LITTLE BIG TOWN ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL “LITTLE BIG TOWN AT THE MOTHER CHURCH” RYMAN RESIDENCY DATES

img_4964Grammy Award-Winning Vocal Group’s Next Studio Album, The Breaker, Available For Pre-Order Now

Due to high demand, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning vocal group Little Big Town today announced the expansion of their highly-anticipated Ryman Residency, “Little Big Town at the Mother Church,” with additional dates including July 28th, July 29th, and November 27th. Additional dates will be announced later in the year.

Little Big Town’s residency, the only year-long artist residency in the historic venue’s 125 history, was first announced alongside Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and Ryman Auditorium General Manager Sally Williams in November. Previously announced dates include February 24th& 25th, May 19th& 20th and September 15th& 16th. Each show will feature different support acts andsurprise special guests, with opener Brent Cobb scheduled on February 24th and Ashley Monroe scheduled on February 25th.

Tickets and special two-day packages for the newly-announced shows will go on saleFriday, February 10th at 10:00 a.m. CT via ticketmaster.com and ryman.com andwill be available online only. Pre-sale tickets will be available via http://www.littlebigtown.com/tour starting today at 7pm CT. Tickets forthe concerts will be $90.50, $60.50 and $50.50. Each ticket purchased to see Little Big Town at the Ryman includes one (1) physical album of Little BigTown’s new album, The Breaker, scheduled to be released on February 24, 2017.Also on Friday, CID Entertainment will offer additional VIP experiences. Visit http://www.littlebigtown.com/tour for more information.

The launch of “Little Big Town at the Mother Church” coincideswith the reigning CMA and ACM Vocal Group of the Year’s seventh studio album, The Breaker, out February 24. Produced by Jay Joyce, the album features the #1 Billboard Hot CountrySong hit, “Better Man,” which is currently Top 5 at Country Radio. Starting today, The Breaker is available for pre-order and features two instant-grattracks, “Happy People” and “Better Man.” To pre-order The Breaker, visit Http://umgn.us/LBTBREAKER .

ABOUT LITTLE BIG TOWN
Grammy Award-winninggroup, Little Big Town — consisting of members Karen Fairchild,Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook — firstentered the music scene more than 18 years ago with hits such as “Boondocks,””Bring It On Home,” “Good As Gone” and the Grammy-nominatedsingle “Little White Church.” Withalbums Tornado and Pain Killer, they have seen massive successwith #1 singles “Pontoon,” “Tornado,” “DayDrinking,” and most recently the history-making, best-selling countrysingle of 2015, with “Girl Crush.” In October of 2014, the groupfulfilled a career milestone and lifelong dream when Reba McIntire asked themto become the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry; two weeks later, they wereinducted. Little Big Town has earned almost 40 award show nominations and inthe past five years has taken home nearly 20 awards, including multiple Grammy,CMA and ACM awards, and an Emmy award. They are the reigning CMA Vocal Group ofthe Year and recently won the same award for the fifth consecutive year. At the2016 Grammy Awards Little Big Town won “Best Country Group/Duo Performance,”and “Girl Crush” received the honor for “Best Country Song.” The group recentlyreceived honors from the Academy of Country Music for Vocal Group of the Yearand Vocal Event of the Year with Miranda Lambert, and the group was alsorecognized with the Crystal Milestone Award. At the recent Billboard AwardsLittle Big Town and “Girl Crush” were nominated for Top Country Song aswell as Chart Achievement Award, and the group was also honored as the 2016Music Business Association Artist of the Year. Little Big Town recentlyreleased their brand new single “Better Man” to country radio which iscurrently #6 on the charts. “Better Man” is the first single off of the group’sforthcoming seventh studio album entitled The Breaker which isset for release February 24, 2017. On the same night, the Ryman Auditorium andLittle Big Town will kick-off the historic venues first-ever residency, “LittleBig Town At The Mother Church.” For more information, visit LittleBigTown.com or follow them @littlebigtown.

ABOUT RYMAN AUDITORIUM
About RymanAuditorium A National Historic Landmark, Ryman Auditorium was built as atabernacle by Captain Thomas G. Ryman in 1892, served as the home of the GrandOle Opry from 1943-74, and was completely renovated in 1994. The Ryman is openfor tours during the day and at night offers a wide variety of entertainmentperformances, just has it has for over 120 years. The venue was voted the 2010,2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Pollstar Theatre of the Year. Ryman Auditorium isowned by Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP), a Nashville-based REIthat also owns and operates the Grand Ole Opry, and 650 AM WSM. For moreinformation, visit ryman.com.

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