NASHVILLE – (November 28, 2016) – Two-Time CMA and ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan wrapped his 58-city “Kill The Lights Tour” at the end of October with six sold out stadium shows including a double play in Boston’s Gillette Stadium, ten sold out back-to-back concerts in five cities, and 1.6 million fans. Today, Luke announced he will extend his “Kill The Lights Tour” into 2017.
Luke, an entertainer who is a first rate showman with great charisma and stage presence, will begin the tour in Huntington, West Virginia at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena on February 17. Luke returns to Madison Square Garden on March 1 where he performed a sold out show at the world’s most famous venue in 2014.
Brett Eldredge will open the “Kill The Lights Tour” 2017 shows.
“Kill The Lights Tour” 2017:
2-16 Huntington, WV Big Sandy Superstore Arena
2-17 Bloomington, IN Assembly Hall
2-18 Jonesboro, AR ASU Convocation Center
2-23 Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena
2-25 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
3-1 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
3-3 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
3-4 Providence, RI Dunkin’ Donuts Center
3-9 Richmond, VA Richmond Coliseum
3-10 Fayetteville, NC Crown Coliseum
3-17 Orange Beach, AL The Wharf
Live Nation is the national tour promoter for the “Kill The Lights Tour” and Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is a sponsor. Citi is the official credit card of the “Kill The Lights Tour.” Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets through Citi’s Private Pass Program beginning Nov. 30. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
About Luke Bryan
Since the debut of his first album in 2007, Luke has placed 17 singles at No.1 and sold nearly eight million albums. His fifth studio album, Kill The Lights, which is now certified Platinum, debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard Top 200 (his third to do so) and Top Country Albums charts, closed out 2015 as the best-selling country album of the year and the 10th biggest selling album on the all-genre Billboard Top 200 Year-End list. Last month, Luke was honored at an industry party at the Country Music Hall of Fame to commemorate his recent string of 7 consecutive No.1 hits which have sold over 7 million tracks and more than 600 million total combined streams. His Kill The Lights album has now sold 3.5 million tracks with over 400 million streams. Luke, a two-time ACM and CMA Entertainer of the Year, co-hosted the Academy of Country Music Awards this year for the fourth consecutive year.
For a one-stop shop for everything Luke Bryan, his community of fans have unparalleled access to his life through Luke Bryan’s official App. Launched in June 2015 in partnership with Disciple Media, the app offers everything from exclusive live streams to updates from the road, competitions to video premieres, exclusive merchandise and more. The App is available now on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
About Brett Eldredge
Atlantic Records/Warner Music Nashville’s powerhouse country vocalist Brett Eldredge just released his first holiday album Glow on October 28 to much acclaim. Recorded in the style of his musical hero Frank Sinatra, the album features the original title track along with classic holiday standards including a duet with Meghan Trainor on “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” His current Top 5 single, “Wanna Be That Song” is the third track from his Gold-certified album Illinois, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and No. 3 on the Billboard top 200 Chart. A past CMA New Artist of the Year winner, Eldredge already has five consecutive No.1 country singles from the album, all RIAA certified Gold or Platinum. Across both albums, his current Illinois and debut Bring You Back, Eldredge has earned his place among country’s finest young talents, acclaimed for his songwriting as well as his powerful, soulful vocal style.
Lori Christian, Universal Music Group Lori.firstname.lastname@example.org or 615.524.7563