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The PBR (Professional Bull Riders) have added to the week-long fan experience known as the 2017 PBR THAW OUT DAYS in Sioux Falls to go along with the First PREMIER Bank PREMIER Bankcard Invitational. Award-winning country music artist Joe Nichols and the legendary metal band Warrant will headline two days of the PBR’s official after parties following the Friday and Saturday events. Tickets can be purchased for $12 at the Keloland Box Office inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, www.ticketmaster.com , 1-800-745-3000, and all Ticketmaster outlets.
Each after party will begin immediately following the bull riding. Joe Nichols will perform on Friday, March 31 and Warrant will take the stage on Saturday, April 1. All after-party activities will take place in the Sioux Falls Arena next door to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.
Fans will have the chance to meet the top bull riders of the PBR and enjoy drink specials while grooving to the music of a country music artist who has produced six 14 Top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, and a legendary hard-rocking band that is a mainstay on the PBR circuit has sold more than 10 million records worldwide.
PBR THAW OUT DAYS reflects the PBR’s commitment to bringing more exciting entertainment, charitable and interactive events to the Sioux Falls community in the days leading into the 2017 First PREMIER Bank PREMIER Bankcard Invitational on March 31 through April 2.
Competition for the 13 th stop of the 2017 BFTS schedule will begin at 7:45 p.m. CT on Friday; 6:45 p.m. CT on Saturday; and 1:45 p.m. CT on Sunday. Tickets for the First PREMIER Bank PREMIER Bankcard Invitational are on sale now and start at $15. They can be purchased at the Keloland Box Office inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, www.ticketmaster.com , 1-800-745-3000, and all Ticketmaster outlets. PBRewards Members can earn PBRewards points and will receive access to the best available seats by purchasing their tickets through the PBR Customer Service Department at 800-732-1727.
Warrant, which performed at the 2016 PBR World Finals in Las Vegas, is also touring this season along the Built Ford Tough Series tour. In addition to Sioux Falls, the band is playing at BFTS events in Kansas City, St. Louis, Nashville, and again in Las Vegas. Additional dates will be announced as the PBR season progresses.
“PBR is the loudest, fastest and hardest sport in the country, and we are big fans of the athletes who lay it on the line doing what they love,” says Erik Turner, Warrant’s rhythm guitarist and co-founder. “We’re pumped up to rock PBR Bars and events all year long.”
About Joe Nichols
Multi-platinum RED BOW recording artist Joe Nichols is one of country music’s most praised traditional country artists. His latest album CRICKETS debuted in the Top 3 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and spawned the two multi-week #1, RIAA gold-certified hits “Yeah” and “Sunny and 75.” Nichols has six #1 hits and eight Top 10 singles to his credit, including chart-toppers like “Brokenheartsville,” “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off” and “Gimmie That Girl,” and Top 10 smashes like “The Impossible,” “If Nobody Believed In You,” “What’s A Guy Gotta Do,” “Size Matters” and “I’ll Wait For You.” The four-time Grammy nominee is the winner of the Academy of Country Music’s “Top New Male Vocalist” award, the CMT “Breakthrough Video of the Year” award and the prestigious “Horizon Award” from the Country Music Association.
Formed in 1984 in Hollywood, Calif., Warrant has sold over 10 million albums. The band first came into the national spotlight with their Double Platinum debut album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich, with the single, “Heaven,” reaching No. 1 in Rolling Stone Hot 100 and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The band continued its success in the early 1990s with the Double Platinum album Cherry Pie which provided the hit album titled song and music video. The band’s other hit singles include: “Down Boys,” “Sometimes She Cries,” “I Saw Red,” “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” and “Sex Ain’t Love.” For more information on the band, see WarrantRocks.com
About the PBR (Professional Bull Riders)
The world’s premier bull riding organization began as a dream of 20 bull riders 24 years ago and is now a global sports phenomenon. On its elite Built Ford Tough Series, the PBR features the Top 35 bull riders in the world and the top bulls in the business. The televised PBR Built Ford Tough Series, the PBR Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour, the PBR Touring Pro Division and the PBR’s international circuits in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Mexico have paid more than $150 million in earnings to its athletes. Thirty bull riders have earned more than $1 million, including two-time PBR World Champion J.B. Mauney who has become the top-earning athlete in Western sports history with more than $7 million in career earnings. In May 2015, PBR was acquired by WME | IMG, a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion. For more information on the PBR, go to PBR.com , or follow on Facebook atFacebook.com/PBR , Twitter at Twitter.com/PBR , and YouTube at YouTube.com/PBR .