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Jake Clayton Releases “By The Light Of The Moon” Video & Opens For Cole Swindell On April 23rd

by / Friday, 22 April 2016 / Published in FEATURE, REBEL NEWS, VIDEO


Jake Clayton’s new music video for the title track “By The Light Of The Moon” has been released online at The video was produced by Alex Bleeker from AMB Video Productions and provides the visuals to a country party, complete with bonfire, drinks and good friends. Jake Clayton will be taking his electric live show on the road this weekend opening for country superstar Cole Swindell in Columbia, MO at The Blue Note on Saturday April 23rd, 2016.

“The song ‘By the Light of the Moon’ was written about partying in the country. I grew up in rural Missouri where we spent all of our free time riding ATVs, mudding, and hanging out by the bonfire,” said Jake Clayton. “There are tons of songs about having fun in the bright sunshine, but I wanted to write one about having fun in the moonlight. The song is also the title track of my new album.”

A native of rural Mexico, Missouri, Jake Clayton is a gifted singer, thought-provoking songwriter and talented multi-instrumentalist who is garnering the attention of country fans and radio programmers everywhere as his hot new single, “What Not to Do” continues to climb the country radio charts. Jake has since been a utility man in the live bands of Tanya Tucker, Collin Raye, Jimmy Wayne, Joey & Rory and Jamie O’Neal, and travelled for several years with singer Sunny Sweeney on two major tours. And in 2015, Sweeney enlisted Jake and his own band to support her on Miranda Lambert’s 2015 Certified Platinum Tour. Playing over 20 instruments as an in-demand Nashville session musician, he is now stepping out on his own to take his place among the greats of Country music.

Jake Clayton and his band have opened for Charlie Daniels, Jon Pardi and Jerrod Niemann. He recorded and produced the theme song for The Sportsman Channel’s Legacy Trails TV show and, as a musician; he has entertained crowds at Madison Square Garden, the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame.