Chris Stapleton/ Photo by Matt Sayles Associated Press

Chris Stapleton/ Photo by Matt Sayles Associated Press

Best-selling, award-winning country star Chris Stapleton will make his first Twin Cities headline appearance on Oct. 7 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

A hit songwriter for the likes of George Strait and Darius Rucker, Stapleton released his debut, “Traveller,” in 2015 and it led to four CMA Awards, including album of the year, and two Grammys, including best country album. “Traveller” was the top-selling country album of 2016.

He’s finally getting around to coming to the Twin Cities. Opening acts will be Brent Cobb and Margo Price.

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. April 7 at Xcel box office and Ticketmaster outlet.