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Hit Singer-Songwriter Max T. Barnes Announces International STEAMBOAT TOUR

Hit Singer-Songwriter Max T. Barnes Announces International STEAMBOAT TOUR

Hit songwriter Max T. Barnes is hitting the road this spring with his All-American band for his "Steamboat Tour." Barnes embarks on the 27 date international tour which is largely focused in the UK and Ireland, with seven dates in North America.

"It's a lifelong dream to have my own band traveling around the world," Barnes says, "I'm so excited I'm blinkin' like a toad in a hail storm. I especially want to thank Phil Mack, Keep it Country TV and Hugh O' Brien at Hot Country TV for making this tour possible as well as my sponsors, Tennessee Electric Guitars and Little Walter Tube Amps!"

The tour kicks off in Nashville, Tenn. and then heads to Europe, visiting England and Ireland. It finishes back in Nashville and includes a four date residency at The Nashville Palace, which will feature several special guests.

His new album I Can Sleep When I'm Dead, featuring "Hen Party" and "Way Back In The Mountains," and "Button Box Boy" - plus a brand new single titled Steamboat, which he wrote with his late Songwriters Hall Of Fame father, Max D. Barnes.

Max T. Barnes Steamboat Tour:
Feb. 14 - Nashville, Tenn. - The Opry Backstage Grill
Feb. 9 - Huntsville, Ala. - Jim Parker Songwriter Series
March 8 - Nashville, Tenn. - The Nashville Palace
March 13 - Tullamore, Ireland - Tullamore Court Hotel
March 15 - London, England - The Green Note
March 16 - Hampshire, England - Phil Mack Show
March 17 - Hampshire, England - Sinah Warren
March 18 - Hampshire, England - Phil Mack Show
March 22 - Carrick On Shannon, Ireland - Landmark Hotel
March 23 - Omagh, Northern Ireland - The Mellon Hotel
March 24 - Letterkenny, Co. Mayo, Ireland - The Glencar Inn
March 25 - Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland - The Moate Theater
March 26 - Kilworth, Co. Cork, Ireland - Village Arts Theater
March 29 - Co. Mayo, Ireland - Ballina Art Center
March 30 - Ederney, Northern Ireland - Corner Bar
April 1 - Portadown, Co. Armagh Northern Ireland - Seagoe Hotel
April 2 - Castleblaney, Ireland - Watters Old Coach Inn
April 5 - Foxford Co. Mayo Ireland - The Mayfly Hotel
May 4 - Branson, Mo. - Billy Yates Hit Songwriters Show
May 5 - Branson, Mo. - Billy Yates Hit Songwriters Show
May 6 - Branson, Mo. - Billy Yates Hit Songwriters Show
June 2 - Nashville, Tenn. - Max T Barnes Songwriter's Seminar
June 7 - Nashville, Tenn. - The Nashville Palace

About Max T. Barnes
Max T. Barnes is a second generation hitmaker and son of Max D. Barnes, who wrote some of country music's most iconic tunes like "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes" by George Jones, CMA Song Of The Year "Look At Us" by Vince Gill, and of course, CMA song Of The Year "Chiseled In Stone" by Vern Gosdin. Between Father and son they have had 33 #1's and hits and have sold over 70 million records. Barnes wrote his first major song at the age of 19, Vern Gosdin's "Way Down Deep," and has been topping the charts ever since writing "Let Go of the Stone" (John Anderson), "At the Sound of the Tone" (John Schneider), "Before You Kill Us All" (Randy Travis) and "That's How Your Love Makes Me Feel" (Diamond Rio) to name a few. "Love, Me," the career launching hit for Collin Raye scored Max T. a CMA Song of the Year nomination. He most recently scored a cut on Trace Adkins new album titled "I'm Gone," and tours frequently in Australia, Ireland, Belgium, Scotland, England, Sweden, Norway, Canada and the U.S. His new projects include a duet with Irish superstar Jonny Brady, a U.K. released single, "Hen Party" and a new single and video with Marty Haggard called "Way Back In The Mountains" a duet their fathers, Max D. Barnes and Merle Haggard, written over 20 years ago. He also produced a new album for Bobby Bare featuring all new songs and an appearance by Chris Stapleton on an amped up new version of "Detroit City."

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