KYKY-FM (Y98-FM) in St. Louis will host Avril Lavigne, Backstreet Boys, Gavin DeGraw, and Five for Fighting at the Y98 MISTLETOE SHOW – AN EVENING OF HITS on Sunday, December 8, at the St. Charles Family Arena. This single city show will feature these artists’ traditional hits in an up close and personal concert experience. Avril Lavigne, Backstreet Boys, Gavin DeGraw, and Five for Fighting are just some of the artists that can be heard on Y98-FM. Listen to the station on-air, online at www.y98.com and through a variety of mobile devices including the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android.
Tickets will be available during a special concert pre-sale starting Thursday, October 3 at 10a through 10p. Tickets will then go on-sale to the general public Friday, October 4at 12:00pm (noon) locally. Tickets will start at $29.75, including facility fee, and can be purchased through Metrotix.com or over the phone at (314) 534-1111. For more information about the show, please visit www.y98.com.
About AVRIL LAVIGNE:
The Y98 Mistletoe Show will be AVRIL LAVIGNE’s first appearance in St. Louis since 2005. Over the past eight years, she has sold nearly 20 million tracks worldwide with hits that include “Complicated,” “Sk8er Boi,” “My Happy Ending,” “Nobody’s Home,” and “The Best Damn Thing.” Her biggest record to date, “Girlfriend” which was the top digital track of 2007, selling more than 7.3 million downloads in eight languages. Her current single “Rock N Roll” can currently be heard on Y98.
About BACKSTREET BOYS:
All five members of THE BACKSTREET BOYS, A.J. McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell will be returning to St. Louis. The Backstreet Boys have sold over 130 million records worldwide making them the best-selling boy band in history. This year, they received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and released their first album back as a quintet titled In a World Like This. Their single “In a World Like This” can be heard on Y98.
About GAVIN DEGRAW:
This year, singer, songwriter, GAVIN DEGRAW will return to the Y98 Mistletoe Show. DeGraw rose to fame in 2003 with his song “I Don’t Want to Be.” Earlier this year, he released the lead single for his upcoming fifth studio album, “Best I Ever Had.” The release of his new album, “Make A Move” is set for October 15, 2013.
About FIVE FOR FIGHTING:
FIVE FOR FIGHTING is the stage name for American singer-songwriter John Ondrasik, best known for his piano-based rock with Top 40 hits including “Superman (It’s Not Easy), “100 Years”, and “The Riddle.” During his career, Ondrasik coordinated the release of 13 free songs for US military members called CD for the Troops. There have been 5 CDs for the troops and over 1 million copies given away. The songs donated included tracks from Billy Joel, Jewel and Sarah McLachlan, Keith Urban and Trace Adkins, Chris Rock, Ray RomanoAdam Sandler, Matchbox 20, Gavin DeGraw, and Sara Bareilles.