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Mitchell Tenpenny Kicks Off Summer of 2019 at CMT Music Awards and CMA Music Fest Events

Mitchell Tenpenny Kicks Off Summer of 2019 at  CMT Music Awards and CMA Music Fest Events

Performs Breakthrough Video of the Year
Nominated “Drunk Me” on CMT Music Awards
on June 5

Hosts Inaugural “Night Owls” Fan Club Event
at Ascend Amphitheater on June 7

“Alcohol You Later” (Acoustic) Available Now 

Mitchell Tenpenny Kicks Off Summer of 2019 at  CMT Music Awards and CMA Music Fest Events

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Nashville, Tenn., May 31, 2019 – ACM and CMT Music Award nominee Mitchell Tenpenny is set to kick-off the summer of 2019 surrounded by thousands of country music fans in Nashville.  As his current single, “Alcohol You Later,” continues its steady airplay and streaming chart climb, the singer-songwriter prepares to take the stage at the CMT Music Awards and at multiple CMA Music Fest events next week. And, just in time for the week-long music celebration, Tenpenny drops “Alcohol You Later” (Acoustic) version which is available HERE.

Nominated for the coveted “Breakthrough Video of the Year” award for his No. 1 Platinum-certified smash “Drunk Me,” Mitchell Tenpenny will perform the hit song at the 2019 CMT Music Awards on the Ram Trucks Side Stage at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The awards show will air live on Wednesday, June 5 at 8 pm ET/7 pm CT on CMT. Winners are selected by the fans, with voting now open at

Mitchell Tenpenny Kicks Off Summer of 2019 at  CMT Music Awards and CMA Music Fest Events

The powerhouse vocalist and Nashville native recently launched his new Night Owls fan club, and Tenpenny invites anyone interested to join for free. He also announced his inaugural Night Owls fan club party on Friday, June 7, at Ascend Amphitheater following his performance as part of the CMA Fest: Firestone Country Roads Stage at the same venue. In addition to tickets to the show, fans will enjoy a private meet and greet before the concert and will also be the first to receive “BAOYS” (“Be Aware of Your Surroundings”) newly branded merchandise inspired by and created in honor of Tenpenny’s late father who offered “BAOYS” special life advice to him often. This marks Mitchell’s second Ascend Amphitheater appearance within a month, as he was special guest at Old Dominion’s sold-out “Make It Sweet Tour” date on May 3. Link here to sign up for the fan club free and you chance to attend the Night Owls fan club party HERE.

Additional Mitchell Tenpenny CMA Music Fest events include Sony Music Nashville booth signing at Fan Fair X at Music City Center, Thursday, June 6, 3 pm; Spotify House at Ole Red, Thursday, June 6, 7:30 pm; Riverfront Stage at Riverfront Park, Friday, June 7, 11:30 am; and CMA Close Up Stage at Fan Fair X, Friday, June 7, 2:15 pm.

Mitchell’s current single “Alcohol You Later,” written by Mitchell, Michael Lotten and Sam Sumser, is the follow up to his hit “Drunk Me.” Both songs can be found on his Telling All My Secrets album available HERE.  Also, a newly released a new version of his CMT Music Awards nominated hit entitled “Drunk Me” (R3HAB Remix) is available  HERE.

About Mitchell Tenpenny

Mitchell Tenpenny has fueled an undeniable breakout story with his Platinum-certified No. 1 hit (#2 Canadian Country Radio Chart), “Drunk Me,” from his major label debut Telling All My Secrets (Riser House/Columbia Nashville). The album was released Dec. 14 and earned him 2018’s best first-week showing for a major label country debut album. ‘Drunk Me” was lauded by the New York Times  as one of “The 65 Best Songs of 2018,” and was featured in multiple Amazon Music “Most Played” and “Best Of” year-end lists. The song, which Tenpenny co-wrote and co-produced, hit No. 1 on Nielsen’s Country On-demand Audio Stream chart and has amassed more than 240 million streams since its release. Mitchell was named as the only country up-and-comer included in Pandora’s 2019 Artists to Watch list, dubbed as one of Music Row’s Next Big Thing honorees and also a part of Next Nashville Stars of 2019 by the  Tennessean.

The authentic, fearless songwriter and performer has toured with Maren Morris, Jake Owen, Brett Young, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Dustin Lynch among others, and he penned the Top 5 hit “If the Boot Fits” for Granger Smith.

The Nashville-born singer/songwriter welcomed 2019 with performances on NBC’s “Today” and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” He also made his Grand Ole Opry debut and received a 2019 ACM Award nomination for “New Male Artist of the Year,” his first-ever music industry award nod.