Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown Tour 2011 ( www.countrythrowdown.com) will make a highly anticipated stop in Nashville on June 3, 2011 when eight top country acts and six emerging singer/songwriters take the stage at The Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel ( www.woodsamphitheater.com) for a one-of-a-kind-festival experience, event organizer 4Fini announced today.
The only tour of its kind in the world of country music, Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown Tour 2011 features eight headliners, including Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser, Lee Brice, Brantley Gilbert, Craig Campbell, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real. Recently added to the tour, Drake White, is sure to entertain with his signature freestyle twist on original songs, ad-libs and audience participation antics.
In its second year, Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown Tour 2011 also is known for putting up-and-coming singer/songwriters in the limelight all across the country as they are spotlighted on the specially designed Bluebird Cafe stage and also perform during the main stage set changes. Adam Hood, Caitlyn Smith, Austin Lucas, Brent Cobb, Dani Flowers, and Erin Enderlin were specially selected to join the tour and treat fans to the opportunity to hear some of Nashville’s best in the unique and intimate “in-the-round”-style sets made famous at Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe.
The not-to-be-missed festival environment and day-long music on multiple stages provide guests an unforgettable music experience at an affordable ticket price. Tickets for the Nashville show are available at www.ticketmaster.com.
The Tour is sponsored by COUNTRY WEEKLY, HARLEY-DAVIDSON, DICKIES, CMT, NAMM, THE BLUEBIRD CAFE, BMI, YALLWIRE, KEEP A BREAST, SHIRTS FOR A CURE, AZUNIA, SOUTHWEST AIRLINES, WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE and US MARINES.
Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown has partnered up with iTunes to offer Throwdown fans an 8-song free download sampler. Songs include:
Willie Nelson – “Man With The Blues”
Drake White – “50 Years Too Late”
Caitlyn Smith – “My Lover’s Gone and Left Me”
Brent Cobb – “I’ve Been Known”
Adam Hood – “The Shape of Things”
Austin Lucas – “Thunder Rail”
Dani Flowers – “Calendar Girl”
Dave Pahanish (2010 Throwdown Artist) – “The One That Got Away”
Details to get your FREE tracks here: http://bit.ly/jzWzsz
Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown will also be partnering up with the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, a deeply dedicated organization out to prove the most sustainable biofules around as well as education the world on the positive impact of using & supporting biofuels. Bio diesel fuel was used in all 37 production buses and trucks on the Warped Tour. There were 103,920 gallons of B20 pumped on site, saving 33,028 pounds of CO2. A bio-diesel blend will also be used on all production buses & trucks for the Throwdown tour.
FOR THE LOWDOWN ON THE THROWDOWN: www.countrythrowdown.com
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