Country music star Rodney Atkins to perform at Crouse Hinds Theater

Country music star Rodney Atkins sings about driving on back roads, but this fall his tour will bring him to downtown Syracuse.

Announced Friday morning, Atkins will play at the Oncenter Civic Center Theaters Crouse Hinds Theater on Friday, October 18th.

He is the man behind the number-one hits "Take a Back Road," "Watching You," "Cleaning This Gun," "If You're Going Through Hell," "These Are My People," and "It's America."

Pre-sale tickets are $20, and go on sale Monday, September 16 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, September 19.

Regular-priced tickets, starting at $25, go on sale next Friday at 10 a.m. You can purchase tickets through Ticketmaster, by calling 315-435-2121, or at the Oncenter Box Office.

Frankie Ballard and Rose Falcon will open for Atkins. The show starts at 8 p.m.