Brad Paisley’s Beat This Summer tour stops in Penticton

Penticton will be a stop on Brad Paisley's Beat This Summer tour on Aug. 15 at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

  • May. 16, 2013 8:00 a.m.
Penticton is a scheduled stop on Brad Paisley's Beat This Summer Tour. He will perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Aug. 15.

Penticton is a scheduled stop on Brad Paisley's Beat This Summer Tour. He will perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Aug. 15.



Brad Paisley’s Beat This Summer Tour will land in Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Aug. 15.

The tour will travel to over 36 cities in the United States and Canada during the summer months with more dates added for the fall.

Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, which has earned him three Grammys, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards and numerous other honours. He is a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry.

Since 1999, he has placed 21 singles at the top of the charts, including Southern Comfort Zone, the first single from his April 9 release, Wheelhouse,which became his seventh consecutive album to debut at No.1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart.  In addition to the original studio album, there is Wheelhouse (Deluxe Version) that contains four additional tracks and is available at http://smarturl.it/PaisleyWheelhouse. Paisley’s current single is “Beat This Summer” and is currently No.10 on Billboard’s country singles airplay chart.

Paisley is proud to partner with Live Beyond by donating $1 from each ticket sale. Live Beyond is a Nashville nonprofit with a mission to provide medical care, clean water, and nutritional support and development activities to impoverished communities in Haiti. Go to www.livebeyond.org for more information or to donate.

Paisley is inviting fans to become a part of his show by downloading the free Brad Paisley Lightshow app. Using technology from Wham City Lights, the app uses a phone’s hardware to flash colours in sync across its screen, bathing spectators in a vibrant and ever-changing glow. Fans at every concert can activate the app beforehand to become a part of the interactive performance during the show. For more information and to download the app, fans can visit http://lights.bradpaisley.com/.

On the opening weekend of the Beat This Summer Tour, presented by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Paisley played to over 62,000 fans who filled amphitheaters. In Penticton, Paisley will be joined by Chris Young and Kristen Kelly. Tickets go on sale May 24 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at www.ValleyFirstTix.com by telephone at 1-877-SOEC-TIX or in person at the Valley First Box Office and the Wine Country Visitor Centre. Tickets range from $85, $105 and $125 (plus applicable service charges).