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Music City's Most Wanted, Hunter Hayes, Hits Nashville

Music City's Most Wanted, Hunter Hayes, Hits Nashville

Hayes Will Perform On CMT Crossroads:
Joe Walsh & Friends, Saturday, June 23rd at 11 PM ET

NASHVILLE, TN – (May 30, 2012) – Music City’s most WANTED, Hunter Hayes, will hit Nashville next week for a series of CMA Music Festival appearances and live performances. Nominated for "Breakthrough Video of the Year", Hayes will kick off the week on Wednesday, June 6th at the 2012 CMT Music Awards. On Thursday, June 7th at 11 am, Hunter will sign for fans at The Warner Sound booth inside the Nashville Convention Center. Following the signing, Hayes and his band will perform a nearly two hour set, billed "Music City’s Most Wanted LIVE" at 6PM at Downtown Nashville's aVenue.

On Saturday June 9th, Hunter will share the stage with superstars Eric Church, Luke Bryan, and Faith Hill, making his career debut at LP Field on Country Music's Biggest Stage. Wrapping his week in Nashville, Sunday, June 10, as newly announced Martin Guitar Brand Ambassador, Hunter will make a stop at the Martin Guitar tent on Broadway at 1:30PM before making his way to his SOLD OUT "Coffee Break Experience" with fans later that afternoon.

CMT announced yesterday that Hayes will be featured in the upcoming new episode of CMT CROSSROADS: JOE WALSH & FRIENDS, starring the Rock great/guitarist Joe Wash from The Eagles, accompanied by Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Sara Evans, Luke Bryan and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top. The artists will pay homage to Walsh, performing his hits and Eagle’s classics, including “Life’s Been Good to Me,” “In The City” and more. The show premieres on Saturday, June 23rd at 11 PM ET.

Hunter Hayes, the multi-talented writer, musician, producer, and performer, is the only country artist to play every instrument, write/co-write every song, and co-produce his critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. As the 2012 ACM New Artist of the Year nominee, Hunter has been touring and performing live for decades, currently selling out venues across the US and Canada on his MOST WANTED headline tour. The Louisiana native has also shared the stage with Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley, and Hank Williams, Jr. He recently announced plans to tour with Carrie Underwood this fall on her 2012 "Blown Away" tour. This multi-instrumentalist continues to garner praise from fans and critics alike as he made his world-premiere national television debut on CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman and also performed with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and on Good Morning America. His current hit "Wanted" is quickly climbing the radio charts and holds the unprecedented #1 slot for three weeks in a row on GAC's Top 20 Countdown.

For more information and a complete rundown of Hunter Hayes' CMA Festival activities, please visit www.HunterHayes.com.

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