Chris Young Headlines Ascend Amphitheater, Kicks Off I’M COMIN’ OVER Tour

Photo credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Photo credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images

On Wednesday, September 30th, Chris Young headlined Nashville’s new Ascend Amphitheater joined by labelmates Jerrod Niemann and Cam to a packed crowd of 5,000.  

It was a chilly, drizzly night, but the crowd didn’t seem to mind and was ready to enjoy a night full of great music.  The concert marked the kick-off of the I’M COMIN’ OVER tour for Young and the final concert of the season at the brand-new Ascend Amphitheater on the riverfront in downtown Nashville.

Great show last night with start of the #ImCominOver tour with @chrisyoungmusic, @jrodfromoz and @camcountry!

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To start off the show was the adorable Cam dressed in her trademark color with yellow shoes, yellow headband and yellow tambourine.  Her traditional, melodic vocals accented by her bubbly personality was a great start for the evening.  It’s hard NOT to like Cam.  Her personality shines brightly from the stage and her songs draw you in like her career-igniting “Burning House”.

Next up was the fun and talented Jerrod Niemann.  Niemann always brings along the party and the crowd loved him as they sung along to his hits and more than happy to toast their drinks right with him from the stage.  Cheers! He was joined on stage by special guests Diamond Rio for one song.

Finally, the long-awaited headliner took the stage for his hometown show.  The uber-talented, handsome Chris Young was greeted by an enthusiastic crowd ready to hear his trademark smooth, baritone vocals.  He played for over 2 hours and was even joined on stage by special guest Brad Paisley for a cover of Eric Clapton’s “Change The World”.

 

“I was both excited and anxious to come home and play a show in Nashville. I knew I was going to have a lot of friends and family in the audience so I didn’t want to screw up” joked Young. “The audience at Ascend Amphitheater blew me away and I could have kept playing all night long.”

 

The crowd absolutely erupted when Young performed his fastest rising career single to date: “I’m Comin’ Over”, also the title of his forthcoming album due out November 13th.

Be sure to catch the tour in a city near you! Worth every penny!

Sony Music Nashville presented Chris Young with a plaque celebrating the recent RIAA Gold certification of his current single, “I’m Comin’ Over.” Back Row (L-R): Paul Barnabee (SVP, Marketing, Sony Music Nashville), Jim Catino (VP, A&R, Sony Music Nashville), Bill Simmons (Fitzgerald Hartley), Larry Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald Hartley), Steve Hodges (EVP, Promotions & Artist Development, Sony Music Nashville), Caryl Healey (VP, Sales, Sony Music Nashville), Angie Magill (VP, Legal & Business Affairs, Sony Music Nashville), Keith Gale (SVP/National Promotion, RCA) Front Row (L-R): Randy Goodman (Chairman & CEO, Sony Music Nashville), Young, Josh Easler (Director/National Promotion, RCA) Photo credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Sony Music Nashville

Sony Music Nashville presented Chris Young with a plaque celebrating the recent RIAA Gold certification of his current single, “I’m Comin’ Over.”
Back Row (L-R): Paul Barnabee (SVP, Marketing, Sony Music Nashville), Jim Catino (VP, A&R, Sony Music Nashville), Bill Simmons (Fitzgerald Hartley), Larry Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald Hartley), Steve Hodges (EVP, Promotions & Artist Development, Sony Music Nashville), Caryl Healey (VP, Sales, Sony Music Nashville), Angie Magill (VP, Legal & Business Affairs, Sony Music Nashville), Keith Gale (SVP/National Promotion, RCA)
Front Row (L-R): Randy Goodman (Chairman & CEO, Sony Music Nashville), Young, Josh Easler (Director/National Promotion, RCA)
Photo credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Sony Music Nashville

ABOUT CHRIS YOUNG: At the age of 30, Chris Young has accomplished more than some artists do in a lifetime. Already a Grammy-nominated vocalist, he’s also a dynamic live performer who plays a powerhouse show packed with hits, including chart toppers “Gettin’ You Home,” “Voices,” “Tomorrow,” and “Who I Am With You.” With four albums to his credit, Young has amassed six #1 singles, seven Gold/Platinum certifications and performed for audiences ranging from Good Morning America to Australia and Dublin to The Late Show with David Letterman. The RCA Records artist is an international ambassador for his genre, a talented songwriter, and a southern gentleman who is frequently declared one of country music’s sexiest men by People and Country Weekly magazines. With the release of his most recent record, “I’m Comin’ Over,” from his highly anticipated fifth studio album due November 13, Young is just as well known for his classic baritone as he is for melt-your-heart ballads and is winning audiences across the globe. Join the conversation with Chris Young’s more than 2.5 million followers on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and get tickets to catch him on tour at www.chrisyoungcountry.com.

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