Radio Disney Favorite “IM5” to Headline Allstar Nation Tour Concert Launch

Boy band "IM5" to Headline AllStar Nation Tour Launch
Boy band "IM5" to Headline AllStar Nation Tour Launch
Spread the Word
Listed Under

* Music
* Allstar Nation Tour
* Bullying
* Suicide
* Teen

* Entertainment
* Music

* Houston - Texas - US

* Events

HOUSTON - July 17, 2014 - PRLog -- Radio Disney favorite “IM5 (” will headline a concert to kick-off the Allstar Nation Tour ( – a three-month peer-to-peer anti-bullying music campaign featuring popular young recording artists. The concert, which is in collaboration with the Stand Up Tour (, is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20 at The Loft ( located in the heart of the Stadium District in downtown Lansing, Mich.

The Allstar Nation Tour (– a Houston-based anti-bullying music tour - features recording artists ages 12 to 20 who perform and speak out against bullying. Artists are well-known among their peers and perform Top 40 and original songs. Between performances, they speak out against bullying, share personal experiences, and prevention methods.

“IM5” is a five-member boy band co-founded in 2012 by Spice Girls and American Idol creator Simon Fuller, creative director Jamie King, and blogger and television personality Perez Hilton (

The band fuses pop and rhythm and blues melodies with vocal harmonies and dance routines. Members include Cole Pendery, 18, of Dallas, Texas; Will Jay Behlendork, 18, of Los Angeles; Gabriel Morales, 19, of Miami, FL; Dana Vaughns, 16, of Pittsburgh, PA; and David Scarzone, 18, of Chicago, Illinois.

“Everything About U,” the band’s first digitally released song, caught the attention of Radio Disney programming directors, who put the song in rotation lasting the year. The band has headlined multiple Radio Disney Live events and was recently nominated for a Radio Disney Music Award for Ultimate Breakout Star.

Five other artists are scheduled to perform. Among them include Texas natives Branden Mendoza (, 20, who competed on NBC’s The Voice Season 6 held earlier this year; pop singer Tristan Blaine (, 15, a fan favorite who refer to themselves as “Blaniacs”; The House on Cliff ( band, a high energy, feel-good rock band from Boston; Nashville recording artist Jessie Chris (, 17, who has opened for several country stars such as Chris Young and Ayla Brown; and Australian-born Danielle Prou (, 15, of Los Angeles, who is often compared to  singer Alicia Keys.

A limited number of fans can meet all the music artists back stage during a private VIP meet-and-greet event that begins at 5:00 p.m. VIP passes are available for $30.00 each. Doors for the concert open to the general public at 6:00 p.m.

"The mission behind our tour is to educate and combat bullying in schools,” said AllStar Nation Tour founder Dillon Smith. “By joining forces with the Stand Up Tour, we can deliver the next big thing in music, such as IM5, to an already impressive line-up.”

After the Michigan concert, the tour is scheduled to visit more than 100 schools and public venues in 30 districts throughout Texas from September through the end of 2014 before heading to Florida in early 2015. Performance assemblies are free to schools.

General admission tickets are available starting July 18 with tickets starting at $15.00. To purchase tickets or VIP passes, visit Tickets will also be available at The Loft on the day of the concert if not sold out prior.

For more information about the Allstar Nation Tour including how to schedule a school performance or audition to be on the tour, visit or call 713-562-1708.

Darovitz Entertainment Publicity
Source:Allstar Nation Tour
Tags:Music, Allstar Nation Tour, Bullying, Suicide, Teen
Industry:Entertainment, Music
Location:Houston - Texas - United States
Account Email Address Verified     Account Phone Number Verified     Disclaimer     Report Abuse
Page Updated Last on: Jul 18, 2014

Like PRLog?
Click to Share