“Ultimate Australian Country Music Experience” to be Given Away as Part of Music City Midnight
Anyone Who Downloads “Nashville New Year’s Eve” App is Eligible to Win
NASHVILLE – In a tip to the hat to headliner and Aussie Keith Urban, an “Ultimate Australian Country Music Experience” is being given away as part of the Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville. Anyone who downloads the Nashville New Year’s Eve app from the App Store or Google Play is eligible to win. The app provides the most up-to-date information on the event, the music, official merchandise and everything else Music City Midnight has to offer.
The winner and a guest will get a seven-day stay in and around Brisbane, Australia from March 22 to March 28, 2017 during the CMC Rocks Queensland Festival and Awards, the biggest international country and roots festival in the Southern Hemisphere.
“While we don’t normally promote another destination, the opportunity to partner with Keith’s homeland and offer a unique trip to Australia seemed appropriate,” said Butch Spyridon, President and CEO, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. “Of course, they will be giving away a trip to Nashville at one of their events in the near future. You should never think that we won’t leverage Nashville at every opportunity we have.”
Those who enter must be at least 21. After you download the app, you must complete the registration form within the app. The winner does not have to be present at Music City Midnight.
Nashville’s New Year’s Eve event on Saturday, Dec. 31 will feature a Music Note Drop at midnight, headliner Keith Urban and a multi-genre concert lineup. This is the eighth annual celebration and the first at a new location at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.
The prize is a partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland. Value for the prize package is $10,140 Australian dollars. More information is at www.visitmusiccity.com/downloadtowin.
The prize package includes:
- 2 nights on the Gold Coast from March 22-23
- 3 nights at CMC Rocks Queensland from March 24-26
- 2 nights in Brisbane from March 27-28
- VIP tickets to the CMC Awards
- 2 3-Day CMC Festival Tickets
- 1 “Glamping” site in Queensland for CMC Rocks
- VIP Bar access at CMC Rocks
- Meet and Greet with one of the international artists (TBA
- $5,000 Australian dollars for 2 roundtrip flights to Queensland in a gift voucher
In addition to Urban, the event’s diverse lineup includes rock band Styx of “Come Sail Away” fame, indie-progressive band Moon Taxi, country acts A Thousand Horses and Charlie Worsham, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Sirius XM host Storme Warren will serve as emcee on stage. “Today In Nashville” host Kelly Sutton will be hosting from the crowd.
Nashville will be a featured location as part of CNN’s “New Year’s Eve Live with Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin.” Correspondent Sara Sidner will be in Bicentennial Mall for a live interview and performance with Keith Urban.
WKRN-Channel 2 will live broadcast the Music Note Drop and “Auld Lang Syne” from about 11:50 p.m. to 12:07 a.m.
Kayak.com has ranked Nashville’s New Year’s Eve as the third hottest trending destination. The Top Ten list included international cities seeing the biggest increase in flight searches for New Year's travel: 1. Reykjavik, Iceland 2. Sydney, Australia 3. Nashville 4. Auckland, New Zealand 5. San Salvador, El Salvador 6. Dublin, Ireland 7. Amsterdam 8. Lima, Peru 9. Guadalajara, Mexico 10. Minneapolis.
More about the Ultimate Australian Country Music Experience No Purchase Necessary. Eligibility limited to the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island, New York and Florida. Void in Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and where prohibited. The sweepstakes ends Jan. 1, 2017.The Prize is non-transferrable, non-exchangeable, nor redeemable for cash. All expenses outside of the stated Prize are at the cost and responsibility of the Prize Winner. It is the responsibility of the Prize Winner and their travel companion to ensure they have a valid passport. Travel insurance is not provided and it is recommended that the Winner obtain comprehensive travel insurance for the Prize travel. Prize travel is subject to General Conditions of Carriage and Booking Conditions of airline partners, service providers and event organizers. Any changes to travel arrangements once tickets are issued will be at the Winner’s expense.