FLW Announces Walmart FLW Tour Concert Series

MINNEAPOLIS - FLW, the world's premier tournament-fishing organization, has announced the 2014 Walmart FLW Tour Concert Series. The series features six concerts by some of the hottest names in country music that coincide with the final day weigh-ins on the FLW Tour.

The artists & labels featured on this year's tour are: Rodney Atkins with Curb Records, Michael Ray with Warner Bros. Records, and Chris Janson with Bigger Picture Records. Each of the artists will be touring radio stations around the country in support of their new projects and the Walmart FLW Tour. During each of the FLW events, the artists will perform and be available for fan meet-and-greets at the FLW Expo. In addition, radio contest winners will have the opportunity to fish with the artist and a pro angler at each event. After a successful 2013 tour which featured up-and-comer Dylan Scott on each of the tour dates, the 2014 tour will feature the three major-label artists playing two dates each on the following schedule.


•March 6-9: Lake Hartwell, Seneca, S.C. - Chris Janson
•March 27-30: Sam Rayburn, Lufkin, Texas - Michael Ray
•April 10-13: Beaver Lake, Rogers, Ark. - Rodney Atkins
•June 5-8: Pickwick Lake, Florence, Ala. - Chris Janson
•June 26-29 Kentucky Lake, Paris, Tenn. - Michael Ray
•Aug. 14-17: Forrest Wood Cup - Lake Murray, Columbia, S.C. - Rodney Atkins

Rodney Atkins has had six No. 1 hits from his first three albums. Those songs include "Watching You," "These are My People," "Take A Back Road" and "Farmers Daughter." Atkins has sold more than 7.5 million career singles. Chris Janson just released his first commercial product, a self-titled EP. The release comes on the success of his first radio single, "Better I Don't," which made it into national rotation and was a top-20 video on CMT. By selling out shows across his home state of Florida, newcomer Michael Ray gained the attention of Warner Bros. Currently in the studio working on his debut album for Warner Bros. Records, Ray is already generating a lot of buzz in Music City, with his first single expected later this year

FLW is the industry's premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2014 over the course of 229 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport's richest payday and most coveted championship trophy - the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated "FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. FLW is committed to providing a lifestyle experience that is the "Best in Fishing, On and Off the Water." For more information about FLW visit FLWOutdoors.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube.