NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Ten-time Dove Award winners NEEDTOBREATHE will celebrate the release of their new album H A R D L O V E with Tour de Compadres 2016, an epic US headline run kicking off August 17, 2016 at Raleigh, NC’s Red Hat Amphitheater and then traveling through a November 12, 2016 finale at Lynchburg, VA’s Liberty University. The second annual Tour de Compadres sees NEEDTOBREATHE bringing along some of their closest musical friends as support, including special guests Mat Kearney, John Mark McMillan (Leg 1 only), Parachute (Leg 2 only), and Welshly Arms. Highlights include a massive hometown concert at Charleston, SC’s 10,000+ capacity Volvo Car Stadium on August 19, 2016 as well as performances at such legendary venues as Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre (September 10th), Morrison, CO’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre (September 15th), Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom (October 30th), and New York City’s Beacon Theatre (November 2nd). Presale ticketing for The Insiders—the official NEEDTOBREATHE fan club—begins April 4, 2016 followed by an additional presale for mailing list members and Facebook Event followers on April 11, 2016; all remaining tickets will then be released to the general public on April 15, 2016. For complete details and ticket information, please visit

NEEDTOBREATHE premiered Tour de Compadres in summer 2015, visiting over 40 US markets accompanied by special guests Switchfoot, Ben Rector, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, and Colony House. The aptly named tour was a massive popular and commercial success, with highlights including a sold out date at Colorado’s legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre, captured exclusively by TIDAL in the just-released mini-documentary, NEEDTOBREATHE Live At The Red Rocks.

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