01/04/2011 1:44 PM - Tim McGraw with special guests:
Luke Bryan & The Band Perry
Friday April 8, 2011
American Bank Center Arena
Tickets on sale Saturday January 15th at 10am
A service charge is added to each ticket price. All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
Produced by Live Nation
TIM MCGRAW ANNOUNCES “EMOTIONAL TRAFFIC TOUR” LAUNCHING THIS SPRING WITH SPECIAL GUESTS LUKE BRYAN AND THE BAND PERRY
TOUR TO PLAY AMERICAN BANK CENTER ARENA CORPUS CHRISTI ON FRIDAY APRIL 8TH!
“Felt Good On My Lips,” His New Single, Is No. 1 In U.S. and Canada
McGraw Co-Stars With Gwyneth Paltrow, Garrett Hedlund And Leighton Meester In Country Strong, Opening This Friday, January 7th
Tim McGraw, named country music’s No. 1 touring act of 2010 by Billboard, announced today that he and his band, the Dancehall Doctors, will return to the road this spring. The “Emotional Traffic Tour” will feature special guests Luke Bryan and The Band Perry.
Ticket sales will begin on January 15th; for further details visit http://www.timmcgraw.com/. Fans can get the latest updates on the “Emotional Traffic Tour” by joining McGraw’s fan club (http://mcgrawfan.com/) or via Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/TimMcGraw) or Twitter(http://twitter.com/TheTimMcGraw).
Outback Steakhouse will be a sponsor of the tour, which will be promoted nationally by Live Nation. “Felt Good On My Lips,” McGraw’s latest single, is No. 1* on Billboard’s Country Songs chart and has topped Mediabase’s Canadian chart for three consecutive weeks. The song is one of two bonus tracks included on his new double-CD collection, Number One Hits (Curb Records), which includes 22 other charttopping singles. You can check out the video for “Felt Good On My Lips” at http://www.timmcgraw.com/. McGraw co-stars alongside Gwyneth Paltrow, Garrett Hedlund and Leighton Meester in Screen Gems’ Country Strong, which will be released in theatres nationwide this Friday, January 7th. He’ll discuss the film in a series of television appearances that includes “Late Show with David Letterman” (1/4), “Good Morning America” (1/5), “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1/5), “Chelsea Lately” (1/6) and “The Martha Stewart Show” (1/7). Variety called Country Strong a “rare ensemble piece in which all four principals are not only compellingly drawn but handled with an astute sense of dramatic balance” while CMT Insider noted: “Tim McGraw proves once again just what a fine actor he is.”
About Tim McGraw:
Tim McGraw has sold over 40 million units and dominated the charts with 32 No. 1 singles. He’s won three GRAMMY® Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, 10 American Music Awards,
three People’s Choice Awards and numerous other honors. With 7.8 million spins at radio, McGraw was the most-played artist of the past decade. He ranked as the #1 country artist and the fifth overall on the 2010 Harris Poll of America’s Favorite Musical Acts. In addition to his three highly successful NBC specials, he has made numerous network television appearances, including hosting “Saturday Night Live.” Also an accomplished actor, McGraw has appeared in such films The Blind Side (2009), which was nominated for an Academy Award, Four Christmases (2008), The Kingdom (2007), Flicka (2006) and Friday Night Lights (2004). For additional information, visit http://www.timmcgraw.com/
About Luke Bryan:
Luke Bryan made his debut in 2007 with I’ll Stay Me, which was named one of the best albums of the year by numerous critics and contained the Top 10 hits “All My Friends Say” and “Country Man.” His latest album, Doin’ My Thing, bowed at No. 6 on The Billboard 200 in 2009 and has been certified Gold by the RIAA. It’s already yielded two No. 1 singles – “Do I” and “Rain Is A Good Thing.” His latest hit, “Someone Else Calling You Baby,” is currently No. 10 on Billboard’s
Country Songs chart. Last year Bryan took home two ACM Awards – “Top New Solo Vocalist” and “Top New Artist” – while “Do I” won CMT’s “USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year” Award. For additional information, visit
About The Band Perry:
The Band Perry – siblings Reid, Neil and Kimberly Perry – scored a Top 20 smash with their very first single, “Hip To My Heart.” The follow-up single, “If I Die Young,” hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Country songs chart and entered the Top 20 of The Billboard Hot 100. Both tracks appear on the group’s self-titled debut album. Released in October 2010, the record entered The Billboard 200 at No. 4 and the Country Albums chart at No. 2. The Band Perry was nominated for a CMA award in the “Vocal Group of the Year” category. “If I Die,” which has been certified Gold, is nominated for a GRAMMY® Award for “Best Country Song.” “You Lie,” the group’s latest single, just went to radio. For additional information, visit http://www.thebandperry.com/.
About Live Nation Entertainment:
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE-LYV) is the largest live entertainment company in the world: connecting 200 million fans to 100,000 events in over 40 countries which has made Ticketmaster.com the #3 eCommerce website in the world. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.
About Outback Steakhouse:
Outback Steakhouse has been an innovator in casual dining for 21 years. During that time, we have perfected the art of serving great tasting steaks. In fact, we were recently voted #1 Best Steak in the 2009 Zagat Survey of National Full-
Service Restaurant Chains. We are not only known for the "Best Steak", we also serve fresh, "made from scratch" appetizers, salads, entrees, sides and desserts that use only the highest quality ingredients available. Our menu of new choices, classic favorites and "down under prices", including 15 meals under $15, offers something for everyone. We promise delicious food, spirited service, and an energetic atmosphere that will make those casual nights out the most enjoyable available.
For more information about TIM MCGRAW, visit: http://www.timmcgraw.com/