CHRIS YOUNG ANNOUNCES NEW 2019 HEADLINE TOUR
Nashville, TN – February 4, 2019 – After launching his first arena headlining tour last year, multi-platinum entertainer Chris Young is excited to announce the “Raised On Country Tour 2019.” Sharing the same name as his “funky, rollicking, lively” (Music Row) new single, which name-checks his predecessors and country music icons Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Joe Diffie, George Strait, Alan Jackson and Hank Williams Jr., Chris Young’s “Raised On Country Tour 2019” will kick-off May 16 in Alpharetta, Georgia. The first leg of the tour will include over 25 shows from coast-to-coast through September. Markets include Charlotte, Boston, Philadelphia, Dallas, Las Vegas, Indianapolis, St. Louis, Phoenix, San Diego and more. He’ll be joined by special guest Chris Janson as direct support along with Dylan Scott, LOCASH and Jimmie Allen.
Consistently praised for his “rangy baritone and classic meets contemporary production,” (Entertainment Weekly) in just the past 15 months Chris has been honored with membership into the Grand Ole Opry, included in the Country Music Hall of Fame’s American Currents exhibit, earned his 2nd ACM Male Vocalist nomination, added two new chart-toppers to his discography, totaling 11 No. 1 singles, and headlined a massive 55-city arena tour, including a hometown stop at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena playing to a capacity crowd of nearly 14,000 fans, friends and family. The ACM and Grammy nominated singer, whose “deep, soulful vocals hold the crowd’s attention,” (Detroit Lakes Tribune) is thrilled to launch his new headlining tour in 2019.
“Last year on the road was incredible and I’m crazy excited to get back out there with new music and the ‘Raised On Country Tour’ and to have Chris Janson, Dylan Scott, Jimmie Allen and Preston and Chris from LOCASH join me on tour,” said Chris.
Tickets for Chris Young’s “Raised On Country Tour 2019,” promoted by Live Nation, go on sale beginning February 15 at 10am (local time). Citi is the official presale credit card of the Chris Young tour. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Fans can purchase tickets now for select cities as part of Live Nation’s Country Megaticket at www.Megaticket.com and additional dates will continue to rollout over the coming weeks. In addition, Chris Young VIP packages will be available for the “Raised On Country Tour 2019.” Find a complete listing of tour dates, including additional Chris Young concert stops for 2019, VIP package details and purchase tickets at ChrisYoungCountry.com.
Chris Young’s “Raised On Country Tour 2019”*
*Dates subject to change, please check chrisyoungcountry.com for the latest information
^^with special guest Dylan Scott
^with special guests Chris Janson and Dylan Scott
+with special guests Chris Janson and LOCASH
++with special guest LOCASH
#with special guest Chris Janson
~with special guests Chris Janson and Jimmie Allen
ABOUT CHRIS YOUNG: By his 33rd birthday, RCA Records Nashville artist Chris Young has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments, including membership in the iconic Grand Ole Opry, eleven career No. 1 singles, seventeen R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certified projects, 2 Grammy nominations, 3 Country Music Association nominations and 4 Academy of Country Music nominations. As a prolific creator, Chris has given fans 7 studio albums in 12 years including Losing Sleep, his third project in less than two years. The title track is certified Platinum while “Hangin’ On” is his ninth No. 1 as a songwriter. Losing Sleep (2017) and I’m Comin’ Over (2015) debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart with “I’m Comin’ Over” becoming Young’s first 2x Platinum single.
Named “one of his era’s finest traditionalists” by the Associated Press, Chris has quickly become an international ambassador for country music, performing to capacity crowds around the world including the sold-out C2C Festival in the UK. With a hit-packed set that highlights his eleven chart-toppers — including back-to-back No. 1s “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You,” and “I’m Comin’ Over” — the Grammy and ACM nominated vocalist headlined the Chris Young Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour, with more than 55 arena and amphitheater shows including his first hometown headlining stop at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena playing to a capacity crowd of nearly 14,000 fans, friends and family.
2019 brings new music — “Raised On Country” — and a new headlining tour – Raised On Country Tour 2019 — visiting more than 25 cities through September including Charlotte, Boston, Philadelphia, Dallas, Las Vegas, Indianapolis, St. Louis, Phoenix, San Diego and more