FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LUKE BRYAN KICK THE DUST UP TOUR with special guests FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, RANDY HOUSER, THOMAS RHETT, DUSTIN LYNCH and featuring DJ ROCK
PAUL BROWN STADIUM
SATURDAY, JULY 18
ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 13 AT 10AM
CINCINNATI, OH (March 6, 2015) – Luke Bryanwill launch the, "Kick The Dust Up Tour," on May 8 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Last year Luke played before 1.7 million fans and due to the highly successful "That's My Kind of Night Tour" and it's all sell-out run including four stadium dates. This year's tour will visit seven stadium concerts including *Cincinnati's Paul Brown Stadium on Saturday, July 18. Special guests include **Florida Georgia Line, Randy Houser, Thomas Rhett, Dustin Lynch and DJ Rock. *
Tickets can currently purchased as part of the B105 Country Megaticket presented by Tri State Chevy Dealers at www.riverbendsales.org/countrymega2015. Individual tickets will go on sale to the public beginning at 10am on Friday, March 13 at www.Ticketmaster.com, www.Livenation.com, and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000.
Fans can check www.lukebryanlive.com for opportunities to enter to win fly away promotions to the stadium shows or further information about additional on sales. Live Nation is the national tour promoter for the "Kick The Dust Up Tour" and Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is a sponsor. Cabela's CLUB Visa Members will have access to presale tickets and preferred seats in select markets. Complete details are available at www.cabelas.com/lukebryan. Citi is the official credit card of Luke Bryan's "Kick The Dust Up Tour." Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets through Citi's Private Pass Program. For complete presale details visitwww.citiprivatepass.com.
Luke will release his seventh Spring Break album on March 10, "Spring Break…Checkin' Out." This will be the final project of Luke's Spring Break series and it will be available in stores as well as digitally. The collection of Spring Break releases combined have over 1.1 million sales to date. Luke will return to Panama City Beach for two free shows on March 11 & 12 at Spinnaker Beach Club where last year's concerts brought in a combined 230,000 fans.
This May,the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will unveil a new exhibit highlighting special treasures from Luke's career giving fans an inside look to one of country music's hottest entertainers. The exhibit will run through November 2015.
Since the debut of his first album in 2007, Luke Bryan has placed 11 singles at No. 1 and sold nearly 7 million albums with 27 million digital tracks from his four studio albums and has been named Entertainer of the Year for both the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association.
Luke's latest album *Crash My Party *was 2013's best-selling country album which sold over two million copies with 8 million digital downloads, is certified Double Platinum, won the Billboard Music Award for "Top Country Album" and contains five consecutive No. 1 hit singles- "That's My Kind of Night," "Crash My Party," "Drink A Beer," Play It Again" and "Roller Coaster." Luke made Billboard chart history last year by reaching the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Country Airplay chart with "Play It Again" and "This Is How We Roll" with Florida Georgia Line claiming the No. 2 spot. Luke became the first artist to ever hold the two top positions since the chart began in 1990.
Luke Bryan achieved the best touring year of his career in 2014 with 1.7 million fans attending his concerts. Highlights from his "That's My Kind of Night Tour" included four sold-out stadium shows where a combined 225,000 people attended; setting an all-time country record for sold tickets at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh and at Soldier Field in Chicago; selling out two shows in New York City's Madison Square Garden and becoming the first country artist to play Brooklyn's Barclays Center. The tour also had sold-out double plays in eleven cities and broke numerous venue attendance records along the way.
Luke is the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year and will co-host the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards with Blake Shelton for a third consecutive year on April 19, 2015.