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FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE REVEALS ADDITIONAL DATES FOR HEADLINE ANYTHING GOES TOUR 2015
29 New Stops Announced Today (1/15) with Openers Thomas Rhett & Frankie Ballard
FGL to Appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show This Tuesday (1/20)
Photo credit: Justin Mrusek
NASHVILLE, TN (January 15, 2015) – Superstar duo Florida Georgia Line will
be hitting the road full throttle with their worldwide headline
ANYTHING GOES TOUR 2015, kicking off tonight (1/15) in Toledo, OH, and
extending into the fall. FGL will bring their seize-the-day attitude and
raucous party anthems to new stops coast to coast in Austin, Dallas,
Boston, Atlanta and more.
Exclusively promoted by Live Nation and sponsored by Mountain Dew®, the sizzling ANYTHING GOES TOUR 2015 features openers ACM New Artist of the Year nominee Thomas Rhett and Warner Bros. records rising singer-guitarist Frankie Ballard.
Of their live show, the Los Angeles Times lauded, “Florida Georgia Line pump out plenty of rock energy” while Billboard raved, “FGL’s intense harmonies and high energy … are unlike anyone else.” CMT
described their performances as “heavy with guitars and smoke, a good
dose of banjo and some well-timed swigs out of a Fireball Whisky
bottle.” The Seattle Times proclaimed, “…Tyler
Hubbard and Brian Kelley turned in a pitch-perfect set that touched on
all their hits. They also introduced a couple of new songs and gave
10,000 people a reason to sing along and scream for 80 minutes.”
Following the sold-out opening weekend in Toledo, OH, Dayton, OH and Charlottesville, VA, the reigning ACM and CMA Vocal Duo of the Year will celebrate the tour launch with an appearance on TheEllen DeGeneres Show this Tuesday (1/20) and perform their current Top 10 smash “Sun Daze.” Check local listings for broadcast details.
FGL proved to be unstoppable in 2014 with their GOLD-certified sophomore album ANYTHING GOES (Republic Nashville) catapulting to a #1 debut on the all-genre Billboard 200 and Billboard
Top Country Albums charts upon release. Continuing the momentum with
their PLATINUM, #1 smash "Dirt," FGL racked up 13 industry awards
throughout 2014 and kicked off 2015 with a bang – an epic, live
performance on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. The accolades continue to pour in as the record-breaking duo closed out 2014 topping four of Billboard’s year-end charts and leading Forbes “30 Under 30” list.
has skyrocketed to stardom becoming the only artist in history to join
Brooks & Dunn in achieving four back-to-back, multi-week #1 singles;
breaking the record for longest #1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and selling over 21 million tracks worldwide of their 2X PLATINUM debut HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES and ANYTHING GOES.
In addition to collaborating across genres with sensations like Nelly
and Jason Derulo, FGL has won numerous industry awards and recently
earned CMT’s Artists of the Year for the second consecutive year, the 2014 Billboard Touring Award for Breakthrough Artist and the American Music Award for Favorite Band Duo or Group, Country.
About Thomas Rhett
Singer/songwriter Thomas Rhett’s debut album IT GOES LIKE THIS
(The Valory Music Co.) has spawned two consecutive PLATINUM certified
No. one hits, including a three-week run with “It Goes Like This.”
Additionally, he showcased his swagger with his latest single, “Make Me
Wanna,” which topped Billboard’s list of Best
Country Songs of 2014. The project also produced the PLATINUM-certified
No. one smash “Get Me Some Of That,” as well as two Top 15 hits, “Beer
With Jesus” and “Something To Do With My Hands.” His “high-energy all
the way” (El Paso Times) caught the attention of critics out on
the road, where he’ll be stepping up as direct support for Florida
Georgia Line’s ANYTHING GOES TOUR 2015 this year. The CMA “New Artist of
the Year” nominee initially garnered attention as a gifted songwriter
with credits including hits by Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean and
Lee Brice. For tour dates and more visit, thomasrhett.com.
About Frankie Ballard
Talented singer-guitarist Frankie Ballard, who Rolling Stone hails as “required listening,” is on the rise with his current album SUNSHINE & WHISKEY
(Warner Bros. Records) delivering consecutive #1, GOLD-certified
smashes “Helluva Life” and "Sunshine & Whiskey" and debuting Top 5
on the Billboard Country Albums Chart upon release. Moving to
Nashville in 2009 from Battle Creek, MI, to pursue music, Ballard drew
on his working class values, performing every chance he could, honing
his guitar and songwriting skills to create a unique blend of
blues-infused, country rock. He steadily built a loyal fan base and took
the time to grow as an artist and an individual. All of these
experiences culminated in selling over 1.5 million tracks to date. Just
off the road from his first headlining run – LIGHT ‘EM UP TOUR – as part
of the exclusive Live Nation Ones To Watch with Skype, the
gifted showman will amp it up even further on Florida Georgia Line's
ANYTHING GOES TOUR 2015. A road warrior, Ballard has previously opened
for Jake Owen, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift and longtime
idol Bob Seger. For tour dates and more, visit FrankieBallard.com.