Hunter Hayes

WHERE
· Sonoma County Fairgrounds
WHEN
· Tuesday, August 6 @ 7:30 PM
AGE
· All Ages
PRICE
· $25-40
STATUS
· On Sale Now

ABOUT THE EVENT

You will be able to buy tickets at the box office at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on May 11th. Tickets go onsale online at sonomacountyfair.com on May 13th.

Hunter Hayes, the Country Music Association’s choice as the best New Artist of 2012 earned his trophy because of his intense, single-minded dedication to his music.“With me, it’s always going to be music,” he states. “That’s the one thing I know. That is my thing. That is my place. I make music because it’s the only way I can breathe. This is how I want to spend the rest of my life.” 

His laser-like focus has resulted in an album that is the talk of the country-music community. He wrote or co-wrote all of the songs on Hunter Hayes. He co-produced it. He sings all the vocals, and he plays all of the 30-some instruments heard on the record. The barn-burning “Storm Warning” became the collection’s debut Gold Single. His gripping ballad “Wanted” soared to No. 1 and is quickly nearing Double Platinum status, lilting, groove-soaked “Somebody’s Heartbreak” has become the album’s third major hit –becoming a Top 30 hit in only two weeks and was most added week of release.

When “Storm Warning” appeared as the debut Hunter Hayes single, Taylor Swift chose him as her opening act. So did Rascal Flatts, to whom Hayes gave his song “Play.” Since the release of Hunter Hayes, the singer-songwriter has embarked on a blitzkrieg of television appearances. He has sung on The Late Show with David Letterman, Good Morning America, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Talk, E! News and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. One highlight was his appearance on the ABC-TV special The CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock, performing “Wanted” surrounded by 50,000 fans. 

Along the way, he also picked up a Teen Choice Award as the Male Country Artist of the Year, earned a No. 1 video with “Wanted,” won a BMI songwriting award for “Storm Warning” and was a nominee at both the Academy of Country Music Awards and the CMT Music Awards.

MORE INFO

SONOMA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
Bennett Valley Road & Hwy 12Santa Rosa, Ca 95404 707-545-4200 http://www.froggy929.com/CountrySummer2014.aspx
  • Nearest cross street is: Brookwood Lane
  • Parking information: Fair parking fees for Interim events are normally $5 unless otherwise noted. Public Transportation For information about public transportation options, please visit www.511.org.
  • Directions: The Sonoma County Fairgrounds is located in Santa Rosa, California. Take Highway 101 to Santa Rosa. Exit 101 onto Highway 12, Eastbound, towards Sonoma. Exit Highway 12 at the Downtown exit. Upon reaching the surface street, Bennett Valley Road, you will come to a stoplight, and just in front of you on your right will be the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. If you are coming by Highway 12, Westbound, take the Downtown exit, and turn left at the stop light. This will lead you to the entrance to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.
  • Capacity: 10000
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