Home Free Brings A Country Christmas To Peoria
Sunday, August 6, 2017, 7:45 A.M.
HOME FREE ANNOUNCES 2017
A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS TOUR
PLAYING THE PEORIA CIVIC CENTER THEATER ON DECEMBER 13TH!
All-Vocal Country Music Favorites Return for 20-City Holiday Tour
Viral Sensations Surpass 167 Million YouTube views
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 4, 2017) – It’s time to hang the stockings and trim the tree – all-vocal Country standouts Home Free are bringing their signature sound and the spirit of the season back on the road as they embark on the 2017 A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS Tour.
Home Free comes to the SMG-Managed Peoria Civic Center Theater on Wednesday, December 13th 2017 at 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 11th at 10:00am. Tickets start at $35 and will be available at the Toyota Box Office at the Peoria Civic Center, Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
Following the breakout success of the 2016 A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS Tour and the group’s deluxe holiday album FULL OF (EVEN MORE) CHEER (which debuted at #2 on the Billboard Country Albums chart), the quintet is bringing new music, new production, and even more holiday favorites to 20 cities across the U.S. for this year’s trek.
Called “country music fans’ favorite a cappella group” by Taste of Country, Home Free has already had a busy year touring throughout North America and Europe in support of their latest studio album COUNTRY EVOLUTION to tens of thousands of enthusiastic followers, and a new full-length project is expected this fall. The band has amassed over 167 MILLION YouTube views for their creative takes on Country classics and today’s top hits and have shared stage and studio with Country Music Hall of Famers Kenny Rogers and the Oak Ridge Boys.
For tour dates and more information on Home Free, visit www.homefreemusic.com.
About Home Free: Since being crowned NBC’s The Sing-Off victors, all-vocal quintet Home Free has made their mark on the music scene selling more than 250,000 copies combined of their popular albums, embarking on four major national tours and amassing over 167 million YouTube views. In 2016, FULL OF (EVEN MORE) CHEER – an expanded version of their popular holiday album, FULL OF CHEER – debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Country Albums chart, cementing the band as Country music’s top all-vocal entertainers. The release of their third studio album, COUNTRY EVOLUTION, elevated the band “from auxiliary entertainment to headlining attraction” (Times Leader) and hit #4 on Billboard’s Country Albums chart. Produced by Darren Rust, the deluxe version includes five originals and nine new renditions of hit songs that showcase the band’s undeniable talents, tight harmonies and intelligent arrangements that are uniquely their own. Home Free’s breakout debut album CRAZY LIFE (2014) hit #1 on iTunes Country chart and #4 overall. Founded in 2000 during collegiate years, the five-man band from Minnesota has been electrifying crowds with their live show for nearly a decade, performing together for packed audiences at major festivals, fairs, colleges and theatres. Their extensive touring and reputation as extraordinary showmen has built a loyal fan base while bringing their homegrown Country style into the national spotlight.
Jensen Sussman and Courtney Beebe, Sweet Talk Publicity
About the Peoria Civic Center
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 visit www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com.
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