ABC's 'Nashville' announces 8-city concert tour

LOS ANGELES -- The stars of ABC's "Nashville" will hit the road in a concert tour spanning eight cities, including Los Angeles.

Tickets for all shows are set to go on sale Friday, March 27.

Tour dates:
April 29 - Beacon Theatre - New York City, New York
May 2 - Wang Theatre - Boston, Massachusetts
May 3 - DAR Constitution Hall - Washington, D.C.
May 5 - Rosemont Theatre - Chicago, Illinois
May 6 - Northrop Auditorium - Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 8 - The Warfield - San Francisco, California
May 9 - Nokia Theatre L.A. Live - Los Angeles, California
May 10 - Comerica Theatre - Phoenix, Arizona

The tour will feature stars Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Aubrey Peeples and Lennon & Maisy Stella. Sam Palladio will join the tour for the New York and Los Angeles shows and Jonathan Jackson will make an appearance in Chicago.

Since its debut, "Nashville" has inspired six "Music of Nashville" soundtracks, as well as a Christmas album, which have collectively sold nearly one million soundtracks and over four million tracks to date, according to a news release from show officials.

A sixth soundtrack is slated to go on sale May 12.

The tour, which is in its second year, is produced by Opry Entertainment.

"Nashville" airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.