Canaan Sets Out for New Headlining Tour, Presented by Budweiser

Special Guests Jackie Lee, Chris Bandi and Eric Van Houten To Join For Select Dates

Mercury Nashville’s Canaan Smith announces today his new headlining LONG WAY FROM THE FREEWAY TOUR presented by Budweiser. With almost 20 cross-country dates, the road warrior kicks off the tour in Des Moines, IA on October 19. Fans can purchase tickets beginning today at

The Virginia native has spent the past few years playing extensively through the US, Canada, Scotland, Wales and Ireland and has previously toured with the likes of Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert and Kip Moore. Canaan launched his first UK Headlining Tour earlier this year after opening shows for breakout UK country duo The Shires.

Canaan has been named an Artist To Watch by The Huffington PostUSA TodayYahoo! MusicSpotify and Rolling Stone. In 2015, the singer/songwriter released his debut album, Bronco, which includes the RIAA Platinum-Certified No. 1 smash hit “Love You Like That.” Bronco debuted in the Top 5 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart and features 10 additional tracks.

Canaan just released a new digital-only track “This Night Back,” listen HERE.

Dynamic newcomers Jackie Lee, Chris Bandi and Eric Van Houten will join Canaan for select dates on the LONG WAY FROM THE FREEWAY TOUR. Jackie recently released his current single “Getting Over You” while Chris Bandi and Eric Van Houten have been named some of the most exciting up-and-coming singer/songwriters in Nashville.


19—Des Moines IA—Wooly’s *

20—Champagne IL—The City Center *

21—Geneva IL—Grunt Fest

26—Darlington SC—Carolina Nightlife

27—Myrtle Beach SC—The Boathouse

28—Raleigh NC—Lincoln Theater (w/ Gary Allan and LANco)


2—Knoxville TN—Cotton Eyed Joe *

3—Rootstown OH—The Dusty Armadillo

4—Mt Laurel NJ—Prospector’s

9—Bakersfield CA—Crystal Palace

10—San Jose CA—Rodeo Club


12—Dana Point CA—Driftwood Festival

17—Shelby Township NJ—Coyote Joe’s **

18—Indianapolis IN—8 Seconds Saloon **

30—Warrendale PA—Jergel’s ***


1—Buffalo NY—VENU Buffalo ***

2—Jordan NY—Keg’s Canalside ***

with Chris Bandi

** with Jackie Lee

***with Jackie Lee and Eric Van Houten

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