HUNTER HAYES ANNOUNCES 'WE'RE NOT INVISIBLE TOUR' AT PEORAIA CIVIC CENTER
Monday, February 3, 2014, 6:00 A.M.
HUNTER HAYES ANNOUNCES “WE’RE NOT INVISIBLE TOUR”
WHICH KICKS OFF MARCH 20
Coming to SMG managed Peoria Civic Center Arena on March 27th
With Special Guests Danielle Bradbury & Dan + Shay
On-Sale Friday, February 7th at 10am!
Tickets will be available at the Peoria Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone 1-800-745-3000.
Tickets are $49.50, $35 and $25
New Single “Invisible” debuted on 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards
PEORIA, IL – (February 3, 2014) – GRAMMY nominated artist Hunter Hayes will head out March 20 on his “We’re Not Invisible Tour,” presented in part by Child Hunger Ends Here, with several dates running through the summer (dates and cities listed below). His latest single “Invisible,” which is the debut track from his forthcoming album due this May, world premiered January 26th on the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Hunter was nominated for “Best Country Solo Performance" for his multi-week No. 1 single, "I Want Crazy." For every download of “Invisible” on iTunes, Child Hunger Ends Here will donate the monetary equivalent of one meal to Feeding America, up to 1 million meals**. With special guests Danielle Bradbery from NBC's Emmy award-winning show The Voice and Warner Bros. Records new country duo, Dan + Shay, the “We’re Not Invisible Tour” comes on the heels of Hunter’s sold-out “CMT On Tour: Let’s Be Crazy Tour” which wrapped this past December to much critical acclaim. First round of on-sales for the “We’re Not Invisible Tour” begin February 1 with ticket pre-sales beginning January 29 (please visit HunterHayes.com for local on-sale times).
“We’re Not Invisible Tour” Dates
March 20 Pikeville, KY
March 21 Huntington, WV
March 22 Youngstown, OH
March 27 Peoria, IL
March 28 Toledo, OH
April 10 Memphis, TN
April 11 Cape Girardeau, MO
April 12 Springfield, MO
April 17 Huntsville, AL
ABOUT THE TOUR:
The We're Not Invisible Tour will be produced and promoted by AEG Live & The Messina Group (TMG). TMG is a partner of AEG Live, one of the top live entertainment companies in the world. AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Bon Jovi, Carrie Underwood, Cher, Daughtry, Enrique Iglesias, J Cole, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Kenny Chesney, Leonard Cohen, Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift, The WHO, Trey Songz and Juanes. The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com
ABOUT HUNTER HAYES
Four-time GRAMMY nominated artist, Hunter Hayes, is a multi-talented performer, musician, producer, and writer. His critically acclaimed Atlantic Records self-titled album garnered three consecutive No. 1 singles, selling over eight million singles to date while the album itself has been certified platinum by the R.I.A.A. His current Grammy nomination for Best Country Solo Performance for his No. 1 single "I Want Crazy" marks his fourth Grammy nomination off his debut release. Hunter is currently featured as one of Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" and has played over 500 dates since 2011. The Louisiana native has headlined sold out venues across the US and Canada and recently wrapped the sold out CMT On Tour: Hunter Hayes' Let's Be Crazy tour this past fall. For more information visit www.hunterhayes.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hunterhayes and follow Hunter on Twitter http://twitter.com/hunterhayes.
ABOUT DANIELLE BRADBERY
Seventeen-year-old Danielle Bradbery charmed her way into the national spotlight with her sweet, soulful sound and quintessential personality, winning season 4 of The Voice and seeing multiple performances reach #1 on the iTunes Country Singles chart. The youngest to ever take the title, coach Blake Shelton called Danielle, "the most important artist to ever walk across The Voice stage.” The Team Blake darling made surprise appearances on his TEN TIMES CRAZIER TOUR last summer and is currently opening for Brad Paisley's “Beat This Winter Tour.” Danielle’s self-titled debut album on Big Machine Records features the Top 15-and-rising lead single “The Heart of Dixie.” She has appeared on the CW’s Hart of Dixie, KATIE and ABC’s The View and NBC is using her song “My Day” for their Sochi Winter Olympics campaign. Follow Danielle's journey here: twitter.com/Dbradbery or facebook.com/pages/Danielle-Bradbery/173145822836649.
ABOUT DAN + SHAY
Nashville newcomers Dan + Shay became the most added new duo of 2013 at country radio with their breakout debut hit "19 You + Me." Rising into the Top 20 on the Country Chart after only 13 weeks, the track was written by the pair along with Nashville songwriter Danny Orton. The nostalgic feel-good single is the first track from their forthcoming album, due out later this year on Warner Bros. Records. Made up of Dan Smyers, a Pittsburgh, PA native, and Shay Mooney, originally of Natural Dam, AR, the two realized they had a special musical connection after meeting at a party at Smyers’ house in his tented out living room only one year ago.
What started as a late night jam session among new friends, led to daily writing sessions that resulted in songs which quickly caught the attention of publishers, label heads and radio programmers alike. Written entirely by Smyers and Mooney, produced by Smyers and co-produced by Scott Hendricks and Orton, the duo are putting the finishing touches on the yet to be titled debut album. Dan + Shay are excited to bring their infectious original sound to fans on the upcoming Hunter Hayes “We’re Not Invisible” and Blake Shelton “Ten Times Crazier 2014” tours. For more info, please visit danandshay.com, and follow http://twitter.com/danandshay.
ABOUT CHILD HUNGER ENDS HERE
Child Hunger Ends Here, a ConAgra Foods program, is proud to work with Hunter Hayes, who will lend his voice to spread awareness for child hunger. More than one in five children, including more than one in four Latino children, in this country may not know where their next meal is coming from.* Children who experience even intermittent struggles with hunger may suffer serious, long-term consequences to their health, well-being and educational achievement.* Through the song, “Invisible”, Hunter is bringing visibility to the nearly 16 million children who are living in food insecure households in the United States.* For every download of “Invisible” on iTunes Child Hunger Ends Here will donate the monetary equivalent of one meal to Feeding America, up to 1 million meals.** ConAgra Foods and P&G are building a community of people to make a difference and help donate up to 7 million meals in 2014 through the Child Hunger Ends Here program. Look for the red pushpin and locate the code found on specially marked ConAgra Foods and P&G products. For each 8-digit code entered at www.ChildHungerEndsHere.com or Facebook.com/ChildHungerEndsHere from March-August 2014, ConAgra Foods or P&G, respectively, will donate the monetary equivalent of one meal to Feeding America.***
*USDA Household Food Security in the U.S. 2012, (Sept. 2013)
** For every “Invisible” song iTunes download between 1/27/14 and 4/4/14, ConAgra Foods will donate the monetary equivalent of one meal (11.1¢) to Feeding America, up to 1 million meals. Valid in U.S. and Puerto Rico only.
*** Enter the 8-digit code found on participating products. For every ConAgra Foods code entered, ConAgra Foods will donate 11.1¢ and for every P&G code entered, P&G will donate 11.1¢, the cost for Feeding America to provide one meal through its network of local food banks. ConAgra Foods codes must be entered by 8/28/14 and P&G codes must be entered by 6/16/14. ConAgra Foods will donate up to 5 million meals with a guaranteed minimum donation of 1 million meals ($111,111) and P&G will donate up to 2 million meals with a guaranteed minimum of 1 million meals ($111,111). Limit 5 code entries per person/computer each day. See ChildHungerEndsHere.com for complete details and a list of participating brands. Valid in U.S. and Puerto Rico only. © ConAgra Foods, Inc. All Rights Reserved. © 2014 Proctor & Gamble.
For more information on Hunter Hayes, please visit HunterHayes.com.
Media Contact: Tree Paine at Warner Music Nashville?615.214.1500/ Tree.Paine@wmg.com
The Peoria Civic Center, an SMG managed facility, is an entertainment and convention venue that contributes significantly to the economic impact on the downtown Peoria area. For the most up-to-date event information, please check us out on the web at http://www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com.
Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theatres, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 14.4 million square feet of exhibition space and over 1.75 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s Reliant Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions, catering and special events division, SAVOR, currently servicing more than 100 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.
# # #