Sales Soar as Colt Ford’s Summertime Anthem, “Crank It Up,” Resonates With Listeners on Sirius/XM’s The Highway

April 06, 2015

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Sales Soar as Colt Ford’s Summertime Anthem, “Crank It Up,” Resonates With Listeners on Sirius/XM’s The Highway

Tune in as Ford Joins SiriusXM’s “Mornings With Storme Warren” Friday, April 10, 8:30am CDT, Prior to NRA Country Jam V Performance That Evening in Nashville

AXStv To Re-Air Live Concert Special “Crank It Up: Colt Ford Live at Wild Adventures,” April 12, 3:20pm EDT/12:30p.m. PDT




Ford Announces Summer Tour Dates

Nashville, TN, April 6, 2015… “Crank It Up,” Colt Ford’s smash summertime anthem, is resonating with listeners on SiriusXM’s The Highway as evidenced by soaring sales of the new single. Ford will visit
“Mornings With Storme Warren” at SiriusXM’s Nashville studios Friday, April 10 at 8:30am CDT, prior to his performance at the NRA Country Jam V that evening at 7:40pm CTD. AXStv will also re-broadcast Ford’s first-ever live concert DVD, “Crank It Up: Live at Wild Adventures,” April 12, at 3:20pmEDT/12:30pm PDT.

“Many superstars in country music today have Colt Ford to thank for paving the road to their success,” stated John Marks, Sr. Dir./Music Programming, SiriusXM. “‘Crank It Up’ is a perfect spring/summer anthem to get the party started!”

Ford kicks off his 2015 summer tour in Nashville, Friday April 10, performing at the NRA Country Jam V on Lower Broadway preceding Hank Williams Jr.

Summer 2015 Tour Dates: 

April 10 – Nashville, TN

April 11 – Ocala, FL

April 12 – Fort Lauderdale, FL

April 17 – Medina, OH

April 18 – Milwaukee, WI

April 24 – Grain Valley, MO

May 2 – Jacksonville, TX

May 7 – Saint Louis, MO

May 8 – Wichita, KS

May 9 – St. Joseph, MO

May 22 – Dallas, TX

May 23 – Baton Rouge, LA

May 29 – Leesburg, VA

May 30 – Virginia Beach, VA

May 31 – Salem, VA

June 5 – Sandusky, OH

June 6 – Myrtle Beach, SC

June 12 – Hunter Mountain, NY

June 14 – Jacksonville, FL

June 20 – Grand Junction, CO

June 26 – Ozark, AR

June 27 – North Platte, NE

July 26 – Paso Robles, CA

Aug 4 – Sturgis, SD

Aug 8 – Detroit Lakes, MN

Aug 9 – Detroit Lakes, MN

Aug 15 – Harrington, DE

Aug 22 – Meadville, PA

Aug 23 – Springfield, IL

Sept 6 – Hughesville, PA

About Colt Ford:

In 2012, Colt penned two #1 hits; Jason Aldean’s “Dirt Road Anthem,” and Brantley Gilbert’s, “Country Must Be Country Wide.” His album, Declaration of Independence, topped the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart at #1, and was followed by his new release, Thanks For Listening, in July 2014. “Thanks For Listening” charted at #1 on Billboard’s Independent Albums, #1 on Billboard’s Rap Albums chart, #2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart and #10 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. “Crank It Up! Colt Ford Live At Wild Adventures,” Colt’s first live concert on DVD, was released to retail in Fall 2014 and was broadcast on AXSTV in February 2015.

To date, Colt has sold over 1 million albums, millions more song downloads, has 1.5 million Facebook Likes and over 100 million YouTube views. Colt was also featured in a two-page cover story in the “Arena” section of the Wall Street Journal (July 2013). In October, 2013, Colt hit the road on a 34-city tour with Florida Georgia Line, and toured with Toby Keith last Fall. In addition to being a gifted songwriter and artist, Colt is also a former professional golfer, and resides with his family in Athens, GA. Follow at