Jelly Roll is bringing his Backroad Baptism Tour to Evansville and we have your chance to win tickets before they go on sale.

 Crossing Genre Lines

Jelly Roll got his musical start in Hip Hop before crossing over into the world of Rock Music. His single "Dead Man Walking" held the number-one spot on the rock charts for a couple of weeks. In 2021, Shinedown welcomed Jelly Roll to the stage at the Blue Ridge Rock Fest to sing Simple Man with them. There is no doubt he has put down roots in the heart of rockers all across the world.

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Jumping into Country Too

Now, it seems the artist, born in Nashville, Tennessee, is going back to the roots of his hometown by crossing over into the world of country music as well. There has been a long history of rock and country cross-over between artists and music - You may remember when Johnny Cash covered Nine Inch Nails "Hurt." So it is no surprise that an artist like Jelly Roll would dive into the country scene as well. His voice certainly lends itself to all three genres.

Outright genre-bending singer/songwriter/rapper Jelly Roll has quietly been building a remarkable
career, under the radar and on his own terms. Since his days selling his mix tapes out of his car, he has
constantly been independently releasing new music (more than 24 albums), touring relentlessly,
consistently topping various iTunes charts, engaging a rabid fanbase and creating videos that have
amassed nearly 2 billion views on YouTube. He pairs deeply personal lyrics with music that blends
Old-school Rap, Classic Rock, Country and Soul to create music that is therapeutic, raw and tackles
the heaviness in life.
His 2020 single “Save Me” — a confessional, vulnerable expression of self-doubt set the stage for his
new season of life and took him to new heights, with more than 155 million views on YouTube and
Platinum certification from the RIAA.

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Backroads Baptism Tour

Jelly Roll has been dominating Billboard’s Emerging Artist Chart for a
record-breaking 25 consecutive weeks - ultimately breaking the record of most weeks spent at No. 1 with his single, “Son Of A Sinner.” He has now announced his Backroad
Baptism Tour - a 44-city tour kicking off in July and including a stop in downtown Evansville at the Ford Center on Tuesday, August 22.


Ticket Info

Tickets will go on sale this Friday, February 24th at 10 am local time at Joining Jelly Roll on the Ford Center stage will be special guests Struggle Jennings, and Caitlynne Curtis, and the show will be hosted by comedian Josh Adam Meyers. For VIP package information, visit

Jelly Roll In Concert - Nashville, TN
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Win Tickets

Want to win tickets to see Jelly Roll before they go on sale? We have your chance to Beat the Box Office. Just register below for your opportunity to win a pair of tickets to see Jelly Roll and his Backroads Baptism Tour live at Evansville's Ford Center on August 22nd.

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