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Blake Shelton Brings 2017 ‘Doing It To Country Songs’ Tour to MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, March 4

Show To Feature Songs From If I’m Honest, the Best-Selling Country Album Released in 2016

LAS VEGAS (November 30, 2016) – Country music superstar and Platinum-selling recording artist Blake Shelton will take a song from his current album If I’m Honest to bill his 2017 “Doing It To Country Songs” tour. Shelton and special guest RaeLynn will perform at the MGM Grand Garden Arena when the tour makes its Las Vegas stop Saturday, March 4.
 
“Performing for an audience is what I love most – and if you’re coming to see me, you’re coming to hear country music, because that’s what I do,” said Shelton. “So get ready as we’re going to be ‘Doin’ It To Country Songs’ all night long!”
 
The tour follows the 2016 release of Shelton’s 10th studio album, If I’m Honest, which was not only the biggest selling album in the week of its release, but also the best-selling country album released this year. With four weeks atop the Billboard Country albums chart, the 15-track project features the tour’s namesake along with Shelton’s latest No. 1 smash hit “Came Here To Forget” and his current Top 15 and climbing single “A Guy With A Girl.” 
 
Opening the tour is Warner Bros. / Warner Music Nashville recording artist RaeLynn, whose current single “Love Triangle” is the powerful first track from her forthcoming debut album WildHorse. She was recently selected as a CMT Next Women of Country honoree and a 2017 “Country Artist to Watch” by Pandora Radio.
 
Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. PST and can be purchased at MGMGrand.com, AXS.com or at any MGM Resorts International box office or Concierge desk. Tickets also can be purchased through the MGM Resorts Call Center at 866.740.7711.
 
American Express® Card Members and Blake Shelton Fan Club members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets in advance of the general public. The American Express® Card Members presale will run Friday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. PST to Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10 p.m. PST. Additionally, M life Rewards loyalty members will receive access to a presale running from Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. PST to Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10 p.m. PST. To join the program or for more information, visit mlife.com
 
Shelton is teaming up with CID Entertainment once again to offer VIP Experiences in 2017. VIP Experiences include an invitation to an exclusive pre-show party where fans will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A with Blake Shelton, watch a pre-show acoustic performance and take a photo in Blake's chair from “The Voice.” More details are available at cidentertainment.com/events/blake-shelton-tour-2017.
 

For a high-res artist image, visit the MGM Grand Online Newsroom.
 
ABOUT CID ENTERTAINMENT:
CID Entertainment develops and operates fan-focused VIP and travel experiences at a wide array of events, including Coachella, Bonnaroo, Desert Trip and The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and with touring artists such as Luke Bryan, The Killers, Kelly Clarkson, Phish, Muse and Metallica. Founded in 2007, CID Entertainment creates packages that include pre-show parties, meet & greets, premium viewing, transportation and/or lodging accommodations. In 2015, the company launched an ambitious series of destination concert events at a luxury beach-front resort in Mexico. A division of CID Entertainment, CID Presents seamlessly integrates concert and travel logistics into unparalleled music destination events where everyone is a VIP. These fully immersive experiences include Luke Bryan’s Crash My PlayaPhish: Riviera MayaLos Muertos con Queso and Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Riviera Maya.
 
ABOUT GRAND GARDEN ARENA:
The Grand Garden Arena is home to concerts, championship boxing and premier sporting and special events. The Arena offers comfortable seating for as many as 14,000 with excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and sound. 
 
The Grand Garden Arena is known for hosting legendary events such as world championship boxing featuring the legends of the sport – Floyd Mayweather, Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson, Oscar de la Hoya, Manny Pacquiao and many more. The venue also has been home to many premier UFC fights.  Music lovers have experienced some of the industry’s biggest stars at the Grand Garden Arena including performances by The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Bette Midler, George Strait, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, U2, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Jimmy Buffett and the Barbra Streisand Millennium Concert.  The Grand Garden Arena also hosts a variety of special events and sporting events annually including major awards shows, college basketball, pre-season NHL and NBA games, among others. The Grand Garden Arena is operated by a joint venture, the interest of which is owned 50% by a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and 50% by a subsidiary of AEG that also owns and operates T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

 
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Media Contacts:
For Blake Shelton:  

Wes Vause, Warner Music Nashville
(615) 214-1500
 
For MGM Grand Garden Arena:
Katharine Sherrer, MGM Resorts International
ksherrer@mgmresorts.com
(702) 692-6724

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