Sponsors Include Wrangler, Choice Hotels and Cici's Pizza

NASHVILLE – August 16, 2007 – CMT ON TOUR returns for its sixth consecutive year with another fan favorite line-up. CMT ON TOUR 2007: SUGARLAND CHANGE will feature LITTLE BIG TOWN and JAKE OWEN. Executive produced by Steve Moore of AEG Live, CMT ON TOUR launches September 27 and continues through December 15. Tickets will be on sale several weeks before each market’s show (see full list below) and will be available through each venue’s participating ticketing company.

The CMT ON TOUR 2007: SUGARLAND CHANGE is sponsored by Wrangler, Choice Hotels and CiCi’s Pizza. The tour will hit 32 markets across the country including New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and Las Vegas. The complete schedule is available at cmtontour.cmt.com. Past artists participating in CMT ON TOUR include megastars Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Rascal Flatts.
DATE      MARKET – VENUE               ON SALE DATE
Sept. 27   Charleston, S.C. – North Charleston Coliseum      Aug. 17
Sept. 28   Greenville, S.C. – Bi-Lo Center            Aug. 17
Sept. 29   Winston-Salem, N.C. – Joel Coliseum**         Aug. 18

Oct. 4      Salisbury, Md. – Wicomico Civic Center         Aug. 25
Oct. 5      Trenton, N.J. – Sovereign Bank Arena         Aug. 25
Oct. 6      Reading, Pa. – Sovereign Center         Aug. 24
Oct. 11      Lincoln, Neb. – Pershing Center            Aug. 24
Oct. 12      Cedar Rapids, Iowa – US Cellular Center      Aug. 24
Oct. 13      Minneapolis, MN / Target Center         Aug. 10
Oct. 26      Reno, Nev. – Reno Events Center         Aug. 18
Oct. 27      Fresno, Calif. – Selland Arena            Aug. 20
Oct. 28      Los Angeles, Calif. – NOKIA Theatre L.A. Live      Aug. 20

Nov. 1      Phoenix, Ariz. – Arizona State Fair**         Sept. 8
Nov. 2      San Diego, Calif. – ipayOne Center          
@ The San Diego Sports Arena            Aug. 20
Nov. 3      Las Vegas, Nev. – TBD               TBD
Nov. 9      Wichita Falls, Texas – Kay Yeager Coliseum      Sept. 29
Nov. 10      Dallas, Texas – Nokia Theatre @ Grand Prairie      Sept. 29
Nov. 11      Biloxi, Miss. – Mississippi Coast Coliseum      Sept. 29
Nov. 14      New York, N.Y. – Nokia Theatre            On sale now
Nov. 15      Springfield, Mass. – MassMutual Center Arena      Oct. 6
Nov. 16      Binghamton, N.Y. – Broome County          
Veterans Memorial Arena            Oct. 6
Nov. 27      Portland, Maine – Cumberland County Civic Center   Oct. 6
Nov. 30      Peoria, Ill. – Peoria Civic Center    Oct. 19

Dec. 1      Green Bay, Wis. – Resch Center         Oct. 20
Dec. 2      Grand Forks, N.D. – Ralph Engelstad Arena      Oct. 20
Dec. 6      Battle Creek, Mich. – Kellogg Arena         Oct. 26
Dec. 7      Youngstown, Ohio – Chevrolet Centre         Oct. 26
Dec. 8      Charlottesville, Va. – John Paul Jones Arena      Oct. 27
Dec. 9      Huntington, W. Va. – Big Sandy Arena         Oct. 26
Dec. 13      Fayetteville, N.C. – Crown Center Arena         Oct. 10
Dec. 14      Columbus, Ga. – Columbus Civic Center      Nov. 2
Dec. 15      Huntsville, Ala. – Von Braun Civic Center Arena      Nov. 3

*ALL CITIES, VENUES, and DATES are subject to change
**Jake Owen will not be present on these dates

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With more than 60 years of heritage in making authentic denim jeans, Wrangler Hero Five Star Premium DenimTM and Wrangler Jeans Co.™ are extensions of the iconic Wrangler® brand and the makers of the top-selling men’s jeans. Represented by two of America’s favorite athletes, Green Bay Packers’ quarterback Brett Favre and NASCAR-superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr., the brands are long respected for comfortable, durable and affordable jeans, pants, shorts and shirts and are available at value-minded retailers nationwide. For more information regarding the Wrangler® family of authentic clothing or to locate a retailer, visit www.wrangler.com or call 1.888.784.8571.

Choice Hotels International franchises more than 5,400 hotels, representing more than 445,000 rooms, in the United States and 38 countries and territories. As of June 30, 2007, 858 hotels are under development in the United States, representing 67,740 rooms, and an additional 85 hotels, representing 8,007 rooms, are under development in more than 20 countries and territories. The company's Cambria Suites, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites and Suburban Extended Stay Hotel brands serve guests worldwide. Additional corporate information may be found on Choice Hotels' Internet site, which may be accessed at www.choicehotels.com.

Founded in 1985, CiCi's Pizza is a family-oriented restaurant serving guests fresh pizza, pasta, salad and dessert, all you want for under $5.00. CiCi’s mission then and now is to exceed each guest's expectation in food, service and cleanliness at an affordable price. Since opening its first restaurant in Plano, Texas, CiCi’s has grown to over 600 restaurants in 28 states. Industry professionals have taken notice of CiCi’s Pizza continuous growth and success. Nation's Restaurant News has ranked CiCi’s number one for sales and unit growth in the pizza chain category for the past three years. In its recent 2007 ranking, Entrepreneur magazine designated CiCi’s as the top brand in the Italian restaurant franchise category. StartupJournal.com, The Wall Street Journal’s guide for entrepreneurs, ranked CiCi’s as one of the top 25 highest-performing brands in the nation and Franchise Today placed the company in the top 200 of all franchise concepts. Other honors include “Best in Value” award among national pizza chains in Restaurants and Institutions magazine’s 2006 Consumers’ Choice Report and “Best Customer Service” from Corporate Research International in 2007, 2006 and 2005.

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