Nashville, TN — June 12, 2013 — This morning, MCA Nashville artist Gary Allan confirms that Backstory: Gary Allan will premiere on GAC, Sunday, July 14, 10:00 p.m./EST. The much anticipated special will give long-time fans a glimpse into the story behind the career of the elusive maverick, including never-before seen photos of Allan and interviews with his trusted team members who have helped to guide him every step of the way. “I tend to always be a bit more private, but I liked the ‘Backstory’ concept and the way it gives fans a never-before seen peak behind the curtain of my life,” said Allan. “They’ve interviewed a lot of people and pulled out photos I haven’t seen in years, so I’m looking forward to seeing how it all comes together.”
This week his current single, “Pieces” broke into the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles Chart. The video for the song debuted on The Bobby Bones Show website last week and is now in rotation on GAC and CMT. The song is the follow up to the #1 smash “Every Storm Runs Out Of Rain,” which Allan and his band performed on Sunday night at LP field during the finale of CMA Music Fest.
With a #1 album, #1 single and a brand new hit under his belt, Allan will head out on tour again this month hitting cities including Enid, Oklahoma, Charlottesville, Virginia and Hyannis, Massachusetts.
For a complete list of dates, log onto Gary’s Tour Page
Tomorrow, June 5, fans of multi-platinum Country artist Gary Allan will get a sneak peek of his new music video “Pieces,” courtesy of The Bobby Bones Show. Allan, who will drop by the program’s Nashville studio to talk to Bones, Lunchbox and Amy about his new music video and answer questions from fans, will share the video exclusively on www.BobbyBones.com 24 hours before it debuts on CMT/GAC TV.
In addition, Allan will co-host Country Top 30 with Bobby Bones the weekend ofJune 15 and 16. Allan will help Bones, Lunchbox and Amy countdown the top Country songs of the week and share conversations with the artists.
About Gary Allan
With the allure of a modern day outlaw, Gary Allan has won over legions of fans with his signature blend of rugged vocals, rebellious lyrics and raucous live performances. He has sold over 7 million albums and released five platinum and gold albums in a row including three that topped the Billboard Country Albums Chart, with his latest, SET YOU FREE, also topping the Billboard 200. Allan has topped the singles charts with five #1 hits at country radio and has nearly a dozen Top 10 hits to his credit. He has been described as “dark and dreamy” inEntertainment Weekly, “soulful and rough around the edges” in Playboy and deemed a “maverick” by Rolling Stone. He has sold out venues as a headliner from coast to coast, appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Live with Kelly and Michael and Jimmy Kimmel Live and has landed on the covers of Country Weekly, Pollstar andPeople magazine. While becoming a force on the country music scene, Allan has remained true to his artistic voice each step of the way.
About The Bobby Bones Show
Broadcasting live from WSIX in Nashville, The Bobby Bones Show airs weekday mornings from 5 to 10 a.m. CT. Each day, hosts Bobby Bones, Lunchbox and Amy welcome the biggest names in country music and entertain listeners with their unique mix of pop-culture news and information, crazy stunts and hilarious conversations. Nationally syndicated by Premiere Networks, The Bobby Bones Show broadcasts on Country radio stations nationwide and is also available on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, Clear Channel’s all-in-one free digital listening service. Bones is also host of Country Top 30 with Bobby Bones, a four-hour weekend Country music program. Each week, Bones, Lunchbox and Amy showcase the top Country songs, in addition to sharing their conversations with the artists. For more information, please visit www.BobbyBones.com.