Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown Tour Adds Performers, Sponsors & VIP Tickets
February 14, 2011 at 7:26 AM (PT)
Artist lineup additions, VIP package details and additional concert dates have been announced for WILLIE NELSON’S COUNTRY THROWDOWN TOUR, kicking off in PHILADELPHIA on MAY 27th. Joining WILLIE on the main stage will be JAMEY JOHNSON, RANDY HOUSER, LEE BRICE, BRANTLEY GILBERT, CRAIG CAMPBELL and LUKAS NELSON & THE PROMISE OF THE REAL.
The singer/songwriters set to perform on the BLUEBIRD CAFÉ STAGE include ADAM HOOD, CAITLYN SMITH, AUSTIN LUCAS, BRENT COBB, DANI FLOWERS and ERIN ENDERLIN. These artists will also be front and center on a specially designed set during the main stage set changes.
BIG MACHINE artist JACK INGRAM has also been added to the COUNTRY THROWDOWN tour for shows on JUNE 30th through JULY 4th.
The VIP TAILGATE PACKAGE will be available at all shows, where fans will enjoy early entrance to the venue, commemorative VIP laminates, access to a VIP tailgating area inside the venue with specials on food and drinks, a THROWDOWN flask, event parking pass and more. Ticket pre-sales begin TODAY (2/11) at 10a (ET).
CMT has signed on to be the tour’s media sponsor. Also new this year will be the “HARLEY-DAVIDSON On The Road Report” hosted by BETH BRINKER, which includes behind-the-scenes updates and on-the-road reporting. Fans will get the inside scoop on life on the road with special artist interviews, live performance footage and more. It will be posted on the COUNTRY THROWDOWN website here.
For all of the latest on the COUNTRY THROWDOWN tour, including a complete list of dates, sponsors and ticket information, go to www.countrythrowdown.com.