FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE ROCK FANS AT SOLD OUT FENWAY PARK
Two More THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017 Stadium Dates Coming
Photo Credit: Jason Kempin / Getty Images for Florida Georgia Line
Nashville, Tenn. (July 8, 2017) – Superstar duo FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE rocked Boston’s Fenway Park to its historic foundation on Friday night (7/7), blazing through their FIRST-EVER headlining stadium concert to a SOLD OUT crowd.
roaring fans greeting the duo – Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley, the
night was a high-octane signal of their arrival as top-shelf
entertainers, which also included a genre-busting lineup of Pop idols
BACKSTREET BOYS (featured on FGL’s 13th #1 smash, PLATINUM-certified
“God, Your Mama, And Me”), Hip-Hop icon NELLY and breakout Country star
Part of the groundbreaking THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017, the Fenway Park show was one neither Hubbard or Kelley will forget.
years ago, we played the House of Blues right across the street, took a
tour of the stadium, and dreamed of one day playing here," Hubbard
shared from stage. "Thank you Boston for making our dream come true with
our very first sold out headline stadium show."
moments included Backstreet Boys joining FGL onstage for their
heartfelt ballad, “God, Your Mama, And Me,” which ended in a surprise
plaque presentation to celebrate the song’s #1 on Country radio airplay
charts – the first time BSB have contributed to a Country single. And
all artists capped off the night with a bang reuniting for a red-hot
encore of Nelly's "Hot In Herre," Backstreet Boys' "Everybody
(Backstreet's Back)," and FGL and Nelly's DIAMOND-certified hit "Cruise"
that wrapped with a massive fireworks finale.
See photos of FGL’s career-first Fenway Park experience here. (Photo credit: Jason Kempin / Getty Images for Florida Georgia Line)
more stadium concerts are on tap for this summer, with Backstreet Boys
returning for massive shows at Minneapolis’ Target Field (7/29) and
Chicago’s Wrigley Field (8/12). A limited number of tickets for the
Minneapolis date are still available, while the duo’s Chicago show sold
out shortly after it was announced.
THE SMOOTH TOUR 2017 rolls on with its sizzling lineup of Hip-Hop
superstar Nelly and "For Her" singer Chris Lane, plus talented newcomers
Russell Dickerson, Ryan Hurd, and Morgan Wallen on select dates.
Coast-to-coast concerts are scheduled through the fall, culminating with
a two-night stand at the Verizon Amphitheater in Alpharetta, Georgia,
on October 20 and 21.
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. Continuing the epic momentum, the album has
delivered three consecutive #1 smashes - the 3X PLATINUM-certified lead
single “H.O.L.Y.” [#1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart for 18
straight weeks] and PLATINUM-certified hits “May We All” (featuring Tim
McGraw) and “God, Your Mama, And Me” (featuring Backstreet Boys) [13th
#1 overall as artists]. Following a landmark DIG YOUR ROOTS TOUR that
broke attendance records and played to over one million featuring
headline-grabbing guest appearances, FGL is currently on THE SMOOTH TOUR
2017. Bursting with first-rate reviews of their explosive live shows, MusicRow Magazine
praised, "Just in case you’ve forgotten, Florida Georgia Line is one of
the hottest country acts alive.” The superstar duo 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 their breakout in 2012, FGL has
earned prestigious honors from the AMA, ACM Awards, CMA Awards,
Billboard Music Awards and CMT Music Awards. Their previous BMLG Records
releases – 2X PLATINUM debut HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES and PLATINUM ANYTHING GOES
– have attributed to sales surpassing 29 million tracks and more than
3.5 million albums worldwide. FGL will spread good vibes to sports fans
each week during the 2017 NFL season as they’re featured alongside Hank
Williams Jr. and Jason Derulo in “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Monday Night” during Monday Night Football on
ESPN. Fueled by fresh inspiration and keen entrepreneurial spirit,
they’ve launched publishing company Tree Vibez Music and their own emoji
app, FGLmoji. Following the introduction of their Old Camp Pecan
Whiskey, their premiere restaurant and entertainment destination FGL
HOUSE, a four-story attraction with the largest “Cruise” rooftop
Nashville has to offer, is now open.