Sugarland headline 2012 Country USA

Sugarland – 2012 Country USA
Ford Festival Park – Oshkosh, WI
6/21/2012

All photos by Dan DeSlover – Concert Capture

Sugarland - 2012 Country USA

Sugarland performed in support of their “In the Hands of the Fans 2012″ tour at the midpoint of the Country USA music festival in Oshkosh, Wisc. on June 21. The day’s lineup also featured a lively performance by Wisconsin-favorite, Phil Vassar.

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Sugarland Head Back to Indiana

NASHVILLE TN – Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush of country duo Sugarland will return to Indiana for a free concert at Conseco Fieldhouse on October 28th. This full-band show will also serve as the final stop of Sugarland’s 2011 Incredible Machine Tour. Special guests will be announced at a later date.

It is Sugarland’s intention to honor all previous ticketholders for the August 13th Indiana State Fair date at this newly-added show, regardless of refund status. Ticket distribution will start with a first-come, first-serve “presale” for previous ticketholders before the release of seats to the general public. The “presale” will begin Oct. 10th at 10 a.m. ET, and end Oct. 14th at midnight ET.

Fans who bought State Fair show tickets online or via telephone through Ticketmaster or the Indiana State Fair (ISF) will receive unique passwords via email or phone to redeem the same number of tickets they originally purchased. Fans who participated in the Sugarpass fan club presale will receive an email with ticket redemption instructions for use on Sugarlandmusic.com. Original Sugarpit ticketholders will have first priority to choose Sugarpit for this show as well.

Previous ticketholders who do not receive an email or who purchased their tickets in person at the ISF box office or other outlet should contact Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 beginning Oct. 10th at 10 a.m. ET to request seats. Proof of original purchase in the form of a receipt is recommended.

Remaining seats for the Conseco Fieldhouse show will be released to the general public Saturday, October 15th at 10 a.m. ET on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets will be available free of cost and service fees via Ticketmaster.com for as long as supplies last. Ticket limit is four (4) per household.

Conseco Fieldhouse is the home of the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Fever, located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Doors on the night of the performance will open at 6:30 p.m.; the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Contributions to the Indiana State Fair Remembrance Fund will be gratefully accepted throughout the night.

For more information on Sugarland’s return to Indiana and/or how to redeem previously purchased tickets for this performance, please visit Sugarlandmusic.com.

SARA BAREILLES ANNOUNCED AS NEW JUDGE ON NBC HIT “THE SING-OFF”

New Single, “Gonna Get Over You,” to feature Ryan Tedder

 Los Angeles, CA (July 18, 2011) – NBC has announced that platinum selling singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles will join the upcoming season of their hit television singing competition series “The Sing-Off” as a judge.  The show, which features fellow judges Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five) and Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men) and host Nick Lachey, will premiere its third season on Monday, September 19 from 8-9 p.m. ET on NBC (check local listing for show times).

Sara is preparing to release her new single, “Gonna Get Over You,” which features hitmaker Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic.  She will shoot the accompanying video this month in Los Angeles, which will be directed by actor/writer/producer/director Jonah Hill, marking his directorial video debut. “Gonna Get Over You” appears on Bareilles’ critically acclaimed Epic Records studio release Kaleidoscope Heart, which was released in September of 2010.  The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard top 200 chart and has gained critical praise everywhere including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, People and Los Angeles Times.  “Gonna Get Over You” is the follow up to Kaleidoscope Heart‘s second hit single “Uncharted,” which hit #2 on the VH1 Countdown.  The album also yielded the hit single “King of Anything,” which earned a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and was certified platinum by the RIAA.

Sara will also head back into the studio later this fall to record brand new tracks for an upcoming EP that is yet to be titled.   The EP, produced by acclaimed singer/songwriter and fellow “Sing-Off” judge Ben Folds, will be recorded in Nashville.    This Sunday, Sara will make her acting debut on Nickelodeon’s newest comedy series, “Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures,” where she will play herself.

Sara will continue to tour this summer with some exclusive headlining shows around the country including newly announced Chicago & Philadelphia shows and select dates with Joshua Radin, Ben Lee & Elizabeth and the Catapult and will play a string of opening dates with Grammy winning country duo Sugarland for their Incredible Machine Tour for the remainder of the summer through October (full routing below).

About Sara Bareilles:

Sara Bareilles first achieved mainstream critical praise in 2007 with her widely successful hit, “Love Song” which reached #1 in 22 countries around the world from her debut album “Little Voice.”  Since then, the Eureka, CA native has gone on to sell over 1 million copies of her debut album “Little Voice,” earn 3 Grammy nominations including  Song of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for “Love Song,” and has worked alongside acclaimed artists such as Ingrid Michaelson, OneRepublic, Maroon 5 and Weezer.    For more information, please visit www.sarabmusic.com.

Sara Bareilles Tour Dates:

July 18 / Everett, WA / Comcast Arena with Sugarland
July 19 / Portland, OR / Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall **
July 20 / Jacksonville, OR / Britt Pavilion **
July 22 / Paso Robles, CA / California Mid-State Fair with Sugarland
July 23 / San Diego, CA / RIMAC Field with Sugarland
July 25 / Los Angeles, CA / The Greek Theater with Sugarland
July 26 / Los Angeles, CA / The Greek Theater with Sugarland
August 6 / Omaha, NE / Qwest Center with Sugarland
August 7 / Kansas City, MO / Sprint Center with Sugarland
August 9 / Cleveland, OH / House Of Blues *
August 10 / Grand Rapids, MI / Meijer Gardens + SOLD OUT
August 12 / Rockford, IL / Metro Centre with Sugarland
August 13 / Indianapolis, IN / Indiana State Fair with Sugarland
August 14 / Des Moines, IA / Iowa State Fair with Sugarland
August 16 / Tulsa, OK / Cain’s Ballroom +
August 18 / Albuquerque, NM / Hard Rock Pavilion with Sugarland
August 19 / Englewood, CO / Comfort Dental Amphitheater with Sugarland
August 20 / Salt Lake City, UT / USANA Amphitheatre with Sugarland
August 25 / Sacramento, CA / Raley Field with Sugarland
August 26 / Mountain View, CA / Shoreline Amphitheatre with Sugarland
August 27 / Las Vegas, NV / Mandalay Bay with Sugarland
August 30 / Boston, MA / Bank Of America Pavilion **
August 31 / New York, NY / Rumsey Playfield**
September 2 / Allentown, PA / Great Allentown Fair with Sugarland
September 3 / Syracuse, NY / New York State Fair with Sugarland
September 4 / Essex Junction, VT / Champlain Valley Expo with Sugarland
September 16 / Austin, TX / Austin City Limits
October 6 / Knoxville, TN / Thompson-Boling Arena with Sugarland
October 8 / Wichita, KS / In Trust Arena with Sugarland
October 11 / Chicago, IL / Riviera***
October 13 / Manchester, NH / Verizon Wireless Theater with Sugarland
October 14 / Uncasville, CT / Mohegan Sun with Sugarland
October 15 / Uncasville, CT / Mohegan Sun with Sugarland
October 17 / Philadelphia, PA / Electric Factory***
October 20 / Orlando, FL / Amway Arena with Sugarland
October 21 / Tallahassee, FL / Leon County Arena with Sugarland
October 22 / Atlanta, CA / Phillips Arena with Sugarland

+Headline date with Javier Dunn support
* Headline date with Raining Jane support
** Headline date with Joshua Radin and Raining Jane support

*** Headline date with Ben Lee and Elizabeth & The Catapult support

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Sugarland -The Incredible Machine Tour 2011
Allstate Arena – Rosemont, IL
4/6/2011

 

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Sugarland
Country Thunder 2010
Twin Lakes, WI
7/23/2010

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Universal Music Participates in Ebay Auction for City of Hope

The Universal Music Store is auctioning several items on Ebay. All of the proceeds for these auctions go to The City of Hope. The City of Hope is an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution. They are dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases, guided by a compassionate patient-centered philosophy, and supported by a national foundation of humanitarian philanthropy.

The auction closes on December 21st on the Universal Music Ebay Store. It features autographed items such as an Elton John DVD, James Brown CD, Bon Jovi pickgaurd, a Jadakiss lyric sheet, The Fray “My Little Piano”, Sugarland CD & Lyric Sheet, and an Eve flight bag.

Autographed James Brown CD

Autographed Elton John DVD

Autographed Bon Jovi guitar Pickguard

Autographed Eve flight bag

Autographed and framed Jadakiss lyric sheet

Autographed The Fray “My First Piano”

Autographed Sugarland CD & Lyric Sheet