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LADY ANTEBELLUM PREPARES FOR TAKEOFF WITH UPCOMING WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR
The Trio Continues Their 7FOR7 Initiative Surprising Seven Deserving Families
With The Help Of Quicken Loans
Hunter Hayes and Special Guest Sam Hunt Stack Lineup For The 65-City Trek Beginning May 1
Nashville, TN – Jan. 6, 2014 – In advance of their performance on tomorrow’s People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles, Lady Antebellum dropped by CBS' The Talk today
to announce their headlining WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR presented by Quicken
Loans. The band will kick things off on Feb. 28 with a European trek
through Norway, Sweden, Ireland, Scotland, the UK and Australia and
begin the North American leg on May 1 in Lubbock, TX. The tour
will continue through the fall with triple-threat entertainer Hunter
Hayes and red-hot newcomer Sam Hunt rounding out the electric
lineup. Citi is the official credit card of the WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR with
Citi cardmembers having access to pre-sale tickets through Citi’s
Private Pass Program at www.citiprivatepass.com, or visit www.LadyAntebellum.com to
join the mailing list and be the first to know about VIP ticket
information as more dates are announced. Fans can also purchase tickets
in select markets as part of tour promoter Live Nation’s Country
Megaticket beginning the week of Jan. 26 at www.Megaticket.com.
magic of being with fans from all over the country is really why we’re
ultimately all here,” said Lady A’s Charles Kelley. “Being able to play
off each other on that stage is honestly where we have the most fun,
and I have a feeling the crowd will already be on their feet when we get
out there after starting the night with Hunter and Sam!"
year, Lady Antebellum launched their 7FOR7 initiative where they
fulfilled seven wishes for seven fans in seven days. Continuing with
their unique campaign, the band has partnered with Detroit-based Quicken
Loans, the nation’s second largest mortgage lender, to pay the
mortgages of seven families across the country for one year.
Antebellum has very devoted fans and we cannot wait to help several of
them not only enjoy some great music through our sponsorship of this
tour, but also enjoy a yearlong vacation from mortgage payments,” said
Jay Farner, President and Chief Marketing Officer for Quicken Loans.
The trio’s “warranted leap to stardom” (Dallas Morning News) and undeniable
chemistry has continuously commanded the attention of critics who
continue to praise their “effortless harmonies and raw emotion” (The Washington Post) and “top-notch, high energy” performances (The Boston Herald).
First Announced Cities on the WHEELS UP 2015 TOUR: Oslo, NOR* Stockholm, SWE* Glasgow, SCT* Dublin, IRL* London, UK* Ipswich, QLD* Sydney, NSW* Melbourne, VIC* Lubbock, TX** Dallas, TX Houston, TX* St. Louis, MO Indianapolis, IN Cincinnati, OH Holmdel, NJ Mansfield, MA Saratoga Springs, NY New York, NY Bristow, VA Toronto, ON Detroit, MI** Cleveland, OH Sacramento, CA Mountain View, CA San Diego, CA Los Angeles, CA** Phoenix, AZ Albuquerque, NM Bentonville, AR** Southaven, MS** Atlanta, GA Eau Claire, WI** Omaha, NE** Camrose, AB** Charlotte, NC Raleigh, NC Virginia Beach, VA Hershey, PA** Hartford, CT Tulsa, OK** Kansas City, KS** Chicago, IL Birmingham, AL Tampa, FL* West Palm Beach, FL Pittsburgh, PA Philadelphia, PA *Openers may vary **Not part of Live Nation’s Megaticket
Seven-time GRAMMY winning group Lady Antebellum’s fifth studio album, 747,
has spawned the PLATINUM certified multi-week chart-topping smash hit
“Bartender,” and its new single “Freestyle” is quickly climbing the
charts. The new album follows over 11 million albums sold worldwide,
nine trips to No. one on the country radio charts, six Platinum singles
and “Vocal Group of the Year” honors from both the CMA and ACMs three
years in a row. The trio’s new headlining tour, which will once again
partner with Brancott Estate wines, follows their previous 80-city 2014
TAKE ME DOWNTOWN TOUR, which took them through Canada and the US.
Hailed as a "country-rock-blues guitar hero in the making" by the Los Angeles Times, five-time
GRAMMY nominee and CMA Award-winning artist Hunter Hayes is a singer,
songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who roared onto the music scene in
2011 with his Platinum-selling, No. one self-titled debut album on
Atlantic Records. In 2014, his critically-acclaimed follow-up Storyline also debuted at No. one and features the GRAMMY-nominated hit, “Invisible.”
Sam Hunt’s debut album Montevallo topped the Billboard Country
Albums Chart in its first week and is the best-selling debut album for a
country artist since 2011. The album has been named one of the best of
the year by the Associated Press, Billboard and Rolling Stone, and includes the Platinum-selling No. 1 hit, “Leave the Night On.”