How does an artist pull off 10 shows in 8 days you might ask? Well, Brett Kissel would just smile and say, “I channeled my inner Garth Brooks”!
Fan favourite, Brett Kissel, was already turning heads when he decided to embark on a three month long tour of more than 50 dates. Kissel will be the first country music artist ever to do a nation-wide tour of this magnitude. As shows quickly sold out, Kissel would be asked to do additional shows. Unable to fit more dates into his schedule, Brett Kissel ‘pulled a Garth Brooks’ and performed several matinee shows in addition to his evening performances, thus accounting for 10 shows in 8 days.
During his nation-wide trek, Kissel is not simply putting on concerts, but is also engaging in all sorts of charitable work. One of his stops on tour was the 24th annual STARS & Spurs Gala where he helped raise $1.15 million for the organization. During the live auction, Brett surprised the crowd when he spontaneously stole the microphone to donate a private house concert and a trip to Nashville. When each experience landed near $40,000, Kissel ‘doubled down’, adding an extra trip and an extra concert to raise a total of $160,000 in 15 minutes.
When asked how Kissel keeps up his energy full throttle despite a busy schedule, sickness and busyness of having his family on the road, Brett Kissel answers, “This is what dreams are made of. I cannot wait to hit the stage time after time!” Kissel has just passed the halfway mark of his tour and won’t be slowing down anytime soon.