“Bottoms Up” is the lead single from the singer/songwriter’s third studio album. A title and release date haven’t been official locked down. In September CMT.com reported that the LP is due out in early 2014 and that Gilbert said “he’s pretty settled on the title Just As I Am.” Gilbert’s most recent album, Halfway to Heaven, was released in 2010.
“I’m really excited to get this new music out to the fans!” Gilbert said. “The response from the BG Nation has blown me away. They always come out in full force. Can’t wait to see the reaction we get on the road.”
Check out the video for “Bottoms Up” below:
Gilbert is asking fans to help promote the 2014 excursion by posting photos on their Instagram account with the hashtag #LetItRideTour. An announcement on his website says, “Get creative! We wanna see the most crazy, badass, redneck stuff you can think of to show us a little about your hometown and how pumped you are for this tour to come your way.”
To thank participants for their help, one lucky fan will be flown out to one of the stops on the Let It Ride Tour. The grand prize includes roundtrip coach air transportation for two, a one-night hotel stay, transportation to and from the hotel and airport, and two tickets to the show.
The contest is open through Jan. 15 at 11:59 Central Time. A winner will be selected via a drawing at random on or around Feb.1.
Here’s the itinerary for the Let It Ride Tour, featuring special guests Thomas Rhett and Eric Paslay:
March 27 – La Crosse, Wis., UW / LaCrosse Mitchell Hall
March 28 – Bloomington, Ill., U.S. Cellular Coliseum
March 29 – Corinth, Miss., Crossroads Arena
April 10 – Greensboro, N.C., Greensboro Coliseum
April 11 – Tuscaloosa, Ala., Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
April 12 – Bossier City, La., CenturyLink Center
April 17 – Macon, Ga., Macon Centreplex
April 18 – Louisville, Ky., KFC Yum! Center
April 19 – North Little Rock, Ark., Verizon Arena
April 24 – Stockton, Calif., Stockton Arena
April 25 – Indio, Calif., Empire Polo Club (Stagecoach)
April 26 – Pozo, Calif., Pozo Saloon
May 1 – Springfield, Mo., JQH Arena
May 2 – Evansville, Ind., Ford Center
May 3 – Live Oak, Fla., Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park (Suwannee River Jam)
May 8 – Grand Rapids, Mich., Van Andel Arena
May 9 – Charleston, W.Va., Civic Center Little Theatre
May 10 – Greenville, S.C., Bon Secours Wellness Arena
May 15 – Omaha, Neb., CenturyLink Center Omaha
May 16 – Sioux Falls, S.D., Sioux Falls Arena
May 17 – Wichita, Kan., Intrust Bank Arena
May 18 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Paslay appears on all dates, with the exception of May 3. Rhett will take the stage every night except for April 26 and May 10.
For more information visit BrantleyGilbert.com