New York, NY (Top40 Charts / High School Nation)
High School Nation (HSN) has announced that the Spring
2019 installment of The High School Nation Tour will be visiting select high schools throughout California, kicking off in Bell Gardens on March 18th with the final CA date in San Jose on April 12th. Talent will include headliner Plain White T's
(2x Grammy Nominees of Hey There Delilah
fame), Hollywood Records sensation MorgXn, Sony Latin duo MYA, young vocal star Kerri Medders (CBS' Seal Team), as well as Amuse Entertainment's rising stars Crimson Apple and many others.
Partnering with HSN for the third year in a row, and the first time as the presenting sponsor is Hollister Co. Hollister has chosen 20 deserving public school campuses in the California area to receive the event.
During the 20-city CA Festival Tour, High School Nation will take over football stadiums on each of the campuses and present a 2-hour concert and festival that will celebrate the arts in public schools. Along with a strong showcase for music appreciation, the festival will highlight journalism, film, fine & performing arts, fashion, photography, dance and stage production. Students will visit interactive zones including the Guitar Center Music
Zone, Hollister Style
Zone, the Wienerschnitzel Chill Zone, and the truth Truck. Each school will receive a donation package from High School Nation that will allow for professional recording equipment to be gifted to the classrooms. Amazing donations from DW Drums, Avid, MXL Microphones, KORG and many others will make this possible.
HSN Founders Jimmy Cantillon and Kevin
Cantillon had this to say about the tour: "For High School Nation to have the opportunity to give back to deserving public schools is our main focus as an organization, to do so with the support of Hollister Co., is a real dream for us. It's important to us to support creative expression among teens. We're honored to do our part to keep the arts alive."
About Hollister Co.
The quintessential retail brand of the global teen consumer, Hollister Co. celebrates the liberating spirit of the endless summer inside everyone. Inspired by California's laidback attitude, Hollister's clothes are designed to be lived in and made your own, for wherever life takes you. A division of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., Hollister provides an engaging, welcoming, and unique shopping experience through its global e-commerce websites and its approximately 540 retail locations.
truth is one of the largest and most successful youth tobacco prevention campaigns. The campaign exposes the tactics of the tobacco industry, the truth about addiction and the health effects and social consequences of smoking. truth gives teens facts to make their own informed choices about tobacco use and inspires them to use their creativity in the fight against tobacco. The campaign is credited with preventing hundreds of thousands of teens from starting to smoke and is empowering this generation to end smoking for good. To learn more, visit thetruth.com. truth is part of Truth Initiative®, a national public health organization dedicated to achieving a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco. To learn more about Truth Initiative, visit truthinitiative.org.