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Janson joins Keith tour

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 – Toby Keith's Good Times & Pick Up Lines Tour added Chris Janson on more than 20 dates this summer, Keith announced today..

Janson joins Eli Young Band or Colt Ford, who will occasionally join the tour's line up. Fueled by his new single "Buy Me A Boat," Janson recently signed with Warner Music Nashville.

The tour opens May 29 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Cal.

Keith's is out with a new single, "35 mph Town," which is from an upcoming CD.

Tour dates are:
May 29 - Mt. View, CA - Shoreline Amphitheatre *
May 30 - San Bernardino, CA - San Manuel Amphitheater *
May 31 - Phoenix, AZ - Ak-Chin Pavilion *
June 13 - Gilford, NH - Bank of NH Pavilion at Meadowbrook
June 14 - Hunter, NY - Taste of Country Music Festival
June 19 - Vineland, CO - Bands in the Backyard
June 20 - Sheridan, WY - Big Horn Country USA
June 21 - Grand Junction, CO - Country Jam
June 27 - Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre *
June 28 - Cadott, WI - Country Fest
June 30 - Moose Jaw, SK (Canada) - Mosaic Place
July 1 - Calgary, AB (Canada) - Cowboy's Stampede Tent
July 8 - Verona, NY - Turning Stone Casino *
July 10 - Hartford, CT - XFINITY Theatre *
July 11 - Darien Lake, NY - Darien Lake PAC *
July 17 - Raleigh, NC - Walnut Creek Amphitheatre *
July 18 - St. Clairesville, OH - Jamboree In The Hills
July 19 - Chillecothe, IL - 2015 Country Life Music Festival
July 23 - Monticello, IA - Great Jones County Fair
July 24 - Cheyenne, WY - Cheyenne Frontier Days
July 25 - Salt Lake City, UT - USANA Amphitheatre *
July 30 - Atlanta, GA - Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood *
July 31 - Birmingham, AL - Oak Mountain Amphitheatre *
Aug. 1 - Tampa, FL - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre *
Aug. 2 - West Palm Beach, FL - Cruzan Amphitheatre *
Aug. 7 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center *
Aug. 8 - Washington, DC - Jiffy Lube Live *
Aug. 9 - Cleveland, OH - Blossom Music Center *
Aug. 14 - Boston, MA - XFINITY Center *
Aug. 15 - Harrington, DE - Junction Festival
Aug. 21 - Charlotte, NC - PNC Music Pavilion *
Aug. 22 - Virginia Beach, VA - Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach *
Sept. 4 - Chicago, IL - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre *
Sept. 5 - St. Louis, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre *
Sept. 25 - Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center *
Sept. 26 - Pittsburgh, PA - First Niagara Pavilion *

* Janson opens

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Buy Me A Boat CD review - Buy Me A Boat
A fast rise to the charts is the oft elusive dream of many young musicians. After years of toiling in the trenches in Nashville, Chris Janson had faced his share of hardships and rejections. He'd worked with an impressive roster of artists (Tim McGraw, Justin Moore, Lee Brice), but failed to score any significant attention as an artist himself. Then he followed his wife's advice and self-released a single, "Buy Me a Boat," which became a surprise radio hit. »»»
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Concert Review: Daniels wears out bows, but music endures – After each of the first few songs Charlie Daniels played, his 'fiddle tech (?)' exchanged his bow. Is this because he was playing particularly hard? Perhaps. Whatever the case, Daniels and his five-piece band clearly appeared to be giving it their all during the act's hour-and-a-half set. As it is the Christmas month, Daniels sang a... »»»
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