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Clay Walker to Perform Two Intimate Club Dates Next Month

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Multi-platinum selling country star Clay Walker will be bringing his critically acclaimed live show to Lafayette, Louisiana October 23rd  to The District and to Corpus Christi, Texas on October 24th to the Brewster Street Ice House. Walker, who hasn’t performed a club date in almost a decade, wanted to return to the intimacy of performing for a thousand or so fans for these two special shows. Always eager to give the fans what they want Clay will perform some of his biggest hits including “You Won’t Be Lonely Long,” “What’s It To You?,” “This Woman and This Man” and “Live Until I Die,” as well as give fans a special taste of some of his brand new music in these small intimate venues. For more information on these shows and to purchase tickets please visit www.claywalker.com.

“I wanted to return to the intimacy that a club date provides with fans by getting up close and personal with them in Lafayette and Corpus Christi,” said Clay. “I thought it was important while I am working on new music to take it to the people who have been supporting me throughout the years and see what they think.”

Clay has been on the road all year impressing fans and critics alike performing some of his biggest hits and even two new songs entitled “Rock the Radio” and “Long Live the Cowboy,” which he debuted on SiriusXM’s newest on-air Country music channel Y2Kountry in July.  Clay has been in the studio for several months working on new music which he will test out at these shows.

As a true fan favorite with a devoted legion of followers across the country Clay Walker has sold over 11 million albums; had 11 No. 1 hit singles, four RIAA Platinum and two Gold certified albums, under his belt. His most recent ninth studio album She Won’t Be Lonely Long received critical praise from fans and media alike. He returned as the host of TROPHY HUNTERS TV on the Outdoor Channel for the 2014 season and can be seen in select theatres in the family-friendly drama movie, Alone Yet Not Alone. Outside of the stage and studio, Clay is the founder of Band Against MS (BAMS) a non-profit charity that funds MS research and education. Walker established BAMS in 2003 with the goal of helping others living with the same disease he has battled since 1996.  To date, BAMS has raised more than 2 million dollars.

To get up to date information on Clay Walker fans can also follow Walker on his socials at https://www.facebook.com/officialclaywalker and https://twitter.com/Claywalker.

Clay Walker to Premiere New Music on SiriusXM Y2Kountry

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Multi-platinum selling country artist Clay Walker will help launch SiriusXM’s newest on-air Country music channel Y2Kountry on Channel 57, which will highlight Country songs from the 2000s. Walker will host his own Y2Kountry launch party this Thursday, July 17th at 5am EST by selecting some of his favorite Country songs and telling stories about some of 2000s best-know, most loved artists. During his five-hour appearance, Walker will also debut two new songs entitled “Rock the Radio” and “Long Live the Cowboy,” which he recently recorded for an upcoming album project. To get more information on Walker’s launch party fans can go to http://www.siriusxm.com/y2kountry.

Walker’s Y2Kountry launch party will re-air on July 18th at 4pm EST, July 19th at 10am EST, July 20th at 8pm EST, and July 21st at 12pm EST. Walker has been on the road performing select shows across the country and recently hosted his 7th Annual Clay Walker Celebrity Charity Classic in Pebble Beach to help raise money for his charity Band Against MS (BAMS). Attendees at the event included Michael Bolton and T Bone Burnett who also performed with Walker during the Grand Gala Event and Dinner. The 7th Annual Clay Walker Celebrity Charity Classic raised close to 100K for MS research.

To get up to date information on Clay Walker fans can go to www.claywalker.com or visit his socials at https://www.facebook.com/officialclaywalker and https://twitter.com/Claywalker.

Clay Walker Hosts 5th Annual Chords of Hope Benefit with a Little Help from His Friends

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The 5th annual Band Against MS Chords of Hope event was held on Tuesday, June 3rd at Nashville’s 3rd and Lindsley, hosted by Clay Walker with special guests Montgomery Gentry and Dustin Lynch. The evening was filled with not only fun music, but a message of hope.

The benefit raises money for multiple sclerosis research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and encourages those battling the disease that there is hope for a cure.

“Everybody who is connected to MS, whether it be a doctor, a patient, a nurse, a hospital, they’re all hoping for the same thing: to keep hope alive for a cure for MS,” says Walker. “The most exciting thing to me is seeing their enthusiasm about helping us spread the word getting people out here, and then also raising the money that keeps our hope alive.”

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Dustin Lynch kicked off the show with an acoustic set featuring his debut hit “Cowboys and Angels,” along with his current fast-rising hit “That’s Where It’s At (Yep Yep).” Lynch has been working on new music, and played a few new songs including “Halo” and “Sing It To Me.” If the new tunes are any indication, Lynch has a hit album in the works.

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Montgomery Gentry brought a high-energy performance, complete with Eddie Montgomery’s signature microphone stand spins and fun banter with Troy Gentry. The duo played their hits from the past 15 years, including “There’s One in Every Crowd” and “My Town,” while engaging the audience in their stories. Recently signed to Blaster Records, Troy and Eddie are in the studio with producer Michael Knox working on new music.

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Clay Walker closed out the night with a string of hits from his 20-year career and brand new songs, including “Rock the Radio” and “Long Live the Cowboy.” He has been in the studio for the past 7 months working on new music that he’s eager to share with fans. Complete with shooting streamers and flower leis, Walker kept the party going for the packed crowd that was soaking up every song.

“Songs are about memories,” Walker commented during the show, as he helped fans relive old ones and make new ones.

A show in Nashville during CMA Fest would not be complete without a surprise guest, and this night was no exception. The legendary Johnny Rodriguez was unexpectedly in the audience, and Walker excitedly invited him on stage to perform “That’s the Way Love Goes,” which was a number one hit for both Rodriguez and Merle Haggard.

Walker’s foundation Band Against MS is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational information for those living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and funding programs that are researching a cure for the disease. To learn more, visit bandagainstms.org and claywalker.com.

Clay Walker is Headed to the Races

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Multi-platinum selling country artist Clay Walker will be singing the National Anthem at two very prestigious races in May. Walker is scheduled to sing the Anthem on Friday, May 2nd at the 140th running of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs and on May 10that the 73rd running of the Iroquois Steeplechase at Nashville’s Percy Warner Park. An avid fan of horse racing, Walker, who recently finished up working on new music, is the perfect fit to kick off these prominent events.

Walker will perform the National Anthem at 4pm EST at the Longines Kentucky Oaks race, which will be shown on NBC (check your local listings), and is considered by some to be among the most popular horse races in American horse-racing society because of its high attendance attracting about 100,000 people a year. The first running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks was on May 19, 1875 when Churchill Downs was known as the Louisville Jockey Club. The race was founded by Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr. along with the Kentucky Derby and both are considered the oldest continuously contested sporting events in history, and the only horse races to be held at their original site since its conception.

Clay is honored to be singing the National Anthem the 73rd running of the Iroquois Steeplechase this Saturday, May 10th, 2014.  The Steeplechase is Music City’s traditional rite of spring and is steeped in southern tradition and hospitality. Held on the second Saturday of every May at Nashville’s Percy Warner Park, the Iroquois Steeplechase is the premier spring race in American steeplechasing and Music City’s traditional rite of spring – typically attracting more than 25,000 spectators. Since being designated in 1981 as the official charity of the Iroquois Steeplechase, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has received more than $9 million from the event proceeds.

As a true fan favorite with a devoted legion of followers across the country Clay Walker has sold over 11 million albums; had 11 No. 1 hit singles, four RIAA Platinum and two Gold certified albums under his belt. His most recent ninth studio album She Won’t Be Lonely Long received critical praise from fans and media alike. He returned as the host of TROPHY HUNTERS TV on the Outdoor Channel for the 2014 season and can be seen in select theatres in the family-friendly drama movie, Alone Yet Not Alone. Outside of the stage and studio, Clay is the founder of Band Against MS (BAMS) a non-profit charity that funds MS research and education. Walker established BAMS in 2003 with the goal of helping others living with the same disease he has battled since 1996.  To date, BAMS has raised more than 2 million dollars.

To get up to date information on Clay Walker fans can go to www.claywalker.com.

Clay Walker Announces 5th Annual Chords of Hope Benefit Concert

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Clay Walker will return to Nashville on Tuesday, June 3rd to host the fifth annual Chords of Hope Benefit Concert at 3rd & Lindsley. The concert, presented by The Big 98 WSIX, sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners, and produced by Clay’s charity, Band Against MS (BAMS), will help raise money and awareness for multiple sclerosis (MS) research with proceeds going to the MS Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Performers for the night include Montgomery Gentry and Dustin LynchMontgomery Gentry has celebrated over a decade of sold out shows and No. 1 hits while Dustin was named one of Rolling Stone’s ‘Nashville’s New Hit Makers’ and has gone on to sell over one million copies of his debut smash single “Cowboys & Angels.”Doors open at 6:00 PM and the concert begins at 7:00 PM. Tickets are now available through Eventbrite and www.bandagainstms.org.

“Chords of Hope is my chance to raise awareness of MS in the Nashville community and come together with amazing artists to put on a great show,” said Clay. “With Montgomery Gentry and Dustin Lynch’s help, this is sure to be our best one yet!”

Band Against MS, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3), or not-for-profit, public charity committed to providing educational information for those living with Multiple Sclerosis, funding programs researching a cure for Multiple Sclerosis, and funding programs helping those living with the disease. Clay Walker established BAMS in February 2003 because he wanted to help others living with the same disease he has battled since 1996. To date BAMS, http://www.bandagainstms.org, has raised more than 2 million dollars.

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