This year�s Eurovision Song Contest artists Hanna Pakarinen and Evridiki have been chosen to be the support act of the American alternative rock band Evanescence. The band will be performing tonight at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland and next Saturday, 23rd of June at Karaiskaki Football Field in Athens, Greece.
The successful American band Evanescence is currently on tour in Europe, promoting their second album The Open door. The 13-track album was released last October and in its first week of sales earned the first ranking on the Billboard 200 album chart. The band’s debut album Fallen sold almost 15 million copies worldwide and for 43 weeks got a position on the Billboard Top 10.
Evanescence perform tonight at the Hartwall Arena, in Helsinki, Finland, at 19:00 CET and Hanna Pakarinen, Finland’s representative at the 52nd Eurovision Song Contest will be the support act. The band will introduce for the first time their new guitar player and drummer, Troy McLawhorn and Will Hunt, who replace former John LeCompt and Rocky Gray.
Next Saturday 23rd of June another artist from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Evridiki, Cyprus' representative, together with Dimitris Korgialas will support the band at their concert in Athens, Greece. The event takes place at Karaiskaki Football Field.