Charley Crockett Announces ‘$10 Cowboy Tour’

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Ryan Vestil

Charley Crockett is taking his talents on the road.

In support of his forthcoming album $10 Cowboy, Crockett just announced his extensive $10 Cowboy Tour which will kick off at the end of June in Oregon and run through September, ending in Colorado.

The trek includes stops at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and Colaroado’s Red Rocks Amphitheater:

“Doin’ my best to bring the $10 Cowboy Tour to all of you. Presale starts tomorrow with the code 10COWBOY. See y’all out there.”

In the comments section of the announcement post on Instagram, Charley joked about the fact that while the tour is named $10 Cowboy after his album, and for many years you could’ve easily seen him play for $10, that is no longer the case for obvious reasons as he’s built a name for himself as one of the premiere independent artists in the genre.

He also took a (very fair) shot at arena artists and how much they charge for tickets now in comparison:

“You could’ve seen me for free on a street corner for 10 years. Hell, maybe you did! I was $10 for a good 7 or 8 years.

Y’all should ask all those arena acts why they ain’t offering $10 tickets with their $65 t shirts. I’m satisfaction guaranteed baby.”

Tickets for all shows go on sale this Friday:

It’s no secret that the Texas native has carved out his own lane in country music, with a unique blend of country, blues, and soul, along with some Cajun and Tejano influences, which has allowed him to be a unique and distinct artist with a sound all his own.

Crockett has put out 12 studio albums over the last 10 or so years (not including live albums and EP’s), and tours constantly, taking his very distinctive brand of country music all over the world. Of the new project, Crockett says that most of the songs were written at truck stops, casinos, and alleys behind venues across the country:

“This material is written at truck stops, it’s written at casinos, it’s written in the alleys behind the venues, it’s written in my truck parked up on South Congress in Austin.

A ramblin’ man like me, a genuine transient, is in a pretty damn good position to have something to say about America.”

Crockett adds that being out on the road as much as he is has given him a perspective on America and the struggles that so many face every single day:

“Being out on the road gives you a first-hand experience of how different kinds of Americans see themselves as going through some kind of great struggle.

The roughneck working the oil and gas fields in West Texas. The single mother raising kids by herself. The young man working a street corner because he thinks it’s his only option.

I would be dishonest if I said I couldn’t see the thread. Each of ‘em feel invisible. I am struck by the battles they are fighting internally, and the ways they have been entrapped by what America says they are.”

That has remained a theme throughout his impressive catalog, and will likely continue with this new album too. So far from the aforementioned new record, Charley has released two singles in the title rack and “Hard Luck & Circumstances.”

He also recently teamed up with country icon Willie Nelson for a song called “That’s What Makes The World Go Around,” which will more than likely be featured on the $10 Cowboy tracklist as well, which will be out everywhere on April 26th.

“That’s What Makes The World Go Around”

“Hard Luck & Circumstances”

“$10 Cowboy”

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