Morgan Wallen Releases Dreamy Video for “Chasin’ You”

Morgan Wallen Chasin' You

Morgan Wallen keeps on keepin’ on with his latest release of the video to his song “Chasin’ You.” The singer-songwriter has been all over the charts as of late, after scoring a number one with his collaboration with Florida Georiga Line for “Up Down”, his latest single “Whiskey Glasses” has reached the Top 40 and is steadily climbing.

“Chasin’ You” is on Wallen’s debut album If I Know Me that was released back in April of last year and is another huge fan favorite written by Wallen himself, Jamie Moore, and Craig Wiseman.

The video for “Chasin’ You” was directed by Jason Clough and was filmed in black and white while he is driving in a convertible down a Nashville road with a serene forest setting. The scenic winding highway is the perfect setting for him to sing of a girl that he has been chasing.

As he drives, Wallen sings the chorus “Chasing you like a shot of whiskey / Burning going down, burning going down / Chasin’ you like those goodbye taillights / Heading west to anywhere out of this no where town / Chasing that freedom, chasing that feeling that got gone too soon / Chasing that you and me, I only see in my rearview / Yeah, I’m laying every night holding someone new / Still chasing you, still chasing you.”

Check out the video here to find out if Wallen ever ends up finding the girl.

Wallen has already sold out his first show of the year and will be touring through the end of March with special guests Hardy, Lainey Wilson, and Lacy Cavalier. He will be making a stop in New York City on February 21st at Irving Plaza. Check out the rest of the tour dates below:

Jan. 10 — Birmingham, Ala.
Jan. 11 — Knoxville, Tenn.
Jan. 12 — Atlanta, Ga.
Jan. 17 — Overland Park, Kan.
Jan. 18 — Lincoln, Neb.
Jan. 19 — Denver, Colo.
Jan. 24 — Columbia, S.C.
Jan. 25 — Athens, Ga.
Jan. 26 — Madison, Wisc.
Jan. 31 — Nashville, Tenn.
Feb. 2 — Springfield, Ill.
Feb. 7 — Oxford, Miss.
Feb. 9 — Starkville, Miss.
Feb. 16 — Lexington, Ky.
Feb. 21 — New York City
Feb. 22 — Boston, Mass.
Feb. 23 — Asbury Park, N.J.
March 1 — Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
March 7 — Lancaster, Pa.
March 8 — Clifton Park, N.Y.
March 23 — Los Angeles, Calif.
March 27 — San Diego, Calif.
March 28 — Phoenix, Ariz.
March 29 — Las Vegas, Nev.
March 30 — Salt Lake City, Utah



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Morgan Wallen Premieres New Music Video for “Whiskey Glasses”

Morgan Wallen, "Whiskey Glasses"

Morgan Wallen, “Whiskey Glasses”

Big Loud Records recording artist, Morgan Wallen premiered his new music video for “Whiskey Glasses” over the weekend on CMT’s Hot 20 Countdown. “Whiskey Glasses” is the singer’s third single off his debut album If I Know Mefollowing his debut song “The Way I Talk” and platinum certified single featuring Florida Georgia Line, “Up Down.” With over 16 million+ overall streams, “Whiskey Glasses” continues to gain momentum on country radio.

The entertainer showed gratitude to his fans for allowing the track to be his next single by sharing Instagram clips of concertgoers jamming to the song, captioned with “Every show ya’ll just get louder and louder on this song… and because of that, it was really you guys who chose it as my next single to country radio. Thank you for believing in it and for believing in me. Lets keep it going.”

The video pays tribute to the relatable and honest lyrics, true country sound, and the story-telling nature of the track. Directed by Justin Clough, the video begins with a heartbroken Wallen (and his guitar) reeling over losing the woman he thought he loved. The introductory clips perfectly personify the beginning lyrics and play on words,

“Pour me / Pour me another drink / Cause I don’t want to feel a thing /
No more, hell naw / I just want to sip until the pain wears off.

Eventually, one of the singer’s friends reminds him that he should not dwell over a broken relationship, where he was cheated on, and encourages him to get pumped up for the show he is set to play that night at a local bar. From that point on, the video shows Wallen, with the help of his boys and a little liquid courage (whiskey of course), bouncing back from heartbreak.

The singer-songwriter is seen “throwing down” whiskey shots, sporting a new hair cut, and performing his song on a wild night out. Although an untraditional break-up song, the entertainers antics are easy to connect to. Check out the brand. new music video below.

In a recent press release and exclusive interview with People, the Tennessee native candidly shared his feelings about the new single, “I think we’ve all been in that situation before when you’re trying to get over somebody and you resort to [drinking]. I connected to it in many ways.”

Next up for the rising country star, he will join the fall leg of Jake Owen’s 2018 “Life’s Whatcha Make It” Tour, with the next stop in Pennsylvania. Visit for more information and keep up with Wallen on his Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.



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Cole Swindell & Friends Entertain Long Islanders

It was a “Sunday Fun-day” on September 23rd at BMHMC Amphitheater at Bald Hill on Long Island thanks to some awesome country music entertainers. New Yorkers were lucky enough to have Cole Swindell, Morgan Wallen, and Ryan Griffin perform for an event to honor the troops, hosted by My Country 96.1 radio station.

Ryan Griffin, Long Island, NY

Ryan Griffin, Long Island, NY

Country newcomer, Ryan Griffin started the night off entertaining the crowd with his songs “Good Company,” “Play It By Heart,” ”Best Cold Beer,” and covering Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You.” The singer was definitely feeling the energy of the night, sharing with fans “I’ll tell you what [New York] everybody that we encountered, since we’ve been here have been incredible. Ya’ll raised them right here.”

Some great moments of the night for the entertainer came at the end of his set, including playing his rendition of Kelsea Ballerini’s “Dibs,” a song Griffin co-penned.  He introduced the song as his first number one as a songwriter; however, the singer closed out his time on stage with his first own debut single as a recording artist, “Back Seats & Burnt CDs.”

Griffin showcased exactly why we named him a NYCountry Swag 2018 Artist to Watch, as he kept new and old fans alike pumped throughout his entire set, and just as excited for Morgan Wallen, who was up next.

Just after a short intermission, where sponsors awarded military contest winners and showed their support to veterans, Wallen took the stage with an indescribable energy and swagger that seemed to resonate with concertgoers. The Big Loud Records recording artist played songs off his debut album If I Know Me, including jams, “Whattcha Know About That,” “Happy Hour,” and the first song [he] ever put out, “The Way I Talk.”

Morgan Wallen, Long Island, NY

Morgan Wallen, Long Island, NY

The singer showed his softer side, singing his ballad “Chasing You,” and introducing his next single to country music radio, “Whiskey Glasses,” encouraging fans to let the radio stations know if they like it.

After thanking fans for letting him show his vulnerable side, Wallen got the party started sharing a sentiment with the audience, “I grew up on all kinds of music, but I always gravitate towards a little bit of Honky Tonk country music. Anyone like Honky Tonk country music? I’ll need you guys to sing this song with me, okay. We got any Brooks and Dunn fans in the house?!,” just before covering the classic song “Play Something Country.”

Wallen kept the party going with a mashup of more covers, including Linkin Parks’s “In The End,” Joe Walsh’s “Life In the Fast Lane,” and Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love A Bad Name,” as well as, Fallout Boy’s “Sugar We’re Going Down,” and Def Leppard’s “Pour Some Sugar on Me.” Fans passionately sang the lyrics back to the artist the entire time.

Keeping with his authentic nature and clear passion for all types of music, Wallen continued his set, introducing and performing his very first number one song as a songwriter,  Jason Aldean’s smash hit “You Make it Easy.” “A guy named Jason Aldean heard it and he liked it and he said he’s gonna make it his first single on his album” he added before playing the hit song.

The singer ended with a bang, performing his number one single, which features country duo Florida Georgia Line, “Up Down.” Check out our exclusive video interview with Wallen from back in November 2017, where we claimed “Up Down” would be his very first number one song, seven months before it went number one in June 2018.

Wallen closed his lively and energetic set reminding fans that Cole Swindell was up next, “Ya’ll in for one hell of a show. He’s one of the best dudes I know.”

Swindell lived up to the sentiment, beginning his set with hits “Let Me See You Girl,” “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight,” and new song, “Reason To Drink.” The entertainer’s set consisted of fan-favorites off his first two albums, “20 in a Chevy,” and “Chillin It”, as well as, his newly released third studio album, All Of It, including tracks “Dad’s Old Number,” “Both Sides of The Mississippi,” and “Break Up In The End.”

Cole Swindell, Long Island, NY

Cole Swindell, Long Island, NY

Just before playing the title track, the singer stopped to thank fans, “A couple of weeks ago I put out my third studio album. The response, the reaction has been everything I could have ever dreamed of. All I ever dreamed of was having one album, and the fact that you’ve given me a career, allowing me to make my third one, we’re in this one together. I will be playing a lot of the album tonight. Give me everything you got!”

Concertgoers did just that, belting out the lyrics to both fresh songs and classic favorites. About halfway through his set, Swindell stopped to recognize the fans yet again, “That’s why I love this area. Ya’ll are so damn passionate about music. Now this is what I call a Sunday fun-day!”

Some of the more poignant moments of the night came towards the end of his set and into his encore. Swindell sang his concert staple “Ain’t Worth The Whiskey,” sharing how the song started as a break up song, but has morphed into so much more, as fans raised their glasses to the honorees of the night, the veterans who were present.

Additionally, the singer-songwriter switched gears, acknowledging his roots in an epic mashup. Singing, “I Don’t Want This Night To End” (Luke Bryan), “She’s Country” (Jason Aldean), “How Forever Feels” (Kenny Chesney), “Get Your Shine On,” (Florida Georgia Line), and “Drunk On A Plane” (Dierks Bentley), Swindell acknowledged and paid tribute to his past tour-mates, showing how far he’s come from his merchandise days for Luke Bryan.

The recording artist ended the night with his hit “Flatliner,” leaving fans floored by the extraordinary night of music that they just witnessed. Next up, Swindell will head out for his ‘Reason to Drink… Another Tour’ with rising musicians Dustin Lynch and Lauren Alaina. Check out a full list of tour dates here, and keep checking our calendar for future New York Dates.



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Luke Bryan and Sam Hunt Break Records + NYCountry Swag Tailgate…

A busload of NYCountry Swag Fans Head to Luke Bryan + Sam Hunt at MetLife Stadium

A busload of NYCountry Swag Fans Head to Luke Bryan + Sam Hunt at MetLife Stadium

The humidity and sun beating down didn’t stop Luke Bryan’s fans from packing out Metlife Stadium this past Saturday.  New York Country Swag headed to the New Jersey venue by the busload, bringing 50 fans from Rockaway Beach to tailgate and get to experience the record-breaking concert “What Makes You Country” event.  The lineup included four absolute powerhouse country artists: Morgan Wallen, Jon Pardi, Sam Hunt and finally headliner, Luke Bryan.

As the fans filed in from their tailgates, Morgan Wallen performed his huge single “Up Down” and Jon Pardi sang songs off his critically acclaimed album California Sunrise including “Heartache on the Dancefloor” and “Dirt on my Boots”.

Next up, Sam Hunt took the stage opening with his latest “Downtown’s Dead” then played all of the songs from his album Montevallo. He also took time to slow things down, grabbing a guitar and playing some old school country music acoustically. He closed his hour long set with “Body Like A Backroad”, to which every single person in the audience was singing along.



Finally, as the sun set, Luke Bryan took the stage with a pyrotechnic show as well as fireworks, opening his set with “Country Girl (Shake It For Me).  Bryan entertained for nearly two hours, at one point even rolling a giant cooler onto the stage and throwing Miller Lite beers out to the crowd.  It was the largest stadium crowd he has ever played for and his energy and vocal ability thrilled New York and New Jersey fans, singing songs from all of his albums that have gotten him to where he is today, a total superstar.

As if the spectacle wasn’t enough, he closed with “Rain is a Good Thing” before coming back for a two song encore. As the final song came to a close, like magic the skies opened up and rain droplets covered the crowds as they cheered and walked to their cars or buses on a total high.



Catch the What Makes You Country tour as it makes its way across the country.  For tickets and more info click here.



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NYCS First Impression: Morgan Wallen Debut Album ‘If I Know Me’

Morgan Wallen

Big Loud Records recording artist Morgan Wallen is not only wrapping up his first headlining tour,  but he is playing Stagecoach festival, releasing his debut album today and made his late night TV debut on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to sing “Up Down” joined by Florida Georgia Line and “Whiskey Glasses”.  Talk about an eventful weekend for the rising star who is excited to finally release this new music that he has been working on since he got to Nashville.

One thing that is undeniable about Wallen and his sound, is his accent.  His first single which was released early last year, “The Way I Talk” was an important message for the rising star to be true to himself, and although If I Know Me dabbles in southern rock, r&b, and pop country vibes, his southern accent makes any song sound traditional.

Wallen spent time opening for Florida Georgia Line who collaborated with him on his breakout hit “Up Down”. The track has now garnered over 92 million spins on Spotify, just recently was certified gold and is ready to break into the top 10 on the country charts. The Tennesee native took time to chat with New York Country Swag last Fall, about recording the single and his relationship with the duo.

The album is filled with tracks that are radio ready and primed to become singles, especially “Happy Hour”, “Whiskey Glasses” and the title track “If I Know Me”. Even the slower-tempo more emotion-driven songs “Redneck Love Song”, “Little Rain” and “Chasin’ You” have a certain charm about them.

Listen to the full album below or grab your copy on iTunes.


Joining Luke Bryan’s What Makes You Country tour that is hitting major stadiums all over the country this summer, Morgan Wallen is showing no signs of slowing down as his career takes off.  Tickets and tour dates available at



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Interview & Review: Chris Lane and Morgan Wallen on the Take Back Home Tour

The grand opening of Stereo Garden (formerly The Emporium) in Patchogue, NY took place last night with The Take Back Home Tour featuring Morgan Wallen and Chris Lane.  Long Island country fans showed up early to grab drinks and a bite to eat at the newly renovated venue. As one of the largest music venues on Long Island, Stereo Garden’s decor and overall feel is inviting, encouraging fans to come early and stay late to enjoy the atmosphere, the beer garden, and the dance floor.  Prior to his set, Wallen took time to chat with New York Country Swag about his latest single, tour antics with Florida Georgia Line and Nelly and when we can expect his debut album.


As the fans filed in, trio, Levon, took the stage to warm up the crowd before opening act Morgan Wallen.  Lane and Wallen just wrapped up touring with Florida Georgia Line, an experience they both told us in interviews was incredible.  Wallen also just released his latest single “Up Down” with the duo which has almost 3 million streams on Spotify.  The singer sang tracks off his debut EP, including the title track and his first single “The Way I Talk”.  Mashing up songs from different genres he covered Linkin Park’s “In the End”, The Eagles, “Life in the Fast Lane” and Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love a Bad Name”, which had the entire audience engaged and singing along.


Chris Lane NYCS


Two levels packed with fans, Chris Lane performed songs off his latest album Girl Problems including the title track, “Circles” and of course “For Her”.  “Thank you for spending your hard earned money to be with us tonight,” he said in between songs. “I appreciate it from the bottom of my heart”. Lane’s 75-minute set is high energy, features great sing-along covers like Tim McGraw’s “I Like It, I Love It”, Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing” and even NSync’s “Bye Bye Bye” (complete with a band choreographed dance to the 90’s smash pop song).


Chris Lane NYCS


Slowing things down, Lane invited a fan who he noticed was singing every single word to his songs onto the stage to be serenaded.  He sang an album cut, “All About You” which made for a definite highlight of the night.  Taking the time to thank each of the members of his band and his team, including his merch guy (who came on stage rocking a very tiny, female, Chris Lane tank top) there wasn’t a dull moment to be found.  Closing out the night he sang his very first number one single, “Fix”.  Lane proved that being on tour with mega-stars Florida Georgia Line has taught him how to bring a dynamic show to his fans across the country.  The Take Back Home Tour continues through December, check out the full list of dates below.

Nov. 3 – Atlantic City, NJ
Nov. 4 – Uncasville, CT
Nov. 9 – Columbia, MO
Nov. 10 – Minneapolis, MN
Nov. 16 – Baton Rouge, LA
Nov. 17 – Tallahassee, FL
Nov. 25 – Indianapolis, IN
Nov. 30 – Lexington, KY
December 1 – Kansas City, MO
Dec. 2 – Rogers, AR
Dec. 7 – Columbus, OH
Dec. 8 – Rootstown, OH
Dec. 9 – Rosemont, IL
Dec. 15 – Wichita, KS

New York Country Swag’s, Stephanie Wagner & Christina Bosch with Morgan Wallen & Chris Lane



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