NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (January 4, 2017) – GRAMMY award-winning band Blues Traveler signs with Nashville based artist management team Pennington Entertainment, led by veteran music executive and CEO, Shawn Pennington. The iconic and legendary band joins Pennington Entertainment’s roster which includes Grammy-nominated duo Thompson Square and platinum-selling band Parmalee.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of Blues Traveler’s monumental career after emerging in the late 80’s. The band soared to mainstream success with the release of its fourth studio album “four.” The multi-platinum selling album features the chart-topping hits “Run-Around” and “Hook,” earning them a GRAMMY for Best Rock Performance.
“Everyone in this band and crew are really excited to celebrate our 30th year under new management with Pennington Entertainment!” says frontman John Popper. “We are but an ancient yet powerful engine. Pennington's entire team is the crank! Kick it over Shawn!”
Throughout its career, the band has released 20 full-length albums, most recently the collaborative album “Blow Up the Moon,” which features a wide range of multi-genre artists including Thompson Square, Plain White T’s, 3OH!3, Dirty Heads, Hanson, Jewel, Rome Ramirez (Sublime) and JC Chasez (*NSYNC).
With 30 years of tireless touring and endless sets, Blues Traveler has earned a massive fanbase of dedicated and loyal followers and continues to do so each time they hit the stage.
“I’m honored and humbled that this iconic band has chosen Pennington Entertainment to lead them into the next chapter of their legendary, 30-year career!” says Pennington, “Our team is beyond excited and ready to get to work! 2017 is going to be a big year for Blues Traveler!”
For more information on Blues Traveler, visit http://www.bluestraveler.com
Associate Publicist|Pennington Entertainment