Rob Thomas Announces Spring Tour Kicking Off April 2nd January 09 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 9, 2014
ROB THOMAS ANNOUNCES SPRING TOUR
KICKING OFF APRIL 2nd
Multiple Grammy winning Emblem/Atlantic recording artist Rob Thomas has announced plans for a month-long North American special headline run kicking off April 2nd (see below for full listing of tour dates). These shows will offer the rare and unique opportunity to catch the superstar performing in a more up close and personal setting, playing a career-spanning set. Additionally, Thomas’ show on April 5th at Indio, CA’s Fantasy Springs Resort will benefit Sidewalk Angels Foundation, the non-profit organization founded by Rob and his wife Marisol Thomas. This show follows Rob’s three sold-out nights at Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino January 17th, 18th and 19th, where he returns for the 3rd consecutive year to benefit Sidewalk Angels. Fan club members will have early access to tickets beginning Tuesday, January 14th for select shows. Concerts will continue to go on-sale throughout the month of January, so please check back at www.robthomasmusic.com for further presale and on-sale information.
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Rob Thomas is one of the most distinctive vocalists and accomplished songwriters in contemporary music, garnering a string of accolades – both for his work as lead singer and primary composer with Matchbox Twenty as well as for his solo work and collaborations with other artists. In 2004, the Songwriters Hall of Fame presented Thomas with its first ever “Starlight Award” – created to recognize a songwriter in the early years of his or her career that has already made a lasting impact. He has won numerous BMI and ASCAP Awards, and has earned the Songwriter of the Year crown from both Billboard and BMI, two years in a row.
Thomas is best known for his chart-topping hits such as “Lonely No More” and “This is How a Heart Breaks” and Matchbox Twenty hits like “Push,” “3AM,” “If You’re Gone,” and “Bent.” Thomas also earned three Grammy Awards for “Smooth,” his smash collaboration with Santana. Thomas wrote and sang the song, which currently ranks first on Billboard’s “Top Hot 100 Rock Songs” chart and second on the magazine’s “Hot 100 All-Time Top Songs.” Thomas last solo album, Cradlesong, generated even more number one hits, including "Someday" and “Her Diamonds.” Overall, Thomas has contributed to sales of more than 80 million records.
Rob Thomas and his Matchbox Twenty band mates recently finished up their hugely successful sold-out world tour in support of their #1 selling album “NORTH.” Fueled by critical acclaim – as well as the hit singles, “She’s So Mean,” “Overjoyed” and “Our Song”– the album’s unprecedented success marked the band’s first-ever chart-topper and #1 debut. Rob is currently at work on his third solo album.
For further information, please visit www.robthomasmusic.com, or follow Rob on his official Twitter page, @ThisIsRobThomas.
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The Sidewalk Angels Foundation, established by Rob and Marisol Thomas, is a New York based not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing critically needed funds and support to grassroots groups across the country. It is the primary supporter and sponsor of a number of no-kill animal shelters and animal rescues, reflecting the passion of the foundation’s co-founders to fight for the rights and fair treatment of those with no voice. Additionally, the foundation also supports a myriad of other causes, from childhood health and wellness to the fight against homelessness.
The Sidewalk Angels Foundation functions like an umbrella organization that provides funds and resources to smaller local and regional entities that are doing vital work. The world can move so fast that those in need are often passed by. From animals that have been abandoned and abused to those who are destitute, homeless, or cannot afford proper medical care these - are universal problems that Sidewalk Angels Foundation, through its efforts, encourages people to address locally. For additional information on the Sidewalk Angels Foundation, please visit: www.sidewalkangelsfoundation.org.
Rob Thomas Spring Tour Dates
April 2 Temecula,CA Pechanga Theater
April 4 Las Vegas, NV The Pearl
April 5 Indio, CA Fantasy Springs Resort
April 6 San Diego, CA Humphrey’s
April 8 Modesto, CA Gallo Center for the Arts
April 10 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick
April 12 Tuscon, AZ Desert Diamond Casino
April 14 San Antonio, TX Majestic Theatre
April 15 Austin, TX Bass Concert Hall
April 17 Salina, KS Stiefel Theatre
April 18 Thackerville, OK Winstar Casino
April 19 Tunica, MS Horseshoe Casino
April 22 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
April 23 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
April 25 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
April 26 Hollywood, FL Seminole
April 27 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live
April 29 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theatre
May 1 Durham, NC DPAC
May 2 Bethlehem, PA Sands
May 3 Morristown, NJ Mayo PAC
May 5 Huntington, NY Paramount
May 6, 7 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie
May 9 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
May 10 Niagara Falls, NY Seneca
May 11 Windsor, ON Coliseum at Caesar’s