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Gabby Barrett Joins Colton Dixon on New Version of “Build A Boat”

By January 26, 2023News

Colton Dixon’s “Build A Boat” has truly found an anchor at radio. No. 1 for 10 weeks, the track was also the longest running No. 1 Mediabase Christian AC song of 2022. On January 27th, a brand-new version of the song, “Build A Boat (feat. Gabby Barrett)” will be available, featuring MULTI-PLATINUM and award-winning Country star Gabby Barrett. Pre-save the track HERE.

“I respect Colton’s creativity as an artist and was already a big fan of ‘Build A Boat’ before he reached out to collaborate,” shares Barrett. “These lyrics really hit me, and it’s such a blessing to be a part of this new version and to be able to honor our Lord in this way.”

Equally excited to have Barrett join him on what’s become the biggest song of his career, Dixon commented, “I’m so honored to have a fellow American Idol alum, Gabby Barrett, join me in spreading the message of faith and perseverance through my song ‘Build A Boat’- what a great way to kick off the year!”

Dixon will be touring across the U.S. this spring on his “Build A Boat Tour” featuring Jordan St. Cyr and special guests Apollo LTD. Hitting approximately 35 cities, the tour will kick off March 10th in Bedford, NH. Initial tour dates are listed below, with more being added soon. Tickets are now on sale at

Colton Dixon: “Build a Boat Tour” (*all dates subject to change):

March 10, 2023 – Bedford, NH

March 11, 2023 – Williston, VT

March 12, 2023 – North Attleborough, MA

March 16, 2023 – Myrtle Beach, SC

March 17, 2023 – Rustburg, VA

March 18, 2023 – Laurinburg, NC

March 22, 2023 – Independence, MO

March 23, 2023 – Steelville, MO

March 24, 2023 – Willow Springs, MO

March 25, 2023 – Fayetteville, AR

March 26, 2023 – McKenzie, TN

March 31, 2023 – Sebastian, FL

April 2, 2023 – Buford, GA

April 15, 2023 – Mora, MN

April 16, 2023 – Quincy, IL

April 21, 2023 — Toledo, OH

April 22, 2023 – Perry Hall, MD

April 30, 2023 – Oak Ridge, TN

May 5, 2023 – Mt. Pleasant, TX*

May 6, 2023 – Graham, TX*

May 7, 2023 – Andrews, TX*

May 11, 2023 – Santa Fe, NM

May 13, 2023 – Mansfield, TX

*Alexander Pappas filling in for Jordan St. Cyr