Sep 27, 2019
MIRANDA LAMBERT ANNOUNCES 2020 WILDCARD TOUR
27-Date Run Features Special Guests Cody Johnson & LANCO, with Randy Rogers Band & Parker McCollum on Select Dates
Tickets on Sale Starting Friday, Sept. 27
After thrilling fans with the opening weekend of her currently underway Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour, which continues throughout the fall, CMA Female Vocalist of the Year nominee and seven-time winner in the category Miranda Lambert announces plans to continue touring into 2020 and coming to Toyota Arena February 22, 2020. Tickets to the general public go on sale starting tomorrow Friday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. local time at the Arena Box Office and ticketmaster.com. The Wildcard Tour, named for Lambert’s November 1 seventh-studio album designated one of the “most anticipated albums of Fall 2019” by Billboard, features 27 dates across several major markets throughout the U.S. and Canada.
“The essence of a wildcard is always having something up your sleeve, in whatever capacity that means to you,” shares Lambert. “It is universal. Which is why I’m excited to kick off this tour with an incredible group of talented artists. We’re going to have a blast!” Fellow CMA nominee Cody Johnson and chart-topping dynamic group LANCO join as support for the majority of the run, with Texas compatriots Randy Rogers Band and Parker McCollum opening select shows in Kansas City, Tulsa and Dallas. Additionally, the tour will feature the return of Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation campaign, Fill the Little Red Wagon presented by Tractor Supply Company. Fans are encouraged to help shelter pets in each tour city by donating dog food, treats, supplies and cash at each venue’s entrance prior to the show. Dog-loving supporters who complete a sign-up form at the donation point will also be entered to win a meet & greet with the Country icon for themselves and a guest. Tickets begin to go on sale to the general public Friday, Sept. 27 at www.MirandaLambert.com and via Live Nation, the official tour promoter, at www.LiveNation.com. On-sale dates may vary by market. Please check your local listing for on-sale dates and times. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.MirandaLambert.com and follow @MirandaLambert on social media.
About Miranda Lambert
Vanner Records/RCA recording artist Miranda Lambert just released her highly anticipated new country radio single, “It All Comes Out in the Wash.” This fall, with the impending release of her November 1 album Wildcard, Lambert has embarked on her rotating, all-female Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour featuring Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack, and the Pistol Annies. This follows two extensive tours in 2018, Living Like Hippies in the winter/spring and The Bandwagon summer tour with Little Big Town. January 2020 will see her embark on the recently announced Wildcard Tour in support of her new album of the same name.
The most decorated artist in the history of the Academy of Country Music, Lambert is the recipient of more than 70 prestigious awards and special honors: 34 ACM Awards (including 9 ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Awards), 13 CMA Awards (Country Music Association), 2 GRAMMY Awards, the Harmony Award (Nashville Symphony), Artist in Residence (Country Music Hall of Fame), the ACM Gene Weed Milestone Award, ACM Song of the Decade Award for “House That Built Me” and several others.
The acclaimed singer/songwriter released six studio albums that all debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Album Charts, including the critically acclaimed double record The Weight of These Wings (2016), Platinum (2014), Four The Record (2011), Revolution (2009), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2007) and Kerosene (2005). In addition, she released three albums with her trio, the Pistol Annies.
About Cody Johnson With over 800 million career on-demand streams, Cody Johnson has clearly established a rabid following of loyal fans who thirst for his authentic brand of country music. The aptly named “CoJoNation” purchased half a million concert tickets in one calendar year and regularly pack out shows across the country. Johnson has already sold out over 42 shows so far in 2019 alone. For the second consecutive year, Johnson sold out NRG Stadium at RodeoHouston with 74,177 in attendance. Johnson’s first major release on CoJo Music / Warner Music Nashville, Ain’t Nothin To It skyrocketed to No. 1 on both the Billboard Top Country Albums and All-Genre Digital Sales charts. Also reaching Top 10 on Billboard 200, it became the third-highest pre-added album of all time in the Country music genre on Apple Music. Johnson’s “On My Way To You” has been RIAA certified Gold and marks his first Top 10 hit at Country radio. The former rodeo bull rider, turned prison guard, turned country star is known for his explosive live shows and electrifying stage presence. Even prior to signing a joint venture with Warner Music Nashville, Johnson’s independently released project reached No. 2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and No. 11 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Johnson has been named one of The Tennessean’s “Nashville’s Next Stars,” MusicRow’s “2019 Next Big Thing,” iHeartRadio’s “Artists to Watch in 2019,” and highlighted on Pandora’s “Artist to Watch 2019” playlist. Johnson’s current single “Nothing On You” is currently climbing the Country radio charts and has already surpassed 16 million on-demand streams.
About LANCO LANCO has paved the course for critical acclaim with the success of their 2x Platinum single “Greatest Love Story” which became a multi-week chart topper. Following the release of their No. 1 selling debut album Hallelujah Nights, which has over 560 million streams, both moments were historical in Country music as Lancaster became the first artist in 10 years to have a No. 1 on the chart solely written by that artist, while LANCO served as the first Country group in a decade to appear at the top of the Billboard Country albums chart with a debut album. As they are currently in the studio once again with producer Jay Joyce, LANCO continues to prep their upcoming sophomore album after the release of its lead track “Rival,” written by frontman Brandon Lancaster and drummer Tripp Howell. LANCO recently earned their first award as ACM New Group of the Year and has garnered additional nominations from the CMT, CMA, AMA and iHeart Awards, while Lancaster became the first member of a group to ever win NSAI’s Songwriter/Artist of the Year award. This summer, they’ve performed at Country music’s biggest festivals after hosting capacity crowds overseas and serving as support for artists such as Dierks Bentley and Chris Young. For more information, visit www.lancomusic.com.
About Toyota Arena Toyota Arena, built and owned by the City of Ontario, operated by SMG, can accommodate over 11,000 guests. The 225,000 square foot venue features 36 luxury suites located on two levels and a continuous concourse hosting a variety of concession and refreshment stands, merchandise kiosks, the San Manuel VIP Club and other fan amenities. Toyota Arena hosts over 125 events annually including concerts, family shows, and sporting competitions. The Arena is home to several sport teams including: Ontario Reign (American Hockey League), Ontario Fury (Major Arena Soccer League), Aqua Caliente Clippers of Ontario (G League Basketball), and LA Temptation (Legends Football League). Since opening in 2008, Toyota Arena is the biggest and most modern arena within the Inland Empire, an area with over 4.3 million people. It is located in Southern California, in the City of Ontario, on a 37-acre parcel located between Haven Avenue and Milliken Avenue, Fourth Street and the Interstate 10. For more information and future updates please visit: Toyota-Arena.com.
About SMG Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to 243 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 19 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.
Media Contacts for Wildcard Tour
Ebie McFarland | Janet Edbrooke
Essential Broadcast Media, LLC
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Media Contacts for Miranda Lambert
True Public Relations
Sony Music Nashville
Media Contact for Cody Johnson
Media Contact for LANCO
The Green Room PR
Universal Music Group
Toyota Arena Contact:
Sue Oxarart - Director of Marketing and Communications
#909.937.3058 - [email protected]