HASTINGS, MN (UnitedHeroesLeague.org) – United Heroes League and The Hastings Rotary Club are proud to announce ‘Live On The Levee’, an outdoor concert in Hastings, MN, presented by Super America, K102, and KFAN radio. The concert will take place on Saturday, August 19th at The Rotary Pavilion in Levee Park, and will benefit the military families of United Heroes League.
“We’re excited to partner with Super America and the market leaders in country and sports radio, K102, and KFAN to bring the exciting country artists Eric Paslay and Brandon Lay to Hastings,” said Shane Hudella, President and Founder of United Heroes League. “It will be an incredible show that will help provide a bigger impact to more military families in our community.”
“Hastings is a wonderful community and it is great to have a national non-profit like United Heroes League to partner with for a concert with a pair of nationally recognized country music artists.” Commented Tom Montgomery, President of the Hastings Area Rotary Club.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at www.MNLiveOnTheLevee.com. General admission tickets are $30 and VIP tickets are $100. Doors will open at 3:00pm with a variety of family related activities. Music will begin at 6:00pm.
The Hastings Rotary Pavilion is set on the scenic Mississippi River and opened in May of 2016. The Pavilion was constructed and funded through donations from over 180 individuals, small businesses, corporations, and philanthropic organizations. Proceeds from the concert will go to 501c3 non-profit, United Heroes League in directly helping military children stay healthy and active through sports while their parents serve our nation.
EMI Records Nashville breakout country artist, Eric Paslay, delivers a powerful punch as a renowned, Platinum-selling, hit songwriter and dynamic performer. Paslay has celebrated five No. 1 hits including “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” (Eli Young Band), “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” (Jake Owen), “Angel Eyes” (Love & Theft), “Rewind” (Rascal Flatts) and “Friday Night,” the smash lead single from his critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. The Temple, Texas native earned nominations for GRAMMY Best Country Song, ACM Song of the Year and CMA Song of The Year for “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” in 2013 and earned his first GRAMMY nomination as an artist in 2016 for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “The Driver”- a collaboration with friends Charles Kelley and Dierks Bentley. Most recently he was honored with an ACM Song of the Year nomination for “She Don’t Love You” at the 2016 ACMs in Las Vegas. A true artist’s artist, USA Today calls Paslay “flat out-brilliant” and American Songwriter names him an influencer of country music.
Paslay has joined friends Chris Young, Toby Keith, Garth Brooks and Brad Paisley on tour in 2016 and is embarking on a full year of touring in 2017- both headlining theaters and clubs, and playing fairs and festivals. On the road he has been sharing new music with fans from his forthcoming sophomore album.
A Tennessee native, Brandon attended Union University in Jackson, TN where he played college basketball. He moved to Nashville after graduating in 2010 and in 2013 signed a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell. This past December, Brandon was honored at the 20th Annual ASCAP Foundation Awards in New York where he received the Harold Adamson Lyric Award, presented to an outstanding lyricist who has participated in one of the foundation’s songwriter workshops. Several country artists are taken notice of his songwriting talent, including Cole Swindell who recorded “Home Game” for his current album, a song co-written by Brandon.
Brandon has built an established college-based following, touring with the likes of Old Dominion, Eli Young Band, Brantley Gilbert, Jake Owen, Darryl Worley, Ronnie Milsap, Randy Rogers Band and Wade Bowen. When not on the road Brandon spends his time in Nashville writing and recording.