ROANOKE, Va., February
– Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in
North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself (DIY) customers,
announced today that the company will
sponsor the 2017 dates on superstar duo Florida Georgia Line's (FGL) colossal
nationwide DIG YOUR ROOTS Tour.
highly anticipated tour will crisscross North America with stops from Houston
to Quebec and everywhere in between. The first run in 2017 got underway Friday,
January 27 in Tallahassee, Florida. With special guests Dustin Lynch and Chris
Lane along for the ride, select dates will also include newcomers Ryan Follese,
Seth Ennis and Morgan Wallen.
as "one of the hottest country acts
alive" (MusicRow Magazine), the history-making duo of Tyler Hubbard and
Brian Kelley have already broken attendance records, played to more than one
million fans and featured headline-grabbing guest appearances on the last leg
of their sold-out DIG
YOUR ROOTS Tour.
"We are proud to join Florida Georgia Line
as a presenting sponsor of their 2017 DIG YOUR ROOTS Tour," said Walter
Scott, Advance's chief marketing officer. "Brian and Tyler are car enthusiasts,
and we look forward to helping bring their music to our millions of customers
and 74,000 team members across North America."
"We are thrilled to partner with Advance Auto
Parts for this extended run of our DIG YOUR ROOTS Tour," Hubbard said of
the new tour sponsorship. "Both BK and I are huge fans of cars, dirt bikes
and four-wheelers, so this was a perfect fit."
Kelley said, "Everything got started for us
while touring the Southeast in my black 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe, which may
have needed a part or two along the way! So we are excited to have all of the Advance
folks out on the road with us."
is touring in support of its 2016 chart-topping BMLG Records "DIG YOUR ROOTS"
album, which has already delivered back-to-back No. 1 singles with the double
platinum-certified "H.O.L.Y." which spent an incredible 18 weeks atop Billboard's Hot Country Songs
chart and gold-certified "May We All" (featuring Tim McGraw). The duo's third
chart-rising single, "God, Your Mama, And Me," is a knockout collaboration with
Backstreet Boys. To date, the undeniable duo has notched 12 chart-topping
is an exciting partnership for our customers, vendors and team members that
aligns well with the passion that the Advance team has for our customers," Scott
said. "We want to thank both BMLG Records and LST Marketing for their efforts
and creativity in building this program."
more information on Florida Georgia Line and the DIG YOUR ROOTS Tour, visit floridageorgialine.com.
About Florida Georgia
introducing their breakout vibes in 2012, FGL has earned prestigious honors from
the AMA, ACM Awards, CMA Awards, Billboard Music Awards and CMT. Their previous
BMLG Records releases – 2X PLATINUM debut HERE'S TO THE GOOD TIMES and PLATINUM
ANYTHING GOES – have attributed to sales surpassing 26 million tracks and more
than 3.5 million albums worldwide. With their massive debut, FGL's "Cruise" is
the only country single to ever be certified DIAMOND for sales exceeding 10
million copies and overtook the record for longest #1 on Billboard's Hot
Country Songs chart.
About Advance Auto
Advance Auto Parts,
Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves
both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. As of October 8,
2016, Advance operated 5,058 stores and 127 Worldpac branches and served approximately
1,250 independently owned Carquest branded stores in the United States, Puerto
Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada. Advance employs approximately 74,000
Team Members. Additional information about the Company, employment
opportunities, customer services, and on-line shopping for parts, accessories
and other offerings can be found on the Company's website at www.advanceautoparts.com.