Sugarland Returns to the Stage with Still the Same 2018 Tour Coming to SMG-managed Van Andel Arena® August 10Grand Rapids — Award-winning Country duo Sugarland announced today their highly-anticipated return to the stage with the Still The Same Tour, beginning this spring in the US and coming to Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 7:00 PM. With numerous Grammy, ACM and CMA Awards, chart-topping hits and MULTI-PLATINUM sales, the pair’s Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush will bring their new live show to 48 cities, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Nashville. Opening acts for the Grand Rapids date will be Frankie Ballard and Lindsay Ell.
 
“We are thrilled to head back out on the road together as this has been a long time coming for the both of us!” said Nettles. “And to have Frankie and Lindsay join us will make our return really special.”
 
“Can’t wait to get back out there and share our new music with the best fans on earth!” Bush continued. “It will be great to hear everyone singing the old favorites along with us all summer.”

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, January 12 at 11:00 AM. Ticket prices are $30.00, $49.50, $69.50 and $99.50, and tickets will be available at the Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place® box offices, online at Ticketmaster.com, and charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. A purchase limit of eight (8) tickets will apply to all orders and prices are subject to change.

Beginning today fans in select cities will have the opportunity to purchase VIP packages which includes an opportunity to meet Sugarland, attend a pre-show VIP sound check, access to exclusive tour lithographs and more.

Since the band’s inception in 2002, Sugarland has sold nearly 10 million albums domestically, earned seven No. 1 singles to date and amassed over 260 million on-demand streams. Their critical and mainstream appeal has been magnified with countless industry accolades over the course of their career. The hitmakers recently released “Still The Same,” their first new music in seven years, aptly setting the tone for their joint venture with Big Machine Records and UMG Nashville; this summer’s tour shares its name. This rejuvenation of their musical vision remains true to the authentic sound and emotive songwriting that has made Sugarland one of the most popular Country music duos of all time.

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