12-time chart-topping, multi-Platinum country star Cole Swindell will be at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne as part of his Twelve Tour 2023 on Thursday, October 19 with special guests Conner Smith and Greylan James Tickets start at $38.50 plus applicable fees and go on sale Friday, May 12, at 10 a.m.
About Cole Swindell
Country music superstar Cole Swindell released his fifth studio album, Stereotype, to massive success. The project charted three back-to-back, Platinum-certified, multi-week No. 1 hits: “Single Saturday Night,” “Never Say Never” (with Lainey Wilson) and, most recently, his five-week chart-topper “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” which has garnered five ACM Award nominations.
In 2022 Swindell spent a total of 27 weeks in the Top 5 of the country singles chart with “Never Say Never” (8 weeks) and “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” (21 weeks). He released a special duet remix of his smash “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” featuring Jo Dee Messina. In the seven years since his debut on Warner Music Nashville, Swindell has racked up an impressive 12 No. 1 singles as an artist – 13 as a songwriter – as well as 12 certified Platinum singles (one single at 3x Platinum and four at 2x Platinum), a Platinum-certified debut album (Cole Swindell), a Platinum-certified sophomore effort (You Should Be Here) and a Gold-certified third entry (All Of It).
The Georgia hitmaker has over 5.2 BILLION global career streams. His massive, GRAMMY-nominated hit “Break Up In The End” was named the 2019 NSAI Song of the Year. Swindell earned two nominations (Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year) for “Never Say Never” at the 56th CMA Awards. Swindell officially became a headliner on his own in 2018 with his Reason To Drink Tours, and his 2022 Back Down To The Bar Tour. He will join Thomas Rhett on the Home Team Tour in 2023.
About Connor Smith
After penning his first song at 6 and scoring a publishing deal at 16, the Country prodigy wrote five of the six songs on his Zach Crowell-produced 2022 debut collection DIDN’T GO TOO FAR (The Valory Music Co.). Featuring his first Top 40 hit “Learn From It,” viral smash “I Hate Alabama,” and fan-favorite “Take It Slow,” the charismatic effort laid an artistic foundation that earned Smith 2022 Artist to Watch status from Spotify, Amazon Music and Opry NextStage, while also making him the only Country artist on Pandora’s Ten List 2022 and securing 2023 recognition from MusicRow Next Big Thing, CMT Listen Up, and more.
About Greylan James
Greylan James is a Country music artist and songwriter who has penned hits for Kenny Chesney, Chris Young, Blake Shelton and Chris Janson. At the age of 18, Greylan moved to Nashville to pursue songwriting professionally. In 2018, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) signed Greylan to a global publishing deal, and the song cuts began to roll in.