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Eric Church

On the heels of his recent 11th career No. 1 at Country radio, Eric Church earns most added distinction today with his latest single, “Heart On Fire,” the greasy, rock-infused anthem which serves as the lead track on his Jay Joyce-produced Heart & Soul trilogy, already named among the year’s best projects by Rolling Stone and Billboard on their respective mid-year lists.

Written solo by the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year, “Heart On Fire” offers nostalgic musical references to everything from Elvis’s “All Shook Up” to Guns N’ Roses “Paradise City” over a driving guitar and piano melody.

A turned up radio but the static was heavy / Couldn’t make out any words but ‘take me to the levee’ / That look on your face was full of wild desire / Soakin’ my soul in gas and settin’ my heart on fire,” Church belts in the chorus of the song praised by Entertainment Weekly as a “fan favorite in waiting” and “some of the most liberating and freewheeling work of the 44-year-old Country star’s career… [which] reflects the lightning-in-a-bottle energy of the sessions that made it.”

The single arrives at Country radio today having already earned a well-received spot in the set list at recent live shows as Church gears up for The Gather Again Tour this fall. Making the most of the long-awaited opportunity to “gather again,” for the first time in his career Church will adopt an in-the-round set up, with the stage at the center of each arena floor in order to accommodate as many fans as possible. The tour kicks off September 17 in Lexington, Ky. and visits 55 cities across the U.S. and Canada before a grand finale at the iconic Madison Square Garden in the spring of 2022. Tickets are on sale now at

Church will also make a headlining appearance alongside George Strait on November 5 for a special “The King & The Chief” show as part of the newly announced ATLive festival at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium. He has passionately taken a leadership role in the industry’s return to touring, appearing on the cover of Billboard getting his own second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine after consulting with epidemiologists and industry experts. A full list of all upcoming concert dates is available HERE.

For more information, visit and follow on Facebook and Twitter @ericchurch and Instagram @ericchurchmusic.

The Gather Again Tour
Sept. 17, 2021                   Rupp Arena                                          Lexington, Ky.
Sept. 18, 2021                   Nationwide Arena                                Columbus, Ohio
Sept. 24, 2021                   Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse               Cleveland, Ohio
Sept. 25, 2021                   KeyBank Center                                   Buffalo, N.Y.
Oct. 1, 2021                      Alerus Center                                       Grand Forks, N.D.
Oct. 2, 2021                      Canadian Life Centre                           Winnipeg, Manitoba
Oct. 8, 2021                      PPG Paints Arena                                 Pittsburgh, Pa.
Oct. 9, 2021                      Wells Fargo Center                               Philadelphia, Pa.
Oct. 15, 2021                    Ball Arena                                            Denver, Colo.
Oct. 22, 2021                    Scotiabank Saddledome                       Calgary, Alberta
Oct. 23, 2021                    SaskTel Centre                                     Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Oct. 29, 2021                    Rogers Arena                                       Vancouver, British Columbia
Oct. 30, 2021                    Climate Pledge Arena                          Seattle, Wash.
Nov. 12, 2021                   Thompson-Boling Arena                     Knoxville, Tenn.
Nov. 13, 2021                   Ford Center                                          Evansville, Ind.
Dec. 3, 2021                     SNHU Arena                                        Manchester, N.H.
Dec. 4, 2021                     UBS Arena                                           Belmont Park, N.Y.
Dec. 10, 2021                   The Anthem                                         Washington, D.C.
Dec. 11, 2021                   The Anthem                                         Washington, D.C.
Dec. 17, 2021                   Bon Secours Wellness Arena               Greenville, S.C.
Dec. 18, 2021                   Greensboro Coliseum                          Greensboro, N.C.
Jan. 7, 2022                      Pinnacle Bank Arena                            Lincoln, Neb.
Jan. 8, 2022                      Denny Sanford PREMIER Center       Sioux Falls, S.D.
Jan. 14, 2022                    Scotiabank Arena                                 Toronto, Ontario
Jan. 15, 2022                    Canadian Tire Centre                           Ottawa, Ontario
Jan. 21, 2022                    Van Andel Arena                                  Grand Rapids, Mich.
Jan. 22, 2022                    Little Caesars Arena                             Detroit, Mich.
Feb. 4, 2022                     KFC Yum! Center                                 Louisville, Ky.
Feb. 5, 2022                     Bankers Life Fieldhouse                       Indianapolis, Ind.
Feb. 11, 2022                   CHI Health Center Omaha                   Omaha, Neb.
Feb. 12, 2022                   Wells Fargo Arena                                Des Moines, Iowa
Feb. 18, 2022                   T-Mobile Center                                    Kansas City, Mo.
Feb 19, 2022                    BOK Center                                          Tulsa, Okla.
Feb. 25, 2022                   Hampton Coliseum                               Hampton, Va.
Feb. 26, 2022                   Spectrum Center                                   Charlotte, N.C.
March 4, 2022                 Amway Center                                      Orlando, Fla.
March 5, 2022                 Amalie Arena                                        Tampa, Fla.
March 11, 2022               United Center                                        Chicago, Ill.
March 12, 2022               Enterprise Center                                  St. Louis, Mo.
March 18, 2022               Resch Center                                        Green Bay, Wis.
March 19, 2022               Resch Center                                        Green Bay, Wis.
March 25, 2022               Legacy Arena at the BJCC                   Birmingham, Ala.
March 26, 2022               Simmons Bank Arena                           Little Rock, Ark.
April 1, 2022                   Dickies Arena                                       Fort Worth, Texas
April 2, 2022                   AT&T Center                                        San Antonio, Texas
April 8, 2022                   Toyota Center                                       Houston, Texas
April 9, 2022                   Smoothie King Center                          New Orleans, La.
April 15, 2022                 Moda Center                                         Portland, Ore.
April 16, 2022                 Spokane Arena                                      Spokane, Wash.
April 29, 2022                 ExtraMile Arena                                   Boise, Idaho
April 30, 2022                 Vivint Arena                                         Salt Lake City, Utah
May 6, 2022                    Pechanga Arena                                    San Diego, Calif.
May 7, 2022                    STAPLES Center                                  Los Angeles, Calif.
May 11, 2022                  Golden 1 Center                                    Sacramento, Calif.
May 13, 2022                  T-Mobile Arena                                     Las Vegas, Nev.
May 14, 2022                  Gila River Arena                                   Glendale, Ariz.
May 20, 2022                  Madison Square Garden                       New York, N.Y.

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