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The Dixie Chicks to launch US tour next summer, announces stop in Connecticut

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NEW YORK — The Dixie Chicks are ready to party in the U.S.A.

The Grammy-winning group will kick off its “DCX MMXVI World Tour” on June 1 in Cincinnati. It wraps up the tour Oct. 10 in Los Angeles.

The group will stop in Connecticut on Friday, June 17 at the Xfinity Theater in Hartford.

Tickets go on sale Friday November 20.

The group will visit more than 40 cities, including New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit, Dallas, and Toronto.

The Dixie Chicks are Natalie Maines, Emily Robison and Martie Maguire. Their last album — “Taking the Long Way” — was in 2006.

Robison and Maguire, who are sisters, teamed up to form the duo Court Yard Hounds and released two albums. Maines released a solo album in 2013.

The Dixie Chicks’ North American tour will follow the group’s European tour that begins in April.