Tim Hicks with special guest Tebey
Date: Aug 16, 2014
Time: 07:30 AM
The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) is pleased to announce JUNO-nominated country artist Tim Hicks with Special Guest Tebey presented by Country 93.3 FM will perform at Nexen Field House on August 16.
General Admission (18+): $59 plus applicable fees & taxes
Club Seating (all ages): $79 plus applicable fees & taxes
Track: Here Comes the Thunder
Recognized as a hard-working family man who is embedded with his fans, Juno nominated country artist Tim Hicks soared into the hearts and minds of Country music fans with his debut single “Get By” January 2013 – a Top 10 hit at Country Radio in less than 8 weeks and certified GOLD. Hicks has garnered two JUNO nominations as Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Country Album of the Year and ruled the digital charts with the #1 selling single for more than 17 weeks – a noteworthy number for any musician let alone a new Country artist.
“Throw Down”, the critically praised debut from Hicks was released in August (2013) by Open Road Recordings/ Universal Music Canada and debuted as the #1 selling Canadian album overall and #1 Canadian Country album on the Nielsen SoundScan Album Chart. The album follows Hicks’ #1 selling self-titled digital EP and four radio hits including his latest single “Got A Feeling” feat. Blackjack Billy – landing most added of all genres at radio. February 2014, Hicks garnered two Juno nominations – Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Country Album of the Year for Throw Down. May 2014, Tim Hicks won the Breakthrough Artist award at the Canadian Radio Music Awared. "Here Comes the Thunder", co written by Hicks is the first single off his sophomore release is sure to rocket up the charts and get the party started this summer.
Hicks’ fast rising success story is noteworthy – garnering a lot of attention from the industry and fans alike. With over 90 million audience impressions at radio and over 1.5 million views online he has dominated Canadian Country radio and video airplay and continues to set the pace for a new wave of Country artists in Canada. A crowd pleasing live performer, Hicks’ music is accessible, energetic and ambitious, reflecting how he wants his songs to reach people. Hicks’ solid identity as the ‘one to watch’ separates him from the rest of the crowd and puts him at the forefront – poised for major success in Country’s breathtaking rise to the top of all genres of music.
Special guest Tebey will open the show and perform his smash hit "Wake Me Up".