Eric Church knows what a bummer it is to have your Saturday night plans ruined by a concert cancellation. So rather than pull the plug on his show in Salt Lake City after a stomach bug knocked out most of his band and crew, Eric gave the crowd something special then promised them more to come.
“If you’ve seen our show so far on this tour, you’re probably wondering what the hell is going on right now. Well, so I am. Here’s the deal, yesterday we had the stomach flu strike our band, our crew, everyone. We had no one to hang video, lights, nothing. But I’m still here. I’m still standing. We’ve talked about how every show on the Outsiders Tour is different. Well tonight, will be the most different one. Shit there’s nobody left, its just me. I’m going to give you everything I got. We have a couple band guys that feel ok to get up and down here. Here’s the deal - on Memorial Day…
ACM - Academy of Country Music nominations were just announced and Eric earned four nominations, including a nod for Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year for The Outsiders. He is also nominated twice in the Song of the Year category, as the artist and songwriter, for “Give Me Back My Hometown.” Eric was previously nominated twice in the same category in 2012 as the artist and songwriter for “Springsteen.”
The ACM Awards will air live from AT&T Stadium in Texas on Sunday April, 19th on CBS.
Eric Church announces more pre-sales tomorrow for The Outsiders World Tour!
These fourteen dates will go on sale this Friday, Jan 23rd, at 10am in each market with the exception of Rosemont which will go on sale at noon local time. The fan club pre-sale starts at 10am local time in each market on Tuesday, January 20th and ends Thursday, January 22nd at 5pm. These dates are:
3/12/15 Albany, NY | Times Union Center **
3/13/15 Wilkes-Barre, PA | Mohegan Sun Arena **
3/17/15 Bloomington, IL | U.S. Cellular Coliseum **
3/20/15 Rosemont, IL | Allstate Arena **
3/21/15 Cincinnati, OH | U.S. Bank Arena **
3/26/15 Tallahassee, FL | Donald L. Tucker Civic Center **
3/27/15 Jacksonville, FL | Veterans Memorial Arena ***
4/23/15 Raleigh, NC | PNC Arena ****
5/2/15 Newark, NJ | Prudential Center ^
5/7/15 Lexington, KY | Rupp Arena ^
5/8/15 Columbia, MO | Mizzou…
After closing out 2014 with country music’s top-selling album, Eric Church storms in to 2015 with four GRAMMY nominations and an expansion of his successful The Outsiders World Tour into the spring.
Each stop will include one special guest for the new leg of The Outsiders World Tour, varying to include diverse artists as Brothers Osborne, Drive-By-Truckers, JD McPherson, and The Cadillac Three. The Lone Bellow will also be a special guest on several dates to be announced soon.
The first thirteen dates will go on sale this Friday, Jan 16, at 10am in each market. The fan club pre-sale starts at 10am local time in each market on Tuesday, January 13th and ends Thursday, January 15th at 5pm. These dates are:
3/4/15 Austin, TX | Frank Erwin Center **
3/10/15 Washington, DC | Verizon Center **
3/18/15 Ft. Wayne, IN | Allen County War Memorial Coliseum **
3/28/15 Tampa, FL…
Eric took the stage tonight in Nashville, TN at Bridgestone Arena demanding, once again, that the fans pay attention, crackling “Nashville, I have high expectations for you. I live here!” And the 18,411 fans in attendance at The Outsiders World Tour roared letting their ‘Chief’ know they were right there with him for the night. Church’s record-breaking crowd shatters the venue’s highest attended event, The Blue Collar Comedy Tour, set on Feb. 16, 2006.
Eric Church is set to finish 2014 as country music’s top-selling artist with the highest debut and sales of any release in the format for 2014 as the critical and commercial success The Outsiders reaches Platinum status, marking more than 1 million in sales.
The Outsiders was one of the year’s top albums regardless of genre as verified by Billboard. Released Feb. 11, the album sold more than 288,000 copies in its first week.
The Outsiders also won the Album of the Year Award at last night’s inaugural American Country Countdown Awards.
The album was strong enough to garner Eric four GRAMMY nominations bringing his career total to seven. He received nominations in all four genre categories: Country Album of the Year for “The Outsiders,” Country Song of the Year and Country Solo Performance of the year for “Give Me Back My Hometown,” written by Eric and Luke Laird, and…
Eric won album of the year for The Outsiders at the inaugural American Country Countdown Awards hosted in Nashville, TN!
The American Country Countdown Awards is based on country music’s longest-running radio countdown show, “American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks,” which is distributed by the Westwood One division of Cumulus and currently celebrating its 41st year.
Eric Church was nominated today for 4 categories in the 2015 GRAMMY awards. His hit single "Give Me Back My Hometown" was nominated for two awards: "Best Country Solo Performance" and "Best Country Song," The Outsiders album was nominated for "Best Country Album," and he shares a nomination with fellow artist Keith Urban with a nomination for "Best Country Duo/Group Performance" for Urban's "Raise 'Em Up."
This week, Eric Church debuts the music video for his latest hit single, “Talladega.” Church Choir members will get an exclusive first look at the video today (Thursday, Dec. 4) at EricChurch.com. “Talladega” will then premiere Friday (Dec. 5) on Vevo.com and Saturday (Dec. 6 at 11 AM/ET) on “CMT Hot 20 Countdown," before being released to all video outlets on Monday (Dec.8).
Eric is joining Kenny Chesney on The Big Revival Tour for 5 dates next year and Church Choir members can access presale tickets for 4 shows next week! You're not guaranteed a ticket or the tickets of your choice but if you don't get tickets here, the public on-sale starts Friday, December 5th!
THE FOLLOWING SHOWS WILL BE SOLD THROUGH ERICCHURCH.COMShow Date City, ST Venue Presale Start Public Start 5/9/15 Indianapolis, IN Lucas Oil Stadium 12/1 @ 12pm EST 12/5 @ 10am EST 6/13/15 Atlanta, GA Georgia Dome 12/1 @ 12pm EST 12/5 @ 10am EST 7/11/15 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Financial Field 12/1 @ 12pm EST 12/5 @ 10am EST 8/22/15 Detroit, MI Ford Field 12/2 @ 12pm EST 12/5 @ 10am EST
For tickets sold through CrowdSurge on EricChurch.com: login to the site with your Church Choir account and click the "Buy Tickets" button next to the date you wish to purchase on the tour dates page.
The Outsiders World Tour continues this Spring, but you can access tickets now! Only Church Choir members can access this pre-sale allotment. You're not guaranteed a ticket or the tickets of your choice but if you don't get tickets here, the public on-sale starts Friday, November 21st!
Pre-sale starts Tuesday, November 18th for the following shows:
THE FOLLOWING SHOWS WILL BE SOLD THROUGH TICKETMASTER.COMShow Date City, ST Venue Presale Start Public Start 1/10/15 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena 11/18 @ 10am CST 11/21 @ 10am CST 1/24/15 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Arena 11/18 @ 10am MT 11/21 @ 12pm MT
For tickets sold in the Ticketmaster Fan Club Presale: These tickets will be available through Ticketmaster.com. To access your code, please log into EricChurch.com, click on "View Profile" under your username on the lefthand side, and click on "Promo Code." Type out your code…