Monday, March 21, 2016

Jenna Bush Hager Visits Hank Jr. During Candid Interview Also Featuring Daughter Holly Williams

Photo Credit: David McClister
NASHVILLE, TN (March 21, 2016) – Hank Williams Jr. will light up morning television when he appears on NBC’s TODAY to talk about his ‘family tradition’ in the music business this Tuesday, March 22 beginning at 7A (all time zones/check local listings). Hank Jr.'s daughter Holly joins him for a sit-down interview and acoustic performance for Jenna Bush Hager's “Family Business” series.
Hank Jr. invited TODAY to Nashville where he opened up about his 37th studio album It’s About Time (Nash Icon Records), which achieved the highest peak position of Hank Jr.’s career with a No. 2 position on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. He also expands on the dynamics of his children, including Holly, as they pursue their dreams in the music industry.
The rowdy icon will perform fresh music and classic hits throughout upcoming performances at the CMA Music Festival on June 10 and co-headline dates during a special limited Summer tour with Chris Stapleton. The two music renegades will visit 8 cities lined up in Tampa, Houston, Austin, West Palm Beach, Detroit (Clarkston), Cleveland, Indianapolis and Cincinnati. The country legend's 2016 shows have all been SOLD OUT, and he continues to add additional dates (see tour schedule below).
It’s About Time (Nash Icon Records)
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*denotes stops with Chris Stapleton
June 17 – The Corn Crib – Normal, Ill.
June 18 – Black Diamond Harley Davidson – Marion, Ill.
July 16 – Harrah’s Hotel & Casino – Council Bluffs, Iowa
July 17 – Madison Co. Fairgrounds – Madison, Neb.
Aug 05 – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre – Tampa, Fla.*
Aug 06 – Coral Sky Amphitheatre – West Palm Beach, Fla.*
Aug 12 – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, Texas*
Aug 13 – Austin360 Amphitheater – Austin, Texas*
Aug 16 – Rockingham Co. Fair – Harrisonburg, Va.
Aug 19 – Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio*
Aug 20 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, Mich.*
Aug 26 – Klipsch Music Center – Noblesville, Ind.*
Aug 27 – Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, Ohio*
June 10 – CMA Fest – Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 03 – Legend Valley – Thornville, Ohio
Sep 24 – Laughlin Events Center – Laughlin, Nev.
Sep 25 – Ava Amphitheater – Tucson, Ariz.
Hank Williams Jr.'s extremely impressive resume has spawned 70 million albums sold worldwide, six PLATINUM albums, 20 GOLD albums, 13 No. 1 albums and 10 No. 1 singles. Marking 52 years since his first album in 1964, Hank Jr. released IT’S ABOUT TIME (Nash Icon Records) on January 15. In addition to the history-making “Are You Ready for the Country,” the project includes new tunes such as “Dress Like an Icon,” “Just Call Me Hank,” “It’s About Time,” and “The Party’s On” as well as re-recorded versions of classics “Mental Revenge” and “Born to Boogie” with Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore and Brad Paisley on guitar. IT’S ABOUT TIME is Hank Jr.'s 37th album in his five-decade career. He continues to add accolades to an extremely impressive resume, which includes ACM Entertainer of the Year, CMA Entertainer of the Year and BMI Icon in addition to winning a GRAMMY and being inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. As a touring artist, Hank Jr. 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.
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