Thursday, January 21, 2010

THE "Shine All NIght" Kicks Off for 2010 This Weekend In Little Rock


Lyric Street’s Sarah Buxton is Added to the Star Line-up

Nashville, Tenn. (January 20, 2010) – The 2010 leg of the SunnyD Presents the Shine All Night Tour starring Martina McBride and Trace Adkins kicks off this weekend and fans are getting even more music than they anticipated. Lyric Street recording artist Sarah Buxton will be joining headliners Martina McBride and Trace Adkins for a fun-filled evening of superstar entertainment.

USA Today has declared Sarah Buxton to have "one of the most immediately arresting voices I've heard in a while." She's appeared on The Today Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live and has also appeared in the pages of People, Redbook and Country Weekly magazines.

The SunnyD Presents Shine All Night Tour Starring Martina McBride & Trace Adkins kicked off before the Thanksgiving holiday and night after night fans and critics praised the unique pairing.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote, “The two musicians brought together opposite ends of popular country music spectrum to create a cohesive package,” “McBride was comfortable straddling the lines between pop star and country girl” and Adkins performance was “a hit-filled set that traveled from rowdy fun to emotionally gripping nostalgia and romance.”

The Oklahoman wrote, “Between McBride's powerful voice and sassy energy and Adkins’ rowdy honky tonk and heartfelt ballads, the pair's Shine All Night tour seemed to thrill the near capacity Ford Center crowd.”

The evening runs the gamut of emotional release combining countless radio hits and award-winning music. Songs flavored with boisterous revelry, sexy romance and honest reflection leave fans no choice but to dance in the aisles, fist wave, chant and hold on tight to loved ones while remembering what matters most.

Enthusiastic crowd reaction and highly animated audience participation has proven McBride has shattered all illusions of a sit-in-your-seat-and-clap-politely evening as the superstar entertainer unveiled surprise after surprise during her impressive 90 minute set of hit country music, costume changes, and elaborate production and staging.

A well-seasoned performer, Adkins delivers a solid, crowd-pleasing show that includes a string of hits the platinum-seller has collected since launching his career in 1996. He balances each show with light-hearted romps like "This Ain't No Thinkin' Thing," "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk," "Hot Mama," and "Ladies Love Country Boys," with emotionally charged ballads such as "I'm Tryin,'" "Arlington," "You're Gonna Miss This" and "All I Ask For Anymore." The Grammy-nominated singer instantly energizes his audience the minute he steps on the stage and keeps concertgoers pumped up throughout the entire set.

The Shine All Night Tour, also sponsored in part by GAC, kicked off November 20th and covers 40 cities across the U.S. through the spring of this year. Both McBride and Adkins will each perform full-length shows and Sarah Buxton will be their special guest.

About Martina McBride
One of the most spectacular voices in any genre of music, Martina McBride is a four-time CMA "Female Vocalist of the Year" and GRAMMY winning recording artist with more than 18 million in album sales and 23 Top 10 singles, including six that hit #1.

The breadth of her talents - as recording artist, producer, songwriter, and concert entertainer - has made her an in-demand performer and personality, appearing on such high-profile programs as VH1 Divas (singing with Jordin Sparks), Dancing with the Stars, the Today show's "Today Throws a Wedding," American Idol, The Bachelorette, Private Sessions, a 20/20 special, and much more.

Celebrated for her beauty and sense of fashion, as well as her everywoman perspective in life and music, Martina is a wife and mother of three who has been featured on the covers of publications like Redbook and Shape.

Among her hits are such anthemic and empowering songs as "Independence Day," "This One's for the Girls," "Anyway" and "Ride," all of which have underscored her incredible popularity as one of music's preeminent female vocalists. Her latest album is the chart-topping Shine, which includes her beautiful current single, "I Just Call You Mine."

About Trace Adkins
Trace Adkins is a multi-faceted entertainer who has achieved unprecedented success as a performer, author and actor. Since launching his career in 1997, he has enjoyed a remarkable career and become one of country music’s most identifiable and important artists of his generation.

An esteemed Opry member since 2003, Adkins remains one of country’s top headlining and in-demand artists today, performing for millions of fans worldwide. He has sold more than 10 million albums by recording songs that possess insightful lyrics and cover a wide range of interests --many from his own life experiences. His albums have achieved gold or multi-platinum status and have produced 27 charted singles, with 14 hits breaking into the Top 10.

Adkins’ latest Top 20 single, "All I Ask for Anymore" has received two Grammy nominations in the "Best Male Country Performance" and "Best Country Song" categories.

For the next two years, he will serve as the official face and voice of BC Headache Powder that will be sponsoring his 2010 concert tour dates. Most recently, Adkins has signed with Show Dog-Universal Music, the newly merged record label headed up by country superstar Toby Keith and famed producer, Mark Wright. A new single and album is being planned and will be announced soon. For more information, visit

About Sarah Buxton
Two-time ACM "New Female Vocalist" nominee Sarah Buxton has been celebrated for her uniquely arresting vocals and song styling in addition to her creative prowess as a undeniable songwriting force, including her co-scribed power ballad "Stupid Boy," which won friend and fellow performer Keith Urban a Grammy for "Best Male Country Vocal
Performance." Buxton is readying for the release of her self-titled debut
album on February 23rd, which features the hits "Outside My Window," "Innocence," "Space" and "That Kind Of Day." To learn more about Sarah Buxton, log on to: or follow her on twitter at

About SunnyD
Sunny Delight Beverages Company, based in Cincinnati, OH, is a leading producer of juice-based drinks in North America and Europe. The company is dedicated to helping Moms improve the vitality of their families by creating and marketing delicious, more wholesome beverages. Privately held, the company's brands include SunnyD citrus punch, Elations ® dietary supplement for healthier joints, FruitSimple ® 100% natural fruit smoothies, Fruit2O ® flavored waters, VeryFine ® fruit beverages, and Bossa Nova ® superfruit beverages.

About Great American Country (GAC)
Great American Country is the leader in country music entertainment. GAC delivers to viewers the widest variety of country music, its artists and the lifestyles they influence. GAC broadcasts original country music programming, country music performance specials, live concerts and music videos. GAC is available in more than 58 million households and online at GAC is owned by Scripps Networks, the leading developer of lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet, including HGTV (, Food Network (, DIY Network ( and Fine Living Network ( Scripps Networks is based in Knoxville, Tenn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta and Nashville, and is a unit of Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE:SNI).

About BC Powder
BC Powder®, which was first introduced in 1906 by Bernard and Commodore Council, offers temporary relief for discomfort associated with headaches, minor body aches and fever. Because BC is a powder, it gets into your bloodstream fast to provide fast, effective relief.

* Trace Adkins not on this date.

Jan. 22 Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena
Jan. 23 Independence, MO Independence Event Center
Jan. 24 Council Bluffs, IA Mid-America Center
Jan. 29 Reading, PA Sovereign Center
Jan. 30 Worcester, MA DCU Center
Jan. 31 Fairfax, VA Patriot Center
Feb. 13 Bossier City, LA CenturyTel Center
Feb. 14 Pensacola, FL Pensacola Civic Center
Feb. 18 Auburn Hills, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
Feb. 19 Buffalo, NY HSBC Arena
Feb. 20 Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
Feb. 21 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
Feb. 25 Ft. Wayne, IN Allen County War Memorial
Feb. 26 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
Feb. 27 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center
Feb. 28 Highland Heights, KY Bank of Kentucky Center
Mar. 4 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
Mar. 5 Champaign, IL Assembly Hall
Mar. 6 Evansville, IN Roberts Stadium
Mar. 12 Richmond, VA Richmond Coliseum
Mar. 13 Uncasville, UT Mohegan Sun Arena
Mar. 14 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
Mar. 26 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
Mar. 27 Green Bay, WI Resch Center
Mar. 28 Dekalb, IL NIU Convocation Center
Apr. 8 Loveland, CO Budweiser Events Center
Apr. 9 Rapid City, SD Rushmore Theatre
Apr. 10 Bismarck, ND Bismarck Civic Center
Apr. 23 *Trenton, NJ Sun Nation Bank Arena
Apr. 24 Norfolk, VA Constant Convocations Center
Apr. 25 Roanoke, VA Roanoke Civic Center


For Press Materials or Media Requests,
Go to or Contact:

Martina McBride
FrontPage Publicity
Kathy Best

Trace Adkins
Hot Schatz PR
Schatzi Hageman

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