August 17 2015
PARK CITY, UT – Country’s “sensitive macho man” (The New York Times) Lee Brice joins the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights line-up on August 29. Brice, who won two trophies at the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards and lends his warm baritone to chart-topping hits (“Hard to Love,” “Drinking Class” and “I Don’t Dance”), delivers an unforgettable live show. Country singer-songwriter Randy Montana and his band open the show at 7 p.m. All St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concerts take place at Deer Valley Resort’s Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Concert tickets and information available at Park City Institute’s box office, 435-655-3114, or online at www.BigStarsBrightNightsConcerts.org
A former Clemson lineman, Brice deftly transitioned from behind the scenes as one of Music City’s go-to writers (Garth Brooks’ “More Than a Memory” and Tim McGraw's “Still” – among others) to a directly-in-the-spotlight, country star. After skyrocketing success penning hits for other artists, he released his first solo album, “Love Like Crazy,” in 2009. “Hard2Love” followed with more Billboard topping hits. And his most recent “I Don’t Dance” earned him his double ACM honors. Brice’s current summer tour includes a featured performance on “CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" and a set at this year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival’s Daytime Village stage at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena (with Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, plus Kanye West, Sam Smith, The Who, Coldplay, Demi Lovato, The Weeknd, Duran Duran and Janet Jackson).
“One of the finest singer-songwriters country music has to offer right now,” according to USA Today, Brice can deliver a sweet love song and a good ol’ party song with equal aplomb. He wrote and produced 13 of the 16 tracks on his most recent album – and played almost every instrument on many of them as well. According to the New York Times, “the songs are sturdy, the mood aching. That's a noble mode, and a lane Mr. Brice has almost wholly to himself in modern country.”
“Brice comes to our stage with such remarkable – yet humble – talent as a songwriter and a performer,” says PCI’s executive director Teri Orr. “Like Brice, while ‘I Don’t Dance,’ I might make an exception for this show.”
All St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concerts take place at Deer Valley Resort’s Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Shows start at 7 p.m. (gates open at 5:30 p.m.) Tickets may be purchased via phone at 435-655-3114, online at www.BigStarsBrightNightsConcerts.org or at Park City Institute’s Box Office (located at 435 Swede Alley in the Mega-Genius Supply store and IQHQ for the summer). Lawn tickets may also be purchased at the New Park Mega-Genius location (1153 Center Drive, Suite G-230); Hugo Coffee (1794 Olympic Pkwy); The King’s English Bookshop (1511 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City); the Deer Valley Signatures stores located at 625 Main Street and Silver Lake Village and Deer Valley Etc. in Snow Park Lodge (please call 435-649-1000 for Deer Valley store hours).
Gates open 90-minutes before show time. Coolers are permitted and a nine-inch chair height restriction (i.e. you shouldn't be able to roll a basketball under the seat) is enforced. Concerts will be held rain or shine.
Upcoming Shows & Pricing
The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo
August 22, 2015
Lawn seating: $45
Reserved seating: $65 and $85
August 29, 2015
Lawn seating: $40
Reserved seating: $55 and $75
September 6, 2015
Lawn seating: $45
Reserved seating: $65 and $85
* Please contact Jane Gendron for interview requests, review tickets and press information, firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-640-3315.
ENTERTAINING, EDUCATING AND ILLUMINATING SINCE 1998
Park City Institute is a non-profit organization, dedicated to bringing world-class performances and new ideas to the community. Since 1998, PCI has presented internationally renowned and cutting edge musicians, actors, authors, comedians, dancers, speakers and film at The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Center for the Performing Arts (a joint-use facility with the Park City School District). The organization is presenting its 12th season of headliner concerts at Deer Valley Resort this summer. PCI is dedicated to introducing young people to the arts through free student outreach workshops, shows and demonstrations. They proudly launched the Mega-Genius Supply Store and IQ HQ - an after school literacy program and very thinky retail store - in January 2010 and recently opened a second Mega-Genius retail shop in New Park this spring. And the organization continues to illuminate with TEDx events, Curiosities evenings and the Park City Institute / Strategic News Service Future in Review Speaker Series.
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