Swindell tours "Down Home"
Friday, November 10, 2017
– Cole Swindell will hit the road again in January 2018, in support of "Down Home Sessions IV" EP, which releases Nov. 24.
The Cole Swindell Down Home Tour follows three previous sold-out headlining Down Home Tours. The 2018 tour will kick off in his home state of Georgia at the Georgia Theatre in Athens on Jan. 11. Swindell's label mate Morgan Evans will open. The Australian singer is engaged to Kelsea Ballerini.
Tour dates are:
Jan. 11 Athens, GA Georgia Theatre
Jan. 12 Savannah, GA The Stage on Bay
Jan. 18 Knoxville, TN Cotton Eyed Joe
Jan. 19 Tuscaloosa, AL Druid City Music Hall
Jan. 25 Chicago, IL Joe's Bar
Jan. 26 Oxford, OH Brick Street Bar
Jan. 27 Charlottesville, VA Jefferson Theater
Pre-sale tickets go on sale Tuesday, Nov. 14 and will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 15.
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Down Home Sessions EP
Upon first glance at the track list of Cole Swindell's fourth installment of the "Down Home Sessions" series, one may get the impression that it is a covers EP. It features several chart toppers from other artists, including Luke Bryan's "Roller Coaster" and Thomas Rhett's "Get Me Some Of That." Swindell has 10 number 1 singles as a songwriter to his name had a hand in penning both all five songs, so technically, it's original material. »»»
Down Home Sessions III
Cole Swindell's third installment of the "Down Home Sessions" EP series is a relatable five-track thread that feels like bro country light; There's plenty of beer and bars, but only one truck song ("Chevrolet DJ"), and the narrative thread including failed pickup lines, first date jitters and jealousy can be interpreted as applicable to one girl and the early stages of a relationship rather than the gaggle. That being said, the overall texture is pop laden, »»»
You Should Be Here
Good ole Georgia boy Cole Swindell, whose debut yielded three chart toppers, doesn't suffer from the soph slump here, but that's mainly because Swindell doesn't stray all that far from the formula that yielded "Hey Y'all" and "Chillin' It" and "Hope You Get Lonely Tonight."
If looking for Swindell to go deep, don't. Not with songs like "Party Wasn't Over" or the opener with Dierks Bentley aboard on "Flatliner" »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk
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