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Video honors Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Joe Diffie, George Strait, Alan Jackson and Hank Williams Jr

Chris Young has launched the raucous music video for his newest hit, “Raised On Country,” forward of the kickoff of his headlining tour this spring. The full-tilt clip captures the colourful vitality of his reside present and provides followers a preview of what they’ll anticipate on his 2019 Raised On Country Tour, kicking off May 16-18th in Alpharetta, Georgia, Charlotte, North Carolina and Bristow, Virginia.

Directed by Peter Zavadil (Joe Diffie “Prop Me Up Beside The Jukebox,” Pistol Annies “Got My Name Changed Back”), “Raised On Country” was filmed at a Nashville-area dive bar and the landmark WSM Radio Tower and options Young, together with two of his longtime bandmates, Kevin Collier and Ryan Haas, within the high-wattage video. Young, a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2017, was excited to movie on the historic location inbuilt 1932. At the time, the tower was the tallest on the planet, and its 50,000 watts ensured the Opry could possibly be heard on 650 AM-WSM from New York to California and a part of Mexico and Canada.

“As a member of the Opry, I used to be honored to be allowed to movie ‘Raised On Country’ in and across the WSM Radio Tower and the identical airwaves the place songs from my musical icons have performed through the years,” shares Young. “It was a protracted day and I had loads of enjoyable filming the video, even within the scenes the place we had particles flying in our faces contained in the studio.”

Young has “by no means been shy about his conventional nation affect and spells it out in plain English,” (Rolling Stone Country) in his newest hit, “Raised On Country” — the tune pays homage to his predecessors and nation music icons Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Joe Diffie, George Strait, Alan Jackson and Hank Williams Jr. During his profession up to now, he has had the respect of recording with Willie Nelson – “Rose In Paradise” discovered on Young’s Platinum licensed The Man I Want To Be – and Alan Jackson – “There’s A New Kid In Town” discovered on Young’s first-ever vacation album It Must Be Christmas. He’s additionally had the chance to tour with each Alan Jackson and George Strait.

Tickets for Chris Young’s Raised On Country Tour 2019, promoted by Live Nation, are on sale now at ChrisYoungCountry.com. Fans can even buy tickets for choose cities as a part of Live Nation’s Country Megaticket at Megaticket.com and extra dates will proceed to roll out over the approaching weeks.

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