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COUNTRY Financial®, Little Big Town Hit the Road for 16 More Concerts "Like" Road Trips and Guitar Picks on Facebook for chances to win tickets and help youth music programs

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COUNTRY Financial is excited to hit the road with Little Big Town to bring the Road Trips and Guitar Picks concert series to fans in 16 more cities.  Along the way, fans can click their way to thousands of dollars in donations to help the next generation of music stars with Drive 4 the Music.

"It's exciting to keep the Road Trips and Guitar Picks concert series rolling with COUNTRY Financial," says Karen Fairchild from Little Big Town.  "We look forward to more fans joining us on the road as they experience our music, our lives and help support local youth music programs."

 

The new Road Trips and Guitar Picks concerts with Little Big Town are:

 

Date

City

Venue

 

Aug. 11

Tucson, Ariz.

Rialto Theatre

 

Aug. 12

Queen Creek, Ariz.

Queen Creek Performing Arts Center

 

Aug. 13

Las Vegas

House of Blues

 

Aug. 19

Stateline, Nev.

Harvey's Outdoor Amphitheatre

 

Aug. 22

Seattle*

Showbox at the Market

 

Sept. 15

Des Moines, Iowa

Hoyt Sherman Place

 

Sept. 16

Rockford, Ill.*

Coronado Performing Arts Center

 

Sept. 17

Davenport, Iowa

Adler Theatre

 

Sept. 30

Huntsville, Ala.*

Crossroads Music Hall

 

Oct. 1

Birmingham, Ala.*

WorkPlay Soundstage

 

Oct. 8

Kansas City, Mo.*

Midland Theatre

 

Oct. 14

Athens, Ga.

Georgia Theatre

 

Oct. 15

Atlanta*

The Buckhead Theatre

 

Oct. 28

Green Bay, Wis.

Meyer Theatre

 

Oct. 29

Milwaukee

Turner Hall

 

Oct. 30

Madison, Wis.*

Capitol Theater

 
       

* Before Little Big Town stops in these selected cities, fans can support a local youth music program with Drive 4 the Music.

 
     



 

Drive 4 the Music

Drive 4 the Music is an easy way for fans to help kids enhance their music education.  All it takes is a couple clicks for fans to:

  1. "Like" the Road Trips and Guitar Picks Facebook page, www.tinyurl.com/Drive4Music.
  2. "Like" a community in the Drive 4 the Music section on the Facebook page and COUNTRY will make a donation.


 

"We're hitting the gas on Road Trips and Guitar Picks," says Doyle Williams, chief marketing officer at COUNTRY.  "We're thrilled to give our Facebook fans a way to be a part of the road trip even if they can't make it out to a concert."  

The Road Trips Facebook page, www.tinyurl.com/Drive4Music, is a one-stop place for fans to learn more about Drive 4 the Music and gain access to features they can't get anywhere else:

  • Chances to win tickets, backstage parties, MP3 downloads and other exciting prizes
  • Little Big Town tour exclusives, including behind-the-scenes videos and photos
  • Fan discussion and interaction
  • Latest concert information including new stops and other top artists joining the tour.


 

Little Big Town kicked off the Road Trips and Guitar Picks concert series in Nashville April 16 followed up with stops in Chicago May 6 and Minneapolis May 7.  Fans at each show can stop by the COUNTRY Road Trips and Guitar Picks area to play games, win prizes and get access to special photo opportunities.

Follow Road Trips and Guitar Picks

Facebook fan page:  www.facebook.com/tripsandpicks

Twitter:  @tripsandpicks

About COUNTRY

COUNTRY Financial, founded in 1925, serves one million households and businesses throughout the United States. COUNTRY and its financial representatives help clients protect what they have, save for a comfortable future, and achieve financial security.  For more information, go to www.countryfinancial.com

About Little Big Town

Critically acclaimed platinum-selling group Little Big Town—consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook—first entered the music scene over 12 years ago with hits such as "Boondocks," "Bring It On Home," and "Good As Gone," but it is their fourth studio album and chart-topping release on Capitol Records Nashville, The Reason Why, that really has people talking.  The Dallas Morning News' Mario Tarradell writes, "There's so much vibrant authenticity and heart in Little Big Town's sound."  Collectively, the group has earned eight ACM nominations, eight CMA Awards nominations and four GRAMMY nominations.  The foursome has played in front of over 4 million people to date and is currently on tour nationwide.  Fans can hear their GRAMMY nominated top Billboard single "Little White Church" as well as other hits from The Reason Why and past albums by visiting www.littlebigtown.com.

Contact:  Jonathan Barnes  
(404) 495-4444

SOURCE COUNTRY Financial



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