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Brad Paisley is teaming with Cracker Barrel for the first leg of his 2013 trek. The Beat This Summer tour, sponsored by the restaurant chain, kicks off May 9 in St. Louis, Mo., with openers Lee Brice and Chris Young. The highly anticipated journey takes its name from the singer-songwriter's latest single, which he co-wrote with Chris DuBois and Luke Laird.

"This song is about that feeling we've all had at some point in our lives – when you're young, you've fallen in love, maybe you're on the beach or working near the boardwalk," Brad says. "You're thinking there may never be a summer to compare."

In addition to bring a good time to fans across North America, the tour will also help those in need. One dollar from every ticket sold will be donated to Live Beyond, a non-profit organization that provides medical care, clean water and nutritional support to impoverished communities in Haiti.

Brad Paisley's Beat This Summer Tour Dates:

May 9 - St. Louis, MO
May 10 - Indianapolis, IN
May 11 - Chicago, IL
May 16 - Holmdel, NJ
May 17 - Boston, MA
May 18 - Hartford, CT
May 31 - Toronto, ONT
June 1 - Pittsburgh, PA
June 2 - Saratoga Springs, NY
June 6 - Cincinnati, OH
June 7 - Charlotte, NC
June 8 - Raleigh, NC
June 21 - West Palm Beach, FL
June 22 - Tampa, FL
June 23 - Atlanta, GA
June 28 - Virginia Beach, VA
June 29 - Washington, DC
July 12 - Darien Center, NY
July 13 - Ft. Loramie, OH
July 20 - Twin Lakes, WI
July 27 - Dallas, TX
July 28 - Houston, TX
August 1 - Denver, CO
August 2 - Salt Lake City, UT
August 16 - Mission, BC
August 17 - Brownsville, OR
August 22 - Mountain View, CA
August 23 - Sacramento, CA
August 24 - San Bernardino, CA

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