Chris Stapleton performed “Parachute” and “Nobody To Blame” on the January 16 episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Hosted by Adam Driver, the debut episode of 2016 drew the best major market adults 18-49 rating of the past two seasons of the acclaimed series.
The appearance culminates a breakthrough 2015 for Stapleton following the release of his certified RIAA Gold debut solo album, Traveller, which is nominated for Album of the Year and Best Country Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.
Stapleton also received nominations for Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance (for the album’s title track) at the Grammy Awards, which will be broadcast live on CBS from L.A.’s Staples Center on Monday, February 15th at 8|7c.
In continued celebration of the release, Stapleton will embark on a special co-headlining tour with Hank Williams Jr. this summer. The two music renegades will kick off their special limited run tour, produced by Live Nation, on August 5, 2016 at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, Florida. The tour will visit 8 cities across the country with dates lined up in Houston, Austin, West Palm Beach, Detroit (Clarkston), Cleveland, Indianapolis and Cincinnati.
CHRIS STAPLETON CONFIRMED TOUR DATES
January 22-26—Riviera Maya, Mexico—Crash My Playa
January 30—Tampa, FL—Amalie Arena*
January 31-February 7—Cayamo Cruise
February 18—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium (SOLD OUT)†
February 19—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium (SOLD OUT)‡
February 20—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium (SOLD OUT)§
February 26—Lubbock, TX—City Bank Auditorium
February 27—San Antonio, TX—San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
February 28—Thackerville, OK—WinStar World Casino (SOLD OUT)
March 11—Dublin, Ireland—C2C Country To Country
March 12—Glasgow, U.K.—C2C Country To Country
March 13—London, U.K.—C2C Country To Country
March 15—Munich, Germany—Technikum
March 16—Berlin, Germany—Columbia Theater
March 18—Hamburg, Germany—Mojo Club
April 2—Las Vegas, NV—ACM Party For A Cause Festival
April 17 & 24—Indio, CA—Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
April 30—Indio, CA—Stagecoach Festival
May 28—Daytona, FL—Country 500
June 9-12—Manchester, TN—Bonnaroo
August 5—Tampa, FL—MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre#
August 6—West Palm Beach, FL—Coral Sky Amphitheatre#
August 12—Houston, TX—Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman#
August 13—Austin, TX—Austin360 Amphitheater#
August 19—Cuyahoga Falls, OH—Blossom Music Center#
August 20—Clarkston, MI—DTE Energy Music Theatre#
August 26—Noblesville, IN—Klipsch Music Center#
August 27—Cincinnati, OH—Riverbend Music Center#
*US 1035 Throwdown By The Bay with Little Big Town, Maddie & Tae
†with Maren Morris
‡with Sam Lewis
#Co-headlining with Hank Williams Jr.
Fans can purchase tickets beginning January 29th for select cities as part of Live Nation’s Country Megaticket at www.Megaticket.com. Fans can also check local venues for further details on how to purchase tickets.
Watch Chris Stapleton perform “Parachute” on SNL: