BRAD PAISLEY'S SUMMER TOUR LAUNCHES THIS WEEKEND

BEAT THIS SUMMER TOUR
Presented By Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®

Special Guests include Chris Young, Lee Brice
and The Henningsens

Every Tour Stop Will Turn Into A Multi-Colored Spectacle
Via “Brad Paisley Light Show App”

Brad Paisley’s first leg of his 2013 tour, Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® kicks off this Thursday, May 9 in St. Louis, Mo., Friday, May 10 Indianapolis, IN and Saturday, May 11 Chicago, IL. The tour will travel to over 36 cities in the United States and Canada during the summer months and more dates will be added for the fall. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® is the title sponsor of the tour. Special guests will be Chris Young, Lee Brice and The Henningsens.

As previously announced, Paisley is proud to partner with Live Beyond by donating $1 from each ticket sale. Live Beyond is a Nashville nonprofit with a mission to provide medical care, clean water, nutritional support and development activities to impoverished communities in Haiti. Go to www.livebeyond.org for more information or to donate.

Paisley is inviting fans to become a part of his show by downloading the FREE Brad Paisley Lightshow app. Using technology from Wham City Lights, the app uses a phone's hardware to flash colors in sync across its screen, bathing spectators in a vibrant and ever-changing glow. Fans at every concert can activate the app beforehand to become a part of the interactive performance during the show. For more information and to download the app, fans can visit http://lights.bradpaisley.com/.

Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, which has earned him three GRAMMYs, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards and numerous other honors. He is a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry. Since 1999, he has placed 21 singles at the top of the charts, including “Southern Comfort Zone,” the first single from his April 9 release, Wheelhouse, which became his seventh consecutive album to debut at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. In addition to the original studio album, there is Wheelhouse (Deluxe Version) that contains four additional tracks and is available at http://smarturl.it/PaisleyWheelhouse and also Wheelhouse-Special Edition, available at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and digitally on crackerbarrel.com, that contains three exclusive tracks. Paisley’s current single is “Beat This Summer” and is currently #10 on Billboard’s country singles airplay chart. Keep up with Paisley at www.bradpaisley.com or follow him on Twitter @BradPaisley.

About Chris Young:
2013 is off to a great start with Grammy nominated vocalist Chris Young continuing to accumulate more career milestones.
Highlights include recent TV performances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Talk, Katie, and the ACM Awards. He also added his fifth career topping single, PLATINUM and four GOLD RIAA certified singles, plus a GOLD album for his sophomore release, The Man I Want To Be to his accolades. His new single, "Aw Naw," from his upcoming CD, just released to country radio with a new album planned for later this year. With his rich, warm baritone and penchant for writing relatable, slice-of-life songs, Young, as described by Entertainment Weekly, clearly “has a long, lucrative future ahead of him.” For tour dates and all the latest information on Chris Young, visit http://chrisyoungcountry.com/ and follow him on Twitter @ChrisYoungMusic.

About Lee Brice:
Curb Records recording artist and songwriter Lee Brice just released his fourth single, “Parking Lot Party,” from his hit album Hard 2 Love. It is the follow up to his most recent No. 1, “I Drive Your Truck,” which was the fastest moving single of his career. It followed two consecutive PLATINUM certified No. 1 hits “A Woman Like You” and “Hard To Love.” Hard 2 Love was named one of The New York Time’s Top 10 Albums of 2012 alongside artists including Frank Ocean, Kesha and Taylor Swift. iTunes also handpicked the album as part of their Best of 2012 feature as the “Top Country Breakthrough Album of the Year.” For more information, visit www.leebrice.com.

About The Henningsens:
Arista Nashville recording group The Henningsens have brought a fresh, dynamic sound to the airwaves with their hit debut single, “American Beautiful.” A family band consisting of father Brian Henningsen (bass, guitar, vocals), son Aaron (guitar, vocals), and daughter Clara (lead vocals, guitar), they first made a name for themselves as songwriters, with cuts by such artists as Sara Evans and The Band Perry, who scored with the Platinum-certified “You Lie” and the two-week #1 smash, “All Your Life.” Fans can be looking for The Henningsens’ debut release, featuring “American Beautiful,” later this year. Keep up with them online at www.TheHenningsens.com, and on Twitter @TheHenningsens.

About Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®:
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. provides a friendly home-away-from-home in its old country stores and restaurants. Guests are cared for like family while relaxing and enjoying real home-style food and shopping that’s surprisingly
unique, genuinely fun and reminiscent of America’s country heritage…all at a fair price. The restaurant serves up delicious, home-style country food such as meatloaf and homemade chicken n’ dumplins as well as its made-from-scratch biscuits using an old family recipe. The authentic old country retail store is fun to shop and offers unique gifts and self-indulgences.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) was
established in 1969 in Lebanon, Tenn. and operates 621 company-owned locations in 42 states. Every Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® location is open seven days a week with hours Sunday through Thursday, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. For more information, visit crackerbarrel.com.

About Live Beyond:
Mobile Medical Disaster Relief (MMDR) began as a response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 with immediate delivery of medical aid and supplies to the affected regions. Since the 2010 Haiti earthquake, MMDR has worked extensively near Port-Au-Prince providing medical care, nutritional support, clean water, and micro-finance. Established as a 501(c)(3) humanitarian
organization, MMDR has transitioned its work under a new name, Live Beyond, to reflect a broadened mission as an organization that chooses to Live Beyond ourselves our culture, our borders, and this life so that others can Live Beyond disease, hunger, poverty, and oppression.

Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® dates are as follows:

May 9 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
May 10 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
May11 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
May 16 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
May 17 Boston, MA Comcast Center
May 18 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre
May 31 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
June 1 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
June 2 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
June 6 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
June 7 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
June 8 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
June 14 Tuscaloosa, AL Tuscaloosa Amphitheater**
June 15 Orange Beach, AL The Amphitheater At the Wharf**
June 21 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre *
June 22 Tampa, FL Live Nation Amphitheatre *
June 23 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood *
June 28 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live
June 29 Washington, DC Jiffy Lube Live
June 30 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center
July 12 Darien Center,NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 13 Ft. Loramie, OH Country Concert at Hickory Hills Lake
July 20 Twin Lakes, WI Country Thunder Festival Grounds
July 27 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 28 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
August 1 Denver, CO Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
August 2 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
August 4 George, WA Watershed Festival – The Gorge
August 16 Mission, BC Rockin’ River Festival-Mission Raceway Park*
August 15 Penticton, BC South Okanagan Events Centre*
August 17 Brownsville, OR Williamette Country Music Festival *
August 22 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
August 23 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
August 24 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheatre
August 30 Stateline, NV Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
August 31 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Events Center
*LeeBrice is not on this date.
**The Henningsens are not on this date

Live Nation is the national tour promoter. For more information log on to www.livenation.com or www.bradpaisley.com for on-sale and up to date information on Beat This Summer Tour presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®- dates to be added.