Chris Janson Packs Ryman Auditorium With ‘Real Friends’ For Sold-Out Show

Chris Janson. Photo: Zachary A. Sinclair

Chris Janson celebrated his second sold-out, headlining show last night (Sept. 25) at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The energetic singer brought the packed crowd to their feet with fan favorites as well as songs from his upcoming album Real Friends, including his current single “Good Vibes.” Janson also welcomed special guest Jamey Johnson to the stage for a rendition of Merle Haggard’s “Footlights,” while Charles Esten joined him for a chorus of his 2x Platinum No. 1 smash “Buy Me A Boat.”

Pictured (L-R): Chris Janson and Jamey Johnson. Photo: Zachary A. Sinclair

Pictured (L-R): Charles Esten and Chris Janson. Photo: Zachary A. Sinclair

Janson co-wrote and co-produced all 13 tracks on his upcoming third project for Warner Music Nashville, which is set to release Oct. 18. The album’s title track is a collaboration with labelmate Blake Shelton, and was penned alongside Brad ClawsonGreylan James and Mitch Oglesby. Other writers on the album include Ashley GorleyKelly RolandShy CarterZach CrowellTom Douglas and more. Real Friends is available now for pre-order here.

Janson recently announced his Real Friends Tour, which will take him coast to coast playing 22 dates this fall. For tickets and more information, click here.

Chris Janson. Photo: Zachary A. Sinclair

Pictured (L-R): John Esposito (Chairman & CEO, WMN), Chris Janson, Ben Kline (EVP/GM, WMN), and Matt Signore (COO, WMN). Photo: Zachary A. Sinclair

Photo: Zachary A. Sinclair



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