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Country music star Eric Church to perform at UBS Arena

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Country music star Eric Church will be the first performer at the new UBS Arena at Belmont Park, with a concert on Dec. 4 as part of his “The Gather Again Tour.”

The reigning Country Music Awards Entertainer of the Year and current American Country Music Entertainer of the Year nominee has become a leader in the music industry’s return to touring, and plans to adopt an in-the-round setup at his concerts, with the stage in the center of the arena floor in order to accommodate as many fans as possible.

He has also become an outspoken advocate for the Covid vaccine, and plans to appear in an upcoming Public Service announcement promoting vaccine education, produced by ACM Lifting Lives, the Ad Council and Covid Collaborative. The ad would air during the ACM Music Awards show on April 18, when Church will also debut a song off his “Heart & Soul” triple album project.

The trio of albums will be released in the coming weeks, with “Heart” available everywhere on April 16, “Soul” available everywhere April 23, and the middle album, “&” available exclusively to the Church Choir on April 20.

Tickets to his concert at the UBS Arena go on sale to the general public on May 7 at 10 a.m. at www.EricChurch.com. Church Choir members may access tickets early via pre-sale on May 4 at 10 a.m.