Meet Eric Paslay, Headliner of the 2015 Adams County Fair [Watch]
Fair season is here! Over the next several weeks, county fairs will be taking place all over the region. This year's Adams County Fair will be July 29-August 4 in Mendon. The headliner at concert night, Saturday, August 1, is country newcomer Eric Paslay. We decided to search YouTube for cool videos, interviews and live performances to help you get to know Eric Paslay a little better.
To date, "Friday Night" has been Eric Paslay's biggest hit as a performer. It nearly made it to No. 1 on the U.S. Country Airplay chart, topping out at No. 2. It went Top 10 on the Hot Country Songs chart. Here's a live performance of "Friday Night" from the Queen Latifah Show.
Who are some of Eric Paslay's musical heroes? How about Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton and U2? He played a little of the music from each of those musical superstars once on The Bobby Bones Show.
Eric Paslay's writing credits include some huge superhits for artists like Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts and Jake Owen. Before the 2014 ACM Awards, Paslay spoke about what it's like to have other artists recording his material, and when he should record certain songs himself.
The best-known song on Paslay's resume just might be one that he didn't record! Paslay was a co-writer on the Jake Owen No. 1 hit "Barefoot Blue Jean Night." Here's the story behind that song.
It's always kind of fun to see a hit song by one artist performed by its original songwriter Here's a live acoustic version of "Barefoot Blue Jean Night" by Paslay.