PERFORMS AT NISSAN STADIUM DURING CMA FEST
Hank Jr.’s Nash Icon Records Release, IT’S ABOUT TIME,
Remains in Billboard’s Top 20 Country Albums
Country Icon to Join All-star Lineup During
Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson Tribute March 16
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 16, 2016) –
Hank Williams Jr. will entertain all of his rowdy friends during CMA
Music Festival when he plays The Stadium Friday, June 10. The dynamic
entertainer will join Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Eric Church and
Sam Hunt as part of the Friday night lineup. He’ll also jam with an
all-star lineup for the Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson tribute
show at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena March 16.
Hank Jr. is on a hot streak of success with his 37th studio album It’s About Time
(Nash Icon Records), which remains in the Top 20 after achieving the
highest peak position of his career with a No. 2 position on Billboard’s
Top Country Albums chart when it was released Jan. 15.
The country icon’s 2016 shows have all been SOLD OUT and continues to
add additional dates (see tour schedule below). Hank Jr. will also
co-headline a special limited run tour with Chris Stapleton this summer
when the two music renegades visit 8 cities with dates lined up in
Houston, Austin, West Palm Beach, Detroit (Clarkston), Cleveland,
Indianapolis and Cincinnati.
After six decades of top charting singles, Hank Jr. remains in-demand
on the road and on air after recently appearing on “Audience All
Access” on AT&T’s Audience Network, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “CBS This Morning” and an inspiring performance with Whoopi Goldberg on “The View.” Hank Jr. was also NRA Country’s featured artist for January.
HANK WILLIAMS JR. ON TOUR:
*denotes stops with Chris Stapleton
June 17 – The Corn Crib – Normal, Ill.
June 18 – Black Diamond Harley Davidson – Marion, Ill.
June 24 – Big Barrel Country Music Festival – Dover, Del.
July 02 – Talladega Superspeedway – Lincoln, Neb.
July 16 – Harrah’s Hotel & Casino – Council Bluffs, Iowa
July 17 – Madison Co. Fairgrounds – Madison, Neb.
Aug 05 – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa, Fla.*
Aug 06 – Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, Fla.*
Aug 12 – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, Texas*
Aug 13 – Austin360 Amphitheater – Austin, Texas*
Aug 16 – Rockingham Co. Fair – Harrisonburg, Va.
Aug 19 – Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio*
Aug 20 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, Mich.*
Aug 26 – Klipsch Music Center – Noblesville, Ind.*
Aug 27 – Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, Ohio*
Sep 03 – Legend Valley – Thornville, Ohio
Sep 24 – Laughlin Events Center – Laughlin, Nev.
Sep 25 – Ava Amphitheater – Tucson, Ariz.
ABOUT HANK WILLIAMS JR.:
Hank Williams Jr.’s extremely impressive resume has spawned 70
million albums sold worldwide, six PLATINUM albums, 20 GOLD albums, 13
No. 1 albums and 10 No. 1 singles. Marking 52 years since his first
album in 1964, Hank Jr. released IT’S ABOUT TIME (Nash Icon Records) on
January 15. In addition to the history-making “Are You Ready for the
Country,” the project includes new tunes such as “Dress Like an Icon,”
“Just Call Me Hank,” “It’s About Time,” and “The Party’s On” as well as
re-recorded versions of classics “Mental Revenge” and “Born to Boogie”
with Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore and Brad Paisley on guitar. IT’S
ABOUT TIME is Hank Jr.’s 37th album in his five-decade career. He
continues to add accolades to an extremely impressive resume, which
includes ACM Entertainer of the Year, CMA Entertainer of the Year and
BMI Icon in addition to winning a GRAMMY and being inducted into the
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. As a touring artist, Hank Jr. was a
pioneer in bringing arena rock production values to country music, and
he remains one of the most consistent ticket sellers in music, period,
as generation after generation gets turned on to one of the most dynamic
live performers ever to take the stage.