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Stell announces headlining tour

Monday, November 18, 2019 – Matt Stell announced the Everywhere But On Tour, his first headline tour, kicking off in San Diego on Jan. 24 and touring the U.S. through March 2020.

The 24-date tour will feature support artists Chris Bandi and Ray Fulcher.

The tour name echoes that of Stell's debut EP, "Everywhere But On," which came out May 24. Stell had success with the single "Prayed For You." The title track, co-written by Stell, Paul Sikes and Lance Miller and produced by Ash Bowers and Stell, will be the next single.

Tour dates are:
Jan. 24 - San Diego Moonshine Flats
Jan. 25 - San Bernardino, Cal. The Brandin' Iron
Jan. 30 - Des Moines, Ia. Wooly's
Jan. 31 - Sioux City, Ia. Anthem At The Hard Rock
Feb. 1** - Dubuque, Ia. Q Casino
Feb. 6* - Milwaukee The Rave II
Feb. 7* - Chicago Joe's Bar
Feb. 8*- Minneapolis Wild Greg's Saloon
Feb. 13 - Louisville, Ky. Mercury Ballroom
Feb. 14* - Warrendale, Pa. Jergels
Feb. 15* - Rootstown, Ohio Dusty Armadillo
Feb. 27 - Pensacola, Fla. Wild Greg's Saloon
Feb. 28 - Macon, Ga. Crazy Bull
Feb. 29 - Savannah, Ga. Saddle Bags
March 6 - Ft. Myers, Fla. The Ranch
March 11 - New York, N.Y. Gramercy Theatre
March 12 - Salisbury, Md. Blue Ocean Music Hall
March 13, Foxboro, Mass. Six String Grill & Stage
March 14** - - Portland, Maine Aura
March 18 - Grand Rapids, Mich. The Intersection
March 19 - Ft. Wayne, Ind. The Clyde
March 20 - Columbus, Ohio The Bluestone
March 21 - Binghamton, N.Y. Touch Of Texas
March 28** - * - Biloxi, Miss. IP Casino Resort & Spa
* dates without Chris Bandi
** - without Ray Fulcher
** - *without Chris Bandi and Ray Fulcher

The EP track list is:
1. "Last Habit" (Matt Stell, Jamie Moore, Brian Maher)
2. "Better I Drink" (Matt Stell, Autumn McEntire, Larry McCoy)
3. "Everywhere But On" (Matt Stell, Paul Sikes, Lance Miller)
4. "Home In A Hometown" feat. Jimmie Allen (Matt Stell, Ash Bowers, Matt Rogers)
5. "I Bet Whiskey Would" (Matt Stell, Chris Tompkins, Zach Abend)
6. "Prayed For You" (Matt Stell, Allison Veltz, Ash Bowers)
7. "Reason Why" (Matt Stell, Paul Sikes, Matt Alderman)

After playing college basketball for Drury University for four years, Stell stood at a crossroads. One road led to Cambridge, Mass. where Stell was accepted into Harvard University's Extension School pre-med program. The other road pointed toward Nashville and a career in country. Stell made the choice to follow his dreams of writing and performing. The 6'7"-Center Ridge, Ark. native and self-taught vocalist and guitar-player made the move to Music City in 2014, landing a publishing and management deal with Wide Open Music and a record deal with Barry Weiss' RECORDS/Arista Nashville.

Bandi, a St. Louis native, has been writing songs since high school. He began making the trek to Nashville while attending Ole Miss, playing clubs and later moving to Nashville after graduation. Bandi scored a publishing deal with BMG and a RECORDS label deal earlier this year. An EP is expected to release in early 2020.

Fulcher, Fulcher, a Harlem, Ga., co-wrote eight songs on Luke Combs' debut, "This One's For You," including "When It Rains It Pours and "Even Though I'm Leaving." Fulcher was inspired to go out and buy a guitar after seeing an Eric Church concert at the Georgia Theatre in Athens, Ga. when he was 21 years old. Shortly after Fulcher graduated from the University of Georgia he moved to Nashville to pursue his songwriting and artist career. In 2016 after signing a publishing deal with River House Publishing, Ray released his Here We Go Again EP which led to touring with Combs and Morgan Wallen. Fulcher put out his "Somebody Like Me" EP on May 24.

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