Nashville News - Thursday, January 23rd
by Christal Blue
posted Jan 23 2014 9:08AM
The Band Perry will be on hand to perform during the Super Bowl XLVIII (48) Pregame Show on February 2. The pregame show will also include a performance by Phillip Phillips, with part of each performance being televised live on FOX during Super Bowl Sunday. The two acts will perform at the NFL Tailgate Party prior to the kickoff of the big game at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, where the Seahawks will be taking on the Broncos. Then after they get the crowd fired up on Super Bowl Sunday, they'll hit the road again on their "We Are Pioneers World Tour 2014" with a show in Independence, Missouri on February 6.
Luke Bryan will be making a pit stop from his "That's My Kind of Night Tour" to headline the Daytona 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show on February 23 at the Daytona International Speedway. Bryan will take the stage on pit road to perform several of his hit songs and get the crowd pumped up for the 56th annual Daytona 500 – the prestigious season-opening event to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Fans that purchase a Pre-Race/Sprint FANZONE access pass for the race will be able to watch Luke's Daytona 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show up close as well as the driver introductions.
Lee Brice will be among the artists in attendance at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards when they come to Los Angeles on January 26. But with such a tight schedule, Lee is still just trying to figure out how he going to get to the ceremony. He’s playing Madison Square Garden on Saturday (January 25) with Luke Bryan, and he’ll have to be in Los Angeles for the by 11 the next morning. While his window to make it to the Grammys seems pretty tight, he'll be sure that he's in his seat when his song "I Drive Your Truck" is announced as one of the finalists in the Best Country Solo Performance category. The song also has a Grammy nod for Best Country Song, with the award in this category going to the songwriters. The 2014 Grammy Awards will air on January 26 at 8 PM on CBS.
Dolly Parton will kick off her "Blue Smoke World Tour" tomorrow with a show in Rancho Mirage, California. Then after the tour gets underway on Friday, Dolly will perform two shows in Nevada and a show in Arizona before heading overseas for a series of shows in New Zealand and Australia in February. After returning home from Australia and New Zealand, she will hit a few more markets in America before heading across the pond for June concerts in Europe as well as a return to the O2 Arena in London, the venue where Dolly recorded and filmed her gold certified DVD/CD set titled An Evening With…Dolly. This tour is the sequel to "The Better Day Tour," which traveled across Europe and Australia in 2011 and set attendance records on both continents. (Photo Courtesy: Webster & Associates, llc)
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