Walker Hayes Talks Fatherhood, New Tour And More

Walker Hayes comes back to the show to dive further into his fatherhood journey. We talk about how he and his family are handling all of the fame. In addition Walker shares how he looks to include his family all the time when it comes to his music and tour. Walker shares his passion for songwriting and how much work he is putting in these past few years. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 

About Walker Hayes

 Walker Hayes, is a GRAMMY Nominated singer/songwriter originally from Mobile, Alabama. His recent album County Stuff The Album features single “AA” and smash hit “Fancy Like.” “Fancy Like” has topped every sales and streaming chart since its release, spending a collective 6 months and counting at the number one spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs. The song was featured in a national Applebee’s ad campaign and hit the top 5 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Songs chart. His follow-up single, “AA” is following closely behind, having been performed on the ACM and CMT Award shows this year. With an arena tour this fall, and a best-selling book under his belt, Walker Hayes is a bonafide superstar. Follow Walker on Twitter at and Instagram at @WalkerHayes. In addition make sure you go to his website for more on him and his tour at walkerhayes.com.  

Medela Is This Week’s Sponsor 

This week’s Art of Fatherhood podcast is being brought to you by Medela. Dads, when it comes to helping your partner or spouse with breastfeeding, only cleaning the baby bottles just won’t cut it. You need to do more. Ask your spouse what you can do to help with her transition when she goes back to work. At work if you are running a team or looking to be an advocate, talk to your team and HR department about how your office can offer support for breastfeeding employees. In addition, with the infant formula crisis, new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, a receding global health pandemic and a spike in inflation are all placing increasing pressure on new parents returning to work who need substantive support to continue breastfeeding. 

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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.

8 thoughts on “Walker Hayes Talks Fatherhood, New Tour And More”

  1. I always love when Walker comes on your show. It sounds like two friends talking about so many important topics. I can’t wait to see him on tour!


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