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HANK WILLIAMS JR. SETS INITIAL 2017 TOUR DATES

HANK WILLIAMS JR. SETS INITIAL 2017 TOUR DATES

Additional Dates to be Announced
 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 10, 2017)
– Hank Williams Jr. wants all his rowdy friends to join him in 2017 as
the country music icon reveals his first round of U.S. tour dates.
Kickin’ the party off at Peppermill Concert Hall in Nevada on February
3, the tour consists of medium and large scale venues including an
appearance at the Washington State Fair.

Hank Jr. continues to promote his most recent album It’s About Time,
which achieved the highest studio album debut of his career. The album
skyrocketed to No. 2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums and broke the Top
10 on Billboard’s Top 200, landing at No. 8.

Hank 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. Hank Jr. has been named 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.

In October 1982, Williams had nine albums on the Billboard music
charts at the same time, a feat unequaled by any other living artist. In
1987, Hank won the first of five straight Entertainer of the Year
awards voted to him by his peers, and won his first ever Grammy.

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.

HANK WILLIAMS JR. ON TOUR
Feb. 03 – Peppermill Concert Hall – West Wendover, Nev.
April 29 – Georgia World Congress Center – Atlanta, Ga.
May 27 – Daytona International Speedway – Daytona Beach, Fla.
May 28 – Mercedes-Benz Superdome – New Orleans, La.
June 09 – Choctaw Grand Theater – Durant, Okla.
June 10 – Silver Star Hotel and Casino-Convention Center – Choctaw, Miss
July 01 – Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel – Salamanca, N.Y.
July 02 – French Lick Resort Casino – French Lick, Ind.
Sept. 15 – Northern Quest Resort & Casino – Pepsi Outdoor Amphitheater – Airway Heights, Wash.
Sept. 16 – Washington State Fair – Puyallup, Wash.

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, 2016. 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.

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