Nikita Richardson
June 02, 2016 11:11 am
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A month ago, the Dixie Chicks went viral for a couple of reasons: (1) They delivered a wonderful cover of Beyoncé’s “Daddy Lessons;” and (2) they were performing the cover on their first tour in 10 years.

That tour is their DCX MMXVI World Tour, which finally came to the U.S. yesterday, and is more in support of the band’s truly stunning success than new material (which they haven’t delivered since 2006). It also proves that the band is not on the brink of breaking up as if often rumored.

“It answers the biggest question, the elephant in the room, which is ‘Have the Dixie Chicks broken up?'” co-founder Emily Robinson told The Oakland Press. “To us it’s almost the perfect, ‘Shut up! Stop asking! Believe us when we say we’re still together, we’re just not working right now.’ So it just kind of helped us do that.”

But as lead singer Natalie Maines points out, the reason the group hasn’t put a new album out since 2006’s Taking The Long Way Home is mostly because she hasn’t felt like going back into the studio for a long time. Accordingly, the group’s two other members, Robinson and her sister Martie Maguire created their own project, Court Yard Hounds, freeing Maines to go solo.

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“I’m glad they were doing that because I felt like everyone was waiting for me, and I felt a lot of pressure,” Maines said in the same interview. “I know they have such a need to do music, and I didn’t like feeling responsible for taking that away from them. And then I could do [a solo album] without feeling like I was cheating on Emily and Martie.”

Luckily, she’s feel positive enough about the group to go on tour. Tomorrow, June 3, the Chicks will play in Cuyahoga Falls, OH before heading out on the next 54 dates of the North American leg of their tour, which ends with a performance at the Hollywood Bowl on October 10. Check out the whole tour list below.

June 3 — Cleveland, Ohio @ Blossom Music Center
June 4 — Detroit, Mich. @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 5 — Chicago, Ill. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
June 8 — Holmdel, N.J. @ PNC Bank Arts Center
June 10 — Pittsburgh, Pa. @ First Niagara Pavilion
June 11 — Saratoga Springs, N.Y. @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 13 — New York City @ Madison Square Garden
June 14 — Boston, Mass. @ XFinity Center
June 16 — Bangor, Maine @ Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
June 17 — Hartford, Conn. @ XFinity Theater
June 18 — Camden, N.J. @ BB&T Pavilion
June 21 — Toronto, Ontario, Canada @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
June 22—Toronto, Ontario, Canada @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
June 24 — Hershey, Pa. @ Hersheypark
June 25 — Bristow, Va. @ Jiffy Lube Live
July 7 — Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada @ Rogers Arena
July 8 — Seattle, Wash. @ White River Amphitheatre
July 9 — Portland, Ore. @ Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
July 12 — Mountain View, Calif. @ Shoreline Amphitheater
July 13 — Sacramento, Calif. @ Toyota Amphitheater
July 15 — San Diego, Calif. @ Sleep Train Amphitheater
July 16 — Las Vegas, Nev. @ Las Vegas Arena
July 17 — Phoenix, Ariz. @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
July 20 — Irvine, Calif. @ Irvine Meadows Amphitheater
Aug. 5 — Dallas, Texas @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Aug. 6 — Houston, Texas @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug. 7 — Austin, Texas @ Austin360 Amphitheatre
Aug. 10 — Virginia Beach, Va. @ Farm Bureau Live
Aug. 12 — Raleigh, N.C. @ Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
Aug. 13 — Charlotte, N.C. @ PNC Music Pavilion
Aug. 14 — Alpharetta, Ga. @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park
Aug. 17 — Nashville, Tenn. @ Bridgestone Arena
Aug. 19 — Tampa, Fla. @ MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater
Aug. 20 — West Palm Beach, Fla. @ Perfect Vodka Amphitheater
Aug. 24 — St. Louis, Mo. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Aug. 25 — Indianapolis, Ind. @ Klipsch Music Center
Aug. 27 — Minneapolis, Minn. @ Minnesota State Fair
Aug. 28 — Minneapolis, Minn. @ Minnesota State Fair
Aug. 30 — Kansas City, Mo. @ Sprint Center
Sept. 1 — Englewood, Colo. @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
Sept. 2 — Salt Lake City, Utah @ Usana Amphitheatre
Sept. 8 — Tulsa, Okla. @ BOK Center
Sept. 9 — North Little Rock, Ark. @ Verizon Arena
Sept. 10 — New Orleans, La. @ Smoothie King Center
Sept. 15 — Moline, Ill. @ iWireless Center
Sept. 16 — Columbus, Ohio @ Nationwide Arena
Sept. 17 — Buffalo, N.Y. @ First Niagara Center
Sept. 22 — Louisville, Ky. @ KFC Yum! Center
Sept. 23 — Toledo, Ohio @ Huntington Center
Sept. 24 — Green Bay, Wis. @ Resch Center
Sept. 29 — Edmonton, Alberta, Canada @ Rogers Place
Oct. 1 — Calgary, Alberta, Canada @ Scotiabank Saddledome
Oct. 7 — Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
Oct. 8 — Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Forum
Oct. 10 — Los Angeles, Calif. @ Hollywood Bowl

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