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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