Peace Love Music Tour
November 17, 2012
One of Nashville’s most prolific and versatile stars is coming to DeKalb County. Phil Vassar’s unbounded energy and limitless talent will be at the Convocation Center on Saturday, November 17th. Doors will open at 6:00pm with the show starting at 7:00pm. Opening for Phil Vassar will be DJ Waldo and DeKalb’s very own Back Country Roads.
Tickets for Phil Vassar go on sale Friday, October 5th at 10:00am. All tickets are reserved seats and are $32. Tickets can be purchased at the NIU Convocation Center box office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 800-745-3000. NIU Students get a $5.00 discount with a valid NIU OneCard at the Convocation Center box office (limit 2).
Phil Vassar- This Virginia-born songwriter and musician has undoubtedly made his mark in Nashville as an acclaimed artist. Phil’s known not only for his gift for hit songwriting, but also for his compelling and highly entertaining skills on the piano. His uniquely piano-based, rhythm and blues-infused, infectiously buoyant brand of music has carried Phil throughout his career and remains his specialty in the genre.
His resume boasts numerous hits for artists including Alan Jackson, Tim McGraw, Jo Dee Messina, and Collin Raye, and many more hits as an artist in his own right. He’s been named the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year twice and has taken top honors from the Academy of Country Music, Billboard MusicRow, and also honored by the the CMA’s. Some of Phil’s accolades include two time ASCAP Songwriter of the Year, Billboard Magazine Top New Country Artist, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year, Music Row Magazine Breakthrough Artist of the Year, and ACM Top New Male Vocalist of the Year and Song of The Year- just to name a few.
Now with 6 albums under his belt, all held to much acclaim, Phil is ready for the next journey in his musical career. No stranger to hard work and with a strong business mind on his shoulders, Phil’s taking control by launching Rodeowave Entertainment, a full-service Record Label/Promotions/ Management company based in Nashville, TN. First up to be released is Phil’s 7th album – his first ever Live CD/DVD combo recorded in Nashville with brand new music included. Phil’s ongoing evolution endures and will surely prove he’s here to stay.