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Houser goes for "Song Number 7"

Monday, March 28, 2016 – Fresh off his fourth number one with "We Went" and releasing his new album, "Fired Up" Randy Houser went to country radio today with his new single "Song Number 7."

The song is the second most-added song at country radio with 60 first week reporters, marking Houser's highest first week add total to date. The song was written by Justin Wilson, Ben Hayslip and Chris Janson.

Houser is currently performing headlining dates and will join Dierks Bentley for the 2016 Somewhere On A Beach Tour starting in May. Upcoming tour dates are:
April 10 - Country Thunder - Florence, Ariz.
April 15 - Tortuga Music Festival - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
April 16 - Jesters Live - Daytona Beach, Fla.
May 12 - PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, N.J.*
May 13 - First Niagara Pavilion - Pittsburgh, Pa.*
May 14 - BB&T Pavilion - Philadelphia, Pa.*
May 20 - Blossom Music Center - Cleveland, Ohio*
May 21 - Hollywood Casino Amphitheater - Chicago, Ill.*
May 22 - DTE Energy Music Theatre - Clarkston, Mich.*
June 2 - The Pavilion at Montage Mountain - Scranton, Pa.*
June 4 - Darling's Waterfront Pavilion - Bangor, Me.*
June 10 - Xfinity Theatre - Hartford, Conn.*
June 11 - Xfinity Center - Boston, Mass.*
June 16 - Country Fest - Cadott, Wisc.*
June 17 - Moondance Jammin' Country Fest - Walker, Minn.*
June 18 - Wapello County Fair - Eldon, Iowa
June 19 - Buckeye Country Superfest - Columbus, Ohio*
June 25 - Nebraskaland Days - North Platte, Neb.*
June 26 - Stir Cove at Harrah's Hotel & Casino - Council Bluffs, Iowa
July 1 - Trackside Music Festival - London, Ont.
July 14 - PNC Music Pavilion - Charlotte, N.C.*
July 15 - Aaron's Ampthitheatre at Lakewood - Atlanta, Ga.*
July 16 - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre - Tampa, Fla.
July 22 - Walnut Creek Amphitheatre - Raleigh, N.C.*
July 23 - Jiffy Lube Live - Bristow, Va.*
July 24 - Veterans Univted Home Loans Amphitheater - Virginia Beach, Va.*
July 28 - Big Valley Jamboree - Camrose, Alta.
July 29 - Rockin' River Country Music Festival - Merritt, B.C.
July 30 - Mountain Home Country Music Festival - Mountain Home, Ida.
July 31 - Oregon Jamboree - Sweet Home, Ore.
Aug. 6 - Lakeview Amphitheater - Syracuse, N.Y.*
Aug. 12 - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - St. Louis, Mo.*
Aug. 13 - Klipsch Music Center - Indianapolis, Ind.*
Aug. 20 - Gexa Energy Pavilion - Dallas, Texas*
Sept. 9 - Shoreline Amphitheatre - Mountain View, Calif.*
Sept. 10 - Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre - Irvine, Calif.*
Sept. 11 - Sleep Train Amphitheatre - San Diego, Calif.*

Dates for the 2016 Somewhere On A Beach Tour.

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