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Chart-topping country singer Tyler Farr plays at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 8

Chart-topping country singer Tyler Farr plays at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 8
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From a press release:

It was announced today that chart-topping Nashville country singer/songwriter Tyler Farr will take his Devil Don’t Sleep Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.

Tickets, which are $29 in advance or $34 the day of the show, go on sale this Friday, June 23 at 10 a.m. at all Ticketmaster outlets, the Penn’s Peak box office (325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe), and Roadies Restaurant and Bar (325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe). Penn’s Peak box office and Roadies Restaurant ticket sales are walk-up only; no phone orders.

Tyler Farr released his highly anticipated sophomore album, “Suffer in Peace,” on April 28, 2015 via Columbia Nashville, making its debut in the Top 5 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums and Country Albums charts. Previously, with the release of his debut album, “Redneck Crazy,” in 2013, Farr landed at No. 2 on the Billboard Country Albums chart and No. 5 on the Top 200, making him the only solo male country artist in the last 10 years to have his first two studio albums debut in the Top 5 on the Billboard 200 Chart. His No. 1, platinum-selling title track “Redneck Crazy” was called the “song of the summer” by the New York Times and projected Farr forward to celebrate back-to-back No. 1 singles, including his first No. 1 as a songwriter with the gold-certified hit “Whiskey in My Water.”

The Missouri native’s dry wit and energetic live show have earned him industry recognition as a 2014 CRS New Faces of Country Radio pick and 2014 Music Row “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” nominee, as well as rave reviews for his coveted opening slots touring with Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, and Lee Brice. Farr has appeared on “The Today Show” and “Fox & Friends’s” All American Summer Concert Series. His first single off “Suffer in Peace,” “A Guy Walks into a Bar,” proved to be Farr’s third radio hit and was certified gold by the RIAA.

“I’ve been through a lot… but so have most people. And I want to be honest. I’d be lying if I made a record that’s all girls and love and perfect ‘cause that’s not real. I’d be lying to myself and to the people who look for their life in these songs,” Farr explained.

“I have a lot of heartbreak ballads, because I think there’s a lot more heartbreak than happily ever after. … But happily ever after is still what keeps you going after it.

“If ‘Suffer In Peace’ does anything, I hope for people who don’t have perfect lives, they can go, ‘Hell yes!’ Because life is messy and hard to trust sometimes, but it’s deep and it’s intense – and if you do it right, you get to experience it all.”