Country Music Hall of Fame


Songwriter Session: Chris Janson

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:30am

​Singer-songwriter Chris Janson will perform, offer insight into his creative process, and share stories behind songs from his new album, Everybody (out September 22 and available for pre-order from the Museum Store here). Janson wrote his singles “Better I Don’t,” “Holdin’ Her,” “Power of Positive Drinkin’,” the platinum-selling “Buy Me a Boat,” and the current hit, “Fix a Drink.” He also wrote “I Love This Life” (LoCash), “Truck Yeah” (Tim McGraw), and songs recorded by Randy Houser, Justin Moore, Joe Nichols, and Hank Williams Jr. 

The program will also be streamed live at

This program, presented by SunTrust, takes place in the Museum's Ford Theater. 


Attendees must have a Program Pass to guarantee admission to this event.

Program Passes are free with Museum admission or membership and distributed two hours prior to the event at the Museum's box office on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is general admission and limited.

Members-only benefit: Museum members may also reserve their Program Passes in advance by phone (615-416-2050) or via Reservations are accepted until 48 hours before the program, or until the program is at capacity.  Tickets reserved by members are available for pickup at the membership desk in the Museum’s conservatory.

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