick Rubin The Dixie Chicks Martie Maguire Natalie Maines Emily Robison - David Lynch Foundation honors Rick Rubin with Lifetime of Harmony Award - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Thursday 27th February 2014
Natalie Maines Wednesday 18th April 2012 29th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards - Show held at Renaissance Hollywood Hotel