MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 27, 2023) — The Quad City Storm is excited to welcome country-music star Eric Paslay to perform pre-game on Opening Night, Saturday, October 21. The concert will take place in the Vibrant Arena parking lot and admission is free with the purchase of a Storm opening-night ticket.
Paslay delivers a powerful punch as a renowned Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated hit songwriter, artist, and performer. He’s celebrated five N° 1 hits, with four of those ranked among the “Top 100 Songs of the Decade” by Country Aircheck, including the N° 1 spot on that chart with “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” as recorded by Jake Owen. The Temple, Texas native has earned numerous song writer award nominations including Grammy’s Best Country Song, ACM’s Song of the Year twice and the CMA Song of The Year as well as an artist GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for “The Driver” — a collaboration with friends Charles Kelley and Dierks Bentley. Eric continues to see success as a songwriter, having co-penned Keith Urban’s 2022 hit “Wild Hearts.” And his latest album, a compilation of reimagined versions of Eric’s biggest hits as a writer and artist, Even If It Breaks Your Barefoot Friday Night, is available now. A true artist’s artist, USA Today calls Paslay “flat out-brilliant” and American Songwriter names him an influencer of country music.
On Saturday, October 21, the arena parking lot will open at 3PM and the concert will begin at 4PM. Arena doors open for the game for Storm Season Ticket Members at 6PM and to the public at 6:15PM. Storm hockey returns in less than a month! Opening night presented by Old National Bank. Single-game tickets go on sale October 2, and Season Ticket Memberships, Mini-Plans, and Group Tickets are all on sale now at QuadCityStorm.com.