DISNEY STAR ROSS LYNCH TO PERFORM AT BALLOON FESTIVAL
TEEN SENSATIONS R5 FEATURING LYNCH IN CONCERT
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READINGTON, NJ — The screaming won’t just be for the balloons.
R5 featuring Ross Lynch from Disney’s Austin & Ally will perform in concert at the 30th annual Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in Association with PNC Bank on Sunday, July 29 at1 p.m.atSolberg Airport in Readington, NJ.
R5 is the fastest-growing young band on the pop-rock scene with more than four million YouTube views and 150,000 Twitter followers. These teen sensations are comprised of the Lynch family ofLittleton,Colorado, and include Ross Lynch, star of the Disney Channel’s #1 series, Austin & Ally, and Riker Lynch, a featured “Warbler” in Fox’s smash TV series, Glee.
They are the latest Disney teen sensations to perform at the balloon festival following the Jonas Brothers (2007), Demi Lovato (2008), Meaghan Martin (2009), Emily Osment (2010), and Mitchel Musso last year.
“With concert tickets skyrocketing, we’re proud to once again offer children and their families the opportunity to see their favorite Disney stars at affordable prices they can’t find anywhere else,” said Festival Executive Producer Howard Freeman. “Our teen concerts series has enabled us to introduce the magic of ballooning to whole new generation and adds value to their festival experience. It’s also one of the reasons we remain the top family destination year after year.”
R5 is comprised of Lynch family siblings Ross (age 16), Riker (20), Rocky (17), sister Rydel (18), and family friend Ellington Ratliff (18). Together they make up one of today’s most exciting young bands featuring catchy rock-inspired songs, a fashionable look, and an energetic performance style.
Ross Lynch has also recorded songs for Austin & Ally, including the show’s theme song, “Without You,” as well as “Double Take,” “Break Down the Walls,” “A Billion Hits,” “Not A Love Song,” “It’s Me It’s You,” “Better Together,” and “Heard It on the Radio.”
Playing Austin Moon in Austin & Ally is his first leading role. Pursuing a career in television, Lynch is following in the footsteps of his cousins, Derek and Julianne Hough from ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. He will also star in the new Disney Channel movie Teen Beach Musical, its next song-and-dance extravaganza, in 2013.
Tickets for the R5 concert presented by 1560 Radio Disney include admission into the Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, which features twice daily mass ascensions of more than 100 balloons from around the world and has been named as of the Top 100 Events inNorth America. VIP reserved seats (first 10 rows) are $50 for adults and $40 for children; Gold VIP reserved seats are $40 for adults and $30 for children. General admission lawn seating will also be available.