When it comes to music, rising country artist, Walker Hayes, is connecting with fans in a whole new way. This summer alone, Hayes has performed for over 250,000 fans through a string of stellar shows around the country. To thank those who have provided their overwhelming support this past year, he wanted to do something “off the beaten path” and the only real way he knows how – through his music.
Each Tuesday throughout the month of August, Hayes will be performing newly penned songs for his fans via Instagram Live. Fans will get a “first listen” of the music he has been working on over the last few months. This is the first sign of new music for Hayes since the release of his album boom. at the end of last year, which produced the Platinum-selling single “You Broke Up With Me” and the critically acclaimed song “Craig,” for which the coinciding charity “Be A Craig Fund” was created.
Hayes’ first Instagram Live performance was on Tuesday, July 31st.
Even with his busy summer schedule, Hayes has been steadily busy writing and recording tracks for his forthcoming second album.
About Walker Hayes: Monument Records recording artist, Walker Hayes, is a singer/songwriter originally from Mobile, Alabama. Hayes released his debut album boom. on December 8, 2017, which he co- produced with GRAMMY Award winning producer and songwriter, Shane McAnally. The 10 track album includes the RIAA certified Platinum Top 10 hit, “You Broke Up With Me” as well as the highly anticipated follow up single, “Craig,” which was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2018 AIMP Nashville Awards. The track, written by Hayes alone, tells a heart-wrenching story about a friend of Hayes’ who helped his family during difficult times. The song has been called, “someone’s Song of the Year” by Taste of Country and “uncomfortably honest” by The Washington Post. Hayes’ single, “You Broke Up With Me” was nominated for a 2018 CMT Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year; marking his first CMT Awards nomination. Hayes just wrapped Kelsea Ballerini’s Unapologetically Tour as well his first-ever headlining tour, the Good As Gold Tour. He’s recently been on the road with Dan + Shay, Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion and more. This summer, Hayes will be performing at fairs and festivals throughout the country; for a full list of tour dates, visit www.walkerhayes.com.https://www.countryschatter.com/2018/08/rising-country-star-walker-hayes-to-thank-his-incredible-fans-with-a-series-of-weekly-instagram-live-performances/Concert InfoPress Release"Be A Craig Fund",2018 CMT Breakthrough Artist,Craig,Walker Hayes,You Broke Up With Me