Dolly Parton to return to Europe
Dolly Parton has announced a huge new European tour, which will see her perform in England, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Germany, and Norway in June and July next year
Dolly Parton has announced a string of European dates for 2014.
The legendary '9 to 5' singer is bringing her 'Blue Smoke World Tour' to England, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Germany and Norway in June and July next year.
She said: "Every time I come to Europe I'm just as excited as I was my very first time, which was many, many years ago.
"I love that part of the world and I especially love the fans.
"We always have such a good time and I've put together a lot of things for this show that I think the fans will love."
The shows will follow 67-year-old Dolly's appearances in Australia, which are planned for February. She last performed in Europe during the 'Better Day World Tour' in 2011.
She added: "We had not planned to come back so soon, but we got so much fan mail and such a great reaction that I thought 'Well, why not. If they're having a good time and we always do, let's just do it.' "
The tour will be in support of Dolly's latest album, 'Blue Smoke', which will be released soon.
Meanwhile, the country star narrowly escaped serious harm when she was involved in a minor car accident yesterday (21.10.13). Dolly was taken to a local hospital after the incident, but discharged shortly afterward, and reassured fans on twitter she was alright.
She wrote: "I was in a fender bender this morning here in Nashville, but I am all good... Just a little tired and sore. Resting at home now! (sic)".
Dolly Parton European Tour Dates 2014:
Jun 08 - England, Liverpool, Echo Arena
Jun 10 - Northern Ireland, Belfast, Odyssey Arena
Jun 11 - Ireland, Dublin, O2 Arena
Jun 12 - Ireland, Cork, Live At The Marquee
Jun 14 - England, Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena
Jun 15 - Scotland, Aberdeen, GE Arena
Jun 17 - Scotland, Glasgow, Hydro Arena
Jun 20 - England, Leeds, First Direct Arena
Jun 21 - England, Manchester, Phones 4U Arena
Jun 22 - England, Birmingham, LG Arena
Jun 24 - Wales, Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
Jun 27 - England, London, O2 Arena
Jul 02 - England, Nottingham, Arena
Juy 05 - Germany, Cologne, Lanxess Arena
Jul 06 - Germany, Berlin, O2 World
Jul 08 - Denmark, Copenhagen, Forum
Jul 09 - Norway, Oslo, Spektrum