Saturday, August 6, 2011

THE BAND PERRY TOUR KICK OFF AUGUST 15, 2011

THE BAND PERRY ANNOUNCES THE PURVEYORS OF PERFORMANCE TOUR TO KICK OFF AUGUST 15, 2011

TBP PLANS OWN HEADLINING SHOWS AND SUPPORT DATES FOR KEITH URBAN, REBA AND A TO-BE-ANNOUNCED STAR AS TIM MCGRAW TOUR COMES TO CLOSE

In August: Jimmy Kimmel Live! Concert (8/17); Video for New Single, "All Your Life" To Debut; Success of "If I Die Young" Continues – Now A Hit on Top 40, Hot A/C and A/C Charts

Nashville, Tennessee (August 5, 2011) – The Band Perry has announced The Purveyors of Performance Tour – a trek of approximately 75 dates that will include their own headlining shows, support dates for Keith Urban, Reba and yet-to-be-announced dates with one of Country music's major touring forces. The tour kicks off August 15, 2011 and will continue into 2012 with performances at theaters, arenas, amphitheaters and even stadiums!

"It has always been our dream to play Country music," says the band. "We've been on the road as a family band for thirteen years and experienced the intimacy of theaters, the energy of county fairs and the joy of connecting with new faces as we support these amazing artists at arenas and amphitheaters. Artists like Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Reba were the ones who originally inspired us to dream big...now they have helped our dreams come true. We couldn't be more grateful to them or excited about the future."

As they prepare for their upcoming tour dates, the band is also approaching the end of Tim McGraw's Emotional Traffic tour. The experience has left the sibling trio in awe. "Tim McGraw is a gentleman, a gracious host and the epitome of a mega-star – we have learned so much from him."

August is shaping up to be a high profile month for TBP with the debut of a new video, the airing of the Teen Choice Awards, where they have two nominations  (8/7), a performance on CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock on ABC (8/14) and a Jimmy Kimmel Live! concert (8/17).  

The new video for their fourth Country single, "All Your Life" is planned for a mid-August debut (details to be announced.) The cinematic video will feature TBP as a vagabond troupe and actually inspired the "Purveyors of Performance" theme of the upcoming tour (photo attached).

The band is also celebrating the extended life of "If I Die Young," which has gone from being the #1 song in Country music to the Pop charts. The single is at #15 on the Top 40 Chart, #9 on the Hot A/C Chart and #14 on the A/C Chart, according to Billboard. The video for the song is also receiving airplay on VH1 and MTV.

Also in August, ABC will air CMA Music Festival: Country's Night To Rock that will include a performance from TBP (8/14). At the Teen Choice Awards, The Band Perry is nominated for Choice Country Group and Choice Country Single. Fans can now vote each day at teenchoiceawards.com and tune in to the Awards on FOX on Sunday, August 7. On August 8 in Dallas, TBP will headline a Samsung AT&T Summer Krush concert, excerpts of which will air on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on August 17th. Other artists participating in the Summer Krush Concert Series across the country include Coldplay, Lenny Kravitz, OneRepublic, Luke Bryan and Cee-Lo, among others.

ABOUT THE BAND PERRY: The Band Perry's "modern throwback" style combines classic Country with an eclectic infusion of Rock, Gospel and Soul. As songwriters and musicians, their sound is distinct and rounded out by the rare magic of perfect three-part harmonies. Released in October 2010 by Republic Nashville, the self-titled debut album, THE BAND PERRY was certified Gold just four months after it arrived in stores and is now poised to go Platinum by the end of 2011. The album contains the Double-Platinum, Grammy-nominated, #1 hit single, "If I Die Young"; the Gold-certified cheatin' anthem, "You Lie," which reached the #2 spot on Country Charts; their light-hearted, uptempo debut single, "Hip To My Heart"; and of course, their latest ballad, "All Your Life."

In June 2011, The Band Perry won the CMT Music Award for USAWEEKEND Breakthrough Video of the Year (fan-voted) and was chosen as Country music's best new live act in a category sponsored by Nationwide Insurance (fan-voted). In April 2011, they earned ACM Awards for New Duo or Group of the Year (fan-voted) and the coveted New Artist of the Year (fan-voted). TBP has also been nominated for Grammy, CMA and ACA awards. The Band Perry is currently nominated for two TEEN CHOICE 2011 nominations for Choice Country Group and Choice Country Single.

They have performed on the TODAY Show, The View, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and have been profiled by E! News, CNN, Extra, Access Hollywood and Fox & Friends. Additionally, they have graced the cover of Pollstar and Music Connection and have been featured in a wide range of print publications from USAToday to People magazine.

THE BAND PERRY'S PURVEYORS OF PERFORMANCE TOUR DATES BELOW - FOR MORE INFO VISIT www.thebandperry.com:

8/15/2011            LEWISBURG, WV                            State Fair of West Virginia
8/17/2011            DES MOINES, IA                             Iowa State Fair
8/18/2011            FAIRMONT, MN                             Martin County Fairgrounds
8/19/2011            ABERDEEN, SD                              Brown County Fair
8/20/2011            IMPERIAL, NE                                 Chase County Fair & Expo
8/21/2011            SAINT JOSEPH, MO                       Trails West Festival
8/24/2011            MITCHELL, SD                                 The Corn Palace Festival
8/26/2011            GRAND ISLAND, NE                       Nebraska State Fair
8/27/2011            PUEBLO, CO                                   Colorado State Fair Grandstand
8/30/2011            MONROE, WA                                Evergreen State Fair
8/31/2011            WALLA WALLA, WA                       Walla Walla Frontier Days
9/02/2011            SALEM, OR                                      L.B. Day Amphitheater
9/03/2011            LAKEVIEW, OR                                Lake County Fair
9/04/2011            FILER, ID                                           Twin Falls County Fair
9/09/2011            OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CA                Scotiabank Place (with Keith Urban)
9/10/2011            TORONTO, ONTARIO, CA              Air Canada Centre (with Keith Urban)
9/12/2011            LONDON, ONTARIO, CA               John Labatt Center (with Keith Urban)
9/15/2011            WINNIGPEG, CA                             MTS Centre (with Keith Urban)
9/16/2011            REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, CA      Brandt Centre (with Keith Urban)
9/17/2011            REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, CA         Brandt Centre (with Keith Urban)
9/18/2011            SASKATOON, SK, CA                         Credit Union Centre (with Keith Urban)
9/21/2011            EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CA               Rexall Place (with Keith Urban)
9/23/2011            CALGARY, AB, CA                            Scotiabank Saddledome (with Keith Urban)
9/24/2011            PENTICTON, BC, CA                          South Okanagan Events Centre (with Keith Urban)
9/26/2011            VANCOUVER, CA                              Rogers Arena (with Keith Urban)
9/28/2011            FORT SMITH, AR                                 Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair
9/29/2011            MARIETTA, GA                                   North Georgia State Fair
9/30/2011            ST. LOUIS, MO                                    The Pageant
10/6/2011            MOLINE, IL                                          iWireless Center (with Reba)
10/7/2011            BLOOMINGTON, IL                            US Cellular Coliseum (with Reba)
10/08/2011          MARYVILLE, TN                                   Foothills Festival
10/11/2011           JACKSON, MS                                   Mississippi State Fair
10/13/2011           GREEN BAY, WI                                 Resch Center (with Reba)
10/14/2011           FT. WAYNE, IN                                   Allen County WMC (with Reba)
10/15/2011           HUNTINGTON, WV                            Big Sandy Arena (with Reba)
10/19/2011           PHOENIX, AZ                                     Arizona State Fairgrounds
10/20/2011           BOZEMAN, MT                                  Brick Breeden (with Reba)
10/21/2011           CASPER EVENTS CENTER                 Casper, WY (with Reba)
10/22/2011           BISMARCK, ND                                 Bismarck Civic Ctr (with Reba)
10/27/2011           SIOUX CITY, IA                                  Tysons Events Center (with Reba)
10/28/2011           ST. LOUIS, MO                                  Chaifetz Arena (with Reba)
10/29/2011           KANSAS CITY, MO                            Sprint Center (with Reba)
11/3/2011            OMAHA, NE                                      Quest Center (with Reba)
11/4/2011            TULSA, OK                                          BOK Center (with Reba)
11/5/2011            WICHITA, KS                                       InTrust Bank Arena (with Reba)
11/10/2011           GRAND RAPIDS, MI                         Van Andel Arena (with Reba)
11/12/2011           ATLANTA, GA                                   Gwinnett Center (with Reba)
11/17/2011           LAFAYETTE, LA                                  Cajundome (with Reba)
11/18/2011           BILOXI, MS                                         Mississippi Coast Coliseum (with Reba)
11/19/2011           TUPELO, MS                                       Bancorp South Arena (with Reba)

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