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21 Aug

Tales From 'The Ten Times Crazier Tour'

Throughout the course of the summer, two of Pearl’s finest country artists have been traveling North America together, sharing the stage night after night and making up what is being known as one of the biggest country tours of the year- The Ten Times Crazier Tour!  Featuring country sensation Blake Shelton- with, Pearl artist, Tracy Broussard backing him up on drums- and main support coming from Easton Corbin- with, yet-another Pearl artist, David Black, on drums- The Ten Times Crazier Tour has been filling each massive amphitheater to capacity at each and every stop, with the tens-of-thousands of fans in attendance being treated to an amazing night packed with country hits and a must-see spectacle from two of the genre’s biggest names! 

With majority of The Ten Times Crazier Tour’s backbeats falling under the responsibility of Pearl artists, both Tracy Broussard and David Black have been spending plenty of time together on the road, making the best of those long days leading up to their respective stage times by filming a lighthearted, behind the scenes, Youtube Series titled, “Tales from The Ten Times Crazier Tour”.  In the first 2 episodes, both of which can be seen below, the drummers offer a backstage look at life on the road with one of the biggest music tours of the year.  The first episode shows the difference between David Black’s perspective, being in the supporting band, in comparison to Tracy Broussard’s headlining role, while the second episode consists of a postgame-like press conference of the 3 drummers on the tour- of which David Black is not too thrilled with the night’s performance.  As mentioned, both episodes can be seen below, and more will be posted as the tour continues.

On The Ten Times Crazier Tour, both of Pearl’s award-winning Reference lines are featured on the huge amphitheater stages, with Tracy Broussard rocking out with Blake Shelton behind the thin-shelled Reference Pure line, finished in Granite Sparkle Lacquer (194), and newfound Pearl artist David Black stealing the spotlight from Easton Corbin with his stunning set of Reference Series drums, finished in Red Metallic Lacquer (334).  Both artists’ Reference specs can be seen below:

Tracy Broussard- Blake Shelton
Reference Pure- Granite Sparkle (194)

22x20 bass drum
12x9 tom
14x14 floor tom
16x16 floor tom
14x6.5 Reference Pure snare drum
14x6.5 Free Floating snare drum


David Black- Easton Corbin
Reference Series: Red Metallic (334)

22x18 bass drum
12x9 rack tom
14x14 floor tom
16x16 floor tom
14x6.5 Sensitone Brass snare drum
14x5 Sensitone Bronze snare drum

The Ten Times Crazier Tour will be making its way around North America for the remainder of the summer, and beyond, and a full list of the remaining dates can be found below.  For more information on Blake Shelton and Tracy Broussard, please be sure to visit Blake’s official website-  For more information on David Black and Easton Corbin, please visit

Ten Times Crazier Tour- remaining dates
08.29. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood- Atlanta, GA
08.30. 1-800-ASK GARY Amphitheatre- Tampa, FL
08.31. Cruzan Amphitheatre- West Palm Beach, FL
09.05. PNC Bank Arts Center- Holmdel, NJ
09.06. Comcast Theatre- Hartford, CT
09.07. Comcast Center- Mansfield, MA
09.12. Xcel Energy Center- St. Paul, MN
09.13. Bradley Center- Milwaukee, WI
09.14. The Palace of Auburn Hills- Auburn Hills, MI
09.19. Charleston Civic Center- Charleston, WV
09.20. Nationwide Arena- Columbus, OH
09.21. Rupp Arena- Lexington, KY
09.26. John Paul Jones Arena- Charlottesville, VA
09.27. Thompson Boling Arena- Knoxville, TN
09.28. Bridgestone Arena- Nashville, TN
10.03. Sprint Center- Kansas City, MO
10.05. BOK Arena- Tulsa, OK
10.05. INTRUST Bank Arena- Wichita, KS