Matchbox Twenty has announced the first leg of their eagerly awaited North American headline tour. The multi-platinum rock band’s tour will make a stop at Braden Auditorium in Normal, IL on February 6, 2013. Pre-sale tickets for all dates will be available to members of the matchboxtwenty.com community from November 13th, through Thursday, November 15th. All remaining tickets will then go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, November 16th.
Matchbox Twenty is teaming up with Tickets-for-Charity for these dates to offer fans access to some of the best seats in the house, while benefiting great causes at the same time. Every ticket purchased through TicketsforCharity.com creates a donation to charities supported by Matchbox Twenty, as well as causes fans themselves can choose to benefit. For more information on Tickets-for-Charity visit www.ticketsforcharity.com
In addition to more than 30 million records sold worldwide, Matchbox Twenty has also earned countless accolades, including five Grammy nominations, four American Music Award nods, the 2004 People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Musical Group.” Furthermore, Rob Thomas has proven one of the most highly decorated artists of recent years, receiving three Grammy Awards, 11 BMI Awards, and two Billboard “Songwriter of the Year” honors for both his chart-topping solo work as well as collaborations with such legends as Santana, Mick Jagger, and Willie Nelson. Thomas’ collaboration with Carlos Santana on “Smooth” was also named the #2 “Most Popular Song Ever” on Billboard’s list of the “100 Most Popular Songs Behind ‘The Twist.’” He was also named to Billboard’s “Top 20 List of Hot 100 Songwriters 2000-2011” at #5, and was the top ranking artist/songwriter on the list.
Tickets On Sale This Friday, November 16 at 10:00 AM
Reserved seat tickets ($75 / $55 / $39) will be available for purchase at Braden box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at Ticketmaster.com. If you need special accommodation to fully participate in this event contact Braden Box Office at 309-438-5444. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.
ISU STUDENT PRESALE STARTS WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 AT 10:00 AM
$5 discount available for current ISU students with proof of ID at Braden Box Office Only
Win tickets before you can buy them from WBNQ through the BIG TICKET BLOWOUT . Listen for the touchtones to be caller 10 and pick up seats to MB20 at Braden or Taylor Swift in Chicago in 2013!
--Susan Saunders 11/12/2012