Eric Church Moved To Main Stage For 'Country Throwdown Tour'
May 21, 2010 at 7:17 AM (PT)
CAPITOL/NASHVILLE artist ERIC CHURCH has been moved to the main stage for the “Country Throwdown Tour.” The multi-stage tour also features MONTGOMERY GENTRY, JACK INGRAM, ELI YOUNG, BAND LITTLE BIG TOWN, JAMEY JOHNSON, THE LOST TRAILERS, HEIDI NEWFIELD, EMILY WEST, WALKER HAYES, JONATHAN SINGLETON AND THE GROVE, TYLER REEVE and more.
As a result of ERIC’s main stage shift, HEIDI NEWFIELD will now headline the “Outlaw” stage where ERIC was originally scheduled.
LIVE NATION Pres./Country Music Touring for BRIAN O’CONNELL said: “The opening weekend of ‘Throwdown’ delivered in spades. ‘Throwdown’ is everything we expected, a fan-friendly, artist accessible festival show that is a great value for the greatest fans in the world ... Country music fans!”
In TV news, GAC will be airing interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and more from the tour. GAC’s coverage will premiere TODAY (5/21) on “Top 20” at 8p (ET). The coverage will repeat TODAY (5/21) at 12a (ET), SATURDAY (5/22) at 10a and 6p (ET), SUNDAY (5/23) at 12p (ET) and MONDAY (5/24) at 10a (ET). On WEDNESDAY (5/26) “GAC Nights” will provide ‘Throwdown’ coverage at 8p (ET), with a re-airing THURSDAY (5/27) at 12p (ET).
For more information, visit: www.gactv.com.