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Country music star Jake Owen to play Sanford Center

Jake Owen to play Sanford Center

Rising country music star Jake Owen will perform at the Sanford Center in Bemidji on March 22, arena officials said today in a press release.

Owen is touring in support of his "Days of Gold" tour, which has charted several hit singles. He earned a fourth consecutive No. 1 song with "Anywhere With You" from his 2011 release "Barefoot Blue Jean Night." His current hits include the title track from the new album and "Beachin." He has toured with Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, as well as headlining his own tour in 2012.

Opening for Owen in Bemidji will be Thomas Rhett, who has scored two top-15 hits, and The Cadillac Three, described as a high-energy "country fuzz" band. They have opened for bands such as ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eric Church and the Eli Young Band. Lead singer and guitarist Jaren Johnston also has written two No. 1 singles, Keith Urban's "You Gonna Fly" and Tim McGraw's "Southern Girl," as well as hits for numerous other artists.

Tickets for the show are $39.50 and a pre-sale event starts on Jan. 23, with general sales starting Jan. 24.

Tickets can be purchased at the Bob Lowth Ford Pickup Windows at the Sanford Center, both Lueken's Village Foods locations, any Ticketmaster retail location or by call (800) 745-3000 or online at