Photo Credit: Courtesy of Kristian Bush
Nashville, TN (May 20, 2015) – Platinum-selling country star and Streamsound recording artist Kristian Bush
is teaming up with Armed Forces Entertainment, MWR, and Stars for
Stripes for a special two-week long military tour of U.S. military bases
in Japan. Bush will kick off the tour by headlining a special Memorial
Day Concert on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Oahu, Hawaii, on May

am excited and honored to spend time with and perform for our fine men
and women of the Armed Forces, and completely humbled to be playing
Pearl Harbor on Memorial Day,” says Bush. “My father was an officer in
the Army and my grandfather served in World War II, and I am so proud of
their service. I’ll always do whatever I can to support our troops.”

his performance at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Bush will also
participate in a Grand Ole Opry “Circle Throwdown,” honoring both the
Opry’s 90th Anniversary and “Salute the Troops” month in their year-long
“Cause for Applause” celebration. He will then travel to Japan to
perform seven shows for the troops stationed in that country.
Kristian Bush Armed Forces Entertainment Tour Dates: 

5/25 – Oahu, HI – Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
5/28 – Sasebo, JP – Sasebo Naval Base
5/29 – Iwakuni, JP – Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni
5/30 – Fussa, Tokyo, JP – Yokata Air Base
6/2 – Yokosuka, JP – Yokosuka Naval Base (Commander Fleet)
6/3 – Yamato and Ayase, JP – Naval Air Station Atsugi (NAS)
6/5 – Okinawa, JP – Kadena Air Base
6/6 – Okinawa, JP – Futenma Flightline Festival
the tour, Bush will return to Nashville, TN for the CMA Music Festival,
making several appearances throughout the week including the Bluebird
Cafe (6/9), the CMA Close-Up Stage (6/11), the Grand Ole Opry at the
Ryman (6/13), the Chevy Riverfront stage (6/13), and the HGTV Lodge
(6/14). In the evenings, he will sit in as the on-air host for BBC2
Radio/Bob Harris Country’s coverage of the LP Field concerts for the
third consecutive year.
recording artist Kristian Bush has been leaving his mark on music for
more than two decades. The singer, songwriter, producer and
multi-instrumentalist started his career with folk-rock duo Billy
Pilgrim in the early ‘90s; in 2004, he exploded onto the country music
scene with Sugarland, surpassing sales of over 22 million albums
worldwide, achieving five No. 1 singles and winning numerous awards,
including GRAMMYs, AMAs, ACMs, CMT Music Awards and CMAs. In 2014, he
launched his solo career with Top 20 hit “Trailer Hitch,” the first
single off his critically-acclaimed debut solo album SOUTHERN GRAVITY. Released to rave reviews, SOUTHERN GRAVITY has been lauded by THE BOSTON GLOBE, ROLLING STONE, THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD as well as COUNTRY WEEKLY,
who named it the “feel-good album of the year.” To date, Bush has
garnered six BMI Awards for his songwriting, and in 2011 he founded the
music publishing company and songwriting collective Songs of the
Architect; recent collaborations include Laura Bell Bundy, Larkin Poe,
Dan Tyminski, Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale and more. Bush
is currently serving as a celebrity ambassador for Goodwill Industries
International, with “Trailer Hitch” featured as the centerpiece of their
#GiveItAway campaign. 

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