Sunday, June 21, 2015

Janet Jackson brings the Unbreakable World Tour to Chaifetz Arena

Tickets On Sale Monday, June 22 at 10am 

Tickets available at, the Live Nation Concerts App,  the Chaifetz Arena Box Office, Ticketmaster Retail Outlets, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000  
All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.  Tickets may be subject to fees.  
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Music icon, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum selling artist Janet Jackson today announced details of her highly-anticipated international tour. The UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR will return one of this world's most influential entertainers back to the live stage in support of her upcoming album due out this Fall on Rhythm Nation Records/BMG. This first leg, a 36-date tour, 30 of which are promoted by Live Nation, will take the legendary artist to cities throughout the U.S. and Canada starting Aug. 31 in Vancouver, BC with shows lined up in  Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, San Diego, San Francisco and more. All dates are being co-produced by Miss Jackson’s Rhythm Nation. A full list of tour dates is below. Additional worldwide concerts will be announced at a later date.
Tickets for the first North American live performances will go on sale starting June 22 at  American Express Card members can purchase tickets for select shows before the general public beginning Monday, June 15 at 10:00 a.m. through Friday, June 19 at 10:00 pm.  "American Express is thrilled to partner with an iconic artist like Janet Jackson on the UNBREAKABLE WORLD TOUR and bring our Card Members an opportunity to purchase tickets before the general on-sale date,” said Walter Frye, V.P., American Express Entertainment.  “Adding Janet to our industry-leading ticketing partnerships is rooted in our mission to serve our Card Members’ deep passion for music."     In addition to Live Nation and Rhythm Nation, other concert promoters will include Nederlander Concerts, Jam Productions, Another Planet Entertainment, and such promoters as Bamp and Tommy Mehary who will produce the Honolulu dates.
Janet Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has won her 6 GRAMMY® Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has received accolades as an actor as well, including the NAACP Best Supporting Actor award.  Janet is a published author, choreographer, dancer, businessperson, philanthropist and one of biggest-selling artists in popular music history. With sales of over 160 million records worldwide, Janet Jackson stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. Her music and artistry has opened doors through which other top artists have followed, while acknowledging her impact on their musical perceptions.   
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Janet Jackson's tour comes to the Chaifetz Arena on Thursday, October 29. Tickets go on Sale Monday morning, June 22 at 10 a.m.

The American Legion Announces Schedule for Motorcycle Ride with Actor William Shatner to Raise Awareness for the Organization  


Legion Riders to join legendary actor to raise funds for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship which helps the children of fallen service members.

/ -- The American Legion and one of the nation's best-loved television and film stars are teaming up for an epic cross-country motorcycle trek that will include stops at Legion posts from St. Louis to Hollywood. William Shatner is hitting the road to help raise awareness of American Legion programs and raise funds for American Legion Legacy Scholarships, which help cover college expenses for children of U.S. military men and women who lost their lives while on duty since Sept. 11, 2001.
Shatner, known for his roles in Star Trek, Boston Legal and numerous other programs, will be riding a Rivet, a never-before-seen vehicle created by him and iconic motorcycle company, American Wrench. Beginning in Chicago on June 23, Legion Riders will join Shatner in retracing the route the future star took to Hollywood when he was just 19 years old.  The schedule for Shatner and his fellow riders includes the following cities and Legion Posts:
  • June 23Chicago, IL to St. Louis, MO
  • June 24St. Louis, MO to Kansas City, MO (American Legion Post 21)
  • June 25Kansas City, MO to Oklahoma City, OK (American Legion Post 1340)
  • June 26Oklahoma City, OK to Amarillo, TX
  • June 27Amarillo, TX to Albuquerque, NM (American Legion Post 49)
  • June 28Albuquerque, NM to Flagstaff, AZ (American Legion Post 3)
  • June 29Flagstaff, AZ to Las Vegas, NV
  • June 30Las Vegas, NV to Hollywood, CA
"I am beginning an exciting journey of 2,400 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles," Shatner said. "The road will be filled with many unknowns. I will be surrounded by American Legion members, and what is certainly not unknown is their dedication, generosity and care about fellow veterans. The American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund is the Legion's charity and we will be bringing awareness to that fact at the many Legion Posts in the cities along the way."
Riding with Shatner will be Bill Sloan, program administrator for The American Legion Riders and a 22-year U.S. Army veteran; Debbie Bickle, U.S. Army veteran and proud 2-Blue Star Mom; and Rodney Herring, U.S. Navy veteran who served in Vietnam. Along the route American Legion Riders will join them and visit American Legion Posts, VA Medical Centers and other meaningful destinations. 
"The American Legion is committed to ensure children of fallen service members have the opportunity to attend college," American Legion National Commander Michael Helm said. "Through the support of our American Legion Riders and William Shatner, more students will have the chance at post-secondary educations, the cost of which continues to increase every year."
For ongoing updates about the ride, go to or follow on social media at The American Legion National Headquarters (Facebook) or @AmericanLegion (Twitter). More information will also be available at and Fans can follow Shatner for updates at @WilliamShatner and Rivet Motors at @RivetMotors.
About The American Legion With a current membership of 2.3-million wartime veterans, The American Legion was founded in 1919 on the four pillars of a strong national security, veterans affairs, Americanism, and youth programs. Legionnaires work for the betterment of their communities through nearly 14,000 posts across the nation. To find out more about The American Legion, please visit
About American Wrench American Wrench, a division of IAE (Illinois Auto Electric Co) is located outside of Chicago. IAE was founded in 1915 by Joseph Sirotek and today, it remains family-owned and operated by the Sirotek family. American Wrench has been at the cutting edge of building custom motorcycles, specializing in design innovation and high-performance machines. For decades, they have been committed to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Horsepower.

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A Capitol Fourth Celebrates 35 Years As America's National Independence Day Celebration Live From The U.S. Capitol!


Led by Pop Superstar Barry Manilow, All-Star Cast Joins PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH Featuring Performances by Alabama, Nicole Scherzinger, Hunter Hayes, Meghan Linsey, KC and the Sunshine Band, Lang Lang, Ronan Tynan, Robert Davi and the National Symphony Orchestra - 

Celebrating 35 spectacular years on air, A CAPITOL FOURTH will kick off the country's 239th birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza that puts viewers front and center for the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation.  Music legend Barry Manilow will headline the gala anniversary celebration, opening and closing the concert broadcast with a special patriotic medley.  Broadcast live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the star spangled party will also feature performances by: the most successful country music group of all time, Alabama; Grammy nominated singer/songwriter, with over 70 million album sales, Nicole Scherzinger; five-time Grammy nominee, CMA Award winner and multi-instrumentalist Hunter Hayes; vocal powerhouse Meghan Linsey (THE VOICE); Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum selling band, fronted by the Founder of the Dance Revolution, KC and the Sunshine Band; world renowned piano virtuoso Lang Lang; and inspirational classical cross-over global star and Irish tenor Ronan Tynan; with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly.  In celebration of American icon Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday, the award-winning star of film, television and the concert stage Robert Davi will pay tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes.  The 35th annual broadcast of A CAPITOL FOURTH airs on PBS Saturday, July 4, 2015 from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. ET before a concert audience of hundreds of thousands, millions more at home, as well as to our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network.  The program can also be heard live in stereo over NPR member stations nationwide.  

The top-rated, award-winning extravaganza features twenty cameras positioned around the city, including the U.S. Capitol, the White House and the Washington Monument. Capping off the show will be a rousing rendition of Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" complete with live cannon fire provided by the United States Army Presidential Salute Battery, an audience favorite and A CAPITOL FOURTH tradition. 
Also participating in the event will be the Choral Arts Society of Washington, Patrick Lundy & The Ministers of Music, the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, the U.S. Army Ceremonial Band, Members of the Armed Forces carrying the State and Territorial Flags and the Armed Forces Color Guard provided by the Military District of Washington, D.C. 
The program is a co-production of Jerry Colbert of Capital Concerts and WETA, Washington, D.C.  Executive producers Jerry Colbert and Michael Colbert have assembled an award-winning production team that features the top Hollywood talent behind some of television's most prestigious entertainment awards shows.  This includes: Emmy award-winning producer Walter C. Miller, whose credits include the GRAMMY AWARDS and COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS; award-winning director Paul Miller whose credits include THE COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS and SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE; and veteran television writer Jon Macks whose credits include the TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO, the ACADEMY AWARDS and the EMMY AWARDS.
About Capital ConcertsCapital Concerts is the production force behind two of television's longest-running and highest-rated live programs commemorating America's most important holidays. THE NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT, the nation's tribute to our men and women in uniform, and A CAPITOL FOURTH, our country's biggest birthday party, have become American traditions that have consistently ranked among the highest rated programs on PBS over the past decade. The holiday specials have been honored with over 70 awards including the New York Film Festival Award, the Telly Award, the Golden Cine Award, the Videographer Award, the National Education Association Award, the Aurora Award, the Christopher Award, the Communicator's Award, the AXIEM Award, the Omni Award and the Writer's Guild of America Award.
UnderwritersA CAPITOL FOURTH is made possible by grants from The Boeing Company, the National Park Service, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Department of the Army, PBS and public television stations nationwide.  Air travel is provided by American Airlines.



KC and The Sunshine Band Joins Barry Manilow, Alabama, Nicole Scherzinger, Hunter Hayes, Meghan Linsey, the National Symphony Orchestra, and more!
WASHINGTON, D.C.  Just announced, household-name 70s dance group, KC and The Sunshine Band, will help to celebrate America's 239th birthday by performing their top-selling, multi-platinum dance hits like "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty," "Get Down Tonight," "That's The Way (I Like It)" and more as part of A CAPITOL FOURTH, broadcast LIVE on PBS from the U.S. Capitol on Saturday, July 4, 2015 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. ET.

The band will appear along with Barry Manilow, Alabama, Nicole Scherzinger, Hunter Hayes, Meghan Linsey, Lang Lang, Ronan Tynan, Robert Davi and the National Symphony Orchestra.

Celebrating the March release of their new 60s cover album, Feeling You! The 60s, The Founder of The Dance Revolution, Harry Wayne "KC" Casey, and his high-energy Sunshine Band plan to bring their ultra catchy Miami-born pop, funk and R&B sound to the celebration, backed by one of the greatest fireworks displays in the country. With sales of over 100 million records, nine GRAMMY nominations, three GRAMMY Awards and an American Music Award, the band is still known today as one of the most progressive acts of the 70s, and their music is still discovered daily by millions around the world through its continual placement in top box office movies, commercials, video games and more.

"It's a great honor for us to be a part of this birthday celebration for America," said Casey. "We're fortunate to be celebrating our 35th anniversary of our biggest hits this year, so it's rewarding to see that they have stood the test of time, and when our nation comes together to celebrate something as significant as our nation's birthday and our freedom, we can be a part of it. We hope our performance brings smiles to people's faces."

According to event organizers, the top-rated, award-winning extravaganza reaches an audience of hundreds of thousands, and millions more at home through the live broadcast, as well as our troops serving around the world on the American Forces Network. Twenty cameras will be positioned around the city, including the U.S. Capitol, the White House and the Washington Monument for the national broadcast. A CAPITOL FOURTH can also be heard live on the radio over NPR member stations nationwide.

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Luke Bryan
Kick The Dust Tour 2015

with special guests
Randy Houser & Dustin Lynch

Two Shows!
Thursday, July 16 and Friday, July 17 at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Tickets for Friday, July 17 - SOLD OUT!
Tickets still available for Thursday, July 16


Peabody Opera House
Saturday, October 17 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets on sale Friday, June 19 at 10 a.m.!
ST. LOUIS – Comedian Kathleen Madigan will bring her national tour to Peabody Opera House Saturday, October 17 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets go on sale Friday, June 19 at 10 a.m. and may be purchased at the Ford Box Office at Scottrade Center, all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, by phone at 800-745-3000, or online at There is a facility fee on all tickets purchased at all locations, including at the Scottrade Center Box Office. Additional Ticketmaster service charges and handling fees apply to all tickets purchased through Ticketmaster outlets, by phone or online. For disabled seating, call 314-622-5420.¬
Kathleen Madigan is one of the most respected comedians of her generation; over her 25 year career Madigan has performed on nearly every standup television show ever made: Leno, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson and so on. Her third hour-long special, Madigan Again, which iTunes named one of the Best Comedy Albums of 2013, premiered exclusively on Netflix to rave reviews and is available on CD, DVD and download. She's released 5 CDs and 3 DVDs and starred in 1 Netflix special, 1 Showtime special, 2 HBO specials, 3 Comedy Central specials and 3 CMT Salute to the Troops specials with Ron White.
Originally from St. Louis, Missouri Kathleen splits her time between the road, Los Angeles and Missouri.
For more information go to and follow Kathleen on Twitter - @KathleenMadigan

Jagermeister Presents 

"A Wild Evening With Halestorm" 


 Iconic Spirits Brand Brings Grammy Award Winning Rock Act to Venues Across the U.S.

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- With its long history of promoting a myriad of musical genres as diverse as the brand itself, Jägermeister is proud to announce a partnership with Grammy Award winning rock band Halestorm for the "Jägermeister Presents: A Wild Evening with Halestorm" concert series. The multi city tour will run through September and October, with the group performing two sets of great rock n' roll with lots of surprises for the band's amazing fans.
Jägermeister, the eighth-largest-selling premium spirit in the world and #1-selling imported liqueur in the United States, has a long history of supporting musicians of all genres, beginning with the Jägermeister Music Program in 1994. From there, the brand moved on to the Jägermeister Music Tour, which started in 2002 and represents the best in both established and emerging talent.
"It is both an honor and a privilege to work with Halestorm," says Cliff Rigano, Director of Music Marketing for Jägermeister. "To see their careers skyrocket over the last few years is a testament to their creative passion, and the opportunity to be a part of crafting these incredibly unique shows is as one of a kind as Jägermeister."
Atlantic recording group Halestorm has made a stunning top 5 chart debut with their acclaimed new album, "INTO THE WILD LIFE." The GRAMMY® Award-winning band's long awaited third studio album arrived at #5 on the Billboard 200, and #3 on SoundScan's "Top Current Albums" chart, while also entering their "Top Current Rock Albums" chart and "Top Current Hard Music Albums" chart at #1. Recorded last year in Nashville with GRAMMY®-nominated producer Jay Joyce (Cage the Elephant, Eric Church) at the helm, "INTO THE WILD LIFE" has received unprecedented critical acclaim.
"We invite you into 'A Wild Evening with Halestorm'. We've been wanting to do a tour like this for a long time, and thanks to our amazing friends at Jägermeister it's finally happening!!" proclaims Lzzy Hale, singer for Halestorm. "Here's what you're gonna get: A FULL EVENING with ONLY Halestorm, in the spirit of our latest record, doing whatever the #%@! we want! We'll be doing not one but two (maybe more!) crazy sets for you, jam packed with surprises every night. You don't want to miss this!"
As part of the tour, Jägermeister will be enlisting renowned California street artist and illustrator Scrojo to create custom, limited edition artwork that will be featured throughout each venue. Each stop will also feature original artwork from the brands '56 Parts: Best as One' campaign as well as a custom Jägermeister Halestorm cocktail inspired by the group.
Tickets can be purchased on the bands website through For more information on Jägermeister, visit or For additional information on Halestorm, visit Tour dates are as follows:
9/11 - New Orleans, LA – The Civic Theatre
10/2 - Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier @ Penn's Landing
9/14 - Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
10/5 - Appleton, WI – Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
9/15 - Minneapolis, MN – Myth Live
10/8 - Oklahoma City, OK – Chevy Bricktown Events Center
9/17 - Peoria, IL – Peoria Civic Center Theatre
10/11 - Tucson, AZ – The Rialto Theater
9/18 - Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
10/13 - Fresno, CA – Rainbow Ballroom
9/26 - Baltimore, MD – Pier 6 Pavilion
10/14 - Modesto, CA – Modesto Centre Plaza
9/27 - Charlotte, NC – Ovens Auditorium
10/16 - Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Auditorium
9/29 - Warren, OH – Packard Music Hall   
10/17 - Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
9/30 - Columbus, OH – The LC Pavilion

ABOUT JÄGERMEISTER: Jägermeister, which translates to "master hunter," is the #1 selling imported liqueur  in the United States and one of the top shot brands in the world. The fullbodied flavor of Jägermeister, which includes cinnamon, star anise, ginger and cardamom, is a result of a lengthy maceration to extract aromatic compounds from a closely guarded recipe of 56 herbs, roots, blossoms and fruits, plus aging in oak casks for one year. The production process is exacting and includes sourcing the ingredients in their raw, unprocessed form, along with 383 quality checks to ensure its iconic taste profile. Jägermeister Liqueur is 35% Alc. /Vol. and imported exclusively by Sidney Frank Importing Company, Inc., New Rochelle, NY. JÄGERMEISTER IS DEDICATED TO MUSIC, NOT UNDERAGE DRINKING.
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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 17, 2015 - MADONNA is premiering the music video for "Bitch I'm Madonna" today on Tidal. The video, the third from her critically acclaimed 13th studio album REBEL HEART, is available to view exclusively by Tidal subscribers for 24 hours.  Go HERE.  Following its premiere on Tidal, the video will be available on Madonna's VEVO page.    

Featuring guest stars:  Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Diplo, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Rita Ora, Chris Rock and Kanye West along with fashion designer Alexander Wang and Madonna's sons Rocco and David, the "Bitch I'm Madonna" video was shot on the 17th floor at Andre Balasz's Standard Highline hotel and in its clubs the Boom Boom Room and Le Bain. Jonas Åkerlund, who has directed several of Madonna's videos including the already classic and current "Ghosttown", "Music" and "Ray of Light", directed the video.  It was styled by Arianne Phillips who is one of Madonna's longtime stylists and was the costume designer on Madonna's film W.E. as well as last five Madonna Tours.  A complete list of Madonna's wardrobe can be found below.  Other credits include: Megan Lawson and Kevin Maher for choreography, Andy LeCompte for hair and makeup by Aaron Henrikson.

The Material Girl will kick off her highly anticipated Rebel Heart Tour on September 9th in Montreal, Quebec at the Bell Centre. A full list of dates can be found HERE.
Rave reviews for Rebel Heart include: ROLLING STONE:  "Rebel Heart is a long, passionate, self-referential meditation on losing love and finding purpose in chilling times."   LA TIMES:  "Rebel Heart like its creator pushes through the pain and more often than not lands solidy and with great grace on its feet."   NOISEY: "Madonna continues to keep us on our toes, like no other performer in the history of modern music..  NY DAILY NEWS 'Rebel Heart's best moments boast some of the most finely structured pop melodies of Madonna's 32-year career." It is available HERE

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DARK TRANQUILLITY releases new video for "The Science Of Noise"

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY has released an official video for "The Science Of Noise", taken from their latest album, Construct. The clip can be viewed here:
Fans in Germany can see it here:
The band comments: "The festival season has just started, which is a good reason to release our very live based video clip for 'The Science Of Noise'. The bulk of the material was shot during last year's 'World Construct' tour, but for various reasons the video wasn't completed until now.
Also, we're very pleased to welcome Erik Jacobson (from the Gothenburg-based DEALS DEATH) as a stand-in guitarist while Niklas is busy with parental duties. Furthermore, our old brother Anders Iwers (TIAMAT, AVATARIUM, CEREMONIAL OATH) is handling the bass guitar, making this a very special run. Hope to see as many of you as possible at the shows!"
The HillBenders Present… The Who's Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry

Saturday, August 1st
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm
$10 Advance $12 Day of Show 
All Ages

“Ever since I was a young boy I played the silver ball” Maybe not your standard bluegrass lyric, but a line known by all the world from the biggest rock opera of all time, The Who’s Tommy. 45 years after its original release, this classic of classic rock has now been fully realized as a full length bluegrass tribute featuring Springfield, Missouri’s The HillBenders. Conceived and produced by SXSW co-founder and longtime musician/producer Louis Jay Meyers, this Bluegrass Opry brings a new perspective to Tommy while paying total respect to its creators. Meyers had been looking for the right band to pull off this high wire bluegrass approach for several decades and The HillBenders are the right band. With a perfect mix of virtuoso musicianship and rock star vocals, The HillBenders bring Pete Townshend’s original vision to life in a new and exciting way. 

Horse Feathers
Sunday, September 20th
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm
$13 Advance $15 Day of Show 
All Ages

Justin Ringle, the man behind all ten years of Horse Feathers, has the following to say about the making of this album (So It Is With Us), and the current state of his band: “I wanted to stop. I did all the touring for my fourth record – "Cynic's New Year" – and ended the year 2012 disillusioned and defeated. I didn't touch my guitar for months, which was the longest I had gone in about 15 years. I thought that my career in music was over and wondered if I even wanted to do it anymore. After an arduous period of self-doubt and discovery, I finally arrived at the enlightened idea that maybe it should just be a little more fun. I had grown weary of talking to people after shows who said that my last record “helped them through their divorce”. I have always been flattered by that sort of thing, but I realized what I wanted to hear was how my last record helped them “have a great weekend”. If you have heard any of my previous records you will realize that this transformation from “divorce” band to “weekend” band would be a tall order. And it was! I wouldn’t say we’ve become a “party band” overnight, but I certainly tried to change things a bit.
I enlisted friends to play with me that I trusted and had known for years. Along with longtime bandmates Nathan Crockett (strings/mandolin) and Dustin Dybvig (percusion/drums/keys), I threw Justin Power (bass/vocals) into the mix to have an honest to god rhythm section for the first time. With Lauren Vidal on cello and Brad Parsons singing harmonies, we played an impromptu show at Sasquatch and people liked it. We liked it, and the unusual feeling that I had after that show – which I think is referred to as “joy” – became something I wanted to experience again. I shared more. I stopped editing myself as much. The joy of playing live became its own reward, and I dared myself to allow that joy to shape the songwriting. In the end, I was able to let it go, and I don't own it anymore. Which also feels like joy. That's the way it was, and so it is with us.”
Nashville Natives Host Private Screening & Performance for Hometown Fans

Pictured (L-R):  Kelby Ray, Neil Mason and Jaren Johnston
Photo Credit: Seth Hellman

Pictured (L-R):  Director David McClister, TC3’s Neil Mason, Kelby Ray, Big Machine Label Group President & CEO Scott Borchetta, TC3’s Jaren Johnston, Evyn Johnston, WSIX’s Kimsey Kerr and
Big Machine Records SVP Promotion Jack Purcell
Photo Credit: Seth Hellman
Nashville, TN  – Fans, WSIX radio winners and industry alike funneled into the Adventure Science Center last night (6/16) for an electrifying introduction to THE CADILLAC THREE’S latest Big Machine Records single. The Music City born-and-bred trio offered a sneak peek of the “White Lightning” music video from inside the Planetarium. Watch now. Shot in Nashville and directed by David McClister, hit singer/songwriter Jaren Johnston helped conceptualize the setup from conversations about how he instantly fell in love with his wife Evyn and recreated the scenes around penning “White Lightning.”

Complete with a thunderstorm and flashes of lightning, TC3 also performed a short set for the packed crowd that shifted gears from their beat-laden party anthems to the unconventional love song. Johnston (Guitar & Lead Vocals), Kelby Ray (Bass Steel Guitar, Dobro, Acoustic & Vocals) and Neil Mason (Drums, Percussion & Vocals) have weathered wild adventures as a Country group with a rockin’ edge and epitomize their self-described “country fuzz” sound with singles like the ACM Vocal Event of the Year nominated “The South,” featuring Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley and Mike Eli (Eli Young Band) and “Party Like You.” Before ending the evening with a live version of “White Lightning,” the Grammy-nominated frontman explained some of the unique metaphors for falling in love with “fast cars” and “the appeal of Elvis” growing up to “what love’s supposed to feel like.”

“I wouldn’t be here without love and without you, Evyn,” Jaren shared with the auditorium after the video premiered. “Thanks for inspiring some of my songs…the good ones!”

High-energy shows and gritty musical instincts earned TC3 a slot as one of Rolling Stone Country’s “10 New Artists You Need to Know” and more rave reviews continue to pour in:
“The blazing brand of country rock plied by The Cadillac Three burns down genre boundaries.”
The Boston Globe

"Sometimes you hear a song and it stops you in your tracks. That’s kind of what happened the first time I heard 'White Lightning’… ”

“…a smoldering ballad 
[…] an unflinching look at love through the eyes of a Southern boy. […] a compact bit of ear candy.”
Rolling Stone

"...the piece is a power ballad, the other end of the spectrum from the group’s amped-up core."

“…purveyors of countrified rock’n’roll with a metallic bite that sits halfway between
Merle Haggard and Metallica…”
Class Rock Magazine

"…it's an unrefined live show you won't want to miss."

“… a band with a hard rock sound and catchy, easy-to-get-into lyrics that also has a
grit and authenticity…”
Saving Country Music

“…the majority of today’s so called country rockers are simply trying to emulate what The Cadillac Three has been from their very beginning.”
Chicago Sun-Times
The buzz-worthy band has opened select dates on Eric Church’s spring tour in addition to their own AVIATORS AND RADIATORS TOUR and stops with Lee Brice. They’ve also made a bold splash across the pond with sold out UK shows and being named Best New Band at the UK’s Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards. For tour stops and more, visit
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 Will Debut New Single, “(This Ain’t No) Drunk Dial” on ABC’s "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on June 24

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – Another week, another reason to celebrate for breakout Country rockers A Thousand Horses. And it seems like it’s been a non-stop celebration for months now. Just seven days after their debut album SOUTHERNALITY was released, their first single “Smoke” has officially been RIAA-certified GOLD.

SOUTHERNALITY also debuts at No. 3 this week on the Billboard Country Albums chart. The Dave Cobb-produced album is available now at iTunes and all other major retailers. Michael Hobby, Bill Satcher, Graham DeLoach and Zach Brown also learned this week they will be making their late-night television debut when they play ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on June 24 where they will perform their next single, “(This Ain’t No) Drunk Dial.” Watch the new video for the song here.

Fans have been rallying around A Thousand Horses since the release of first single “Smoke,” which set a record for highest debut on the Mediabase Country songs chart and reached No. 1 the first week of June, making A Thousand Horses the first Country band of more than three members to reach No. 1 with its debut single since December 2008. It’s been a scorching run for a band Rolling Stone, USA Today and other tastemakers have hailed as ones to watch in 2015.

Early listeners have embraced A Thousand Horses and SOUTHERNALITY - a mix of the words Southern and personality – for a number of reasons, including its Southern rock vibe and undeniable energy. The band celebrated release week with a number of impactful performances at the CMT Awards (followed by a standing room only after-party at the Tin Roof honky-tonk in downtown Nashville), the CMA Music Festival and the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival.

A Thousand Horses is a sight to behold live, as millions of viewers found out when the group made its television debut on TODAY and FOX & Friends recently. Check out A Thousand Horses' live show on Darius Rucker’s Southern Style Tour all summer.

For more information about the band or to purchase tickets, visit and follow @athousandhorses on Twitter and Instagram.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 18, 2015 - UK duo Royal Blood's heralded debut self-titled album has climbed to No. 5 on the Billboard Albums Chart ten months after its release. Following a remarkable appearance on the famed Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM on Tuesday, June 9th, their debut album scanned over 21,000 units last week alone catapulted to No. 17 on the Billboard 200 Chart. This marks the highest sales week for the revered band.  

That same week, Royal Blood delivered blistering sets at the Governor's Ball and Bonnaroo festivals. Globally, the album has now sold over 700,000 copies and has produced a Top 10 success at Alternative Radio with "Figure It Out". Current single "Little Monster" is following in its predecessor's footsteps.

Royal Blood will return to the U.S. early next month for shows supporting Foo Fighters. For a complete list of upcoming dates, see below or click HERE.

July 6 - Susquehanna Bank Center - Camden, NJ^
July 8 - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre - Toronto, ON^
July 9 - Molson Canadian Amphitheater - Toronto, ON^
July 11 - Quebec Summerfest - Quebec City, QC
July 12 - Higher Ground - South Burlington, VT
July 13 - Susquehanna Center - Camden, NJ^
July 15 - Citi Field - New York, NY^
July 16 - Citi Field - New York, NY^
July 17 - Upstate Concert Hall - Clifton Park, NY
July 19 - Fenway Park - Boston, MA^
August 9 - Squamish Festival - Squamish, BC
August 12 - Rexall Place - Edmonton, AB^
August 13 - Scotiabank Saddledome - Calgary, AB^
August 16 - Fiddler's Green Amphitheater - Denver, CO^
August 17 - Fiddler's Green Amphitheater - Denver, CO^
August 19 - Hollywood Casino Amphitheater - Maryland Heights, MO^
August 21 - Sprint Center - Kansas City, MO^
August 22 - Xcel Energy Center - St. Paul, MN^
August 24 - DTE Energy Center - Detroit, MI^
August 25 - First Niagra Pavilion - Pittsburgh, PA ^
September 24 - The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA
September 25 - House of Blues - San Diego, CA
September 28 - The Marquee - Tempe, AZ
September 25- 27 - Life Is Beautiful Festival - Las Vegas, NV
October 6 - Cain's Ballroom - Tulsa, OK
October 9 - 11 - ACL Music Festival - Austin, TX

^ Supporting Foo Fighters

Royal Blood is 24 year-old vocalist/bassist Mike Kerr and 27 year-old drummer Ben Thatcher. The duo's sound is a result of a lineage that stretches from present day heroes Queens of the Stone Age to the influential Led Zeppelin, and all the way back to early blues pioneers... yet this huge wall of sound emerges from just two men and two instruments. The band's ferocious approach to the drums and bass have led them to be hailed as one of the most exciting forces in live music. Entertainment Weekly praised the band's "muscle-car riffs and bluesy snarls", while Rolling Stone proclaimed "the band is surely well on its way to becoming a household name." Pitchfork noted the band's "crushing, contorted groove" and "telepathic sense of connectivity". USA Today declared them "the biggest breakouts in rock this year." 

Royal Blood will be support for The Foo Fighters at Hollywood Casino Ampthitheatre, tickets are available at
Photo Credit: Eliot Lee Hazel