ABC’s Nashville stars are going on tour
Fans of Nashville can watch the faux country-music stars of ABC’s ‘Nashville’ become the real-deal in a new concert-series starting next month. Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio and Chris Carmack will take the stage in Chicago, DC and NYC (with Will Chase in NYC).
ABC confirmed with us that the first-ever “Nashville” Concert Tour, and it is scheduled to begin on April 25, 2014. Will Chase joins his cast mates for the New York concert only.
Tickets go on sale Friday, April 4, and information on dates, venues and how to purchase can be found below:
4/25 – Joe’s Bar, Chicago, IL: On sale: 4/4 at 10am CT www.joesbar.com
5/4 – Lincoln Theatre, Washington, DC: On sale: 4/4 at 10am ET www.ticketfly.com
5/6 – Best Buy Theater, New York, NY: On sale: 4/4 at 12pm ET www.axs.com
The tour is presented by the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation and produced by the Opry Entertainment Group.
Big Machine Records, ABC Studios and Lionsgate have previously released three “Music of ‘Nashville’” soundtracks with all original music. The fourth highly-anticipated soundtrack will be on sale May 6, 2014. Collectively, the previous albums have sold over 3 million tracks.
“We’re thrilled to have an opportunity to showcase our artists in a live setting where fans can enjoy the music from the show in a more intimate setting,” said Dawn Soler, Senior Vice President, TV Music, ABC Entertainment Group. She added, “Each song is a crucial part of our storyline and each week our multitalented actors are able to breathe life into the story by performing these wonderful lyrical works.”
“We have an exceptionally talented cast of great actors, many who are also wonderful singers, musicians and songwriters,” said Steve Buchanan, “Nashville” executive producer and President, Opry Entertainment Group. “It is exciting to be able to hit the road and be face to face with our show’s fans.”
“Nashville” airs Wednesday nights at 10:00 p.m. on ABC and stars Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Eric Close as Teddy Conrad, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O’Connor, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad. Will Chase recurs as Luke Wheeler.