K95 CountryFest at Richmond International Raceway on June 14th
Tickets on sale Saturday, March 16 at 10:00 a.m.
The Classic Amphitheater at Richmond International Raceway show will feature Little Big Town
Richmond International Raceway and Whisper Concerts, Inc. announced today the K95 CountryFest at Richmond International Raceway on Friday, June 14. This show marks the resurgence of The Classic Amphitheater at Richmond International Raceway and will feature Little Big Town, a group famous for their trademark four-part harmonies, as the headline performance. Holly Williams and Charlie Worsham will open for the critically acclaimed platinum-selling group, with Holly taking the stage at 7 p.m.
“The Classic Amphitheater at RIR was ‘the place to be’ several years ago and we’re looking forward to revitalizing the facility and making it a destination once again for some of the top touring acts on the road today and into the future,” said Dennis Bickmeier, president of Richmond International Raceway. “Working with Whisper Concerts Inc. and K95 to bring Little Big Town to the Richmond area is a great first step in getting this venue back on the map. From our NASCAR events to consumer trade shows, festivals and now this concert, RIR is proud of its legacy in delivering quality events to the Richmond region.”
Advance tickets go on sale this Saturday, March 16, through Ticketmaster. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets through Ticketmaster. All tickets are general admission and start at $30. The box office at The Classic Amphitheater at Richmond International Raceway will open at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 14 for Will Call. The Commonwealth Mall at The Classic Amphitheater at RIR, featuring concessions, displays and merchandise will also open at 4 p.m. the day of the event, with the Amphitheater gates opening at 6 p.m.
Parking for the event is located in Lot D, at the corner of Laburnum and Carolina Avenues, and can be accessed through Gate 4 on Laburnum Avenue. There is a cash-only $5 fee per vehicle, for concert parking.
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Critically acclaimed platinum-selling group Little Big Town—consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook—first entered the music scene over 14 years ago with hits such as “Boondocks,” “Bring It On Home,” and “Good As Gone.” Their fourth studio album and chart-topping release on Capitol Records Nashville, The Reason Why received rave critical acclaim and produced Grammy-nominated single “Little White Church” which has sold over a million digital downloads to date. The group recently finished recording their fifth studio album with producer Jay Joyce and released the albums first single “Pontoon” to radio in April. To date the single has sold over 200,000 digital downloads. Collectively, the group has earned eight ACM Award nominations, eight CMT Award nominations, nine CMA Award nominations, four GRAMMY nominations a TEEN Choice Award nomination and has taken home the award for ACM Top New Vocal Group. The foursome has played in front of over 4 million people and is currently on Rascal Flatts nationwide "CHANGED" tour. In early 2011 Little Big Town created an online video series called “Scattered, Smothered & Covered” where they tackle the challenge to make any song country. Presently their videos have had over 2 million views. For more information on Little Big Town and the release of their upcoming fifth studio album please visit www.littlebigtown.com.
About Whisper Concerts, Inc.
Based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Whisper Concerts, Inc. is a privately-owned concert company that has been booking and producing concerts for 35 years. Whisper Concerts, Inc. specializes in booking and producing nationally-recognized entertainment for the military, municipalities, non–profit organizations, festivals, corporate events, and private events. Whisper Concerts has a proven record of success as a full-service turnkey organization with services that include event development, national entertainment procurement, artist production, site management, marketing/promotion, food & beverage operations and corporate sponsorship. For more information on Whisper Concerts, Inc., please call 757-486-7744, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Richmond International Raceway
Richmond International Raceway, known as America’s Premier Short Track, offers exciting night racing action and a commitment to the fan experience. One of the most popular facilities among drivers and fans in all of motorsports, Richmond International Raceway annually hosts all of its major events—two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, two NASCAR Nationwide Series events and one NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race—under the lights on its ¾-mile D-Shaped oval. The unique layout consistently produces the thrill of side-by-side racing, coupled with high enough speeds for a superspeedway feel. Combined with first-class amenities (including the state-of-the-art Video Scoring Tower) and a focus on the fans, guests at Richmond International Raceway can expect to experience what “Racing Perfection” truly is. For tickets and more information about the spring 2013 NASCAR events at Richmond International Raceway, including the Toyota Owners 400, ToyotaCare 250, BLUE OX 100 and Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown, call 866-455-RACE or visit www.rir.com online. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @RIRInsider.
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