Travis Denning Plots Debut EP, ‘Beer’s Better Cold’

The six-song project arrives on May 15.


Lauren Jo Black

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March 5, 2020


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Travis Denning; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Rising country singer/songwriter Travis Denning just revealed plans to release his debut EP.

Dropping Friday, May 15 the project, Beer’s Better Cold, will feature his current Top 15 and rising single, “After A Few,” as well as five additional tracks. The Georgia native had a hand in writing five of the EP’s six songs and is more than ready to release the project to his fans.

“I am so excited to finally announce my first EP,” Denning shared in a statement. “I’ve been blown away by the way the fans have grasped onto the songs so far, and I can’t wait to see how they like the new ones. These songs mean a lot to me, because they’re all a part of my story in one way or another. Here’s to the first full chapter.”

Following the announcement of the EP, Denning will make his national television debut on Monday, March 9 with a performance on NBC’s TODAY Show. At 10 am local time, fans can tune in to catch the guitarslinger performing “After A Few.”

Travis Denning is currently on the road on the Stay Country Tour with Dustin Lynch. This summer, he’ll join Sam Hunt on the Southside Summer Tour, which runs through September 26.

Beer’s Better Cold EP Track List:

1. “Where That Beer’s Been” (Rhett Akins, Travis Denning, Chris Stevens, Jeremy Stover)
2. “After A Few” (Kelly Archer, Travis Denning, Justin Weaver)
3. “ABBY” (Ashley Gorley, Matt Jenkins, Chase McGill)
4. “Tank Of Gas And A Radio Song” (Travis Denning, Nathan Spicer, Shane Minor)
5. “Beer’s Better Cold” (Scooter Carusoe, Travis Denning, Cole Taylor)
6. “Sittin’ By A Fire” (Rhett Akins, Travis Denning, Jeremy Stover)

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.