CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Riverfest, the City of Clarksville’s entertainment festival now in its 30th year, is pleased to announce Chris Janson will be the featured headliner at the 2017 Festival. Chris Janson will perform at 9:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9 on the Bud Light Stage at McGregor Park. The concert is free and open to the public.
“Once again, the City of Clarksville is presenting a big star to headline our big-time community festival,” Mayor Kim McMillan said. “Chris Janson is one of the hottest artists in country music, and he’ll be here to push Clarksville’s Riverfest to new heights.”
Warner Bros. Records/Warner Music Nashville country artist Chris Janson was born to entertain
crowds. Last year, his breakthrough No. 1 Platinum single “Buy Me A Boat” was the 7th bestselling country song of the year, although his professional music career began more than 10 years ago.
The “Holdin’ Her” singer has written multiple top-charting hits including “Truck Yeah” (Tim
McGraw), “That’s How I’ll Always Be” (Tim McGraw), “I Love This Life” (LoCash), and more than 25 additional hit songs recorded by a long list of established artists.
Janson has been nominated for multiple awards and won Country Song of the Year (“Buy Me a
Boat”) at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. Janson is currently featured in the Country Music Hall
of Fame as part of the ACM Gallery. He plays every instrument on stage, and is best known for
his signature harmonica playing.
Additionally, Janson has played the Grand Ole Opry more than 145 times to date, and made
numerous television appearances including: The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Late
Night with Seth Meyers, CONAN, The Today Show, ACM Awards and ACCA Awards.