Lady Antebellum brings ‘Need You Now 2010 Tour’ to Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — After selling out headlining concerts in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville, ACM and CMA Vocal Group of the Year Lady Antebellum will bring their “Need You Now 2010 Tour” to Purdue University’s Elliott Hall of Music in West Lafayette at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 with special guest MCA Nashville artist David Nail.

Lady Antebellum comes to Elliot Hall of Music on Oct. 7

NEED YOU NOW is the title of Lady Antebellum’s second album, lifted from its leadoff track, which explores the desperate longings that make separated lovers yearn to reconnect in the wee small hours of the morning.

“I feel like we were just writing songs for our very first show at this small club in Nashville,” said Hillary Scott. “I can remember being so nervous to perform in front of just a handful of people that night and to think now we’re beginning to headline our very own tour is unbelievable. We have our fans to thank for following us every step of the way and can’t wait to show them what we’ve worked up!”

The Hollywood Reporter stated of the group’s momentum, “In only a few short years, country trio Lady Antebellum has risen from obscurity to superstardom. The group is attracting the sort of rabid fandom that clearly signals they’re no flash in the pan.”

The Grammy Award winning trio’s double platinum album “Need You Now” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and has already spawned the multi-week No. 1 smash hits “Need You Now” and “American Honey.” On the heels of three consecutive No. 1 songs in just eight months for a total of eight weeks at the summit, Lady A’s new single “Our Kind Of Love” is already racing up the charts.

Lady Antebellum first took country music by storm in 2008 with the release of their self-titled platinum certified debut album, which generated the hits “Love Don’t Live Here,” “Lookin’ For A Good Time” and their No. 1 hit “I Run To You.”

David Nail

David Nail

Missouri native David Nail’s debut record “I’m About To Come Alive” was released on MCA Nashville in August 2009. His single “Red Light” peaked at No. 6, holds the record for the longest charted single in Mediabase history at 42 weeks, and also just earned an Academy of Country Music Award nomination for “Single of the Year.” “People” magazine boasts Nail as “One of Nashville’s Hottest New Stars” and praises the album as “a rewarding set that showcases his soulful, nuanced vocals,” and awarded it three out of four stars. Visit http://www.davidnail.com to hear Nail’s new single “Turning Home.”

For a full list of tour dates and ticket info, visit www.ladyantebellum.com

Zone A tickets are $47; Zone B general public tickets are $38; and Zone B tickets for Purdue and Ivy Tech students with current ID are $30; prices include a facilities fee. (Limit of 4 tickets/person.)

Tickets go on sale to Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students, and Purdue faculty, staff and retirees with a current identification card at 10 a.m. Aug. 27 at the Elliott Hall of Music and Stewart Center box offices or at (765) 494-3933. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 28 through ticketmaster.com or at 800-745-3000.

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