NASHVILLE, Tenn. –-Platinum-selling recording artist just wrapped the first weekend of his headlining CMT ON TOUR Presents the COLE SWINDELL DOWN HOME TOUR with sold-out shows. The tour kicked off last week with fans packing a sold-out Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK and continued to Wichita, KS, Denver, CO, and Odessa, TX. Swindell takes a brief detour back to Nashville this week for the 50th Annual CMA Awards where he is nominated for CMA New Artist of the Year. The Down Home Tour will continue Friday (Nov 4) at the Lyric Oxford in Oxford, MS.
Following two previous sold-out Down Home tours, Swindell looks forward to this time of the year when he releases new fan-favorite music, and in tandem returning to some of the clubs, venues and fans that gave him his start in touring.
“Taking care of the people who take care of you,” Swindell told CMT.com, “that’s how I was raised and how I like to do things. We wouldn’t be where we are without people loving our music.”
Down Home Sessions III, the brand new collection of music for his fans, was just released in support of his annual fan-favorite Down Home Tour. The EP, Down Home Sessions III, is available digitally via Warner Bros. / Warner Music Nashville.
Click HERE to purchase the Down Home Sessions III EP.
Down Home Sessions III Track Listing:
1) You’ve Got My Number
2) Does It Hurt
3) Six Pack Lines
4) Chevrolet DJ
This year, Swindell has partnered with CMT to launch his third annual Down Home Tour with CMT ON TOUR Presents the COLE SWINDELL DOWN HOME TOUR. Following two previous sold-out tours, the third annual headlining tour kicked off this last week at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK and will wrap in December. The tour features openers and rising new artists Cole Taylor, Travis Denning and Jon Langston.
For complete information on tickets and the tour, sign up for the Down Home Crew at www.ColeSwindell.com, and follow the fun on social using #CMTonTour.
Click HERE for Cole Swindell’s Down Home Sessions Playlist.
The partnership marks the 15th annual tour for CMT, which has been a springboard for a number of country superstars. CMT On Tour launched in 2002, and has featured superstar headliners including Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Randy Houser, Jamey Johnson, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, Keith Urban, Jake Owen, Kip Moore, Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett. The tour is produced by Live Nation.
CMT ON TOUR Presents the COLE SWINDELL DOWN HOME TOUR:
Nov 4 Oxford, MS The Lyric Oxford**
Nov 9 New York, NY Terminal 5**
Nov 10 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE**
Nov 11 Norfolk, VA The Norva**
Nov 12 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore Silver Spring**
Nov 17 Fort Walton, FL The Block^
Nov 18 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues^
Nov 25 Houston, TX House of Blues**
Nov 26 Fort Worth, TX Billy Bob’s Texas**
Nov 30 Rosemont, IL Joe’s Live**
Dec 1 Chicago, IL Joe’s Sports Bar**
Dec 2 Saint Paul, MN Myth Live Event Center**
Dec 3 Milwaukee, WI Eagles Ballroom**
Dec 7 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
Dec 8 Philadelphia, PA The Fillmore**
Dec 9 Providence, RI Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel*
Dec 10 Boston, MA House of Blues^
Dec 15 Knoxville, TN Cotton Eyed Joe’s^
Dec 16 Greenville, SC Blind Horse Saloon^
Dec 17 Charlotte, NC Coyote Joe’s^
Dates and cities subject to change.
^ Cole Taylor / Travis Denning
** Jon Langston
ABOUT COLE SWINDELL:
Cole Swindell, a CMA New Artist of the Year nominee and Platinum-selling recording artist and record-breaking five-time No. 1 hit maker, released his second album You Should Be Here and it shot to No. 1 on the iTunes Top Country Albums Chart and No. 3 All Genre within hours of release. Its lead single and title track held a four week run on top of Billboard’s Hot Country songs chart (tally of digital streams, radio airplay and sales) in addition to multiple weeks sitting at No. 1 on country airplay. His Platinum-certified “You Should Be Here” already boasts over 65 million streams, 1 MILLION tracks sold and almost 30 million YouTube views. The career-defining single surpassed over 1 BILLION audience impressions (Mediabase audience: 1.1b, On-demand audio/video streams: 65m, digital track sales: 750,000+). The song joins Swindell’s first four No. 1 consecutive singles as a solo artist (including Gold-certified “Let Me See Ya Girl,” along with Platinum-certified hits “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey” and “Chillin’ It”) from his Platinum selling self-titled debut album, which tops his own record of being the only solo artist in the history of Country Aircheck/Mediabase to top the chart with his first FIVE singles.
The Georgia native was named the 2016 NSAI Songwriter/Artist of the Year and currently nominated for CMA New Artist of the Year. In 2015 the Georgia native won the ACM New Artist of the Year, was named to Billboard’s Top New Country Artists, awarded CMA’s “Triple Play Award” for having (at least) three No. 1 songs in the past twelve months, and was the only performer to claim the title in 2015. He was nominated for CMA Awards’ “New Artist of the Year” and named Music Row’s Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year, with celebrated songwriting credits which include not only his own five No. 1 hits but “This Is How We Roll” by Florida Georgia Line, “Get Me Some of That” by Thomas Rhett, and several songs with Luke Bryan such as his No. 1 single “Roller Coaster,” among others. He is currently touring with Florida Georgia Line’s “Dig Your Roots Tour.” This Fall , Swindell will begin his headlining tour, CMT ON TOUR Presents the COLE SWINDELL DOWN HOME TOUR, after opening for Florida Georgia Line’s Dig Your Roots Tour. The Down Home Tour coincides with the release of his third and newest EP, Down Home Sessions III. To date, Swindell has sold over 1.5 million total album equivalents in the two years since his debut, including 5 million+ tracks sold and 400 million on-demand streams.