(Credit: Fred Lee/ABC)
We received a press release today, about one of our favorite new country duos, Dan + Shay. Those of you who live in the northeast Tennessee or southwest Virginia area already know that these guys will be on stage at our Appalachian Fair in Gray, Tenn., on Monday night, Aug. 22. What a great way to open our 2016 Fair! We hope to see you there! If you need reserved seats, be sure to call soon, as they are selling fast. Here is the number for the Appalachian Fair ticket office – 423-477-1420.
The press release is about their performance on Good Morning America, and if you missed the show – there is a link in the release below where you can see what you missed!
[Press Release] Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) amplified the excitement surrounding this weekend’s 2016 Olympic Games’ commencement when they stopped by ABC’s Good Morning America this morning, to rally the crowd with an elevating performance of “The World’s Greatest” interspersed with clips of patriotic fans and athletes from across the country. View the powerful performance HERE. (Above Photo Credit: Fred Lee/ABC)
The duo, whose current single, “From The Ground Up,” is currently Top 5 and climbing from their celebrated sophomore release Obsessed, produced by Smyers himself along side the renowned Scott Hendricks, shared their unique performance of “The World’s Greatest” featuring the pair’s unmistakable harmonies. Dan + Shay’s powerful vocals added to the uplifting lyrics and compelling images of USA’s competing teams interlaced with shots of proud fans waving flags all over the country in Chicago, Dallas, New York and Washington, D.C., helping America start the Games with fervor.
ABOUT DAN + SHAY Dan + Shay’s current album Obsessed follows their 2014 debut Where It All Began, which made them the first new country duo in SoundScan recorded history to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart. Racking up 41 million YouTube views, the pair has impressively sold more than 2 million digital tracks and over 500,000 album equivalents to date, including 200 million streams. Their newest single, “From the Ground Up,” follows their chart-topping smash hit “Nothin’ Like You” and is currently Top 5 and climbing on country radio. Dan + Shay are celebrating the RIAA Platinum certification of their debut single “19 You + Me.” They have previously earned three consecutive nominations for ACM “Vocal Duo of the Year” and two nominations for CMA’s Vocal Duo of the Year award as well as nods for an American Country Countdown Awards, CMT Awards, and Radio Disney Music Awards. The pair finished up 2015 with their sold-out headlining Just the Right Kind of Crazy Tour and are currently on the road with Darius Rucker this summer on the Good for a Good Time Tour.https://www.countryschatter.com/2016/08/dan-shay-perform-powerful-olympics-tribute-on-good-morning-america-2/FairsNew ArtistsSummer FunTV Appearance2016 Olympics,appalachian fair,Dan + Shay,Dan Smyers,facebook,From the Ground Up,good Morningn America,Obsessed,Shay Mooney,The World's Greatest,Twitter