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|May 18||Kip Moore||Track 29 Chattanooga, Tennessee||Find Tickets|
|Jun 7||2013 Winstock Country Music Festival - 2-Day Pass - featuring Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Pistol Annies, Kip Moore, .38 Special, Neal McCoy, and more||Winstock Grounds Winsted, Minnesota||Find Tickets|
|Jun 8||Kip Moore||Higher Ground Festival Winsted, Minnesota||Find Tickets|
|Jun 14||Toby Keith with Kip Moore||Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, Ohio||Find Tickets|
|Jun 15||Toby Keith with Kip Moore||First Niagara Pavilion Burgettstown, Pennsylvania||Find Tickets|
|Jun 16||Toby Keith with Kip Moore||DTE Energy Music Theatre Clarkston, Michigan||Find Tickets|
|Jun 20||My Country 96.1fm Summer Kickoff Concert||Brookhaven Amphitheatre Farmingville, New York||Find Tickets|
|Jun 21||Ford F-Series Presents Toby Keith with Kip Moore||PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel, New Jersey||Find Tickets|
|Jun 22||Ford F-Series Presents Toby Keith with Kip Moore||Susquehanna Bank Center Camden, New Jersey||Find Tickets|
|Jun 26||Kip Moore||Summerfest Grounds on Milwaukee's Lake Front Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|Jun 28||Dauphin's Countryfest Friday Pass with Dierks Bentley, Emerson Drive, Kip Moore, Kira Isabella and more||Dauphins Countryfest Grounds Winnipeg, Manitoba||Find Tickets|
|Jun 29||Dustin Lynch - Kip Moore||Joliet Memorial Stadium Joliet, Illinois|
|Jun 30||Toby Keith with Kip Moore||First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre Tinley Park, Illinois||Find Tickets|
|Jul 5||Kip Moore||House Of Blues - Myrtle Beach North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina||Find Tickets|
|Jul 17||Tim McGraw||Paso Robles Event Center Paso Robles, California||Find Tickets|
Singer-songwriter Kip Moore combines a raw and rustic voice with compelling lyrics of honesty to create a unique sound that’s simultaneously hypnotic and edgy. His voice is weathered by life’s detours and disappointments and strengthened by his dreams and determination. His music is infused with relentless intensity, both of passion and frustration.
The boy who grew up daydreaming about life outside of the small town of Tifton, Ga., became a man who has been continually inspired by Bruce Springsteen and Kris Kristofferson to paint vivid portraits with his lyrics.
His music powerfully captures some of the contradictions that he grapples with personally. Although he’s from a large family and enjoys musical collaborations and performing onstage, he’s an introvert who is often more comfortable being alone.
Despite its edge, his music remains desperately optimistic.
During high school, he secretly began playing his brother’s guitar because he was intimidated by the talent of his mother and older brother. “I would play when nobody was around, just figuring out stuff, watching his hands and trying to do the same thing.”
Kip moved to Hawaii on a whim with just a backpack, a surfboard and a friend. They slept on an airport bench the first night and then lucked into a hut that was $50 a month. They would walk or hitchhike the mile to the beach daily. After six months of this tropical paradise, Kip thought he had found his permanent home until his friend encouraged him to pursue songwriting as a living.
He drove to Nashville on Jan. 1, 2004 in an old black Nissan truck that contained one bag and his guitar. He immersed himself in the songwriting community, observing songwriters’ rounds for two years and honing his craft before gaining the confidence to join in. After four years of performing locally, he caught the attention of Creative Artist Agency’s Mark Dennis, who called Universal Music Group Nashville’s Joe Fisher. Not only did Joe’s encounter lead to his record deal with MCA Nashville, but it also brought about his introduction to songwriter Brett James, who produced Kip’s debut album.
He also found important relationships with songwriters Dan Couch, Scott Steppakoff, Westin Davis and Kiefer Thompson, two of whom didn’t have publishing deals when he began writing with them.
And different his debut project is, as evidenced by the album’s first single, “Mary Was the Marrying Kind,” the story of the one who got away. The dreamy and spell-binding song is the true story of one of Kip’s friends, who returned to his hometown after about six years and saw the once tall, lanky girl who had since come into her own and become a model.
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