CMA Musical Event of the Year nominee Chris Young is already celebrating the season as he gears up for the release of It Must Be Christmas this Friday, October 14.
He’s also helping to make the holidays a little brighter for disadvantaged children as he teams up with Toys For Tots, a 69-year national charitable program run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, to collect donations along his headlining “I’m Comin’ Over Tour” stopsNovember 17 – December 10. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy or book to one of nine tour dates with gifts being distributed to less fortunate children in the local community.
“My sister and brother-in-law both served in the United States Marines Corps so I’m excited to join up with Toys For Tots and help share the Christmas spirit with kids in the cities along my tour,” said Young.
Young was joined by many of his music industry friends last night to celebrate the release of upcoming album, It Must Be Christmas. The record, which features guest appearances by musical icons Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley and Boyz II Men, celebrates the season with standards Young sang as a child every year at Christmas plus original songs “Under The Weather” and the title track “It Must Be Christmas.” Limited edition It Must Be Christmasgift bundles are available for order atChrisYoungCountry.com. Bundles include everything from a Christmas ornament, It Must Be Christmas long-sleeve t-shirt, a fleece lined winter blanket and more!
Toys For Tots donations will be accepted at the following Chris Young “I’m Comin’ Over Tour” Dates*
Nov. 17 – Bob Carpenter Center – Newark, DE+
Nov. 18 – Wicomico Youth & Civic Center – Salisbury, MD+
Nov. 19 – Crown Coliseum – Fayetteville, NC+
Dec. 1 – Ryan Center – Kingston, RI+
Dec. 2 – Cross Insurance Arena – Portland, ME+
Dec. 3 – Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza – Wilkes-Barre, PA+
Dec. 8 – Show Me Center – Cape Girardeau, MO+
Dec. 9 – iWireless Center – Moline, IL+
Dec. 10 – Thompson-Boling Arena – Knoxville, TN+
*Dates subject to change, please check chrisyoungcountry.com for the latest information
+with special guest Dustin Lynch and Cassadee Pope