Jon Pardi announced his highly-anticipated new album, tour and single titled Heartache Medication, following his show-stopping performance on the season finale of “American Idol” with Idol winner Laine Hardy. Set for release on September 27th, Pardi’s upcoming album, Heartache Medication, includes the album’s lead single and title track (set to impact country radio June 3 and available now). Co-written by Pardi, Barry Dean and Natalie Hemby, Pardi revealed the new single showcases a taste of what is to come on the next record exclusively to the Associated Press, noting “the songs lift you up. They put you in a higher place.”
“The single ‘Heartache Medication’ has an 80’s George Strait ‘Fool Hearted Memory’ feel to it, and is something people can dance to,” said Pardi. “That’s something I really wanted for this album. There really are no sad songs on this record-it covers a range of subjects, but is ultimately about moving on, and having a good time.”
Recognized for his “state-of-the-art blend of traditional instrumentation and progressive grooves that points to country’s future” (Rolling Stone) and as “a leader among a growing number of artists bringing back fiddle, steel and twang while still finding ways to freshen the sound” (People), Pardi again serves as a co-producer on the new album, Heartache Medication. Heartache Medication is the follow up to Pardi’s co-produced Platinum-selling breakthrough #1 album California Sunrise, which featured Multi-Platinum, chart-topping hits including “Dirt on My Boots,” “Head Over Boots,” “Heartache on the Dancefloor” and “Night Shift.”
The CMA and ACM Award-winner also revealed plans for his HEARTACHE MEDICATION TOUR featuring direct support Riley Green,* with select pre-sale opportunities starting May 28 and tickets available to purchase everywhere starting May 31. Marking a career first, Pardi will headline back-to-back nights at the historic Ryman Auditorium, where he will kick off his headlining HEARTACHE MEDICATION TOUR in Nashville on Oct. 1 and 2.
Every online ticket purchase for the HEARTACHE MEDICATION TOUR will come with one CD copy of Pardi’s Heartache Medication album. Ticket purchasers will receive an additional email with instructions on how to redeem the CD. Pre-order the album Heartache Medication here, and purchase tickets to the upcoming HEARTACHE MEDICATION TOUR here.
Live Nation is serving as the official tour promoter for the Heartache Medication Tour.
*Riley Green on select Heartache Medication dates
HEARTACHE MEDICATION TOUR DATES
10/01/19: Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
10/02/19: Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
10/04/19: Minneapolis, MN, The Armory
10/05/19: Milwaukee, WI, Eagle’s Ballroom*
10/10/19: Oklahoma City, OK, The Criterion
10/11/19: Houston, TX, White Oak Music Hall
10/12/19: Helotes, TX, Floores Country Store*
10/24/19: Seattle, WA, Paramount Theatre
10/25/19: Boise, ID, Revolution Concert House and Event Center
10/26/19: Salt Lake City, UT, The Depot*
10/31/19: Phoenix, AZ, Comerica Theatre*
11/01/1: San Diego, CA, Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre*
11/02/19: Bakersfield, CA, Rabobank Theater
*Does not include Riley Green; support to be announced soon
ABOUT JON PARDI
Jon Pardi’s Platinum-certified album California Sunrise (Capitol Records Nashville) debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart earning him CMA New Artist of the Year and ACM New Male Vocalist Of The Year. Pardi dominated the top of the country music charts with consecutive #1 hits and Multi-Platinum selling songs including “Dirt On My Boots” and “Head Over Boots,” “Heartache On The Dance Floor,” and the hit single “Night Shift.” California Sunrise followed Pardi’s album Write You A Song (Capitol Records Nashville), which debuted at #3 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and yielded Top 10 Gold-selling song “Up All Night,” “What I Can’t Put Down,” “Missin’ You Crazy” and “When I’ve Been Drinkin” (all co-written by Pardi). Pardi has made national TV appearances on NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” NBC’s “TODAY,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” and “American Idol”, as well as two large-event TV commercials including appearances during the Super Bowl and Grammy Award broadcasts. He continues to land on numerous “Best” lists including the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone Country and Rhapsody. The West Coast native and fast-rising newcomer has toured with country music forerunners Eric Church, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley and Dwight Yoakam. For more information, visit http://www.jonpardi.com.
Jon Pardi (Heartache Medication) 1 OC: …singing it a lot. :44
“I am so excited about this new single, “Heartache Medication.” I love this song. This title is kind of different, you know kind of about drinkin’, getting to feel better, kinda lost somebody, it’s time to move on, but you’re not sad. You’re happy. It’s feel good, kind of like medication that you need. So, Heartache Medication that’s kind of the way we wrote it. I wrote it with Natalie Hemby and Barry Dean – great writers. It’s very upbeat and traditional, but it’s also just, I think, relevant in a way that it picks you up when you’re feeling down, or if you’re feeling good, it makes you feel extra good, and who doesn’t like a good ole fiddle intro? So, I think it’s gonna be awesome, and I hope y’all dig it, and I’ll be singing it a lot.”