Conversations with Missy: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis with Chris Janson

by Missy Wolf / 9 days ago / Comments

As many of you know, Country Legend Randy Travis suffered a massive stroke a little over 3 years ago that almost took his life. With a lot of therapy, constant encouragement and support by his wife Mary Davis, Travis has made incredible improvements with his speech and mobility. 

Gathering together for a wonderful cause, some of Nashville's hottest stars united in honor of Travis, who is not only one of their heroes, but also a friend. This tribute concert was created to support the Randy Travis Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that raises money for stroke research and rehabilitation.

Among the many artists that performed during the tribute was Chris Janson. As a true and loyal fan of Travis, Janson beamed with excitement as he explained what it was like to get the invitation to perform at this special event. 

During our conversation, Janson and I spoke about his music and even shared a few laughs. He mentioned his upcoming tour with Sam Hunt and Maren Morris, which is sure to be one hell of a show. I found myself very excited and saddened that the Nashville shows are already sold out as I have no chance of going. Feel free to take pity on me and take me along if you have an extra ticket.

One thing I loved about this fun conversation with Janson is how real and down to earth he is. When I asked him about who he was most excited to see at the Bridgestone Arena, considering the volumes of talent under one roof, his answer surprised and delighted me. Watch our video now and get ready to become an even bigger fan of this genuine and kind country artist. ~Missy

 

 

 

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Chris Janson Tour Dates

02/28/2017 ~ Grand Ole Opry Nashville, TN
03/04/2017 ~ WIRK Rib Round Up West Palm Beach, FL
03/07/2017 ~ Grand Ole Opry Nashville, TN
03/10/2017 ~ Phenix City Amphitheater Phenix City, AL
03/11/2017 ~ Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo Opp, AL
03/17/2017 ~ Golden Nugget Lake Charles, LA
03/21/2017 ~ Grand Ole Opry Nashville, TN
03/24/2017 ~ Black Bear Casino Resort Carlton, MN
03/25/2017 ~ 4 Bears Casino and Lodge New Town, ND
04/01/2017 ~ Green Valley Ranch Grand Events Center Henderson, NV
04/08/2017 ~ 41st Annual "Dave Martin's Bullride Mania" Harrisburg, PA
04/14/2017 ~ Kellogg Arena Battle Creek, MI
04/21/2017 ~ Riverdome at Horseshoe Casino & Hotel Bossier City, LA
04/22/2017 ~ Wichita Wingnuts Foundation Fundraiser Wichita, KS
05/20/2017 ~ Wild Adventures Theme Park Valdosta, GA
05/28/2017 ~ Country 500 Music Festival Daytona Beach, FL
06/01/2017 ~ Blossom Music Center Cuyahoga Falls, OH
06/02/2017 ~ Klipsch Music Center Indianapolis, IN
06/03/2017 ~ Rock the South Cullman, AL
06/15/2017 ~ Budweiser Stage Toronto, Canada
06/16/2017 ~ DTE Energy Music Theatre Detroit, MI
06/17/2017 ~ KeyBank Pavilion Pittsburgh, PA
06/22/2017 ~ Lakes Jam Brainerd, MN
06/23/2017 ~ Bank of NH Pavilion Gilford, NH
06/24/2017 ~ Xfinity Theatre Hartford, CT
06/25/2017 ~ P.N.C. Bank Arts Center Holmdel, NJ
06/29/2017 ~ Wild West Festival Hays, KS
07/01/2017 ~ Frontier City Oklahoma City, OK
07/07/2017 ~ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Saint Louis, MO
07/08/2017 ~ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Chicago, IL
07/09/2017 ~ Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, OH
07/13/2017 ~ Verizon Amphitheater Alpharetta, GA
07/14/2017 ~ MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre Tampa, FL
07/15/2017 ~ Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre at the S. Florida Fairgrounds West Palm Beach, FL
07/19/2017 ~ Adams County Fairfest Hastings, NE
07/21/2017 ~ Darling's Waterfront Pavilion Bangor, ME
07/22/2017 ~ Xfinity Center Mansfield, MA
07/23/2017 ~ CMAC Canandaigua, NY
07/27/2017 ~ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at VA Bch Virginia Beach, VA
07/28/2017 ~ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek Raleigh, NC
07/29/2017 ~ PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte, NC
08/04/2017 ~ Sunfest Cowichan Lake, Canada
08/05/2017 ~ Oregon Jamboree Music Festival Sweet Home, OR
08/10/2017 ~ Sleep Train Amphitheatre Chula Vista, CA
08/11/2017 ~ Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View, CA
08/12/2017 ~ Toyota Amphitheatre Sacramento, CA
08/15/2017 ~ THE GREEK Los Angeles, CA
08/16/2017 ~ THE GREEK Los Angeles, CA
08/19/2017 ~ Ak-Chin Pavilion Phoenix, AZ
08/21/2017 ~ Red Rocks Denver, CO
08/22/2017 ~ Red Rocks Denver, CO
09/02/2017 ~ Red, White & Boom Music Festival Lexington, KY
09/15/2017 ~ BB&T Pavilion Camden, NJ
09/16/2017 ~ Jiffy Lube Live Washington, VA
09/22/2017 ~ Ascend Amphitheater Nashville, TN
09/23/2017 ~ Ascend Amphitheater Nashville, TN
10/05/2017 ~ AT&T Center San Antonio, TX
10/06/2017 ~ Toyota Center Houston, TX
10/07/2017 ~ American Airlines Arena Dallas, TX

About Missy Wolf

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From an early age I knew music and entertainment were in my blood. I have always been enamored with the idea of being in this industry, though I never wanted to be a front and center "Star". Taking the audience behind the scenes for up close conversations with the artists they love is where I want to be. Life in lyrics has always been my style, so as my favorite country artist Wade Hayes sings, I am living my life and chasing my dreams! Conducting interviews, meeting talented people and sharing stories and adventure are my passion. My new favorite hashtag is #iaskyouanswer, so stay tuned for more interviews, articles and adventures!