Academy of Country Music Awards “Album of the Year” Nominee Little Big Town to Headline “Coyote CountryFest” at Orleans Arena on August 2
The sixth annual Coyote CountryFest brings Little Big Town, Frankie Ballard, Natalie Stovall and The Drive and more to the Orleans Arena on Saturday, August 2.
Headliner Little Big Town recently released its new single, “Day Drinking,” the first off of the upcoming album, “Painkiller.” The single debuted at number 22 on the Billboard Hot Country chart. The quartet’s musical harmonies and hit songs have led the band to recognition with 14 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, certified platinum album “The Road to Here,” and much more. The group is comprised of Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook and Phillip Sweet.
After winning the “Kenny Chesney’s Next Big Star” contest, Frankie Ballard went on to open shows for the famed country music artist. In 2013, Ballard released his second album, “Sunshine & Whiskey,” featuring the single, “Helluva Life,” which charted #1 on the Country Airplay chart.
Natalie Stovall and The Drive released their first single, “Baby Come On With It,” earlier this year, which hit the Billboard Country Airplay chart at #43. The group, named for lead vocalist and fiddle player Natalie Stovall, has performed “The Grand Ole Opry” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”
Debuting their talent with a performance of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’s “American Girl” on season four of NBC’s “The Voice,” The Swon Brothers accomplished a third place overall finish in the competition. Zach and Colton Swon were recognized as the first duo to make it from the Top 12 live shows to the season finale on “The Voice.” In 2013, the duo released single “Later On.” The track sold over 23,000 copies in its first week.
Showtime is 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available from $20 to $65 and can be purchased by calling the Orleans Arena box office at 702-284-7777 or by visiting www.orleansarena.com.
About Orleans Arena
The Orleans Arena, a Boyd Gaming facility located just west of the Las Vegas Strip, is one of the nation’s leading multi-purpose sports and entertainment facilities. According to Venues Today magazine, the Orleans Arena, which hosts more than 200 events each year, consistently ranks in the Top 10 for ticket sales in the United States and internationally among venues of similar size. These events include concerts by top artists such as Carrie Underwood, family shows such as Disney Live and the Shrine Circus, and other unique events such as motorsports and mixed martial arts. The arena also hosts two NCAA basketball tournaments and is home to the West Coast Conference and Western Athletic Conference basketball championships. For more information, call 702-365-7469 or visit www.OrleansArena.com. Stay connected to the Orleans Arena on Facebook (www.facebook.com/orleansarena) and on Twitter (@orleansarena).