YEAH! JOE NICHOLS PERFORMING PRE-RACE CONCERT AT KANSAS SPEEDWAY
RED BOW RECORDS recording artist Joe Nichols will perform a pre-race concert prior to the Hollywood Casino 400, the fourth race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, on Oct. 5.
“I look forward to having Joe perform prior to the Hollywood Casino 400,” said Kansas Speedway President Patrick Warren. “I know Joe will put on a great performance for our fans and get them ready for an exciting NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race that afternoon.”
Nichols, who’s current hits include “Yeah” and “Sunny and 75,” released his latest studio album in October of last year. Fans are likely familiar with other chart-topping hits of Nichols as well, like “Brokenheartsville,” “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off,” and “Gimme That Girl” along with Top Ten hits like “The Impossible,” “What’s A Guy Gotta Do” and “I’ll Wait For You.”
Over his career, he has new artist awards from the Academy of Country Music, the Country Music Association, Billboard, and more. He also has four Grammy nominations, a CMA album of the Year nomination and multiple RIAA platinum and gold albums and singles.
Tickets are currently on sale for the Oct. 3 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, the Oct. 4 Kansas Lottery 300 (NASCAR Nationwide Series) and the Oct. 5 Hollywood Casino 400, the fourth race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Tickets can be purchased by calling 866-460-RACE (7223) or by logging onto www.kansasspeedway.com.
Parking is always free at Kansas Speedway and fans can bring in one 14x14x14-inch soft-sided cooler with their favorite food and beverages.
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ABOUT JOE NICHOLS:
Multi-platinum RED BOW recording artist Joe Nichols is one of country music’s most praised traditional country artists. He has six #1 hits and eight Top 10 singles to his credit, including the recent chart-topper “Sunny and 75” as well as "Brokenheartsville," "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off" and "Gimmie That Girl," and Top 10 smashes like "The Impossible," "If Nobody Believed In You," "What's A Guy Gotta Do," "Size Matters" and "I'll Wait For You."
Upon bursting on the music scene Nichols won every “best new artist” award available in the field of country music: the prestigious Horizon Award from the Country Music Association; Top New Male Vocalist from the Academy of Country Music and CMT Breakthrough Video of the Year, as well as “new artist” awards from Billboard, Radio & Records and Music Row Magazine and a New York Times Best-Albums-of-the-Year nod. Over the course of his career, Nichols has received four GRAMMY nominations, including Best Country Album and Best Country Male Vocal Performance (2 consecutive years) and Best Country Song for his #1 debut single “The Impossible.” Most recently, People Country lauded Nichols as one of its “2014 Sexiest Men Of Country” in its annual issue.
Nichols latest album CRICKETS debuted in the Top 3 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and spawned the #1 consecutive gold-selling hits “Sunny and 75” and “Yeah.” This summer, Nichols is crisscrossing the U.S. on tour with country superstars Lady Antebellum, as well as performing his own headlining dates.