|NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Piano-pounding hit artist, Phil Vassar, is finding new ways to connect with fans while adapting to social distancing guidelines during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Vassar will host his first-ever virtual fan club party May 9 at 7 p.m. CST. Tickets are available with any size donation to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. To purchase tickets, click HERE.
Following the cancellation of this year’s CMA Music Festival, Vassar did not want to miss the chance to connect with fans and announced a virtual fan club party using new technology from Single Music.While millions are self-isolating in their homes, Vassar aims to lift spirits while keeping the tradition of his annual fan club party alive. This year marks the 20th fan club party hosted by the multi platinum singer-songwriter. Just like his fan club parties in the past, fans will have a chance to ask Vassar questions and see him perform his fan-favorite hits including “Carlene,” “Just Another Day in Paradise,” “Bye Bye” and more.
“Since we could not get together in person this year, I thought a virtual fan club party was the next best thing! I’m thrilled to still be able to connect with my fans and have some fun singing and chatting, “ said Vassar.
Single Music’s player is HTML-5 and allows fans to watch from their mobile phones, computers, and cast/share the stream to their TVs over Apple TV or Chromecast for an even better viewing and listening experience. The concert is streamed in a branded environment very similar to the look and feel of a live Phil Vassar concert. Viewers can chat with other fans, view merchandise, and buy music during the show just like they would normally do at an in-person concert.
“While we all wish we could be together in person, it’s exciting to be using new technology that gets us even closer to the live concert feel,” said Vassar.
Fans can also watch Vassar perform live on Fox Nation and streamed on Fox News Digital and all Fox News social media platforms Friday May 8 at 8 p.m. EST for a virtual concert series.
2020 marks an important anniversary for Vassar, 20 years since his first No. 1 single, “Just Another Day in Paradise,” was released. To celebrate, Vassar released his long-awaited 10th studio album, Stripped Down. The album’s effortless production puts the songs front and center. It features songs written over the past 20 years but never-before recorded and new music, including “This is Where The End Starts”, co- written with daughter, Haley Vassar and Vassar’s take on “Postmarked Birmingham,” a hit he wrote for Blackhawk. Click HERE to download.
In addition to the new album, Vassar’s T.V. series Phil Vassar’s Songs from the Cellar launched on the Circle Network. The weekly series, produced by NashPhil Cellars and The Nice Kids, featured all-star celebrity guests including Mike Tyson, Cam, Carrot Top, Jessie James Decker and more. The second season will be available this summer. For more information on Phil Vassar’s Songs from the Cellar visit SongsFromTheCellar.com and follow the show on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
ABOUT PHIL VASSAR
Phil Vassar’s reign of signature songs include 10 No. 1 singles and 26 Top 40 hits, including Carlene, Just Another Day in Paradise, Six-Pack Summer, When I Love You, and many more. Vassar was racking up hits on the radio long before he even began his own recording career that has seen the release of nine albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, ACM’s Top New Male Vocalist and sold-out shows across the country. Vassar’s songwriting career blossomed in the mid-’90s when he landed a publishing contract with EMI and penned hits for Collin Raye (Little Red Rodeo), Alan Jackson (Right on the Money), Tim McGraw (My Next Thirty Years, For a Little While), Jo Dee Messina (Bye Bye, Alright), and Blackhawk (Postmarked Birmingham). He signed a record deal of his own with Arista in 1998 and was named ASCAP’s Country Songwriter of the Year in 1999 and 2001. 2019-2020 marks 20 years of hits for Vassar and to celebrate he released his 10th album, “Stripped Down” in January 2020.
For more information on Phil Vassar, visit PhilVassar.com and follow him on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.