The last 18 months have been fruitful ones for Scott, a Louisiana native who has been releasing singles via Curb Records as far back as 2013.
A native of Bastrop, Scott said he developed a strong work ethic long before his rise to country prominence. Scott said he learned the value of hard work from his father, a guitarist who toured with country greats Freddy Fender and Freddie Hart before returning to Louisiana to start a family.
Dylan Scott found the spotlight with the release of his 2016, self-titled debut album. The album reached No. 5 on Billboard’s Country Albums chart, and the single, “My Girl,” went No. 1 on the Country Airplay list. Now, the musician hopes to give back to the community that has supported him along the way.
When he was 19, Scott followed in his father’s footsteps and moved to Nashville after scoring a deal with Curb Records.
“So many people dream of being signed to a record label, so for me to be signed at such a young age was really cool,” said Scott, who is now 27. “Once that happened, I realized there was a lot of hard work to be put in. We had to get on the road and build a fan base one by one.”
Eight years after his move to Nashville, Scott remains humble despite selling out venues across the country. Becoming a father has helped keep him grounded, he said.
“I try to be the same person as I was when I left Bastrop,” Scott said. “The only person I’m trying to impress is my son. That’s it.”
In November the musician will host Bayou Stock, an all-ages event to benefit kids in his hometown area. The festival in Sterlington, Louisiana, will feature performances from Scott as well as Morgan Evans, Lainey Wilson and Barrett Pepper.
“I have given a lot of thought as to how I could give back once I had the ability,” Scott said. “With proceeds benefiting children in need in northeast Louisiana during the holiday season, I decided Bayou Stock would be a great way to do it.”
January 17 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
January 18 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
January 19 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore Silver Spring
January 24 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
January 25 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
January 26 – Indianapolis, IN @ Deluxe at Old National Centre
January 31 – Detroit, MI @ Saint Andrew’s Hall
February 1 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
February 2 – Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater
February 7 – Rosemont, IL @ Joe’s Live
February 9 – Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom
February 14 – Nashville, TN @ The Cannery Ballroom
February 15 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz Theatre
February 16 – Atlanta, GA @ Buckhead Theatre
February 21 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
February 22 – Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
February 23 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore