Hit maker Granger Smith brought the YEE YEE Nation brand of country to the city last night during an electrifying show at New York City’s famed Irving Plaza, marking both the launch of his 2018 DON’T TREAD ON ME TOUR and his New York City full band debut show. Playing to a packed house, Smith performed a charged set of songs from his new album When The Good Guys Win, mixed with beloved tracks from previous records. This headlining tour will take him to every corner of the US and bookends with a run of shows in Canada in April.
Over the course of his groundbreaking career, Granger Smith has amassed a massive and rabid audience now known as “YEE YEE Nation” built through heavy touring and grassroots fan engagement. He now has a social media following of over 6.5 million and over a quarter of a BILLION online video views. Flagship artist on BBR Music Group’s Wheelhouse Records, Smith broke onto the national scene with Remington, an album that garnered him the No. 1 single “Backroad Song.” Smith was also awarded a BMI Country Award for writing, producing, publishing and performing “Backroad Song” and followed it with the Top 5 hit, “If The Boot Fits.” “Backroad Song” was one of the Top 10 Most Played country singles of 2016 according to Mediabase and has been certified RIAA GOLD. He was nominated as Best New Country Artist for the 2017 iHeartRadio Awards and was included in the 2017 crop of artists honored during the CRS “New Faces” show. Smith’s new album When The Good Guys Win, includes “Happens Like That,” the #1 Most Added at Mediabase the week of release. He is currently headlining his “Don’t Tread On Me” nationwide tour. www.grangersmith.com