“Thanks for Listening,” Colt Ford’s fifth studio album, is scheduled for release July 1, 2014. Featured on the new album are such country music stars as Keith Urban, Lee Brice, Jarrod Niemann, Walker Hayes, Justin Moore, Chase Rice and Duck Dynasty’s, Willie Robertson. Also, included in the album package is the first in a series of comic books that depicts Average Joes Artists as Superheroes with distinct superpowers poised and ready to maintain peace at a moment’s notice.
In celebration of the 5th Year Anniversary of Colt’s own independent record label in 2013, Average Joes Entertainment, re-released “Ride Through the Country (Revisited),” Colt’s genre-defying album. Colt’s previous album, “Declaration of Independence,” debuted at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s “Top Country Albums” chart, and included the hit, “Back,” a collaboration with Jake Owen. In 2012, Colt penned two #1 hits; Jason Aldean’s “Dirt Road Anthem,” and Brantley Gilbert’s, “Country Must Be Country Wide.”
Colt has sold over 1 million albums, millions more song downloads, has 1.3 million Facebook fans, over 15 million YouTube views and 200,000 Twitter followers. He delivers what fans are hungry for – honest, real music that connects with audiences on every level. Colt was also recently featured in a two-page cover story in the “Arena” section of the Wall Street Journal. In October, 2013, Colt hit the road on a 34-city tour with Florida Georgia Line, and is touring during the summer of 2014 with Toby Keith. In addition to being a gifted songwriter and artist, Colt is also a former professional golfer, and resides with his family in Athens, GA. www.ColtFord.com.
|June 8, 2014 10:00 am||CHEVY RIVERFRONT STAGE – Sunday|