CHRIS YOUNG EXTENDS HEADLINING
“RAISED ON COUNTRY WORLD TOUR 2019”
Eli Young Band and Matt Stell join tour for
19 new shows starting September 26
Tickets on-sale beginning July 19 at 10am central at chrisyoungcountry.com
After launching his USAA sponsored “Raised On Country World Tour 2019” in May, multi-platinum entertainer Chris Young has already played to capacity crowds over the first 12 shows of his headlining tour. And the massive momentum continues as he announces another nineteen shows to round out his record-setting year. With over 25 dates for the first leg of shows going through September 14, Chris Young’s “Raised On Country World Tour 2019” will resume September 26 in Erie, PA through November 23, wrapping his 2019 45+ city tour at Lexington’s Rupp Arena. He’ll be joined by special guest Eli Young Band as direct support along with Matt Stell for the fall run beginning September 26.
2019 has been a banner year for Chris – “Raised On Country,” his current single and the namesake for his 2019 tour, is at #7 (Billboard/Mediabase) and rising. He’s crossed the 2 Billion streams mark for his music, including newly-released songs “Drowning” and “Town Ain’t Big Enough,” featuring Lauren Alaina, from his upcoming 8th studio album. And he recently set a personal milestone with the biggest crowd of his career — over 21,500 in attendance — for his recent headlining show at Philadelphia’s BB&T Pavilion.
Tickets for Chris Young’s “Raised On Country World Tour 2019,” promoted by Live Nation, go on sale beginning July 19th at 10am (local time). Citi is the official presale credit card of the Chris Young tour. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
Chris will also extend his partnership with USAA into the fall, and together they will continue to offer discount tickets to current military members and veterans as a thank you for their service. More details can be found at usaa.chrisyoungcountry.com.
In addition, Chris Young VIP packages will be available for the “Raised On Country World Tour 2019.” Find a complete listing of tour dates, including additional Chris Young concert stops for 2019, VIP package details and purchase tickets at ChrisYoungCountry.com.
ABOUT CHRIS YOUNG: By his 34th birthday, multi-platinum RCA Records Nashville entertainer Chris Young has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments, including membership in the iconic Grand Ole Opry, 2 Billion on-demand streams, 12 Million singles sold, 11 career No. 1 singles, 17 R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certified projects, 2 Grammy nominations, 3 Country Music Association nominations and 4 Academy of Country Music nominations. As a prolific creator, Chris has given fans 7 studio albums in 12 years including Losing Sleep, his third project in less than two years. The title track is certified Platinum while “Hangin’ On” is his ninth No. 1 as a songwriter. Losing Sleep (2017) and I’m Comin’ Over (2015) debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart with “I’m Comin’ Over” becoming Young’s first 2x Platinum single.
Named “one of his era’s finest traditionalists” by the Associated Press, Chris has quickly become an international ambassador for country music, performing to capacity crowds around the world including the sold-out C2C Festival in the UK. With a hit-packed set that highlights his eleven chart-toppers — including back-to-back No. 1s “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You,” and “I’m Comin’ Over” — the Grammy and ACM nominated vocalist headlined the Chris Young Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour including his first hometown headlining stop at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena playing to a capacity crowd of nearly 14,000 fans, friends and family.
2019 brings new music — “Raised On Country” — and a new headlining tour – Raised On Country World Tour 2019 — visiting more than 45 cities through November including Charlotte, Boston, Philadelphia, Dallas, Las Vegas, Indianapolis, St. Louis, Phoenix, San Diego and more.
ABOUT ELI YOUNG BAND: Eli Young Band has always been unique in modern Country music – a true band who plays their own instruments, writes their own songs, and clings fast to their Texas roots. Fueled by their new single, “Break It In,” their latest project, THIS IS ELI YOUNG BAND: GREATEST HITS via The Valory Music Co., is out now featuring #1 smash “Love Ain't." Gravitating towards titles with lyrical twists – #1 hits: PLATINUM "Drunk Last Night,” 2X PLATINUM “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” and 3X PLATINUM “Crazy Girl” – EYB naturally fell into a groove recording the Ross Copperman, Ashley Gorley and Shane McAnally-penned track alongside producer Dann Huff. The latest offering follows their album FINGERPRINTS, which showcased a signature mix of heartfelt phrases over driving rhythms. EYB's impressive trajectory has also produced the chart-topping 10,000 TOWNS with singles earning Billboard's #1 Country Song of the Year and ACM Awards Song of the Year. EYB has previously earned multiple nominations from GRAMMY, CMA, CMT, ACA and Teen Choice Awards. They have performed on national television shows such as TODAY, Conan, Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and FOX & Friends. While selling out venues as a headliner from coast to coast, EYB has toured with Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Toby Keith, Darius Rucker and Dave Matthews Band.
ABOUT MATT STELL: After playing college basketball for Drury University for four years, breakthrough country artist Matt Stell stood at a crossroads. One road led to Cambridge, MA where Stell was accepted into Harvard University’s Extension School Pre-Med program. The other road pointed toward Nashville and a career in country music. Stell made the choice to follow his dreams of writing and performing. The 6’7” Center Ridge, Arkansas 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 music industry powerhouse Barry Weiss’s RECORDS/Arista Nashville. His debut single, “Prayed For You,” written by Stell along with Ash Bowers and Alison Veltz, has already amassed over 54 million digital streams, making waves on Billboard’s Country Airplay and Hot Country Songs Charts and spinning on SiriusXM’s The Highway in addition to having been featured on Spotify’s Hot Country, New Boots, Wild Country, and Country Kind Of Love Playlists, Amazon’s “The Weekly One,” and Apple’s A-List Country Playlist. The CMT Discovery Artist and Taste of Country Ones To Watch artist’s official music video for “Prayed For You” premiered via People, stars Savannah Chrisley and her fiancé, Nic Kerdiles has racked up over 5.2 million views! “Prayed For You” along with “Home In A Hometown,” a collaboration with Jimmie Allen, can be found on Stell’s just-released EP, Everywhere But On. Catch Matt at a number of major country music festivals this summer including Faster Horses (Brooklyn, MI), Oregon Jamboree (Sweet Home, OR), and Watershed (George, WA) and learn more at mattstell.com, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube @MattStellMusic.