Basis Entertainment, in partnership with IMG, has announced American Idol Season 11 winner and multi-platinum seller Phillip Phillips to join previously announced three-time Grammy award winner  Tim McGraw, multi-platinum rock band Train and country newcomer David Ray for the American Kickoff concert being held on Sept 17at Falcon Stadium.

Phillips first rose to fame as the 11th season winner of American Idol, and has since released two albums: 2012’s “The World From the Side of the Moon” and 2014’s “Behind the Light.” Both records were a commercial success with folk pop hits like the 5x platinum smash “Home” and the critically acclaimed “Raging Fire.” The 25-year-old is currently at work on his third studio LP.

The U.S. Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium is one of the premier college football stadiums in America and serves as the perfect backdrop for the inaugural concert. With the capacity of 46,692, it stands in the base of the Rampart Range of the Rocky Mountains.

Tickets for this unprecedented American Kickoff concert will go on sale to the general public May 25. Concertgoers can visit www.americankickoff.com to purchase tickets or visit www.goairforcefalcons.com for more information.

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