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Have you ever wondered what it's like to hang out on a tour bus? Here's your chance.

Join Bo during CMA Fest for his annual "Peeps" party on Saturday, June 7 and hang out on the bus with him. Along with getting to hang out on a tour bus, this intimate afternoon will include snacks, drinks, surprise souvenir and a mini performance from Bo and his special guests.

Due to the nature of this event, tickets are being sold in groups of 12 and will be offered for different time periods. Current times available are listed below. Please note the exact meeting location will be determined closer to the event.

Group 1 - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM *Time is subject to change

Group 2 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM *Time is subject to change

Tickets are $50.00 and will be available Thursday, April 24 at 10:00AM Central Time. To purchase tickets click here.

We look forward to seeing you in Nashville!

Outlaw

Join Bo & his Outlaw Project friends for a very special evening of music on
June 7th at the Wildhorse Saloon.  Click here for tickets and more information.

 

 

Bo Bice fronts Blood, Sweat & Tears at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem

bethlehemPerhaps the biggest surprise in the concert Wednesday that had “American Idol” runner-up Bo Bice fronting seminal jazz-rock group Blood, Sweat & Tears at Musikfest Cafet at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem was how much Bice suppressed his personality to make his integration into the group seamless.

No longer wearing the long hair and beard that distinguished him when he finished second to Carrie Underwood on “Idol” in 2005 (it’s been replaced by a high, spiky ‘do), Bice never once focused on himself or his career.

Instead, he ably assumed the role of the group’s singer, sounding a lot like its classic vocalist David Clayton-Thomas, to whom he was compared on “Idol,” in a 90-minute, 16-song set.

That was a good thing. Bice only occasionally crossed over into imitation – far more often sounding inspired but having his own vibe.

He established his chops immediately , brassy and soulful, on the opening “Got to Get You Into My Life,” the Beatles cover with which Blood Sweat & Tears had a minor hit in 1975. The band also established its chops, as trumpet player Carl Fischer came front and center for a solo.

When it comes down to it, it’s voice and brass that make Blood, Sweat & Tears, and the lineup had both with Bice and a four-man horn section among its nine members. (The band actually was visibly cramped on the Musikfest Café stage.)

Read more: REVIEW: Bo Bice of 'American Idol' loses himself in Blood, Sweat & Tears' music in Bethlehem

Courtesy - The Morning Call

 

1650x1676In July, Bo Bice, the runner-up on the fourth season of "American Idol," got an unexpected phone call.

It was from the legendary jazz-rock group Blood, Sweat & Tears, saying vocalist David Aldo had returned to his solo career and telling Bice, "We're interested in having you come out and possibly do a couple of shows if you'd like to."

ice's career was rolling along just fine — perhaps not at the 2005 level when sales of his recording of the "Idol" coronation song "Inside Your Heaven" nearly matched winner Carrie Underwood's, and his debut album "The Real Thing" hit No. 4 and went gold. His last album, his third, broke the Top 200 and he continues a strong touring schedule.

Bice says the offer intrigued him. He sang Blood Sweat & Tears on "Idol" and released a cover of the group's song "Vehicle  as a single after the show.

"I think that they did their homework on me. Because I did [the song] 'Spinning Wheel'  on 'American Idol,' people could kind of gauge — you know, Can the cat sing this stuff?" Bice says with a laugh by phone from his home outside Atlanta.

Read more: Bo Bice so very happy to be singing the hits of Blood, Sweat & Tears