Former reality tv star Cheyenne Kimball is back in the limelight having joined new band Gloriana as vocalist and mandolin player. The band will be opening act along with former American Idol finalist Kellie Pickler for superstar Taylor Swift on her Fearless Tour. The tour will visit over 50 cities in 38 states and provinces in the US and Canada over the span of 6 months.
The scheduled dates are below:
4/23/09 Evansville, IN Roberts Stadium
4/24/09 Jonesboro, AR ASU Convocation Center
4/25/09 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center (Saint Louis, MO)
4/30/09 Charleston, SC
5/1/09 07:30 PM Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena (Jacksonville, FL)
5/2/09 07:30 PM Mississippi Coast Coliseum (Biloxi, MS)
5/14/09 Spokane, WA.
5/15/09 Seattle, WA.
5/16/09 Portland, OR.
5/17/09 Yakima, WA.
5/21/09 Phoenix, AZ.
5/22/09 07:30 PM Staples Center (Los Angeles, CA)
5/23/09 Las Vegas, AZ.
5/24/09 San Diego Sports Arena (San Diego, CA)
5/26/09 Salt Lake City, UT
6/11/09 1st Mariner Arena (Baltimore, MD)
6/12/09 Greensboro Coliseum (Greensboro, NC)
7/8/09 Calgary, Alberta TBD
7/10/09 Craven, Saskatchewan
7/11/09 Winnipeg, Manitoba
7/16/09 Twin Lakes, WI
7/17/09 Columbus, OH
7/18/09 Charleston, WV
7/23/09 08:00 PM Cheyenne Frontier Days (Cheyenne, WY)
7/24/09 Rapid City, SD
8/8/09 3:30 PM Detroit Lakes, MN WE Fest Amphitheatre
8/9/09 Qwest Center Omaha (Omaha, NE)
8/27/09 New York, NY
8/28/09 Mohegan Sun Arena (Uncasville, CT)
8/29/09 Bryce Jordan Center (University Park, PA)
8/30/09 Louisville, KY
9/4/09 Bi-Lo Center (Greenville, SC)
9/5/09 Time Warner Cable Arena (Charlotte, NC)
9/10/09 Lafayette, LA
9/11/09 Centurytel Center (Bossier City, LA)
9/12/09 BJCC Arena (Birmingham, AL)
9/25/09 Dallas, TX
9/26/09 Little Rock, AR
9/27/09 BOK Center (Tulsa, OK)
10/1/09 Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland, OH)
10/2/09 Grand Rapids, MI
10/3/09 Mellon Arena (Pittsburgh, PA)
10/8/09 Conseco Fieldhouse (Indianapolis, IN)
10/9/09 Chicago, IL
10/10/09 Target Center (Minneapolis, MN)
Before the band’s foundation, Kimball was the 2002 winner of the competition America’s Most Talented Kid. Her debut album, The Day Has Come was released in July 2006 coinciding with an MTV reality series “Cheyenne” following her entry into the music industry. This album produced a chart single on the Billboard Hot 100 in “Hanging On.” She also appeared on the Aquamarine movie soundtrack with the song One Original Thing, the song was released as a single in October 2006.
The Gloriana band, founded in 2008 with Cheyenne, brothers Tom Gossin and Mike Gossin (vocals, guitar), as well as Rachel Reinart (vocals) released its debut single “Wild at Heart” in 2009, and have charted on the Billboard country charts with it. The song was co-written by Matt Serletic, Josh Kear and Stephanie Bentley. An album will be released on Serletic’s label, Emblem Records, and will be produced by him.