Nashville – (January 13, 2016) – Two-time CMA and ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan made a special live announcement direct to his fans this morning that his “Kill the Lights Tour” will add five stadium shows to the 2016 touring schedule. The news was exclusively shared live through his Luke Bryan mobile fan app followed by a live announcement on Facebook. Luke also revealed active users of Luke’s mobile app can enter to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience to sit side of stage at the stadium concert in Detroit. To view the announcement from today go to: https://www.facebook.com/lukebryan/
Luke will make his inaugural appearance at Minnesota’s U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on August 19. He will return to Boston and Detroit stadiums performing concerts for a second time in those venues while adding first time headlining shows at Wrigley Field in Chicago and Dallas’ AT&T Stadium, where he co-hosted the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards in 2015.
July 16 Boston, MA Gillette Stadium
August 19 Minneapolis, MN U.S. Bank Stadium
August 27 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field
October 22 Dallas, TX AT&T Stadium
October 29 Detroit, MI Ford Field
The U.S Bank Stadium on sale date is yet to be announced. 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.
For updates and information regarding the U.S. Bank Stadium performance in Minneapolis, MN please visit www.usbankstadium.com.
About Luke Bryan
Since the debut of his first album in 2007, Luke has placed 14 singles at No. 1 and sold nearly eight million albums with 30 million digital tracks from his five studio albums. He has twice been named Entertainer of the Year by both the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association. His fifth studio album, Kill The Lights, debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard Top 200 (his third to do so) and Top Country Albums charts and closed 2015 with the best-selling country album of the year and the 10th biggest selling album on the all-genre Billboard Top 200 Year-End list. In Luke’s stellar 2015 year, he had three albums on the Top 15 Year-End Country Albums list- Kill the Lights (#1), Spring Break…Checkin’ Out (#10) and Crash My Party (#15), was the most streamed artist of 2015 and placed six songs in the Year-End Top Country Streaming Tracks list. Luke also performed for 1.5 million fans in concert, played for 400,000 fans at Spring Break in Florida, co-hosted the ACM Awards for a third-consecutive year, had his own exhibit at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (“Luke Bryan: Dirt Road Diary”), became the reigning ACM and CMA Entertainer of the Year, performed live during halftime at the Dallas Cowboys game on Thanksgiving and wrapped up the year with a Times Square performance on ABC’s “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.”
For up to date information on Luke, the tour and tickets go to www.lukebryan.com or www.livenation.com.
About U.S. Bank Stadium
U.S. Bank Stadium, owned and operated by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, is a multi-purpose stadium and home to the Minnesota Vikings. The 65,400 seat stadium is located in the heart of Minneapolis, Minnesota. With 137,000 square feet on the stadium floor and six club spaces throughout the building, this state-of-the-art facility will host prominent national and international programming including the Minnesota Vikings, concerts, family shows, college and high school sporting events, conventions, trade/consumer shows, and corporate or private meetings and other community events. U.S. Bank Stadium is set to open summer 2016 and has been chosen as the site of Super Bowl LII (2018) and the NCAA Men’s Final Four in 2019.
U.S. Bank Stadium is an SMG managed facility. The concessionaire is ARAMARK.
For more information: www.usbankstadium.com
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