Brantley Gilbert will bring his “Hell On Wheels Tour” to the West Virginia University Coliseum Feb. 9 with Kip Moore. Showtime is set for 7:30 p.m.
Influenced by equal parts country and rock, Brantley Gilbert has made a name for himself with a unique sound fostered by his upbringing in small town Jefferson, Ga. His taste in music always swayed toward a southern country rock feel. But his true-to-life testimony of heartache, trials, triumph, and success found a home in country music, reflected in his compelling lyrics and dynamic live performances. Gilbert’s 2010 debut album “A Modern Day Prodigal Son” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers Chart and No. 4 on the Billboard 200. He continued to see success with his 2011 release “Halfway to Heaven,” which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Country Chart.
Gilbert has charted two No. 1 singles with “Country Must Be Country Wide” and “You Don’t Know Her Like I Do.” His “Kick It In The Sticks” and “Beer Money” are also popular with Country Radio. Gilbert’s hard work recently landed him a nomination for CMA New Artist of the Year. Country superstar Jason Aldean took notice of Gilbert’s songwriting skillsrecording “The Best of Me,” a song from Gilbert’s first album and later “My Kinda Party,” which became a No. 1 smash for Aldean in 2010.
Singer-songwriter Kip Moore explored his own experiences growing up in a small Georgia town and has been working diligently to achieve his musical dreams. His debut album “Up All Night,” includes the hit “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck” a track infused with relentless intensity of passion and frustration. Dubbed “a hillbilly Springsteen,” Moore’s singles “Beer Money” and “Somethin’ ‘Bout A Truck” have seen chart success and airplay across the country.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. at the Mountainlair and Creative Arts Center Box Offices, ticketmaster.com and by phone at 800-745-3000 or 304-293-SHOW. Tickets prices range from $25 to $38, depending on seat location. Floor tickets are general admission standing room only. WVU students receive $5 off all seating levels (one discounted ticket per WVU ID) at the campus box offices. Tickets may also be purchased online at ticketmaster.com, or by calling 304-293-SHOW and 800-745-3000.
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