Rock groups Daughtry and 3 Doors Down will bring their joint co-headline tour exclusively to the BB&T Center on Wednesday, February 20. Aranda will open for the the multi-platinum rock bands.
Tickets for the show go on sale to the public Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. at all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone (800-745-3000), at www.ticketmaster.com and Monday, Dec. 17 at 9 a.m. at the BB&T Center box office.
Multi-platinum band Daughtry has scored four No. 1 hits, garnered four Grammy nominations, won four American Music Awards, sold over 7 million albums and played sold out concerts around the world in less than four years. Daughtry’s self-titled debut was the fastest selling rock debut in Soundscan history and its follow up Leave This Town marked the quintet’s second consecutive No. 1 album. Daughtry’s latest album Break The Spell, which was certified gold in 4 weeks, features new radio hit “Start of Something Good,” the album builds on the band’s reputation for melodic hooks and anthemic choruses while providing a powerful showcase for Chris Daughtry’s emotionally resonant voice. In addition to recording and touring, Daughtry is also dedicated to using its position to raise awareness about a number of charitable causes including being involved with the DC Comics We Can Be Heroes campaign.
Since forming in 1995, Mississippi rock quintet 3 Doors Down (vocalist Brad Arnold, lead guitarist Chris Henderson, bassist Todd Harrell, drummer Greg Upchurch and guitarist Chet Roberts) has sold more than 16 million albums worldwide, garnered three Grammy nominations, two American Music Awards, and five BMI Pop Awards for songwriting, including BMI’s coveted "Songwriter of the Year" award. The band’s debut album, 2000’s The Better Life, which is now certified six times platinum, featured the smash hit “Kryptonite.” Their sophomore album, 2002’s Away from the Sun, saw similar success with its radio mainstays “When I’m Gone” and “Here Without You.” Their subsequent efforts 2005’s platinum certified Seventeen Days and 2008’s 3 Doors Down debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 200 Chart. In 2003, 3 Doors Down founded The Better Life Foundation with the goal of giving as many children as possible a better life; they have raised more than two million dollars for local children’s charities since their inception