Live announced as musical headliner for Grand Prix of Baltimore

July 15, 2013 | WNST Staff

Multi-Platinum Recording Artists Live to Headline Extensive Musical Lineup

At 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore Presented by SRT

 

BALTIMORE (July 15, 2013) – Organizers of the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT today announced that Live, the legendary foursome that has sold more than 22 million albums and packed stadium venues around the world, will perform on the event’s main stage Saturday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. The chart-topping band from York, Pa., will lead a diverse musical lineup that includes popular local and regional acts that will entertain event-goers throughout Labor Day weekend.

Recognized for smash hits such as Lightning CrashesSelling the DramaAll Over YouI Alone and The Dolphin’s Cry, Live has performed on some of the nation’s best-known television programs, including “Saturday Night Live” and “MTV Unplugged.”Rolling Stone and MTV both honored the band’s second album – Throwing Copper – as “One of the 25 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time.”

“Live is a great addition to the Celebration of Acceleration,” said J.P. Grant, managing director of Grand Prix of Baltimore promoter Race On, LLC. “We’re pleased to have them as the headliners of an exceptional and well-rounded musical lineup that offers something for everyone.”

Live – lead guitarist Chad Taylor, bassist Patrick Dahlheimer, drummer Chad Gracey and lead vocalist Chris Shinn – will perform a 90-minute set that will include many of the band’s biggest hits as well as new material. The performance, like all main stage entertainment, is open to all Grand Prix ticketholders at no additional cost.

In addition to announcing Live as the weekend’s headliner, Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers released information regarding other bands that will be performing at the following locations and approximate times throughout the event footprint. The musical entertainment schedule for the Grand Prix’s beer garden venue will be announced separately.

Complementing the bands listed below will be regular main stage appearances by DJ Prievo, widely known for his weekly radio mix show on The Border 106.7 in New York.

 

Friday, Aug. 30

Main Stage:

*2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: The Doyle Brothers, a New York-based band that combines the timeless classics of the Everly Brothers with the modern swagger of Michael Bublé and Bruno Mars.

*6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: The Waiting, a tribute band performing the hits of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

 

Andretti Club:

*12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.: Levi Stephens, indie artist whose music seamless melds the genres of R&B soul, rock and gospel.

*4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Michelle Murray, a fast-rising country music star whose current single Trip around the Sun is climbing the charts.

 

Corporate Village Trackside:

*1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Levi Stephens

*3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.: Michelle Murray

 

Saturday, Aug. 31

 

Main Stage:

*2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Kelly Bell Band, voted best blues band in the Mid-Atlantic 12 years in a row, is a Baltimore-based favorite.

*6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.: Live, the multi-platinum headline act performs international hits.

 

Andretti Club:

*12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.: Michelle Murray

*4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Rebecca Moreland, of Nashville, performs her “soulful acoustic pop.”

 

Corporate Village Trackside:

*1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Michelle Murray

*3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.: Rebecca Moreland

 

Sunday, Sept. 1

Main Stage:

*12 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Michelle Murray

 

Andretti Club:

*12 p.m. to 12: 45 p.m.: Levi Stephens

*4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m.: Rebecca Moreland

 

Corporate Village Trackside:

*1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Levi Stephens

*3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.: Rebecca Moreland

 

*All times are approximate. Actual performance times may vary due to on-track activities.

 

About the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT

The third annual Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT is one of only two events in the United States to feature the IZOD IndyCar Series and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) presented by Tequila Patron in the same weekend. The IZOD IndyCar Series runs 75 laps around the Grand Prix’s 12-turn, two-mile street course adjacent to the famed Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore. The ALMS race is a timed competition, with the team completing the most laps in 2 hours and 45 minutes taking the victory. The Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT also includes Firestone Indy Lights racing and, for the first time in 2013, the largest single-make series in North America: the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama.

Beyond the racing action, the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT offers a full range of food and beverage offerings – including an all-you-can-eat Maryland crab feast – and dynamic live musical entertainment. The Esskay Family Fun Zone houses a wealth of interactive games and activities for parents and children of all ages in an indoor, climate-controlled environment.

The 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT will take place Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, 2013. For more information, please visit www.grandprixofbaltimore.com.

 

About SRT

Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand leverages a distinct product development formula of five essential hallmarks: awe-inspiring powertrains; outstanding ride, handling and capability; benchmark braking; aggressive and functional exteriors and race-inspired and high-performance interiors to remain true to its promise of well-rounded performance. The SRT vehicle lineup includes the SRT Viper, 300 SRT, Challenger SRT, Charger SRT and Grand Cherokee SRT.

New ‘Core’ versions of the 300 SRT and Challenger SRT join the lineup in 2013, applying the same philosophy as the existing Charger SRT Super Bee and SRT Viper. Visit driveSRT.com for the latest SRT vehicle and community news.

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