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Chris JansonThis morning here at WBKR, we are giving off some “Good Vibes!” Country music star Chris Janson is coming to town next year. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Grand Ole Opry member Chris Janson was set to play the Ryman on Wednesday, making a triumph return to one of Nashville’s most famous stages.

Keith Urban Invites Chris Janson To Join The Opry In a historic sold out show at Ryman Auditorium, Keith Urban invites Chris Janson to join country music’s greatest family at the Grand Ole Opry. After the invite, Janson joined the Opry backstage to share his excitement about his new family and membership.

The young artist is eager and ready to take those songs to fans across the country, and has spent the past year playing shows and building fans around his home state of Kentucky and across the Southeast. Watching him perform it’s easy to see shades of his idols, Luke Bryan,” in his rocking live show, and his dad” in the way he connects and emotes through a tender ballad. For Walker, connecting to each and every person and taking them along for the musical ride is the ultimate goal.

Chris Janson’s is one of the highest-energy performers in country music. He plays guitar, piano and harmonica during his set and is in constant motion on the stage. Fans will thoroughly enjoy Chris Janson’s concerts and can expect the duration of concerts to last from 60 to 90 minutes.Chris Janson


Chris Janson with the Oak Ridge Boys backstage at the Opry, 2016. Keith Urban invites Chris Janson to join the Opry, 2018. After that meeting, Janson invited Roland over to his cabin for a songwriting session. That’s when they fell in love, right there on his porch swing.


Show was ok. No opening act, which was fine. Show scheduled to start at 8 p.m. and started around 8:30 p.m. Not a bad thing. Took that long to get a drink. My biggest issue with the show was mainly all the talking. Chris Janson would play maybe two (2) songs and then go into some blah blah blah talking and that kind of killed the show for me. Definitely not the most entertaining concert I have seen. Probably would avoid seeing him again if given the opportunity and will just listen to his songs on the radio. Less commentary.

Chris Janson announced he will release this third studio album, Real Friends, on Oct. 18. His current single, “Good Vibes,” sits at Number Two and climbing on the Mediabase Country Singles chart.

Fittingly, Janson decided to honor that bond by titling the new project Real Friends. After all, friendship played a big part in the making of these new songs, too: “I made Real Friends with actual real friends. I produced the album with real friends, wrote all the songs with real friends, took all the photos for the project with my best friend and wife, Kelly,” he explains in a press release.

Everyone has heard the old adage about art imitating life, and in the case of Chris Janson , it’s pretty much true. Real Friends, his new project out Oct. 18, is an upbeat reflection of the happily married father of four and the values he holds dear.

The title track Everybody” includes a foot-stomping groove and a few more laughs inspired by society’s celebrity fixation, while Redneck Life” puts the hammer down for a wild-eyed cocktail of punk and country the singer describes as Social Distortion meets Waylon Jennings.” It offers the best glimpse yet into Janson’s harmonica wielding, 100-mph concerts.

On the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, it was ranked on 56th place on May 1, 2010. Tim Mc Graw ‘s single ‘Truck Yeah’ which was released in 2012 was also co-written by him.

But now, coming off the career-defining success of his Platinum certified get-rich smash Buy Me a Boat” and its Top 5 album of the same name, Janson’s turning his creativity loose. And with Everybody, he combines all the elements that make him unique, once and for all.

Chris Janson will release this third studio album, Real Friends, on Oct. 18. The Migos rapper appears on a new version of country singer Chris Janson’s Say About Me,” which is a song from Janson’s Real Friends album.

In addition to Good Vibes,” Chris has dropped two more songs from the upcoming album: Waitin’ On 5” and, most recently, Say About Me.” Currently, Chris is on the road with Chris Young as part of his Raised On Country Tour.

Real Friends the album — due Oct. 18 — features a collaboration with Blake Shelton on the title track and his Top 20 single “Good Vibes.” Janson helped write many of the songs and spoke with enthusiasm about the positive nature of his lyrics during an album preview event earlier this year.

Janson’s Real Friends Tour began on Sept. 20 in Dubuque, Iowa. The trek will take the singer to 22 cities throughout the United States, wrapping up on Dec. 7 in Peoria, Ill. Visit for full details.

While Janson’s original version appears on the Real Friends physical release, the Offset feature is only available online. Janson says that was by design.

Chris Janson – “Drunk Girl” Chris Janson joined the Grand Ole Opry for a YouTube Live session on the Opry stage to celebrate the premiere of his “Drunk Girl” music video. Listen to the story behind “Drunk Girl” and watch an exclusive first-listen as he performs the song on the Opry stage.

Chris Janson is currently headlining a number of his own shows as well as providing direct support on Chris Young’s Raised On Country Tour. Click HERE to see if he’s coming to a city near you.


In addition to Good Vibes,” Chris has dropped two more songs from the upcoming album: Waitin’ On 5” and, most recently, Say About Me,” which you can listen to below. Currently, Chris is on the road with Chris Young as part of his Raised On Country Tour.

The first single off of Real Friends, ” Good Vibes ,” came out in February. The singer co-wrote the track with Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowell, and he says that it’s a fitting introduction to what promises to be an especially uplifting album. A message of optimism and positivity, the song also speaks to Janson’s personal mantra.

Janson’s tour with Chris Young and LoCash wraps this weekend with three shows in Florida, but he’ll play six more before the end of the month and stay busy through October when his new Real Friends album drops. The Real Friends Tour stretches west before resetting for a few shows along the east coast and in the midwest.

When Chris Janson shot the album cover for his new release Real Friends, out Friday, he went full high-class hillbilly: reclining in a silver-dollar-studded 1964 Pontiac Bonneville that was once owned by Hank Williams Jr. and now resides in the garage of Kid Rock, who loaned it out to the Drunk Girl” singer for the photo session.

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