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"Buy Me a Boat" buys Janson a tour

Friday, May 20, 2016 – Chris Janson of "Buy Me a Boat" fame, announced he would start a tour on Saturday, as part of his first headlining tour.

Stops include the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore on Saturday, the CMA Music Festival, Chicago's LakeShake Music Festival and Las Vegas's Route 91 Harvest Festival.

Tour dates include:
May 21 Baltimore, Maryland
May 21 Louisville, Kentucky
May 24 Tulsa, Oklahoma
May 26 Westlake, Louisiana
May 28 Indianapolis, Indiana
May 29 Forest City, Iowa
May 30 Herrin, Illinois
June 3 Santa Rosa, California
June 4 Tulare, California
June 9 Nashville
June 11 Danville, Virginia
June 12 Hunter, New York
June 14 Oshkosh, Wisconsin
June 16 Burlington, Iowa
June 17 Walker, Minnesota
June 18 Martin, Michigan
June 19 Chicago
June 24 Manhattan, Kansas
June 25 Sullivan, Missouri
July 2 Dauphin, Canada
July 3 Greeley, Colorado
July 7 Kansas City, Missouri
July 8 Ft. Loramie, Ohio
July 9 Jacksonville, Illinois
July 10 Rhinelander, Wisconsin
July 12 West Fargo, North Dakota
July 14 Manchester, Iowa
July 16 Troy, Missouri
July 18 Cumberland, Maryland
July 21 Valparaiso, Indiana
July 22 Point Pleasant, West Virginia
July 23 Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
July 25 Adrian, Michigan
July 26 Goshen, Indiana
July 28 Philadelphia, Mississippi
July 29 Springfield, Missouri
July 30 Cherokee, Iowa
Aug. 2 Davenport, Iowa
Aug. 5 Rifle, Colorado
Aug. 6 Rock Springs, Wyoming
Aug. 8 Ridgefield, Washington
Aug. 11 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Aug. 12 Bloomfield, Nebraska
Aug. 14 Troy, Ohio
Aug. 16 Sedalia, Missouri
Aug. 18 Aberdeen, South Dakota
Aug. 19 Douglas, Wyoming
Aug. 20 Calgary, Canada
Aug. 25 New Milford, Pennsylvania
Aug. 26 Mt. Morris, Mississippi
Aug. 31 Pueblo, Colorado
Sept. 10 Puyallup, Washington
Sept. 17 Farmington, Minnesota
Sept. 23 Ocean City, Maryland
Sept. 30 Las Vegas

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Everybody CD review - Everybody
Chris Janson's full-length release, "Everybody," includes the same party songs that first appeared on his "Fix A Drink" EP. And while the full length adds more evidence for his image as a good time party starter, it also reveals his softer side, presenting a more well-rounded performer. "Bein' A Dad" is a quiet, sentimental song about parenthood. When Janson sings, "God, I love bein' a dad," he sounds just like Eric Church, a performer »»»
Fix a Drink EP CD review - Fix a Drink EP
The title track for Chris Janson's "Fix a Drink" mines much the same territory of his humorous 2015 single "Buy Me a Boat." It's a song about innocent escapism. Janson may not be the best man to resolve the world's many overwhelming problems, but he can make a killer alcoholic beverage. That's as far as he goes as a fixer. This five-song EP is a relatively light-hearted little project. "Everybody" speaks to the elevated expectations of most humans. »»»
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. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Lambert refuses to rest on laurels – Watching this stop on Miranda Lambert's "Livin' Like Hippies Tour," one is struck by just how many great songs the country singer/songwriter already has in her repertoire. With most artists, it's relatively easy to guess which song a performer will choose to close a show. But Lambert has so many winners to pick from, many... »»»
Concert Review: DBT rocks on – Drive-By Truckers still sometimes get miscategorized as alt.-country, but who's kidding whom? With three electric guitarists upfront exchanging hard rock licks all night, this is a blistering Southern rock band. Hitting the stage just before 10, the band played a satisfying 2-hour-plus set. At 11:40, Patterson Hood announced the band would be... »»»
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