June 19, 2011 on TNT
Drive to perform post-race concert on June 18!
Mich. -- Emerson Drive with opening act Jacob
Lyda will take the stage at Michigan International Speedway
during the June race weekend for the Saturday-night post-race
contemporary country music group Emerson Drive will headline
the always popular and free concert in the New Holland
Fan Plaza on Saturday, June 18. The concert on the Jagermeister
stage will begin approximately 30 minutes after the Alliance
Truck Parts 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.
Drive is supporting its fourth album, “Believe.”
This album displays the quintet’s ability to uplift
and inspire through songs like “I Love This Road,”
and “Livin’ It Up,” both about the exhilaration
of following dreams and celebrating life.
album has made the group one of modern music’s must-see
live acts. “This is the album that will define Emerson
Drive from this point on," says lead-singer Brad
Mates. “When we take the stage, we showcase all
of our passion and enthusiasm for music.”
group is wrapping up a Canadian spring tour and is gearing
up for the summer, beginning at MIS.
Dupelle, guitarist, added: “We can't wait to play
at Michigan International Speedway," he said. “It’s
such an awesome atmosphere and the fans there are extremely
excited to bring in two great acts for our guests to enjoy
during the June race weekend,” speedway President
Roger Curtis said. “This should be a very special
show and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate
the weekend. It doesn’t matter what kind of music
you listen to; free, live concerts are always a fun way
to spend time at MIS.”
for Emerson Drive will be country music singer-songwriter
Jacob Lyda. Lyda is working on his debut album, which
will be released this fall, featuring his first single
“I’m Doing Alright.” Jacob Lyda’s
richly textured honky-tonk vocal style stems directly
from his background. This is an artist who was born to
sing country music and is sure to be a can’t-miss
free concerts at MIS are part of the racetrack’s
Fan Appreciation Program, a year-long celebration of the
fans. Another concert will be held Aug. 20, during the
August NASCAR weekend with the act yet to be announced.
in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan
International Speedway is the Great Escape, a venerable
NASCAR national park where fans can get away and enjoy
the very best in racing and camaraderie. It’s the
love of racing and the thrill of a great time for race
fans and drivers alike.
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