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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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Real Friends CD review - Real Friends
"Real Friends" is a showcase for the rubberband quality of Chris Janson's voice. He's got a Mel Tillis stammer in "Check" and a Florida Georgia Line yowl in "Normal People." Kenny Chesney should get a royalty check on "Everybody's Going Through Something." But what's noticeably different about Janson is touch. His songs deftly sprinkle on a dash of horns, rock or hip-hop. But it's all county-infused flavors added by a chef in control. »»»
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. »»»
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: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal – Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved. In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well. The clear winners... »»»
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