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EYB names openers for stadium shows

Thursday, August 28, 2014 – Eli Young Band announced today the opening acts for its Annual House Party, including Gary Allan and Pat Green.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday Aug. 29, for both the Nov. 8 date at Globe Life Park in Arlington and the Nov. 15 concert at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

The Nov. 8 concert will feature Allan and Green. Cody Johnson will play as well. He has charted in Texas with "Nobody to Blame," "Texas Kind of Way" and "Pray for Rain." Kicking off the night of music will be Texas and Oklahoma female duo Maddie & Tae, whose Dot Records' debut single "Girl In a Country Song" has gained airplay and press.

Josh Abbott Band, Thomas Rhett and Johnson will play the Houston show. Abbott is on Atlantic Records and has enjoyed six number one songs on the Texas chart. Rhett, has scored back-to-back number one hits with the Platinum-certified "It Goes Like This" and Gold-certified "Get Me Some of That."

Tickets for each of the two shows start at $25 and will go on sale tomorrow. Prices increase oin Sept. 15. For the Nov. 8 show in Arlington, tickets are available at TexasRangers.com/eliyoungband. For the Nov. 15 show in Houston, tickets are at ticketmaster.com.

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Turn It On CD review - Turn It On
With the release of "Turn It On," the Eli Young Band brings new music about girls, love, and...disco. Singer Mike Eli, who co-wrote all four songs, is in fine voice, solidifying the EYB sound. The title cut, written with co-founder James Young, with its strong beat and up-front vocals, is tailor-made for listening while driving fast. With its "driving" beat and sing-along chorus, speeding tickets may increase. "Plastic" is about appreciating a girl who is »»»
10,000 Towns CD review - 10,000 Towns
As an eight-time veteran of the Billboard Country Charts (including three number one singles), Eli Young Band sticks with a winning formula on its fifth release, "10,000 Towns." The 11 tracks are dominated by radio ready numbers with catchy melodies and big choruses. The title was inspired by the Dallas band's road travels, and the quartet has typically relied on outside songwriters. Will Hoge weighed in on two numbers here. However, all four EYB members contributed on this effort. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Bentley brings the A-listers – Dierks Bentley's Valentine's Day "Burning Man World 2019 Tour" stop celebrated his album, "The Mountain," one of his best full-lengths to date. That album's so good, in fact, one was left wishing he'd included even more of it in his setlist. Those album tracks he did sing, though, stood up well among his many hits.... »»»
Concert Review: Lula Wiles is on the verge – Lula Wiles is on the verge. This three-piece folk-Americana band composes and performs music with skill and assurance. This vibrant listening room venue allowed them to display their talent before a full house. Isa Burke, Eleanor Buckland and Mali Obomsawin comprise Lula Wiles. From Burke's opening electric guitar riffs through an acoustic... »»»
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