NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 19, 2016) Country music superstar Brad Paisley will begin the 2016 winter leg of his highly successful “Crushin’ It World Tour,” kicking off this Thursday, January 21 in Jonesboro, AR. The tour will continue across the United States and Canada during the winter months. Special guests will be breakout country artist Eric Paslay and new country sensation Cam.
Brad Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), among many others. He has been a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001. Paisley has written 20 of his 23 #1 singles with the first being his 1999 hit “He Didn’t Have To Be” and his most recent, “Perfect Storm,” from his chart-topping 2014 album Moonshine in the Trunk. As a continuation of Paisley’s Country Nation College tour presented by Zaxby’s he will perform on January 24 as part of the grand-opening season for The Pavilion, the new home of Ole Miss basketball. Paisley has partnered with Boot Barn® and developed an exclusive line of jeans, hats, T-shirts, jewelry, belts and woven shirts called Moonshine Spirit by Brad Paisley.
Eric Paslay (Photo credit: Joseph Ilanes)
EMI Records Nashville breakout country artist, Eric Paslay, delivers a powerful punch as a renowned, Platinum-selling, hit songwriter and dynamic performer. Paslay has celebrated five No. 1 hits including “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” (Eli Young Band), “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” (Jake Owen), “Angel Eyes” (Love & Theft), “Rewind” (Rascal Flatts) and “Friday Night,” the smash lead single from his critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. The Temple, Texas native recently received his second GRAMMY nomination (first as a recording artist) in the Best Country Duo/Group category for “The Driver,” performed by Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley, featuring Eric and Dierks Bentley. A true artist’s artist, USA Today calls Paslay “flat out-brilliant” and American Songwriter names him an influencer of country music. Paslay recently wrapped the Chris Young tour and takes the stage on tour with Brad Paisley this winter. He just released his back beat-driven groove “High Class,” the lead single from his highly-anticipated sophomore album due out later this year.
Cam (Photo credit: Ninelle Efremova)
California-born singer/songwriter Cam emerged as one of 2015’s true breakthrough artists, achieving her first Platinum record and first #1 country single with “Burning House,” which earned her a GRAMMY® Award nomination for Best Country Solo Performance. Her Untamed album, released December 11, 2015, debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with the year’s best first-week album sales by a debut country artist. With each song co-written by Cam, her Untamed album released to widespread critical acclaim from The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, PEOPLE, AllMusic, the Associated Press, and many others. Cam has been featured on such programs as Good Morning America, Today, and The Tonight Show, with live performances over the past year including Apple Music Festival 2015 in London, Stagecoach, SXSW, ACM Lifting Lives Party for a Cause, CMA Music Festival, the Grand Ole Opry, and more. Chosen among CMT’s Next Women of Country, Cam began 2015 on multiple “New Artist to Watch” lists and closed the year with Untamed ranked among 2015’s best country albums by Rolling Stone Country, The Washington Post, and others. Find her online at www.camcountry.com, on Twitter @camcountry, and on Instagram at https://instagram.com/camcountry/.
2016 Crushin’ It World Tour dates are as follows:
January 21 ASU Convocation Center Jonesboro, AR
January 22 Show Me Center Cape Girardeau, MO
January 23 Corbin Arena Corbin, KY
January 29 Cross Insurance Center Bangor, ME
January 30 The Oncenter War Memorial Arena Syracuse, NY
January 31 Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville, CT
February 4 LaCrosse Center LaCrosse, WI
February 5 Coliseum at Alliant Energy Center Madison, WI
February 11 Matthew Knight Arena Eugene, OR
February 12 Spokane Arena Spokane, WA
February 13 Tacoma Dome Tacoma, WA
February 14 Rogers Arena Vancouver, BC
February 18 Scotiabank Saddledome Calgary, AB
February 19 Rexall Place Edmonton, AB
February 20 Brandt Center Regina, SK
February 25 Intrust Bank Arena Wichita, KS
February 26 John Q Hammons Arena Springfield, MO
February 27 BOK Center Tulsa, OK
March 10 Huntington Center Toledo, OH*
March 11 Dow Event Center Saginaw, MI*
March 12 US Cellular Coliseum Bloomington, IL*
*Cam is not on these dates
More dates to be added, check www.bradpaisley.com for more information.