‘American Idol’ winner Scotty McCreery to join The Band Perry for Bangor concert

Waterfront Concerts announced Wednesday that “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery from the 2011 season has been added to the Jan. 31, 2014 show at the Cross Insurance Center, headlined by The Band Perry as part of their “We Are Pioneers World Tour.”

McCreery is replacing  Easton Corbin, and Lindsay Ell will be replaced by one other artist to be announced at a later date. No reason was given for the change in supporting acts.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, Dec. 6, and are $33.75 and $53.75, and are available online at waterfrontconcerts.com or through Ticketmaster or the Cross Center box office.

Since releasing their self-titled debut album on Republic Nashville in 2010, The Band Perry has found lots of success in the world of contemporary country music. Fronted by Kimberly Perry and rounded out by her younger brothers Reid and Neil, the band has notched a string of hit singles, including the quadruple-platinum “If I Die Young” (which climbed to number one on Billboard’s Country and AC charts), theplatinum “You Lie,” and the gold-certified “All Your Life,” as well as the consecutive number one hits, “Better Dig Two” and “Done.” “Pioneer,” their second album, debuted at number one on the Billboard Country Albums Chart and number two on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart.
Other concerts at the Cross Insurance Center include another country show with Justin Moore, Josh Thompson and Randy House on March 7.

Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.