Morgan Wallen with HARDY at The Bourbon
January 18 @ 7:00 pm
::: Morgan Wallen :::
Hes a passionate singer with a unique sound, who grew up in Appalachia, and youll be hearing a lot more of MORGAN WALLEN before 2017 is over. Currently out supporting Florida Georgia Lines explosive DIG YOUR ROOTS TOUR, followed by select dates on THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017, he is climbing Country radio with his Top 30 The Way I Talk on Billboards Country Airplay chart and has racked up over 7 million Spotify streams (and counting). Offering up the first real taste of his Big Loud Records EP also titledTHE WAY I TALK Wallens drawling, fun-loving anthem penned by hit-makers Ben Hayslip, Chase McGill and Jessi Alexander, plays off the young stars dynamic vocal delivery and features a sound straight out of the modern South, combining elements ofboth country and rockBack when Wallen moved to Nashville in July 2015, he was not sure what he would find, but convinced that he should at least give his dreams a legitimate shot. Less than a year later, hed already been signed to Big Loud Records, recorded some initial tracks with producer Joey Moi (Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen) and hit the road on his first radio promotion tour.It might appear that Wallens on the fast track, but it took him a while to get there. Born in Sneedville, Tennessee (a town that also lays claim as the birthplace of bluegrass pioneer Jimmy Martin), to a hard-rock-lovin preacher and contemporary-Christian-devoted teacher, he showed his musical interests early, singing in front of the local congregation at age three and asking for a violin for his fifth birthday. He would soon switch to piano and later add guitar to his arsenal, though he never really imagined it was possible to make acareer of it.I didnt think that was realistic because I had no clue about how the music business worked, Wallen admits. Even living three hours away, I had no idea about Nashville.