EPIC Events and Scheels Arena are excited to announce that Lady A will be taking the stage at Scheels Arena in Fargo, ND on Friday, September 30th at 7 p.m.
Built around rich vocal harmony, vivid emotional writing and a smooth fusion of Country, rock and pop, Lady A have long been a model of mainstream success. The multi-Platinum band continues that same momentum with their latest WHAT A SONG CAN DO album (BMLG Records) featuring their current climbing single, “Like A Lady.” Additionally, their 11 No. 1s, 18 million albums sold, 34 million tracks, five billion digital streams and a global touring footprint prove the point. Known for their 9X PLATINUM hit “Need You Now,” which is the highest certified song by a Country group, they have earned CMA Vocal Group of the Year trophies three years in a row and countless other honors including five GRAMMY Awards, Billboard Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards, a Tony Award nod and were recently inducted as members of the Grand Ole Opry. For more information about Lady A, please visit https://www.ladyamusic.com.
For Dave Barnes, being a musician is like being the author of a Choose Your Own Adventure book. There’s no set path, so instead the singer-songwriter follows his instinct, often veering away from the well-trodden trail for somewhere more unlikely. Whether he’s recording his own songs, writing for other artists or channeling his creative skills elsewhere, Dave likes to keep things a little left of center.
Although born in South Carolina, Dave spent most of his childhood in Mississippi, where he formed an early attachment to all genres of music. Since moving to Nashville in 2001, Dave has released 12 albums and numerous EPs, including 2021’s Notes From Paris and several holiday albums. His latest effort, Remembering: Greatest Hits Acoustic, brings him full circle as he revisits his classic songs. The album, created over three days, was recorded with the intention to strip back the songs to the way they were written and how Dave has so often played them on tour.
Dave has always primarily written for himself, but in 2011 Blake Shelton released a version of Dave’s song “God Gave Me You” and the musician found himself in demand as a songwriter for others (and earned a Grammy nomination in the process). He’s penned tracks for numerous artists, including Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett and Maren Morris, Ingrid Michaelson, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Lady A, Chris Tomlin, and Dan and Shay.
The artist’s self-expression comes through in his other creative endeavors, as well. He hosts two podcasts, “Dave’s Five Hot Takes” and “Dadville,” a collaboration with Jon McLaughlin, which has welcomed everyone from Ted Danson to Matthew McConaughey to discuss the plight of being a dad. Dave also dabbles in stand-up comedy and in 2021, he released his debut comedy album, It's Hard Being an Idiot: A Stand-up Comedy Special. “My career has always been a little unconventional, but that’s what keeps it interesting,” Dave notes. “I like trying new things and seeing what else I can create.”
Ticket prices for the show are $69, $79, $99 and $125 plus fees and taxes. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, April 22nd at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Scheels Arena Box Office, ScheelsArena.com, EPICEventsND.com and Ticketmaster.com For more information on the show, please visit us at scheelsarena.com or epiceventsnd.com. Scheels Arena Box Office in season hours are Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm. The opening act for this show will be Dave Barnes.