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Songwriter, artist, and producer - Corey Smith continues to push the boundaries of his creative process by producing his new single, “Down Easy” in his newly assembled home studio. Located in Jefferson, GA, the town Smith that grew up in, his new setup offers Smith complete creative control of new music from the first word written to the last note mixed.  The song can be heard here: “This is the first single that I’ve been able to produce in my home studio,” said Smith. “I’ve gotten better at using producing as an extension of the songwriting.” Written while sitting on Smith’s back porch, the song focuses on the light at the end of the metaphorical tunnel and celebrates that which keeps you going through hardships. “Sometimes shit’s disappointing,” says Smith. “Down Easy” is about how we cope with the less than desirable outcomes that life can throw at us. In my case, it’s the love of my family that keeps me going on a hard day.” Corey Smith continues moving his Great Wide Underground tour across the country in 2019.  New this year, fans in select cities will be able to experience the live show in intimate settings with the addition of solo acoustic performances and acoustic trio sets. Tune into for a list of all tour dates and for more information on the new setups. You can watch the official lyric video for “Down Easy” here:

Corey Smith “Great Wide Underground Tour” – Tickets available at

May 10th Savannah, GA Grayson Stadium

May 11th Clewiston, FL Junior Cypress Arena

May 12th Ocala, FL Raw Hyde Live

May 18th Montgomery, AL River Jam

May 23rd Charlotte, NC Romare Bearden Park

May 31st Dothan, AL The Plant

June 1st Lexington, SC Drift Jam

June 7th Johnson City, TN Capone's

June 8th Beaver Dam, KY Beaver Dam Amphitheater

June 13th Hopewell, VA The Beacon Theatre

June 14th Jacksonville, NC The Tarheel Concert Lounge

June 15th Cumberland, MD Allegany County Fairgrounds

July 19th Isle of Palms, SC The Windjammer

July 20th Knoxville, TNT ennessee Amphitheater

July 27th Gainesville, GA Gainesville Botanical Garden

August 1st Pensacola, FL Vinyl Music Hall

About the Great Wide Underground: 

Corey Smith wrote, produced, and mixed all music from the Great Wide Underground.  Written on the road and then tracked with his touring band in a Georgia studio, the project celebrates the raw authenticity that has become a trademark of Smith’s music. The first single release under the Great Wide Underground umbrella launched in May 2018 with “Empty Rooms” followed by “Halfway Home” and then “Honky Tonkin’ in My Blood.”  For more information about the Great Wide Underground in Corey’s own words, check out this video.

About Corey Smith: 

Corey Smith, the fan-made man, has sold over 1 million concert tickets, 1.5 million digital singles and over 220,000 albums.  Smith has amassed an unfailingly devout fan base, not only in his native Southeast region, but all around the nation, simply by telling it the way it is.  He has released 10 albums.  Smith’s concerts, which were documented on his last live record, Live in Chattanooga, regularly sell out, with audiences singing along to such fan favorites as the coming-of-age anthem “Twenty-One,” the nostalgic time warp “If I Could Do It Again” and the group hug “I Love Everyone.” Corey consistently tours, hitting around 120 dates per year and has begun releasing singles from his upcoming project, the Great Wide Underground.


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