Warner Music Nashville / Warner Bros. Records artist MORGAN EVANS celebrated the release of his debut album, THINGS THAT WE DRINK TO, with a performance Thursday morning on NBC’s TODAY. Chatting with hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb about his recent life-changing moments, Evans showcased his one of a kind flair during his morning television debut with the chart-topping single “Kiss Somebody,” using his signature loop pedal and an acoustic guitar.
In case you missed it, watch Evans perform the feel-good #1 song here: https://on.today.com/2ExI7Gm
The bucket-list appearance capped off a whirlwind release week for the singer-songwriter, with THINGS THAT WE DRINK TO available everywhere now. Praised for his “eclectic musicality” and “relentless optimism” (MusicRow) throughout the album, Evans co-wrote each of the 11 personal tracks. The dynamic talent also played the instruments heard across the project, alongside producer Chris DeStefano.
Sitting down with PEOPLE Now while in New York City, Evans opened up about THINGS THAT WE DRINK TO, days after the magazine named him to their esteemed “Ones To Watch” 2018 list. View a clip of the PEOPLE Now interview and hear the backstory of Evans’ unique performance style here.
Toasting to the album’s launch, Evans threw a blowout concert and release party in another major U.S. city, taking the stage at Joe’s on Weed St. in Chicago, IL on October 13. Taste of Country stated the magnetic entertainer treated the Windy City to “a night of sheer talent” as he performed tracks from the new release, including current chart-rising single “Day Drunk.”
Fans across the country can hear new music from THINGS THAT WE DRINK TO live throughout the end of the year, as Evans continues on Chris Young’s LOSING SLEEP WORLD TOUR with upcoming shows in Evansville, IN (10/25), Milwaukee, WI (10/26) and Champaign, IL (10/27). He’s also set to join Old Dominion on the MAKE IT SWEET TOUR, beginning January 2019.
ABOUT MORGAN EVANS: Praised by Rolling Stone as “a savvy performer with strong songwriting chops,” Australian-born rising Country artist Morgan Evans is celebrating the release of his highly anticipated debut album, THINGS THAT WE DRINK TO (Warner Music Nashville), out now. The project features his #1 debut US single “Kiss Somebody,” as well as chart-rising follow-up “Day Drunk.” Forging a path as one of the genre’s up-and-coming stars, he has been named to PEOPLE’s elite “Ones To Watch” 2018 list and spotlighted as an emerging artist by CMT, SiriusXM, Pandora, Rolling Stone, Billboard, Bobby Bones, The Tennessean and more. A bona fide Country force in Australia, he has garnered countless awards and honors, most recently claiming Country Work of the Year for “Kiss Somebody” at the 2018 APRA Music Awards. After sharing the bill with global superstar Taylor Swift, Country hit-maker Cole Swindell and more A-list acts, Evans recently wrapped his 10 IN 10 TOUR, performing 10-straight shows in 10 days including SOLD-OUT headline dates in Los Angeles, CA, Atlanta, GA, and New York, NY. He is currently featured as a special guest on Chris Young’s LOSING SLEEP WORLD TOUR and will hit the road with Old Dominion on the MAKE IT SWEET TOUR beginning January 2019.http://www.countryschatter.com/2018/10/things-that-we-drink-to-morgan-evans-shines-on-nbcs-today/New ArtistsNew ReleasesNewsPress ReleaseTV AppearanceChris Young,Cole Swindell,hoda kotb,kathie lee gifford,Losng Sleep tour,Make It Sweet Tour,Morgan Evans,NBC's Today,Old Dominion,THINGS THAT WE DRINK TO,Twitter