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Young expands tour, opens earlier

Monday, February 10, 2020 – Chris Young added five shows to his upcoming Town Ain't Big Enough World Tour 2020,which now kicks off April 30 in Columbus, Ohio.

The tour previously was going to start May 28 in Detriot.

Young will be joined by special guests Scotty McCreery and Payton Smith on tour April through September . Young also will highlight various Next From Nashville artists at his shows, offering the opportunity for up-and-coming acts to showcase their talents. Young and The AMG Management will personally pick opening acts to play each week of the tour.

New dates are:
April 30^ Columbus, OH The Schottenstein Center
May 1^ Cape Girardeau, MO Show Me Center
May 2# Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena
May 7 % Spokane, WA Spokane Arena
May 9% Boise, ID Century Link Arena
May 28 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
May 29 Indianapolis, IN Ruoff Music Center
May 30 Chicago, IL Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
June 10 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
June 12 Portland, OR Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
June 13 Seattle, WA White River Amphitheater
June 20 Irvine, CA FivePoint Amphitheatre
June 27 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater
June 28 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
July 9 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center
July 10 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live
July 11 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Amphitheater
July 24 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center
July 25 Gilford, NH Bank of NH Pavilion
July 30 Brandon, MS Brandon Amphitheater
July 31 Tuscaloosa, AL The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Aug. 1 Orange Beach, AL The Wharf Amptheater
Aug. 13 Virginia Beach, VA Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
Aug. 14 Raleigh, NC Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Aug. 15 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion
Aug. 20 St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug. 21 Rogers, AR Walmart AMP
Aug. 22 Dallas, TX Dos Equis Pavilion
Aug. 28 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center
Aug. 29 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Sept. 11 Wantagh, NY Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Sept. 12 Pittsburgh, PA S&T Bank Music Park
Sept. 25 Atlanta, GA Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Sept. 26 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center

^ on sale Feb. 14 # on sale Feb. 28
% on sale TBD

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Song selection can sometimes seem fairly inessential whenever chosen by a master singer. Such is the case with "It Must Be Christmas," Chris Young's new holiday collection. He sounds as perfectly comfortable with the jazzy "I'll Be Home for Christmas," where its supper club vibe takes a little of the edge off one seriously sad song, as he does with the Phil Spector rock nugget "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)." Young is also helped out by a few special guests. »»»
I'm Comin' Over CD review - I'm Comin' Over
Chris Young has enjoyed steady success from his previous four releases, and there's no reason to suggest that "I'm Comin' Over" won't do the same. But that doesn't mean that Young is doing anything all that different from what's au courant. Young's go to has always been his full-sounding, big-bodied voice, and that remains intact here throughout these 11 songs, 9 of which he had a hand in writing. His voice is front and center (that's apparent »»»
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: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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