First Nationwide Tour Kicks Off in Late July
“I Know How To Make A Boy Cry” Video Soars Past 1 Million Views in Less Than a Month
Photo Credit: Sweety High
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (July 19, 2018) – Warner Music Nashville and Sweety High Country sensationTEGAN MARIE is set to embark on her first major tour, joining the big leagues with a summer of nationwide concert dates.
Starting July 24 at the Mesa County Fair in Grand Junction, Colorado, the 14-year-old phenom will trek across the Midwest and up the nation’s East Coast for a series of full-scale shows – highlighting her effervescent personality, killer vocals and larger-than-life stage presence with tracks like “I Know How To Make A Boy Cry,” “Keep It Lit” and more along the way.
Here’s a complete list of Tegan Marie’s summer 2018 tour dates:
July 24 – Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa County Fairgrounds
July 31 – Broken Bow, NE @ Custer County Fairgrounds
August 4 – Marion, IL @ Rent One Park
August 14 – Des Moines, IA @ Susan Knapp Amphitheater
September 8 – Freehold, NJ @ iPlay America’s Event Center
September 9 – Dallas, PA @ Luzerne County Fairgrounds
September 27 – Hartford, CT @ Infinity Music Hall
September 28 – Topsfield, MA @ Topsfield Fairgrounds
Continuing to gain momentum as her young career heats up, the tour arrives just as Tegan Marie’s empowering video for “I Know How To Make A Boy Cry” accomplishes a major milestone, surpassing 1.1 million views on YouTube in less than a month. With a nod to one of her greatest musical heroes Elvis Presley and his legendary 1968 Comeback Special, the uniquely fun video flips the script on an iconic artist who famously made all the girls weep, and was even shared by the official website of Graceland - Presley’s world-famous mansion and fan mecca.
Watch the official “I Know How To Make A Boy Cry” video here.
Tegan Marie also recently turned heads at the Radio Disney Music Awards – where she presented the award for The Freshest! - Radio Disney Country Best New Artist to Carly Pearce – standing out as one of the brightest young country stars in the format today. She’ll return to the historic Grand Ole Opry for a special performance this Saturday (7/21).
The young Michigan native has reached new heights in 2018, earning praise from tastemakers like Rolling Stone, Huffington Post and more, and even delivering a notable performance from the top of the Empire State Building. She is currently hard at work creating new music with hitmakers Scott Hendricks (Blake Shelton) and Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift).
ABOUT TEGAN MARIE:
With a larger-than-life voice, Tegan Marie, 14, was discovered by girls’ media platform Sweety High when her family started uploading her videos at age 7. Featured as a Radio Disney Country artist, she catapulted into the national spotlight when her breathtaking rendition of Florida Georgia Line’s “H.O.L.Y.” received over 20M views online. Tegan Marie went on to a string of acclaimed performances at Stagecoach, ABC’sGood Morning America, the Grand Ole Opry and PBS’ The Gershwin Prize special honoring Smokey Robinson. As her videos continue to gain a wide audience (over 100M views), Tegan Marie has shared the stage with artists such as Cam, Hunter Hayes and Kelsea Ballerini while partnering with Pepsi for a tour across the Midwest. In 2017, she became the youngest female artist – at age 13 - signed to a major Country label (Warner Music Nashville) in over 45 years. She has since made her debut at the Ryman Auditorium, played the TODAY show and was featured on the 2018 watch lists for Billboard, Rolling Stone and Huffington Post. Following the release her new song, “I Know How To Make A Boy Cry,” she’s in the studio working on new music with hitmakers Scott Hendricks (Blake Shelton) and Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift).