Rising Country Artist Katie Armiger to Launch 24-City Summer Concert Tour at Simon Property Group Malls Across the Nation
Seventeen-year-old Singer/Songwriter to Showcase Her Critically Acclaimed Second Album “Believe” on Her First National Tour with The Simon dTOUR -Country Music Tour
As an extension of the Simon dTOUR Live series, the young
Rarely do you hear of a young artist whose vocal ability and talent is compared to the likes of seasoned country artists like
“I am so excited to have the opportunity to go on my first headlining tour and partner with Simon, GAC, and F.Y.E.,” said Katie. “It’s going to be such an amazing experience to get my music out there and perform in malls across the country this summer. I cannot wait.”
Katie, who has taken the country music world by storm, is ready to take on Simon malls nationwide this summer. She has set several records for the highest chart numbers ever seen by an independent female artist on R&R and Music Row. Katie also recorded one of the highest download weeks ever seen by a country Discovery Artist on iTunes. She has been featured in numerous publications as an artist to watch including People Magazine, Country Weekly, The Tennessean, Cosmo Girl, Seventeen.com, AOL’s The Boot, the Houston Chronicle, and ElleGirl.com. Katie launched a wildly successful web series with GACTV.com entitled Kapturing Katie, following her life leading up to the release of her second album Believe. Due to the success of the web series GAC teamed up with her for their most successful nationwide sweepstakes “Kapturing a
“We’re excited about the opportunity to work with Katie and Cold River Records,” said
During the concerts, ‘tweens’ and teens will have the chance to win Simon Visa Gift Cards and one-on-one shopping experiences with Katie at The Buckle.
KATIE ARMIGER Simon dTour – Country Music Tour:
June 23rd Santa Rosa, CA (San Francisco) Coddingtown Mall June 25th Mission Viejo, CA The Shops @ Mission Viejo June 26th Westminster, CA (Los Angeles) Westminster Mall June 27th San Diego, CA Fashion Valley June 30th Phoenix, AZ Arizona Mills July 2nd Denver, CO Colorado Mills July 7th Oklahoma City, OK Penn Square Mall July 8th Hurst, TX (Dallas/Ft. Worth) North East Mall July 9th Cedar Park, TX (Austin) Lakeline Mall July 10th San Antonio, TX Ingram Park Mall July 11th Katy, TX (Houston) Katy Mills July 15th Nashville, TN Opry Mills July 17th Kennesaw, GA (Atlanta) Town Center @ Cobb July 18th Orange Park, FL (Jacksonville) Orange Park Mall July 21st Orlando, FL The Florida Mall July 25th North Wales, PA (Philadelphia) Montgomery Mall July 29th Toms River, NJ Ocean County Mall August 1st North Attleboro, MA (Boston) Emerald Square Mall August 4th Mentor, OH (Cleveland) Great Lakes Mall August 5th Ann Arbor, MI Briarwood Mall August 6th Indianapolis, IN Castleton Square Mall August 7th Gurnee, IL (Chicago) Gurnee Mills August 13th Greendale, WI (Milwaukee) Southridge Mall August 16th St. Paul, MN Maplewood Mall
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Simon Brand Ventures (SBV), Simon’s business-to-consumer arm, is pioneering the transformation of shopping centers into a medium where consumer brands can build relationships with Simon shoppers who make over 2.8 billion visits each year. Simon’s vast franchise of market-leading shopping centers nationwide provides SBV the foundation to monetize the distribution system through numerous consumer ventures. SBV has engaged in a number of consumer business initiatives, including the Simon Visa Giftcard(R), launch of Simon platform programs such as Simon DTour Live(R), Simon Kidgits Club(R) and Simon Super Chefs Live!(R); a national media delivery channel including static, digital and experiential marketing and advertising vehicles, including the OnSpot Digital Network; and multiple national and local marketing alliances with Coca-Cola, Visa U.S.A. and Cingular Wireless, among others.
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Great American Country is the leader in country music entertainment, and delivers to viewers the widest variety of country music, its artists and the lifestyles they influence. GAC broadcasts original country music programming, music performance specials, live concerts and music videos. GAC is available in more than 55 million households and online at http://www.GACTV.com. GAC is owned by Scripps Networks, the leading developer of lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet, including HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network and Fine Living Network. Scripps Networks is based in
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