Mark Chesnutt Premieres Exclusive Merle Haggard Tribute Video On Rolling Stone Country

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MARK CHESNUTT PREMIERES EXCLUSIVE MERLE HAGGARD TRIBUTE VIDEO ON ROLLING STONE COUNTRY Click Here to See the Video and Hear Mark Chesnutt’s Cover of “There Won’t Be Another Now” NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 19, 2016) – Country traditionalist Mark Chesnutt cites several of country’s most loved legends as influences on his successful career, and Merle Haggard is at the top of that list. To pay tribute to Haggard’s life and music, Chesnutt has released an emotionally charged tribute video, available exclusively on Rolling Stone Country. The video features Chesnutt’s rendition of Haggard’s “There Won’t Be Another Now,” from the 1978 album I’m Always On A Mountain When I Fall. Featured as a bonus track on Chesnutt’s brand new project, Tradition Lives, “There Won’t Be Another Now” also doubles as a nod to songwriter Red Lane, who passed away in 2015. Produced by Jimmy Ritchey and released by ROW Entertainment, Tradition Lives is Chesnutt’s first album of all-new material since 2008. The aptly-titled project further establishes Chesnutt as a torch-carrier for traditional country music, as he strives to stay true to country’s roots in a time of great change the genre. Fans who are interested in hearing the platinum-selling country sensation perform his biggest hits and new material can catch Chesnutt live on the Tradition Lives Tour, which has recently been extended into 2017. Tradition Lives is available on iTunes, Amazon and at MarkChesnutt.com. TRADITION LIVES TOUR Dates: Oct. 22 DeJoria Center – Kamas, Utah Oct. 29 Petal City Park – Petal, Miss. Nov. 05 Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center – Cedar Falls, Iowa Nov. 10 On Air Studio – Cleveland, Ohio Nov. 12 Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts – Fairfield, Iowa Nov. 19 Chuters – Pasadena, Texas Nov. 25 Grizzly Rose – Denver, Colo. Dec. 02 The Mule Barn – Justin, Texas Dec. 08 Conways – New Braunfels, Texas Dec. 09 Dosey Doe Big Barn – The Woodlands, Texas Dec. 10 Dosey Doe Big Barn – The Woodlands, Texas Jan. 13 Celebrity Theatre – Phoenix, Ariz. Jan. 19 Thirsty Horse Saloon – San Antonio, Texas March 03 5D Grill & Lounge – Monahans, Texas March 04 5D Steakhouse & Lounge – Yorktown, Texas May 06 Merced Theatre – Merced, Calif. May 28 Daytona International Speedway – Daytona Beach, Fla. About Mark Chesnutt: A native of Beaumont, Texas, traditional-minded classic country singer Mark Chesnutt began his run up the charts in 1990 with “Too Cold At Home,” and followed that initial hit up with blockbuster 90s favorites such as “Brother Jukebox,” “Let It Rain,” and “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing.” Along the way, he has earned one Gold album and four Platinum albums. He has been nominated for several industry awards, and has a CMA trophy to his credit – the 1993 Vocal Event of the Year prize for “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair,” a hit for The Possum, George Jones. Chesnutt continues to be a touring favorite, with close to 175 dates on his calendar – which Continue reading

Mark Chesnutt Extends ‘Tradition Lives Tour’ Into 2017

Chesnutt Takes Live Show Across the Country to Support Aptly Titled New Project NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 30, 2016) – Traditional country music fans, rejoice! Due to high demand, sold out shows and the success of his brand new album, platinum-selling country hitmaker Mark Chesnutt is extending his Tradition Lives Tour into next year. In celebration of his first album of all-new material in eight years, Tradition Lives, Chesnutt has hit the road to share songs from the new release, as well as his biggest hits, with concert-goers around the U.S. Tradition Lives is available on iTunes, Amazon and at MarkChesnutt.com. Since rising to fame in 1990 with “Too Cold At Home,” Chesnutt has continuously cemented himself as one of the hardest-working performers in the genre, with nearly 150 tour dates booked each year. With 14 No. 1 hits, 23 Top 10s and four platinum albums, it comes as no surprise that fans continue to pile into clubs and honky-tonks night after night to see the traditional-minded country sensation perform live. “There won’t be any hip-hop, bro-country, dancing around. It’s going to be fun. A lot of country songs, a lot of shuffle songs and Texas honky-tonk. It could get rowdy, but the music will always be there for you, right in your face,” says Chesnutt of the Tradition Lives Tour. Fans will enjoy singing along to chart toppers like, “A Little Too Late,” “Gonna Get A Life,” “I’ll Think Of Something,” “Goin’ Through The Big D,” “It Sure Is Monday,” “Brother Jukebox” and “I Just Wanted You To Know.” Mark Chesnutt sticks to his roots on his latest project, featuring 12 new songs, all of which possess the classic country sound Chesnutt has been known for throughout the last three decades. To purchase tickets to an upcoming show on the Tradition Lives Tour, please visit MarkChesnutt.com. 2016 Tradition Lives Tour Dates Sept. 01 Country Line Saloon – Melbourne, Fla. Sept. 02 Frank Brown Park – Panama City Beach, Fla. Sept. 03 Renegades – West Palm Beach, Fla. Sept. 09 Trinity Cathedral – Cleveland, Ohio Sept. 10 Montgomery Turkey Trot Festival – Montgomery, Ind. Sept. 11 Mt. Orab Auto Mall – Mount Orab, Ohio Sept. 17 Trenton Civic Center – Trenton, N.C. Sept. 23 The Stage at Silver Star – Bossier City, La. Oct. 07 Heart of Texas Rodeo – Waco, Texas Oct. 08 Crockett Civic Center – Crockett, Texas Oct. 14 Austin City Fairgrounds – Bellville, Texas Oct. 15 Coulter Airfield – Bryan, Texas Oct. 22 DeJoria Center – Kamas, Utah Oct. 29 Petal City Park – Petal, Miss. Nov. 05 Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center – Cedar Falls, Iowa Nov. 12 Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts – Fairfield, Iowa Nov. 19 Chuters – Pasadena, Texas Nov. 25 Grizzly Rose – Denver, Colo. Dec. 08 Conways – New Braunfels, Texas Dec. 09 DOSEY DOES – The Woodlands, Texas Dec. 10 DOSEY DOES – The Woodlands, Texas About Mark Chesnutt: A native of Beaumont, Texas, traditional-minded classic country singer Mark Continue reading