American Kickoff Concert to Return to Falcon Stadium September 16, 2017
Oct. 3, 2016

Colorado Springs, CO., (Hold for approval)-- Basis Entertainment has announced the American Kickoff Concert will return to Falcon Stadium on September 16, 2017 with country star and five-time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year winner Blake Shelton to headline. Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Friday, October 7 with special early bird weekend prices running through Monday, October 10.  Purchase tickets at

“We are excited to come back to The Air Force Academy and even more excited to have Blake Shelton, one of the hottest acts in the biz, perform at Falcon Stadium,” says Gary Dewaard, owner of Basis Entertainment. “We had a successful launch for our inaugural year and well on our way to make 2017 bigger and better.”

The American Kickoff will be a standout concert with Shelton in the headlining slot.  With 17 consecutive #1 singles, Shelton owns the record of successive #1 singles in the modern era, and has a total of 22 #1 singles.  His new album, If I’m Honest, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Album Sales Chart and the Billboard Country Album Chart. If I’m Honest has already yielded the #1 smash single, “Came Here To Forget,” and his new single “She’s Got A Way With Words.”  A member of the Grand Ole Opry, Shelton has earned a host of awards throughout his career, including the recent People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Country Artist. Shelton just celebrated his 10th season on NBC’s “The Voice” and recently hosted Nickelodeon’s slime-filled Kids’ Choice Awards.  

Shelton broke the news of his headlining slot via video on the jumbotron during the Air Force Falcon’s football game on Saturday (10/1) against United States Naval Academy.  The 2017 American Kickoff will also feature other top country talent with more artist announcements planned in the following weeks.

Early bird pricing for the 2017 American Kickoff with start Friday, October 7 at 10 a.m. (MT) and run through Monday, October 10 at 11:59 p.m. (MT.) Tickets prices start as low as $49 and can be purchased by visiting

More About Basis Entertainment:

Iowa-based Basis Entertainment is a full-service entertainment company specializing in all aspects of live performance including live event management, event coordination, talent buying, vendor management and sponsorship development.



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