Kelsea Ballerini will open the Meaning of Life Tour for her hero, Kelly Clarkson

Kelsea Ballerini will open the Meaning of Life Tour for her hero, Kelly Clarkson

Kelsea Ballerini will open the Meaning of Life Tour for her hero, Kelly Clarkson

September 14, 2018 9:04 AM

Atlantic RecordsKelsea Ballerini has often talked about how much she loves Kelly Clarkson, and next year, she’ll get the chance to open for her idol on Kelly’s Meaning of Life Tour.

“I saw Kelly Clarkson on her Behind These Hazel Eyes tour when I was 13,” Kelsea tweeted, “and it solidified my dream of being an artist. Now this. Feeling so beyond lucky to warm the stage up for my favorite artist next year.”

The Voice winner Brynn Cartelli will also join Kelly and Kelsea on the trek.

Kelsea’s first date with Kelly will be January 24 in Oakland, California. In the meantime, the “I Hate Love Songs” hitmaker continues on Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour through November.

Here are Kelsea Ballerini's dates on Kelly Clarkson's Meaning of Life Tour, with pre-sales starting on Monday before becoming available to the general public a week later:

1/24 -- Oakland, CA, Oracle Arena
1/25 -- Fresno, CA, Save Mart Center
1/30 -- Salt Lake City, UT, Vivint Smart Home Arena
2/7 -- Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center
2/8 -- Tulsa, OK, BOK Center
2/9 -- Southaven, MS, Landers Center
2/15 -- Green Bay, WI, Resch Center
2/21 -- Detroit, MI, Little Caesars Arena
2/22 -- Chicago, IL, Allstate Arena
2/23 -- St. Louis, MO, Chaifetz Arena
3/2 -- Wichita, KS, INTRUST Bank Arena
3/8 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden
3/16 -- Baltimore, MD, Royal Farms Arena
3/21 -- Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena
3/22 -- Indianapolis, IN, Bankers Life Fieldhouse
3/23 -- Cincinnati, OH, U.S. Bank Arena
3/28 -- Duluth, GA, Infinite Energy Arena 
3/29 -- Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena
3/30 -- Greenville, SC, Bon Secours Wellness Arena

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