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CMA-Recognized Band JETSET GETSET Teams with Peterbilt of Cincinnati for Reds Opening Day Parade
Up to 100,000 people are expected to line the parade route to celebrate the Reds' first game of baseball season
By: Jetset Getset
The Opening Day Parade is a festive tradition in Cincinnati, drawing as many as 100,000 spectators along the parade route through the city’s historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood and downtown. This year’s grand marshal will be former Reds shortstop and Reds Hall of Famer Dave Concepcion. Other parade dignitaries will be former Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle and Pro Football Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz, and popular Reds batboy Teddy Kremer.
Jetset Getset, which was named “Who New to Watch” by the Country Music Association last year, will perform while riding on a flatbed trailer behind a new Peterbilt 75th Anniversary Model 579 tractor. The band will sing its song “Mile a Minute,” which has a truck-driving theme.
“In the song, the truck driver has just driven off, after arguing with his significant other,” said Kelli Jette, manager of Jetset Getset. “The woman is singing about how she hopes her guy will ‘make a u-turn’ and come back to work things out. It’s a fun song. It was written by Tom Paden, who has written songs for Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers and other country stars.”
“We’re super excited to be in the Reds Opening Day Parade and to be working with Jetset Getset,” said Melissa Larson, general manager of Peterbilt of Cincinnati. “We thought it would be fun, because they have song about a truck driver. Also, the Peterbilt tractor has a red and white paint scheme, which is perfect for a parade celebrating the Reds!”
This year’s parade is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. Eastern time, and will be televised locally by WKRC-TV, WLWT-TV and WCPO-TV (as streaming video online). The parade will be followed by the Opening Day game between the Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ballpark, at 4:10 p.m. Eastern time. http://youtu.be/
Based in Dearborn County, Indiana, Jetset Getset is comprised of singers Tori Little and Avery Eliason, and musicians Jason Owens (lead guitar), Justen Jette (rhythm guitar), Paul Kelley (bass), Gillian Bowman (drums) and Terry Ranck (keyboard). The band has been gaining attention in Nashville since the release of their album “Saturday Night” (Playback Records).
Jetset Getset is scheduled to perform in the Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 8 and at the Buckle Up Music Festival in Cincinnati on July 20.
Information about Jetset Getset is available at www.JetsetGetset.com. Information about Peterbilt of Cincinnati is available at www.tlgtrucks.com.
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