Hunter Hayes Announces 24 Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger

Hunter Hayes Announces 24 Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger

Hunter Hayes and ConAgra Foods have teamed up to end child hunger while attempting to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for the Most Concerts Played in multiple cities in a 24-hour period. Hunter will kick off the “Hunter Hayes’ 24 Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger“, brought to you in part by ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here program, Friday, May 9 on Good Morning America in New York City. He is attempting to break the record (currently eight shows in 24 hours set by the Flaming Lips who broke the previous record made by Jay-Z) by playing 10 shows in 10 cities in 24 hours. VIP packages for the “24 Hour Road Race” are on sale now. Hunter recently debuted his music video on Good Morning America for his current single, “Invisible” featured on his new album Storyline being released May 6 on Atlantic Records / Warner Music Nashville.

 

Hunter recently spoke with the New York Times to talk about how important this program is to him and why he got involved. Hayes, who has been working with ConAgra on Child Hunger Ends Here since 2012 said he “was astonished by the statistics” from Feeding America that more than one in five American children “aren’t sure where their next meal is coming from. Awareness is key with something like this, but just as important is that everyone can pitch in to make this story a better story — and how easy it is for us to help.”

 

The “24 Hour Road Race” is also presented in part by Martin Guitar, Proctor & Gamble, Mercedes-Benz USA, and Ahold USA. Hunter is a Martin Guitar ambassador and will perform on a Martin OM-42 at each show, which will be auctioned at the end of the event to benefit the cause.  Mercedes-Benz USA is the official car vehicle of the “24 Hour Road Race”.

 

While Hayes sets his sights on setting the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for the most concerts in one day, Child Hunger Ends Here is issuing a challenge to break their own record for the most meals donated in 24 hours. To help us break this record and end child hunger, look for the red pushpin and locate the code found on specially marked ConAgra Foods products. For each 8-digit code entered at www.ChildHungerEndsHere.com, ConAgra Foods will donate the monetary equivalent of one meal to Feeding America.**

 

 

“Hunter Hayes 24 Hour Road Race To End Child Hunger” Cities and Door Times:

May 9

8:00am            New York, NY                  Good Morning America

9:15am            Boston, MA                 Paradise Rock Club

11:30am          Worcester, MA            Palladium Upstairs   (Acoustic Show)

1:45pm            Providence, RI            Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel

4:15pm            New London, CT         Garde Arts Center

6:45pm            New Haven, CT          Toad’s Place

9:00pm            Stamford, CT              Palace Theatre

11:30pm          South Orange, NJ       South Orange Performing Arts Center

May 10

2:00am            Asbury Park, NJ         The Stone Pony  (Acoustic Show)

5:00am            Philadelphia, PA         Trocadero

 

Hunter will head out March 20 on his “We’re Not Invisible Tour,” presented in part by ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here program, with several dates running through the summer (dates and cities listed below). Featuring special guests Danielle Bradbery from NBC’s Emmy award-winning show The Voice and Warner Bros. Records new country duo, Dan + Shay.

 

“We’re Not Invisible Tour” Dates

March 20         Pikeville, KY                           Eastern KY Expo

March 21         Huntington, WV                      Big Sandy Superstore Arena

March 22         Youngstown, OH                    Covelli Centre

March 27         Peoria, IL                                Peoria Civic Center

March 28         Toledo, OH                             Huntington Center

April 10            Southaven, MS                       Landers Center

April 11            Cape Girardeau, MO              Show Me Center

April 12            Springfield, MO                      JQH Arena

April 17            Huntsville, AL                          Von Braun Center

April 18            Roanoke, VA                          Roanoke Civic Center

April 19            Asheville, NC                          U.S. Cellular Center

April 23            Colorado Springs, CO            CO Springs World Arena

April 24            Salt Lake City, UT                  UCCU Center

May 1              Bangor, ME                            Cross Insurance Center

May 2              Boston, MA                             Tsongas Center at UMASS Lowell

May 3              Uncasville, CT                        Mohegan Sun

May 29            Augusta, GA                           James Brown Arena

May 30            Pensacola, FL                         Pensacola Bay Center

May 31            Estero, FL                               Germain Arena

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