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Dolly Parton’s summer tour coming to Kansas City

FILE - In this Sunday, June 29, 2014 file photo, U.S singer Dolly Parton performs at Glastonbury music festival, England. Dolly Parton wants to take an unlikely fan home with her. Dolly” the dog was found abandoned at Britain’s Glastonbury music festival in one of the thousands of tents which spring up every year at the countryside festival, famous for rain and mud as much as its star performers. After Parton wowed more than 150,000 people she heard about the dog with the fluffy white coat and offered to adopt it. “I will take the dog home to America if nobody claims her,” she said in a statement Sunday, July 6, 2014. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Sunday, June 29, 2014 file photo, U.S singer Dolly Parton performs at Glastonbury music festival, England. Dolly Parton wants to take an unlikely fan home with her. Dolly” the dog was found abandoned at Britain’s Glastonbury music festival in one of the thousands of tents which spring up every year at the countryside festival, famous for rain and mud as much as its star performers. After Parton wowed more than 150,000 people she heard about the dog with the fluffy white coat and offered to adopt it. “I will take the dog home to America if nobody claims her,” she said in a statement Sunday, July 6, 2014. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File) Jonathan Short/Invision/AP

Country superstar Dolly Parton has announced her summer tour, and it will stop at the Sprint Center on July 29, a Friday. Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday, May 13 at the arena box office and through LiveNation.com

Parton will be touring on the double disc set “Pure and Simple,” a collection of new songs, and “Dolly’s Biggest Hits,” to be released this summer.

The 60-city North American tour opens in Greensboro, N.C., on June 3. Parton’s previous performance in Kansas City was in November 2005, when she performed at Municipal Auditorium.

Timothy Finn: 816-234-4781, @phinnagain

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