The Eagles will headline Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, June 15th with special guests the Dixie Chicks and Keith Urban. The Eagles - Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit - will perform hits from their more than 35-year career, such as "Hotel California," "Desperado," "Life In The Fast Lane," "Lyin' Eyes," "Take It To The Limit," "One Of These Nights," "Heartache Tonight," and more. The Eagles last performed in Washington, D.C. in 2008.
The Dixie Chicks - Martie Maguire, Emily Robison and lead singer Natalie Maines - will hit the stage for the first time in four years, performing songs from all four of their albums including smash hits, "Wide Open Spaces," "Goodbye Earl," and "Not Ready to Make Nice."
Urban's career has produced some of the industry's best known and most loved songs - 11 #1s. "Days Go By," "Sweet Thing," Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me," "You'll Think of Me," "Better Life," as well as Billboard's Country Song of the Decade, "Somebody Like You," will highlight Urban's performance.
"The Washington Nationals are proud to host this exciting concert," said Stan Kasten, Nationals President. An event of this magnitude designates Nationals Park as the premiere outdoor entertainment venue in Washington, DC."
American Express® Cardmembers will have early access to tickets beginning Monday, March 22 at 10 a.m. through Sunday, March 28 at 10 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 29. Dates and times subject to change without notice.
The concert utilizes All-In ticketing, which allows fans to purchase tickets without any added fees and streamlines the ticket buying process.
The Eagles have teamed up with iloveallaccess.com to offer the ultimate fan experience for the upcoming Washington, D.C. concert featuring a variety of VIP ticket packages. For more details go to www.iloveallaccess.com.
Keith Urban is a three-time Grammy Award winner who has sold nearly 15 million albums worldwide. He is the only artist to win the Country Music Association's Horizon Award for Best New Artist, as well as the coveted Entertainer of the Year Award. He's won five Academy of Country Music Awards, and in just this past year, Urban added an American Music Award and People's Choice Award to his mantle. His most recent, Defying Gravity, debuted at #1 on both Billboard's Top 200 (all genre) and Country Album Chart and produced his 10th ("Sweet Thing") and 11th ("Only You Can Love Me This Way") #1 singles. Urban's reputation as an elite songwriter, musician, vocalist and virtuoso guitarist is no more evident than onstage.
The Dixie Chicks are the biggest-selling female group in history, having sold more than 30 million albums. Their first album, "Wide Open Spaces," is the highest-selling album in history by a country music group and is among the top-100 selling albums of all time. They have won thirteen Grammy Awards and more than four dozen other major awards. Each of their four albums has won the Grammy for Best Country Album of the Year. They are one of a mere handful of acts with multiple albums achieving "diamond" status (meaning sales over 10 million copies) - both WIDE OPEN SPACES (1998) and FLY (1999) hit that stratospheric landmark. Their most recent album, Taking The Long Way debuted at #1 on the Billboard chart. The Dixie Chicks are the first female group in chart history to have three albums debut at #1 and further made music history at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony when they became the first female group ever to take home the big three top Grammy honors: Song Of The Year, Record Of The Year, and Album Of The Year (for Taking The Long Way). They also won Grammy awards for Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal and Best Country Album.
The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, earning five #1 U.S. singles and six GRAMMY® Awards. Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 is the best-selling album of all time, exceeding sales of 29 million units. The band's Hotel California and Their Greatest Hits Volume 2 have sold more than 16 and 11 million albums respectively.?The Eagles were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Visit the band's Web site at www.eaglesband.com for more information.