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Janson likes "Everybody"

Monday, July 17, 2017 – Chris Janson will follow up the release of an EP last month with a full-fledged sophomore CD in September, he announced today.

Janson will release "Everybody" on Sept. 22, the follow-up to his major-label debut, "Buy Me A Boat." The record will include all of the songs on the "Fix A Drink"EP.

"I decided to title this album 'Everybody' because that's exactly who inspired it," said Janson. "Real songs, real stories and songs that I believe people from every walk of life can relate to. It's 'Everybody,' and it's all on this record."

Janson is touring on Sam Hunt's "15 in a 30" Tour. He will continue touring into the fall with special appearances on Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's "Soul2Soul" Tour.

Tour dates are:
July 19 Hastings, NE Adams County Fairfest
July 21* Bangor, ME Darling's Waterfront Pavilion
July 22* Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center
July 23* Canandaigua, NY CMAC
July 26 Cheyenne, WY Cheyenne Frontier Days
July 27* Virginia Beach, VA Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater At VA Beach
July 28* Raleigh, NC Coastal Credit Union Music Park At Walnut Creek
July 29* Charlotte PNC Music Pavilion
Aug. 4 Cowichan Lake, Can. Sunfest
Aug. 5 Sweet Home, OR Oregon Jamboree Music Festival
Aug. 10* Chula Vista, CA Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
Aug. 11* Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Aug. 12* Sacramento, CA Toyota Amphitheatre
Aug. 15* Los Angeles The Greek -SOLD OUT-
Aug. 16* Los Angeles The Greek
Aug. 19* Phoenix Ak-Chin Pavilion
Aug. 21-22* Denver Red Rocks -SOLD OUT-
Sept. 2* Lexington, KY Red White & Boom
Sept. 3 Mt. Pleasant, IA Midwest Old Threshers Reunion
Sept. 14 * New York Madison Square Garden
Sept. 15 * Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion
Sept. 16 * Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
Sept. 22-23* Nashville Ascend Amphitheater -SOLD OUT-
Sept. 24 Peoria, IL Tailgate N' Tallboys Music Concert Series
Oct. 5 ** San Antonio AT&T Center
Oct. 6 ** Houston Toyota Center Oct. 7 ** Dallas American Airlines Arena
* - Hunt tour
** - McGraw/Hill tour

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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: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
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