Piano Powerhouse Phil Vassar Announces ‘Stripped Down’ Acoustic Tour

Phil Vassar, is bringing his 20 years of hits to venues across the
country with an intimate, acoustic show in 14 cities from coast to coast
(more dates to be added, full list below). Brett Sheroky will
be supporting Vassar on select shows throughout the tour. The Stripped
Down tour coincides with an EP launch by the same name, and features new
material, exciting artists collaborations, and  “Postmarked Birmingham”
(written by Vassar with Don Sampson & originally recorded by
BlackHawk). Tickets go on sale August 16 at PhilVassar.com and the EP will be available January 2020.

“We’re peeling back the music to the core with just a piano and guitar,
so we can give fans an intimate evening of conversation and music. It’s
how these songs were written and I think it will be a fun, unique
experience,” Vassar shared. 

2019 marks 20 years since the release of Vassar’s debut single
“Carlene,” which became a bonafide hit. Vassar recently performed
“Carlene” along with a set list of fan-favorites on “Fox & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series.” Vassar brought his Hitseria tour through New York and is continuing to play dates across the country (Hitsteria tour dates below). 


For more information on Phil Vassar, visitPhilVassar.com and follow him on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Jan. 8 Tin Pan – Richmond, Va.

Jan. 9 Event Center at Mount Airy – Mt. Pocono, Pa.

Jan. 10 The Lamp Theatre – Irwin, Pa.

Jan. 11 The Renaissance Theatre – Mansfield, Ohio

Jan. 16 Space at Westbury – Westbury, N.Y.

Jan. 17 Tarrytown Music Hall – Tarrytown, N.Y.

Jan. 18 Infinity Hall – Norfolk, Conn.

Jan. 19 Greenwich Odeum – East Greenwich, R.I.

Jan. 23 Hippodrome Theater – Waco, Texas

Jan. 24 Arlington Music Hall – Arlington, Texas

Jan. 25 Dosey Doe – The Woodlands, Texas

Jan. 26 Texan Theater – Greenville, Texas

Feb. 13 The Coach House – San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

Feb. 14 Humphrey’s Backstage Live – San Diego, Calif.


Aug. 29 Peteetneet  Ampitheater – Payson, Utah

Sep. 1 Calumet County Fair – Chilton, Wis.

Sep. 7 The Foundation Performing Arts and Conference Center – Spindale, N.C.

Sep. 21 Get BUSY Livin Music Festival – Elk River, Minn.

Sep. 27 Rochester Opera House – Rochester, N.H.

Sep. 28 The Cabot – Beverly, Mass.

Sep. 29 Sony Hall – New York, N.Y.

Oct. 4 Welk Resort Theatre – Branson, Mo.

Oct. 10 The Birchmere – Alexndria, Va.

Oct. 11 Rams Head On Stage (5:00pm/8:00pm) – Annapolis, Md.

Oct. 12 Sellersville Theater (6:00pm/9:00pm) – Sellersville, Pa.

Oct. 26 Gem Theatre – Calhoun, Ga.

Oct. 27 City Winery – Nashville, Tenn.


Phil Vassar’s reign of signature songs include 10 No. 1 singles and
26 Top 40 hits, including Carlene, Just Another Day in Paradise,
Six-Pack Summer, When I Love You, and many more. Vassar was racking up
hits on the radio long before he even began his own recording career
that has seen the release of nine albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the
Year trophies, ACM’s Top New Male Vocalist and sold-out shows across the
country. Vassar’s songwriting career blossomed in the mid-’90s when he
landed a publishing contract with EMI and penned hits for Collin Raye
(Little Red Rodeo), Alan Jackson (Right on the Money), Tim McGraw (My
Next Thirty Years, For a Little While), Jo Dee Messina (Bye Bye,
Alright), and Blackhawk (Postmarked Birmingham). He signed a record deal
of his own with Arista in 1998 and was named ASCAP’s Country Songwriter
of the Year in 1999 and 2001. 2019 marks 20 years of hits for Vassar
and to celebrate he is hitting the road playing fan-favorite tunes
across the country on his “Hitsteria Tour.” 

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