Country’s Corbin to perform free concert prior to Dover NASCAR race

DOVER  – Country music star Easton Corbin will perform a free concert at Dover International Speedway’s Victory Plaza prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, Oct. 2.

Mr. Corbin will also sing the national anthem before the race, which will feature the first four driver eliminations of the 2016 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. His Victory Plaza concert will begin at 11 a.m.

Mr. Corbin, a Florida native, rocketed on the country music scene in 2010 with his self-titled debut album, which included the No. 1 hits “A Little

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Country singer Easton Corbin will perform prior to the Oct. 2 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway and sing the national anthem. (Submitted photo)

More Country Than That,” and “Roll With It.” The two top releases made him the first country male artist in 17 years to have his first two singles reach No. 1.

In 2012, two more of his singles, “All Over The Road,” and “Lovin’ You Is Fun,” from the album “All Over The Road,” reached Top-5 status.

Corbin’s most recent album, the No. 1 hit “About To Get Real,” has produced singles “Baby Be My Love Song,” a Top-5 hit which was his career-best debut on Country Airplay, and “Yup.”

He performed in concert at Dover Downs’ Rollins Center in November of last year.

Mr. Corbin spent the first half of 2016 opening for Carrie Underwood as part of “The Storyteller Tour,” which made 45 stops in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. He is also a partner with Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization which focuses on military families.

For tickets or more information for Dover International Speedway’s Sept. 30-Oct. 2 NASCAR tripleheader weekend, call (800) 441‐RACE or visit DoverSpeedway.com.

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