THE BAND PERRY SELLS OUT RYMAN IN 20 MINUTES

THE BAND PERRY SELLS OUT RYMAN IN 20 MINUTES
THEIR FIRST-EVER HEADLINING SHOW IN NASHVILLE ON FEBRUARY 20, 2012 WILL BE AN EMOTIONAL MILESTONE FOR THE FAMILY BAND
Nashville, TN (August 26, 2011) – In just 20 minutes today, all 2,300 tickets to The Band Perry’s first headlining show in Nashville, TN at the Ryman Auditorium on February 20, 2012 were sold out. The immediate response to the upcoming show echoes the overwhelming welcome the sibling trio has received by Country music fans nationwide since their debut album, THE BAND PERRY, was released in October 2010.
In today’s edition of The Tennessean, Kimberly Perry – lead vocalist for the trio that also includes brothers Reid and Neil – spoke emotionally about headlining the historic venue in a town that has already given them so muchsupport. “It’s an amazing thing. So much of our creative efforts have come inside Nashville … and it’s the center of our creativity. We so much revere that (Ryman) stage. And I feel like there’s an amazing spirit about that place.”
While TBP has previously graced the Ryman stage during the Grand Ole Opry and other multi-artist events, this will be their debut as headliners on this revered stage.
With their brand-new romantic ballad, “All Your Life” just now arriving on the airwaves and shaping up to be their next big hit, tickets to the February date will surely be one of Nashville’s most sought after Valentine’s Day gifts.
ABOUT THE BAND PERRY: The Band Perry’s “modern throwback” style combines classic Country with an eclectic infusion of Rock, Gospel and Soul. As songwriters and musicians, their sound is distinct and rounded out by the rare magic of perfect three-part harmonies. Released in October 2010 by Republic Nashville, the self-titled debut album, THE BAND PERRY was certified Gold just four monthsafter it arrived in stores and is now poised to go Platinum by the end of 2011. The album contains the Double-Platinum, Grammy-nominated, #1 hit single, “If I Die Young”; the Gold-certified cheatin’ anthem, “You Lie,” which reached the #2 spot on Country Charts; their light-hearted, uptempo debut single, “Hip To My Heart”; and of course, their latest ballad, “All Your Life.”
In June 2011, The Band Perry won the CMT Music Award for USAWEEKEND Breakthrough Video of the Year (fan-voted) and was chosen as Country music’s best new live act in a category sponsored by Nationwide Insurance (fan-voted). In April 2011, they earned ACM Awards for both the fan-voted New Duo or Group of the Year and the coveted New Artist of the Year. TBP has also been nominated for Grammy, CMA, TEEN CHOICE and ACA awards.
They have performed on the TODAY Show, The View, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and have been profiled by E! News, CNN, Extra, Access Hollywood and Fox & Friends. In August 2011, Washington Post pop music critic, Chris Richards referred to The Band Perry as “the best new band in Country” and profiled the many facets of the self-proclaimed “purveyors of performance” in a Sunday cover story. Additionally, they have graced the cover of Pollstar and Music Connection and have been featured in a wide range of print publications from USA Today to People magazine. The sibling trio toured with Tim McGraw throughout the summer andrecently announced their own headlining tour, which includes support dates for Keith Urban, Reba and and yet-to-be-announced dates with one of Country music’s major touring forces.  On February 20, 2012 they will take the stage at the Ryman Auditorium for their first headlining performance in Nashville.
About Ryman Auditorium: A National Historic Landmark, Ryman Auditorium was built as a church in 1892, served as the home of the Grand Ole Opry form 1943-74, and was completely renovated in 1994.  The Ryman is open as a museum during the day and at night continues its more-than-100-year music tradition by offering the best in live entertainment. The Ryman is both the current Pollstar Theatre of the Year and the Academy of Country Music Venue of the Year.  Ryman Auditorium is owned by Gaylord Entertainment (NYSE: GET), a Nashville-based hospitality and entertainment company that owns and operates Gaylord Hotels and the Grand Ole Opry.  For more information, visit ryman.com

FOR MORE INFO ON THE BAND PERRY www.thebandperry.com.

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