Blake Shelton to perform at Fiserv Forum on March 20
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Country music star Blake Shelton is coming to Milwaukee. Fiserv Forum announced he'll take the stage on Friday, March 20, 2020, as part of his “Friends and Heroes 2020” headlining tour.
According to a news release from Fiserv Forum, joining Shelton is very special guest Lauren Alaina, as well as appearances by The Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson and Trace Adkins.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m.
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“The Friends and Heroes Tour was so exciting and successful last year that I couldn’t imagine not trying something like that again,” Shelton said. “Even though every night when the show wrapped, I would tell the audience that they might never see something like this again, with these legends, my plan all along was to at least try to make that happen. I didn’t know if I’d be able to get the same artists, but we were able to work it out where we have the Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson, Trace Adkins and Lauren Alaina all coming back to do the exact same tour. We were only able to do a handful of shows last year, so we’re going to take the tour to different areas so that fans will get a chance to see what we did. I feel like it was the best concert experience that I’ve ever been involved in, and I’m ready to get fired up again.”
A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages will be available. These exclusive offers include an amazing selection of tickets, backstage tours, access to VIP hospitality lounge, preferred parking, custom merchandise and much more.
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets for select markets before the general public beginning Monday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. CT through Thursday, Oct. 24 at 10 p.m. CT.
In addition to announcing the tour, Shelton is reminding the world that “Jesus Got a Tight Grip” in his brand new song (listen HERE). The seasoned songwriter penned the track alongside frequent collaborators Chase McGill, Jessi Alexander and Rhett Akins. The upbeat tune celebrates the goodness in everyone, even those who might “have a little rust on [their] halo[s].” “Jesus” is available today and comes accompanied with a live video that features his touring band, including CMA Musician of the Year nominee Jenee Fleenor (watch HERE).
“Jesus Got a Tight Grip” is one of five new songs on Shelton’s upcoming Dec. 13 album Fully Loaded: God’s Country. The 12-song collection will feature seven hits from previous albums and five new tracks, including current single “Hell Right” (listen HERE) featuring friend and tour-mate Trace Adkins. The “surefire hit” with a “swampy, loping groove” (The Oklahoman) is nearing Top 20 at country radio and continues to climb.
The project’s title track, three-time CMA-nominated smash “God’s Country,” is the fastest country single in the past year to reach one million track equivalents. It is nominated for Video, Single and Song of the Year. The smash hit became Shelton’s 26th No. 1 on country radio, where it remained for a multi-week run, in addition to his 16th No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Shelton also earned a Musical Event of the Year nomination for “Dive Bar,” his collaboration with music icon Garth Brooks.