Opening for Little Big Town is...
Monday, March 2, 2009
– Little Big Town has opening acts for its A Place to Land tour - four of them. The bands ranging from North Dakota to Nashville and Kentucky were picked by fans in a nation-wide contest.
The winners are Josey Greenwell from Bardstown, Ky.; 32 Below from Fargo, N.D.; Corinne Chapman from Nashville and J.W. Cudd from Nashville.
Throughout March, each band will open the show at a different stop on the tour. The musicians were winners of a four-week competition on Eventful. More than 300 country musicians across the nation vied for the opportunity to appear with LBT.
Eventful's Demand service powers the viral tools for both performers and fans to ignite their friends and family to join the Demand. The bands posted widgets, banners and blogs on their official websites and social networking sites including Myspace.
"I am very excited to have this opportunity to open for Little Big Town and so thankful towards Eventful for putting on such a great competition," said Greenwell. "I am truly honored to be in the top four and looking forward to getting my music heard, but I am mostly excited about being followed by such incredible talent like Little Big Town. For them to be where they are in their careers and extend an opportunity like this is just huge. I think my style of music will complement theirs very well and generate an exciting show. Thanks to Eventful, Little Big Town and all of the fans that voted for giving me this chance to live out a dream."
"Congratulations to the winners and their fans for voting and making this event a success!" said Philip Sweet of Little Big Town. "We are excited to see up and coming talent emerge and are grateful to share our fans and our platform with them in this unique way. Each of the four winners is very different from each other and has something special to bring to the show. We're a band that believes in perseverance and building a strong base of fans in a grass roots way, and this is a cool way to nurture that spirit of independence by creating this opportunity."
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