Florida Georgia Line: Here's to the Good Times Tour Made Carbon Neutral by JustGreen and Live Nation
Toronto, December 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – After performing an energy audit of the tour, JustGreen purchased carbon offsets to offset the carbon emissions for Florida Georgia Line’s first major headline tour. Florida Georgia Line’s sold-out HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES 2013 Tour included 32 cities nationwide. See the tour here at www.tuneinwithjustgreen.com. This is part of the year-long commitment JustGreen made to offset the carbon footprint of 4,000 Live Nation concerts across the country.
JustGreen also sponsored a nation-wide sweepstakes with Live Nation. Cassandra Estojak won a carbon neutral concert experience with breakout duo Florida Georgia Line. Cassandra and a guest flew to West Palm Beach, Florida to plant trees with the reigning CMA Vocal Duo of the Year before they took the stage at the Cruzan Amphitheatre.
“We had a great time meeting our lucky winner, Cassandra in West Palm Beach, planting a tree and learning more about JustGreen and how we can help spread awareness of the cause to help our planet,” said FGL’s Tyler Hubbard.
“We have offset 4,000 Live Nation concerts in 2013 including two complete tours -the Florida Georgia Line and Portugal. The Man,” says GP Manalac, EVP JustGreen. “Being able to work with amazing talent like Florida Georgia Line to help encourage the music industry and concertgoers to make greener lifestyle choices is a great opportunity for us all to make a positive impact on the environment.”
JustGreen Lifestyle is Live Nation's exclusive carbon offset provider for consumable energies in their owned and operated venues, purchasing enough carbon credits to offset the emissions for 4,000 shows across the United States. The green partnership promotes Just Energy’s JustGreen carbon offsetting products to music lovers all across the United States and provides Live Nation with more than 55,000 tons of carbon offsets annually -- which is equivalent to removing close to 11,000 cars off the road.
About JustGreen Lifestyle
JustGreen Lifestyle is Just Energy Group’s green energy initiative that can help us all work towards a cleaner planet by pursuing renewable and sustainable energy solutions that support green projects across North America. The Company's JustGreen Lifestyle products provide consumers and businesses with the ability to help them reduce the environmental impact of their everyday energy use through carbon offsets and renewable energy credits.
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About Florida Georgia Line
Florida Georgia Line has skyrocketed since releasing consecutive, multi-week #1 smashes in the US and Canada with the GOLD-certified “Round Here,” PLATINUM-certified “Get Your Shine On” and 6X PLATINUM “Cruise.” Breaking the record for longest #1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart, “Cruise” has sold over 6.3 million downloads in the US alone and is the second best-selling Country single ever, according to SoundScan. FGL is the only artist in history to join Brooks & Dunn in having their first three singles hit #1 for multiple weeks each. Poised to follow in the success, FGL’s new emotionally-fueled Top 5-and-rising single, “Stay,” showcases another side of their unique sound and tight harmonies. Amassing international appeal, the duo recently crossed a new career threshold -- tallying more than 10 million tracks sold worldwide from their debut album HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES (Republic Nashville), which has been certified PLATINUM in the US and GOLD in Canada. FGL has released a deluxe version of their chart-topping debut, HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES…THIS IS HOW WE ROLL, that features five new songs – including a collaboration with Luke Bryan – the “Cruise” (Remix) featuring Nelly; the making of the album and all official music videos with behind-the-scenes footage, as well as the unreleased video for “It’z Just What We Do.” Comprised of Tyler Hubbard (Monroe, Georgia) and Brian Kelley (Ormond Beach, Florida), FGL is currently on their first headline run, HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES TOUR 2013, breaking venue sales records nationwide with sold-out shows on all stops to date. FGL has appeared on Chelsea Lately, Good Morning America, Conan, TODAY, The Voice, The Tonight with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, LIVE with Kelly & Michael, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and FOX & Friends as well as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. In addition to radio, sales and touring success, the talented twosome has been racking up several awards’ show nominations, including nods in the New Artist of the Year category. The hot newcomers have previously taken home ACA, AMA, ACM, CMA and CMT Music Awards and garnered multiple TEEN CHOICE nominations.
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