First Weekend Blazes Through Texas
Multiple Upcoming Appearances On ELLEN, CMT Music Awards With The Chainsmokers + CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Florida Georgia Line open THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017 in Austin, TX at Austin360 Amphitheater (6/2).
Nashville, Tenn. (June 5, 2017)
– Kicking off their genre-defying THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017 over the weekend
with two red-hot concerts in Texas, boundary-pushing superstars FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE have just upped the ante for all future Country music tours.
duo’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley rocked gigantic, high-energy
crowds each night with stops Friday (6/2) in Austin and Saturday (6/3)
in Dallas. Their patented mix of Country heart, Hip-Hop swagger and Rock
‘n’ Roll muscle was the perfect cap for a party vibe that also had fans
singing along with special guests NELLY, CHRIS LANE and MORGAN WALLEN.
launch was just the beginning of what’s sure to be one of the summer’s
hottest concert events as FGL lit the fuse on a trek that continues
through late October. With dates scheduled from Washington to Florida –
and everywhere in between – they’ll headline their first-ever stadium
concerts in Boston (7/7), Minneapolis (7/29) and Chicago (8/12). Those
historic dates will feature Pop idols BACKSTREET BOYS, who are also
featured on FGL’s latest PLATINUM-certified single, “God, Your Mama, And
Getting in the zone, FGL and BACKSTREET BOYS team up Tuesday (6/6) for a performance of “God, Your Mama, And Me” on THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW
(check local listings). Full of romantic devotion and heart-swelling
harmonies, the track is featured on FGL’s chart-topping album DIG YOUR ROOTS (BMLG Records). The Top 5-and-rising single has been streamed over 29 million times on Spotify alone.
On Wednesday (6/7),
FGL will perform their special “Last Day Alive” collaboration with
electro-Pop hitmakers The Chainsmokers during the 2017 CMT Music Awards.
The show airs live from Nashville at 8 p.m. ET where FGL will vie for
three honors – Video of the Year, Duo Video of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year. Voting is now open on CMT.com.
The duo rounds out the week with the grand opening of their first restaurant and entertainment destination, FGL HOUSE, today (6/5) and a headline slot Saturday (6/10)
for the third night of star-studded shows at Nashville’s Nissan
Stadium. As part of the massive CMA Music Festival, their performance
will be taped for inclusion in ABC’s TV special, airing later this
For more information on Florida Georgia Line and THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017, visit floridageorgialine.com.
About Florida Georgia Line:
FGL’s musical evolution DIG YOUR ROOTS propelled the
history-making duo to #1 on the all-genre Billboard Artist 100 and
Country Albums charts, delivering the 3X PLATINUM-certified lead single
“H.O.L.Y.” [#1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart for 18 straight
weeks]; PLATINUM-certified hit “May We All” featuring Tim McGraw [12th
#1 overall as artists]; and current PLATINUM-certified standout “God,
Your Mama, And Me” featuring Backstreet Boys. Following a successful
sold-out trek last year that broke attendance records, played to over
one million fans and featured headline-grabbing guest appearances, FGL
has returned to the road with their genre-busting THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017,
featuring Hip-Hop icon Nelly, breakout Country star Chris Lane, and Pop
idols Backstreet Boys on the duo’s first-ever stadium concerts in
Minneapolis, Boston and Chicago. FGL also continues to crush records as
the first and only Country act to achieve RIAA’s DIAMOND certification
(10 million copies sold) for their breakout smash “Cruise,” which holds
the record for the longest #1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and
is the best-selling digital country single of all time (SoundScan).
Since introducing their breakout vibes in 2012, FGL has earned
prestigious honors from the AMA, ACM Awards, CMA Awards, Billboard Music
Awards and CMT. Their previous BMLG Records releases – 2X PLATINUM
– have attributed to sales surpassing 29 million tracks and more than
3.5 million albums worldwide. Fueled by fresh inspiration, they have
also launched publishing company Tree Vibez Music and introduced Old
Camp Peach Pecan Whiskey.
Photo Credit: Justin Mrusek

Photo Credit: Delaney Royer

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