RELEASE - for King & Country Returns to Tampa's AMALIE Arena This Fall
Two-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY is heading back out on the road, as the 2019 Billboard Music Award nominees just announced the burn the ships | world tour: North America. The extensive run will see for KING & COUNTRY bring the bow of the proverbial “ship” to life with a thrilling new stage and lighting setup, and will hit arenas in major markets including Nashville, TN; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; San Diego, CA; British Columbia and Tampa, FL at AMALIE Arena on Sunday, October 13. The artist exclusive pre-sale opened Tuesday, April 30 and fans can access tickets by entering the code SHIPS at the link provided . General public on-sale date is Friday, May 3 at 10:00 AM.
Joel and Luke Smallbone share their excitement, “For the first time since we started the band, we’re going to be able to share the music and the heart behind it in the most inspirational and theatrical way we’ve been able to date. We cannot wait to embark on this voyage with you!”
The Smallbones have enjoyed great success stemming from the release of their third studio album burn the ships. for KING & COUNTRY secured their fourth and fifth career No. 1 hits with the massively successful “joy.” and “God Only Knows,” with the latter marking the group’s fastest rise to No. 1 to date. They have sold out 22 shows on their burn the ships | world tour thus far, including the famed Sydney Opera House in their homeland of Australia, and are currently nominated for three 2019 Billboard Music Awards. The upcoming North American tour will see for KING & COUNTRY perform at the top of the show, giving fans more music to sing along to than ever before – including every song from the burn the ships album. For more information including all tour dates, go to www.forkingandcountry.com.
About for KING & COUNTRY
Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo for KING & COUNTRY is comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone. October 2018 saw the release of their much anticipated third studio album burn the ships, a sweeping musical landscape that explores themes of new beginnings, forgiveness, hope, and love, which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. The album’s soaring GRAMMY® nominated debut single, “joy,” held the No. 1 spot for four consecutive weeks, marking the group’s highest debut on three Billboard charts. Their current single, “God Only Knows” has reached No. 1 on the Billboard Audience chart and has accumulated 40 million global on-demand streams. This marks for KING & COUNTRY’s fastest rise to No. 1 to date. To kick off 2019, Joel & Luke launched Part I of their burn the ships | world tour, performing in their Australian homeland for the very first time and selling out every show. Their previous album, the gold-certified RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. debuted at No. 1 on iTunes, and produced two GRAMMYs®, four Dove Awards, and a hugely successful 60-date arena tour. They have garnered five No. 1 hits, nine Top 10 hits, and had songs featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football and other high-profile events, including performances on The Tonight Show, Today Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live! In October 2016, the Smallbone brothers released the indie film inspired by their No. 1 hit of the same name, Priceless, about human trafficking.