Concert dates announced in celebration of latest CD
NASHVILLE — Grammy Award winner Hank Williams Jr. is gearing to launch a 2013 summer tour in celebration of his latest album, Old School, New Rules. Cities among the concert lineup include Detroit, Orlando, Atlantic City, Biloxi and many more. Known for his powerfully charged performances and trademark style, Hank will take the stage with a string of hits along with new tunes that showcase his distinctive vocals and extraordinary musicianship.
“I always have fun playing shows. I love to get out in front of my loyal fans and making my mark on this great country,” says Hank Williams Jr.
Hits for the country superstar include "Family Tradition", "Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound", "Old Habits", "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight," "A Country Boy Can Survive" and "Red, White & Pink-Slip Blues" and more. As a multi-instrumentalist, Williams' masterful playing skills include guitar, upright bass, fiddle, steel guitar, banjo, piano, harmonica, drums. Known as driving force in the music industry, Williams continues to be empowered by loyalty to his homeland and remains committed to songs that are patriotic and sung from the heart.
2013 Hank Williams Jr. Tour Schedule
(check website for updates and additional dates)
06/08 Morton, Minn. - Jackpot Junction Casino
06/21 Alpharetta, Ga. - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
06/28 Detroit - The Fox Theatre
06/29 Kettering, Ohio- Fraze Pavilion
07/12 Pensacola, Fla. - Pensacola Civic Center
07/13 Orlando - UCF Arena
07/19 Atlantic City, N.J. - Caesars Circus Maximus Theatre
07/20 Fredericksburg, Va. - Job.com Pavilion
07/26 Southhaven, Miss. - Snowden Gove Park
07/27 Guthrie Center, Iowa - Guthrie’s River Ruckus
08/17 Tower, Minn. - Fortune Bay Resort Casino
08/24 Beaumont, Texas - Lamar University
08/31 Portsmouth, Va. - Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
09/01 Cherokee, N.C. - Harrah’s Cherokee
09/06 Concho, Okla. - Lucky Star Casino
09/07 Newkirk, Okla. - First Council Casino
09/13 Bossier City, La. - Horseshoe Casino & Hotel
09/14 Biloxi, MS- IP Casino Resort and Spa
For more information, please visit www.hankjr.com.
ABOUT HANK WILLIAMS JR:
Williams has no doubt had a long and successful career and continues to make sparks in the industry. In October 1982, Williams had nine albums on the Billboard music charts at the same time, a feat unequaled by any other living artist. Hank has received 16 songwriting honors from Broadcast Music, Inc., had 10 #1 singles, 13 #1 albums, 20 gold and five platinum albums and a double platinum (Greatest Hits, Vol. I). In 1987, Hank won the first of five straight Entertainer of the Year awards voted to him by his peers, and won his first ever Grammy. As a touring artist, Hank was a pioneer in bringing arena rock production values to country music, and he remains one of the most consistent ticket sellers in music, period, as generation after generation gets turned on to one of the most dynamic live performers ever to take the stage.