June 13, 2010 on TNT
Sick Puppies and Saving Abel to perform post-race concerts
CREDIT: Michigan International Speedway
Mich. -- Sick Puppies and Saving Abel headline
an amazing concert lineup for Michigan International Speedway’s
Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 weekend, June 12 and
alternative rock trio Sick Puppies will headline the Saturday
night concert in the New Holland Fan Plaza on June 12.
The performance on the LifeLock stage will begin shortly
after the VFW 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.
Puppies is supporting its third album, the appropriately
named “Tri-Polar,” which debuted at No. 31
on The Billboard 200 album chart. The first single, “You’re
Going Down,” was used by World Wrestling Entertainment
as the official theme song for the pay-per-view event
“Extreme Rules 2009.” The group has been touring
with Nickelback and Shinedown this summer.
spirit comes together when we're on-stage," says
bass player Emma Anzai. “When we get ready to go
out on stage, we're like gladiators entering the arena.”
Goodwin, drummer, added: “I can't wait to play at
Michigan International Speedway," he said. “If
there's anything that people should know, it's that we're
all about playing live.”
in an MIS first, the track presents a post-race concert
on Sunday, June 13. Southern rock band Saving Abel will
perform following the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400.
The concert will begin about 30 minutes following the
checkered flag of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, also
on the LifeLock stage in the New Holland Fan Plaza.
excited to bring two free concerts to our guests during
the June race weekend —one on Saturday and one on
Sunday,” speedway President Roger Curtis said. “This
is a first for us to try a Sunday concert post-race and
I can’t think of a better way to wind down the June
event and get ready for August than with Saving Abel.”
Abel will be at MIS in June to support its sophomore album
“Miss America” in stores June 8. The group
is doing a major ticket promotion to bring VIP fans to
the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400. Fans can register
to win a trip to MIS in June by logging onto www.savingabel.com.
Along with the post-race concert, the band will also play
a couple of acoustic songs in Budweiser Acceleration,
the track’s fan hospitality club. Tickets for the
Budweiser Acceleration Club are on sale.
Abel released its self-titled debut album in 2008. Known
for such hits as “Addicted,” “18 Days”
and “Drowning (Face Down),” Saving Abel has
also been signed to play during the August 13-15 Show
Me the CARFAX Weekend at MIS. The popular Saturday night
concert in Lot 10 has always been a crowd staple and fan
favorite at MIS. The Saving Abel concert will take place
after the Nationwide Series CARFAX 250 race on August
in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan
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fans and drivers alike.
Cup Series tickets for the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips
400 on June 13 and CARFAX 400 on August 15 are as low
as $25. Visit MISpeedway.com or call the MIS ticket hotline
at 800-354-1010 today to take advantage of great pricing
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June 13, 2010 on TNT
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