Stoney Creek Records’ Thompson Square to Perform at the 2011 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic Outdoor Game
Nashville, TN (February 18, 2011)–New Stoney Creek Records' break-out duo Thompson Square, whose current hit single "Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" is climbing the Country airplay (#12 Billboard) & sales (#3 iTunes) charts, will perform the National Anthem for the 2011 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™, February 20 at McMahon Stadium in Calgary Canada. Billed as a celebration of hockey’s Canadian roots, the outdoor contest between the Montreal Canadiens® and host Calgary Flames® will include musical performances and a flyover by the Canadian Forces Snowbirds Air Demonstration Team.
The 2011 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic™ is the first NHL regular season game contested outdoors in Canada since the Edmonton Oilers hosted the Montreal Canadiens in the first NHL Heritage Classic at Commonwealth Stadium on November 22, 2003.
On Feb. 20, CBC and RDS will carry the 2011 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic live in Canada and VERSUS will telecast the outdoor match in the United States. In addition to the standard and HD telecasts, the game is being distributed in next-generation 3D in Canada via CBC and in the U.S. via VERSUS. On radio, Calgary’s Fan 960, Montreal’s CJAD (English) and CKAC (French) and Sirius XM's NHL Home Ice XM 204 and Sirius 208 (with Best of XM package in the U.S., only) will have all of the coverage around North America. NHL Network™ and NHL.com will provide extensive pre- and post-game programming.
The husband-and-wife duo's self-titled album debuted this week at #3 on Soundscan's Top Country Albums chart, selling over 30k. This debut marks the largest for any artist in the BBR/SCR company history. Concurrently, digital single sales continue to explode with over 450,000 downloads to date.
For more information on Thompson Square, visit www.thompsonsquare.com