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Chris Young and Vince Gill Have a “Sober Saturday Night”

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Chris Young has shipped his new single, “Sober Saturday Night,” to Country radio.  The song, penned by Young as well as Brad Warren and Brett Warren, features Country Music superstar Vince Gill adding background vocals and his ever-precise guitar talent.

“Sober Saturday Night” is the third single released off Young’s I’m Comin’ Over, an album that zipped the title track to a THREE week No. 1 at Country Radio followed by the second single “Think Of You” featuring Cassadee Pope reaching No. 1 earlier this month marking Young’s EIGHTH No. 1 hit at Country Radio.

Young will take all of his Country Radio hits to the fans this summer and as previously announced, this fall with his I’M COMIN’ OVER TOUR, which includes special guests Dan + Shay, Dustin Lynch and Cassadee Pope.

Chris Young to Host Opening Ceremonies at New CMA Fest Skyview Stage

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Country star Chris Young will kick off the 2016 CMA Music Festival Wednesday, June 8 (11:00 AM/CT) at the Festival’s new, state-of-the-art venue – Skyview Stage at Ascend Amphitheater.

“We are always looking at ways to grow the Festival and enhance the experience for our fans,” said CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern. “Adding this fantastic venue to our numerous free stages downtown is a great addition and having Chris Young on hand to make it ‘official’ is icing on the cake.”

Special guests for the CMA Music Festival Opening Ceremonies include the Honorable Mayor of Nashville Megan Barry, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, and students from Metro Nashville Public Schools, a beneficiary of the Festival and the CMA Foundation’s support of quality, sustainable music education programs.

“As a Middle Tennessee native and someone who grew up going to Fan Fair, it’s pretty cool to get to kick off CMA Music Festival and shine a spotlight on the CMA Foundation and the music education students the Festival benefits,” said Young, who is a member of the CMA Board of Directors.

2016 CMA Music Festival Opening Ceremonies are free and open to the public at the Skyview Stage at Ascend Amphitheater at the foot of Korean Veterans Boulevard and First Avenue (south of Riverfront Park). Gates open at 10:00 AM/CT.

For information, visit chrisyoungcountry.com and follow @ChrisYoungMusic on Twitter and Instagram.

For upcoming talent announcements and all other info stay connected with CMA on CMAfest.com, Facebook.com/CMA, Twitter.com/CountryMusic, Instagram.com/CMA, “CMAsnaps” on Snapchat, and sign up for CMA Country Connection, CMA’s e-newsletter. This year’s app is now available in the App store for iPhone and Android and includes features that allow fans to create individual concert schedules and be the first to know which of their favorite stars will be appearing on the free stages throughout the Festival.

Chris Young Extends His “I’m Coming Over Tour”

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With an impressive string of sold-out shows running coast-to-coast, Billboard Music Awards nominee Chris Young is revealing the Fall run of his 2016 “I’m Comin’ Over Tour,” with 25 shows running September through the end of the year. CASE Construction Equipment will join the tour as an official sponsor.

Special guests joining Young on tour in September and October are Dan + Shay, with Dustin Lynch coming on board in November and December. Cassadee Pope, who provided direct support for the first leg of the tour, is returning for all Fall dates of Young’s “I’m Comin’ Over Tour.”

“I’ve been friends with Dan + Shay and Dustin Lynch for a while now, so to have them join me on tour and to have Cassadee back out with us again, it’s going to be a blast,” says Young.

The tour announcement is made as Young scores his eighth chart-topper and fastest rising single of his career for “Think Of You,” a fiery duet with Cassadee Pope. The song is from his ACM-nominated album, I’m Comin’ Over, which opened at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart in November.

Tickets for the “I’m Comin’ Over Tour,” presented by AEG Live, go on sale starting this Friday, May 6 at 10am local time and can be purchased at aeglive.com and ChrisYoungCountry.com. A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages will also be available for sale. These packages can include premium tickets, access to a Chris Young preshow acoustic event, limited-edition merchandise and much more.

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Chris Young, Kelsea Ballerini & LoCash to Set Sail

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Many of the top Country stars in the format are taking part in the Country Cruising experience, set for January 14-19, 2017. Fans will be travelling aboard the Brilliance of the Seas®, a beautiful Radiance-class ship that combines sleek swiftness, panoramic vistas, and wide-open spaces. With acres of glass enclosing the nine-story central atrium, elevators facing the sea, and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout, cruisers will never be at a loss for an incredible view.

Country Cruising will set sail on January 14, 2017 from Tampa, and will stop in Key West before making its’ voyage to Cozumel, Mexico. The ship will arrive back in Tampa on January 19. Among the initial artists announced to participate in the cruise include hit-makers Chris Young, LOCASH and ACM’s New Female Vocalist of the Year winner Kelsea Ballerini.

Country Cruising offers the Country Music fan an amazing experience – a five night cruise, with accommodations and all meals taken care of during the event, as well as autograph sessions, photo opportunities, daily musical performances, and songwriter workshops. For more information about cruising, call 800-376-2504 or visit www.CountryCruising.com

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