The mix-tape’s got a little Hank, a little Drake, and Florida Georgia Line. The boys are coming to the I Wireless Center at 1201 River Dr. in Rock Island on Thursday, February 2 at 7:00 p.m. as a part of their Dig Your Roots Tour. Tickets are available for purchase at the following link: http://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/06005175A20E5093?clickid=U6uV-%25253AwTbRgU0HA31HwWWS%25253AfUkhxih0vSXRLW00&camefrom=CFC_BUYAT_253158&impradid=253158&REFERRAL_ID=tmfeedbuyat253158&wt.mc_id=aff_BUYAT_253158&utm_source=253158-Facebook-+TM&impradname=Facebook-+TM&utm_medium=affiliate&irgwc=1

Since 2010, Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard have been entertaining country music fans with their unique, upbeat sound. They have released three studio albums including their latest release: Dig Your Roots. Dig Your Roots Tour is also their third headlining tour, the others being Here’s to the Good Times (2013-2014), and Anything Goes (2015).

The duo has also won several awards in the past six years: New Artist of the Year, New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards, Single of the Year, Vocal Event of the Year at the CMA Awards, Duo Video of the Year, and Breakthrough Video of the year at the CMT Music Awards, and the Single of the Year for Cruise at the American Music Awards all in 2013. In 2014 they won Duo Video of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year at the CMT Music Awards, The Choice Country Song at the Teen Choice Awards, Top Selling Album at the Canadian Country Music Association, Vocal Duo of the Year at the CMA Awards, and Favorite Country Band/Group/Duo at the American Music Awards.

In 2015 they won Top Country Artist at the Billboard Music Awards, Vocal Duo of the Year at the CMA Awards, and Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group and Favorite Country Album at the American Music Awards. Last year, they won Vocal Duo of the Year at the ACM Awards, Duo of the Year at the American Country Countdown Awards, and the Favorite Country Duo or Group at the American Music Awards. In addition to those accomplishments, their 2012 single Cruise was the first country song to win the Diamond Award, an award for selling over 10 million copies.

 

 

Cheyanne Lencioni is a student at Augustana College and has been writing stories for 8 years. She is on the college’s Equestrian Team and Fencing Club as well as a member of Augustana’s Collegia Classica Classics Language group and wants to be a published Author after graduation.