ERIC CHURCH ANNOUCES TICKETING AND ON SALE INFORMATION FOR THE BLOOD, SWEAT AND BEERS TOUR AT BOK CENTER
WHAT: TICKETS ON SALE NEXT SATURDAY for Eric Church with Special Guests Justin Moore and Kip Moore
WHERE: BOK Center
WHEN: Friday, December 7, 2012
ON SALE: Saturday, September 15 at 10:00AM CST
TICKETS: $47.50, $42.50, $37.50
TICKET INFO: Available online at www.bokcenter.com, Arby’s Box Office, all Tickets.com outlets, or by calling 1-866-7-BOKCTR.
June 1, 2012 – His arena-headlining tour, The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour, has sold over 500,000 tickets thus far in 2012, and now platinum-selling EMI Records Nashville recording artist Eric Church will perform at BOK Center on Friday, December 7th with special guests Justin Moore and Kip Moore. Since the release of his RIAA-certified platinum album CHIEF, which debuted at No.1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart across all genres, Church has celebrated two No. 1 singles in “Drink In My Hand,” and “Springsteen,” a platinum-selling genre-bending ode to The Boss. Current single “Creepin’” is also swiftly climbing up the country Billboard charts. Tickets for the show will go on sale to the public at 10am on Saturday, September 15th.
Not only has The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour received huge response from fans, but it has also been met with praise by many outlets including The Boston Globe who wrote, "With his vivid songs, frenetic performances, and outsider allure, Church is a refreshing figure on the country scene." The Reading Eagle added, “It’s been said a transcendent concert can resemble a religious experience, but this took it to a new level… the 34-year-old frequently exploded from the mic stand, arms pounding his chest, screaming at the crowd to boost an energy level that pyrotechnics and explosions had already elevated… the energy roared.”
Church received his first CMA Awards nomination last year for New Artist of the Year. A year later, he tops the list of nominees with five including Male Vocalist; Album for Chief ; Single of the Year for “Springsteen,”; Song of the Year for “Springsteen,”; and Music Video of the Year for “Springsteen”.
In an effort to combat scalpers and the potential re-sale of tickets at inflated prices, a portion of the lower bowl of the arena for this show will be sold as paperless tickets. Guests who purchase seats in designated “paperless ticketed areas” will not receive a physical ticket for entry into the venue. They will need to bring the credit card they used for purchase and a government-issued ID to the venue on the night of the event for entry. More information and FAQs regarding paperless ticketing will be available at www.bokcenter.com.
About Eric Church
EMI Records Nashville’s Eric Church catapulted into national success with the release of his debut country album, Sinners Like Me, which produced radio hits “How ‘Bout You,” “Two Pink Lines,” and “Guys Like Me.” His follow-up, Carolina, went on to sell over 500,000 copies (certified Gold) and spawned top hits “Love Your Love The Most,” “Hell On The Heart,” and “Smoke A Little Smoke.” Awarded the ACM New Solo Vocalist of the Year Award, Church celebrated the chart-topping release of his third studio album, CHIEF, in July 2011 with sales exceeding 145,000 in the first week largely due to Top 15 radio hit, “Homeboy.” The album received RIAA-Gold certification merely 10 weeks after its release and received a spike of over 60% in sales following his performance of his first-ever No. 1 single, “Drink In My Hand,” on the CMA Awards. Moreover, it topped numerous “Best of 2011” lists including those compiled by Rolling Stone, iTunes, Amazon, NPR, SPIN and more. In November, the announcement was made he was nominated for his first GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Album, followed by a recent ACM nominations for Album of The Year for CHIEF and Video of the Year for Top 10 “Homeboy.” On Jan. 19, 2012, Church kicked off his first-ever headlining arena tour in Fort Smith, AR. The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour includes 150+ stops nationwide and has been extended with a fall leg. His radio single “Springsteen” sold over 1 million downloads and CHIEF was recently certified platinum by the RIAA. Current single “Creepin’ is swiftly climbing the country radio charts. For a full list of tour dates and latest career happenings, visit www.EricChurch.com.
About Justin Moore
Justin Moore’s star has grown significantly since he was named Billboard's Top New Country Artist of 2009. This southern country stylist has sold over 3 million digital downloads to date and his sophomore album OUTLAWS LIKE ME hit the #1 spot the week it was released. OUTLAWS LIKE ME includes the fastest-rising single of Moore’s career, “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away,” which ascended to the No. 1 spot. His debut album scored three consecutive smash singles (the No. 1 “Small Town USA” as well as the hits “Backwoods” and “How I Got To Be This Way”). He has been profiled by publications from The Washington Post, People Country and Billboard to USA Today. Additionally, his debut was recognized by the New York Times as one of the best albums of 2009. National TV appearances have included The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, NPR, WGN Midday News, FOX, Associated Press and Better TV while his music has been featured on Hannity & Colmes and NFL Rewind. Just last year, he hit the road with Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton. For music and more, visit www.MooreJustinMusic.com.
About Kip Moore
With his grit, passion and uncanny ability to powerfully capture universal themes of love, loss and coming of age on his MCA Nashville debut album, Up All Night, Georgia native Kip Moore is emerging as the hottest new country artist of 2012. The album's first single, "Somethin' 'Bout a Truck," has been certified Gold and spent two consecutive weeks at No. 1. He is nominated for Breakthrough Artist and Breakthrough Songwriter at the 24th annual MusicRow Awards. Music critics are praising his compelling lyrics of honesty delivered in a raw and rustic voice. For more information, visit www.KipMoore.net.