Opener: TBA 8:30PM Headliner: Walker Montgomery 10PM
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“You don’t have to worry about what country is if it’s part of who you are,” says emerging artist
Walker Montgomery. And ain’t that the truth.
For generations now, fans have known country music as something you just can’t fake, but this
singer-songwriter doesn’t have to, it’s in his blood. The 21-year-old son of ‘90s hit maker John
Michael Montgomery and nephew of Montgomery Gentry’s Eddie Montgomery, his pedigree is
matched only by his talent and hard-working drive. But like so many second-generation stars
before him, the Kentucky native is writing his own story.
After breaking out with the self penned love letter to his own raising, 2018’s “Simple Town,” a
genuine-article talent is forging ahead with a sound that brings country’s past into the present
tense, and adds another chapter to the Montgomery legacy. “I’m proud of what my family has
done,” he says with conviction. “But this is my music, and fans will know it’s coming from a
different kind of artist.”
Now signed to Play It Again Entertainment and working with chart-topping mentor Dallas
Davidson – a songsmith who’s 26 Number Ones have helped establish a new era in country
history – Montgomery has already shown his modern-classic appeal and honey-bourbon baritone
with an early batch of tunes. Despite his family tree, none of this was a given.
Montgomery grew up surrounded by small-town charm in Nicholasville, Kentucky, nestled in
the rolling hills of thoroughbred country just south of Lexington. Life there often mirrors the
beautiful landscape – gentle and steady but with harsh lessons to teach – and like any kid,
Montgomery idolized his father and uncle, just not for musical reasons. Instead, his time was
spent hunting and fishing, playing sports and fixing up cars, all while absorbing music from the
sidelines. His dad’s chart-topping country hits were a constant presence in the family’s life, but
so was the classic American music and swing his mother filled their house with, especially vocal
icons like Frank Sinatra and Helen Forrest.
Truth be told, Montgomery had no desire to follow in his father’s footsteps, but that changed
during his sophomore year of high school.
“They were just ‘Dad’ and ‘Uncle Eddie’ to me,” he says now. “The things that I learned from
them are 98-percent life lessons, and in my book those are more special. The first time I got
onstage, I knew it was what I wanted to do. Dad called it ‘The Bug,’ and it’s cheesy to say, but if
you’re doing something you really love, it doesn’t feel like work.”
Montgomery formed a cover band and booked every honky tonk and restaurant show he could,
until a Jessamine County Fair gig opened up a new horizon. The young performer was so moved
by the huge hometown crowd that came out, he penned the heartfelt “Simple Town” as a thank
you. It was one of the first songs he ever wrote, but was such an honest and vivid depiction of the
life he loved, fans took notice. The track hit local radio and has since been streamed millions of
times, leading Montgomery to leave his “Simple Town” for Music City.
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“I’ve got my personal reasons to love it, but that song isn’t about a specific town. It’s for
anybody who wants it to be about their town,” he says. “I’ve been all over the country, and a lot
of towns are like my town. But there’s still only one Nicholasville, and I know a lot of other
people feel that way about their hometown, too.”
Staying true to his roots, the Simple Town EP helped establish Montgomery’s approach. Now
with Davidson as mentor and producer (plus fellow hit songwriters Rhett Akins and Ben
Hayslip, who with Davidson are better known as The Peach Pickers), Montgomery is further
honing his craft. An organic, modern-country sound backs a voice that booms like his classic pop
favorites and burns like a fine Kentucky bourbon – bold and unmistakable, but with complex
undertones beneath it. When Montgomery sings, you believe every word.
“Country music fans, you’re not going to trick them,” says Davidson of his new protégé. “They
know immediately if you’re the real deal or not. When Walker sings a song, you believe it. He’s
believable. We know that Walker has what it takes to be a superstar.”
“This guy sounds like a star who’s already at the peak of his career,” adds Hayslip, a four-time
CMA Triple Play Award winner. He knows a thing or two about a hit, and goes on to praise a
resonant vocal that’s filled with wise-beyond-his-years soul, landing right in the pocket of each
“We’re going for that honest sound,” Montgomery explains. “Rhett said it best, he said ‘When
you hear Walker for the first time, you feel like you’ve known him forever,’ and I think that’s
true. I’m an old soul, and that old-school approach is just what’s honest to me.”
His first Play It Again single, “Like My Daddy Done It,” was as honest as it gets. Serving as
Montgomery’s musical origin story, it’s a muscular country anthem steeped in Montgomery
family pride and delivered with a warm, admiring baritone, as it highlights the relationship
between father and son, rather than superstar and student. “It’s special to me because it’s like me
and my dad’s relationship,” he explains. “He’s just ‘Dad’ to me.”
“Saving For A Rainy Night” followed as a sizzling modern-country slow jam, full of red-hot
passion and recalling the romance of his father’s ‘90s hits. “Maybe it’s because dad had all those
great love songs, or maybe I just love love, but I’m a sucker for a love song,” Montgomery says
with a grin.
Meanwhile, the rowdy, cans-in-the-air anthem “Bad Day To Be A Beer” is the perfect mixer for
a good time, as Montgomery continues to refine his signature country blend. Like the artist who
sings it, it’s grounded firmly in the Kentucky dirt, both honoring the past and nodding to the
future as a family tradition evolves. And this is just the beginning.
“I want my music to stand the test of time and connect with people no matter who they are,” he
says. “I learned from my family that the way you do that is by being true to yourself, and that’s
the reason I’m here. That’s the reason I get up every day and do what I do – to help take care of
the family name, and make them proud.”
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Walker Montgomery is a country singer-songwriter who knows a thing or two about family
tradition, but he’s an artist making his own legacy. The 21-year-old son of John Michael
Montgomery and nephew of Montgomery Gentry’s Eddie Montgomery, the emerging star was
raised away from the spotlight in Nicholasville, Kentucky. But now that he’s found that spotlight
on his own, Montgomery’s pedigree is matched only by his country passion. Signed to Play It
Again Entertainment and produced by a chart-topping team known to the world as The Peach
Pickers – Dallas Davidson (26 career Number Ones); Ben Hayslip (four-time CMA Triple Play
Award winner); and Rhett Akins (31 career Number Ones) – he’s already put his
classically-inspired, honey-bourbon vocal to use on a self-penned hit debut (“Simple Town,”
over 4 Million Spotify streams). A pair of story-building singles followed – the high-energy
“Like My Daddy Done It” and passionate “Saving For A Rainy Night” – and there’s more on the
way. Montgomery and his team have already logged countless hours in the studio, as the
breakout talent works to hone his lyrical honesty and integrity, plus a lived-in sound that brings
country’s past into the present tense. “I want my music to stand the test of time and connect with
people no matter who they are,” he says. “I learned from my family that the way you do that is
by being true to yourself, and that’s the reason I’m here. That’s the reason I get up every day and
do what I do – to help take care of the family name, and make them proud.”
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