Blake Shelton’s “Ten Times Crazier” tour will be hitting Holmdel, N.J., Hartford, Conn., and Mansfield, Mass. this weekend in what continues to be one of the most talked about tours of the summer. In this week’s Billboard Magazine, Ray Waddell says that Blake is on pace to “finish among the top touring artists for any genre” this year. Rob Beckham, co-head of William Morris Endeavor of Nashville explains “There’s sellouts and there’s sellouts, but this is a case where there are no tickets to buy.
With almost 200,000 tickets sold in only nine dates, Blake Shelton’s “Ten Times Crazier” tour is living up to its name. While standing on the stage after sound check in Chicago, Blake looked up and pointed to the very back where the pavilion sits and recalled “When I opened for George Strait, I remember going up there and watching him perform. I’m excited to be performing in front of 27,000 people tonight but I’m not gonna lie – I’m a little nervous.”
Blake Shelton’s “Ten Times Crazier” tour is gearing up for three more shows this weekend in Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Chicago with ticket sales topping 60,000. Check out just a few of the rave reviews from some of the cities Blake has visited so far.
“He put that charisma on display before a rollicking and sold-out horde on Friday night at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater with a “Ten Times Crazier” tour that proved he’s a headliner well-worth his top billing... (There’s a reason he’s country music’s reigning male vocalist and entertainer of the year.)” - Amanda St. Amand, STL Today
The "Ten Times Crazier" party started well before doors opened this weekend for Blake Shelton's sold-out shows. Tailgaters arrived first thing in the morning; lining up to block real estate in the parking lot and set up camp for what became an ode to their favorite reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year, Blake Shelton. Even Blake was blown away by the response of his fans saying, "I heard music playing and just figured it was beach goers but then I went outside and realized my fans had arrived earlier in the morning to tailgate.
Congratulations to Jimmy Fallon, Hunter Hayes, Jana Kramer and Blake Shelton on their nominations for a Teen Choice Award and also Blake’s Emmy Award nomination for The Voice. Please see the list below for all WMN artists nominated and click here for a full list of Teen Choice Award nominees and here for Emmy Award nominees.
CMA Awards’ reigning Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year, Blake Shelton, kicks off his “Ten Times Crazier” tour tomorrow, July 19, at Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach featuring special guests Mercury Recording artist, Easton Corbin, and ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year, Jana Kramer. With over 50k tickets already sold for the first three nights alone, you can rest assured this tour will live up to its Ten Times Crazier moniker. The tour, with dates running through the fall, will feature songs from Blake’s No.
We all know Blake Shelton for his huge country hits and his role as a mentor on NBC’s The Voice – but what does his life look like when he’s not in the spotlight? As part of Men Journal’s August 2013 cover story, Blake opens up about his love for Oklahoma and why he’s there whenever possible.
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