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    Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:11:10

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    • Hunter Hayes - LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Rapper Wiz Khalifa, Sebu Simonian and Ryan Merchant of the band Capital Cities, and singer Hunter Hayes featured wearing Converse in support of the GRAMMY Foundation's GRAMMY Camp attend the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Wiz Khalifa Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images),  (Capital Cities Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage), (Hunter Hayes Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
    • Hunter Hayes - LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Rapper Wiz Khalifa, Sebu Simonian and Ryan Merchant of the band Capital Cities, and singer Hunter Hayes featured wearing Converse in support of the GRAMMY Foundation's GRAMMY Camp attend the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Wiz Khalifa Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images),  (Capital Cities Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage), (Hunter Hayes Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)
    • Hunter Hayes - LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Rapper Wiz Khalifa, Sebu Simonian and Ryan Merchant of the band Capital Cities, and singer Hunter Hayes featured wearing Converse in support of the GRAMMY Foundation's GRAMMY Camp attend the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Wiz Khalifa Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images),  (Capital Cities Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage), (Hunter Hayes Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)

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    Yo, fuck hunger!

    Country star Hunter Hayes and ConAgra Foods have teamed up to end child hunger while attempting to break the Guinness World Records record for the Most Concerts Played in multiple cities in a 24-hour period.

    That's a win-win for Hayes, those who are hungry and his fans aka Hayniacs.

    Hunter will kick off the "Hunter Hayes' 24 Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger," brought to you in part by ConAgra Foods' Child Hunger Ends Here program, Friday, May 9 on Good Morning America in New York City.

    The singer is attempting to break the record --currently eight shows in 24 hours set by The Flaming Lips, who broke the previous record made by Jay-Z-- by playing 10 shows in 10 cities in 24 hours.

    VIP packages for the "24 Hour Road Race" are on sale now.

    His new album Storyline is out May 6.

    The "24 Hour Road Race" is also presented in part by Martin Guitar, Proctor & Gamble, Mercedes-Benz USA, and Ahold USA. Hunter is a Martin Guitar ambassador and will perform on a Martin OM-42 at each show, which will be auctioned at the end of the event to benefit the cause. Mercedes-Benz USA is the official car vehicle of the "24 Hour Road Race."

    While Hayes sets his sights on setting the Guinness World Records record for the most concerts in one day, Child Hunger Ends Here is issuing a challenge to break their own record for the most meals donated in 24 hours.

    To help them break this record and end child hunger, look for the red pushpin and locate the code found on specially marked ConAgra Foods products. For each 8-digit code entered at ChildHungerEndsHere.com, ConAgra Foods will donate the monetary equivalent of one meal to Feeding America.**

    Hunter Hayes "24 Hour Road Race" Cities and Door Times:

    May 9
    8:00am New York, NY Good Morning America
    9:15am Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
    11:30am Worcester, MA Palladium Upstairs (Acoustic Show)
    1:45pm Providence, RI Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel
    4:15pm New London, CT Garde Arts Center
    6:45pm New Haven, CT Toad's Place
    9:00pm Stamford, CT Palace Theatre
    11:30pm South Orange, NJ South Orange Performing Arts Center

    May 10
    2:00am Asbury Park, NJ The Stone Pony (Acoustic Show)
    5:00am Philadelphia, PA Trocadero

    Good luck Hunter!

    For more info, visit hunterhayes.com.

    What can you do to help Hunter Hayes stamp out hunger?

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    —Maggie Pannacione
    03.13.14



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