BEAT THIS SUMMER TOUR Presented By Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Special Guests include Chris Young, Lee Brice and The Henningsens Every Tour Stop Will Turn Into A Multi-Colored Spectacle Via “Brad Paisley Light Show App” NASHVILLE, Tenn. Brad Paisley’s first leg of his 2013 tour,Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® kicks off this Thursday, May 9 in St. Louis, Mo., Friday, May 10 Indianapolis, IN and Saturday, May 11 Chicago, IL. The tour will travel to over 36 cities in the United States and Canada during the summer months and more dates will be added for the fall. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® is the title sponsor of the tour. Special guests will be Chris Young, Lee Brice and The Henningsens. As previously announced, Paisley is proud to partner with Live Beyond by donating $1 from each ticket sale. Live Beyond is a Nashville nonprofit with a mission to provide medical care, clean water, nutritional support and development activities to impoverished communities in Haiti. Go to www.livebeyond.org for more information or to donate. Paisley is inviting fans to become a part of his show by downloading the FREE Brad Paisley Lightshow app. Using technology from Wham City Lights, the app uses a phone's hardware to flash colors in sync across its screen, bathing spectators in a vibrant and ever-changing glow. Fans at every concert can activate the app beforehand to become a part of the interactive performance during the show. For more information and to download the app, fans can visit http://lights.bradpaisley.com/. Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, which has earned him three GRAMMYs, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards and numerous other honors. He is a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry. Since 1999, he has placed 21 singles at the top of the charts, including “Southern Comfort Zone,” the first single from his April 9 release, Wheelhouse,which became his seventh consecutive album to debut at #1 onBillboard’s Top Country Albums chart. In addition to the original studio album, there is Wheelhouse (Deluxe Version) that contains four additional tracks and is available at http://smarturl.it/PaisleyWheelhouse and also Wheelhouse-Special Edition, available at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and digitally on crackerbarrel.com, that contains three exclusive tracks. Paisley’s current single is “Beat This Summer” and is currently #10 on Billboard’s country singles airplay chart.