Jon Pardi announces ‘Heartache Medication’ album, tour

Single impacts radio on June 3rd

Jon Pardi has announced his highly-anticipated new album, tour and single titled Heartache Medication, following his show-stopping performance on the season finale of American Idol with Idol winner Laine Hardy. Set for release on September 27th, Pardi’s upcoming album, Heartache Medication, includes the album’s lead single and title track (set to impact country radio June 3rd and available now). Co-written by Pardi, Barry Dean and Natalie Hemby, Pardi revealed the new single showcases a taste of what is to come on the next record exclusively to the Associated Press, noting “the songs lift you up. They put you in a higher place.”

“I am so excited about this new single, ‘Heartache Medication.’ I love this song. This title is kind of different, you know kind of about drinkin’, getting to feel better, kinda lost somebody, it’s time to move on, but you’re not sad. You’re happy. It’s feel good, kind of like medication that you need,” states Pardi. “So, Heartache Medication that’s kind of the way we wrote it. I wrote it with Natalie Hemby and Barry Dean – great writers. It’s very upbeat and traditional, but it’s also just, I think, relevant in a way that it picks you up when you’re feeling down, or if you’re feeling good, it makes you feel extra good, and who doesn’t like a good ole fiddle intro? So, I think it’s gonna be awesome, and I hope y’all dig it, and I’ll be singing it a lot.”

Recognized for his “state-of-the-art blend of traditional instrumentation and progressive grooves that points to country’s future” (Rolling Stone) and as “a leader among a growing number of artists bringing back fiddle, steel and twang while still finding ways to freshen the sound” (People), Pardi again serves as a co-producer on the new album, Heartache Medication. Heartache Medication is the follow up to Pardi’s co-produced Platinum-selling breakthrough No. 1 album California Sunrise, which featured multi-platinum, chart-topping hits including “Dirt on My Boots,” “Head Over Boots,” “Heartache on the Dancefloor” and “Night Shift.”

The CMA and ACM Award-winner also revealed plans for his Heartache Medication Tour featuring direct support Riley Green,* with select pre-sale opportunities starting May 28th and tickets available to purchase everywhere starting May 31st. Marking a career first, Pardi will headline back-to-back nights at the historic Ryman Auditorium, where he will kick off his headlining trek in Nashville on October 1st and 2nd.

Every online ticket purchase for the Heartache Medication Tour will come with one CD copy of the new album. Ticket purchasers will receive an additional email with instructions on how to redeem the CD.

Live Nation is serving as the official tour promoter for the Heartache Medication Tour.

Heartache Medication Tour Dates:

10/01/19: Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
10/02/19: Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
10/04/19: Minneapolis, MN, The Armory
10/05/19: Milwaukee, WI, Eagle’s Ballroom*
10/10/19: Oklahoma City, OK, The Criterion
10/11/19: Houston, TX, White Oak Music Hall
10/12/19: Helotes, TX, Floores Country Store*
10/24/19: Seattle, WA, Paramount Theatre
10/25/19: Boise, ID, Revolution Concert House and Event Center
10/26/19: Salt Lake City, UT, The Depot*
10/31/19: Phoenix, AZ, Comerica Theatre*
11/01/1: San Diego, CA, Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre*
11/02/19: Bakersfield, CA, Rabobank Theater

*Does not include Riley Green; support to be announced soon

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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