Pop duo A Great Big World to perform Saturday at Detroit Grand Prix

(WXYZ) - Grammy Award-winning pop duo A Great Big World will perform a free concert on Saturday at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear.

The duo, consisting of Ian Axel and Chad King, will be joined by rising rock star Tom Walker on the entertainment stage, sponsored by 96.3 WDVD and NASH-FM 93.1.

They first hit the scene in 2011 with the single This is the New Year," which was used on several TV outlets and their first album, "Is There Anybody Out There?" reached No. 3 on the Billboard 200.

“We are excited to bring A Great Big World to the 96-3 WDVD/NASH FM 93-1 Stage on Saturday evening as part of the world-class entertainment the Grand Prix brings to our fans,” said Bud Denker, Chairman of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear.  “A Great Big World will put on an awesome show in the Meijer Fan Zone to complete an exciting Saturday on and off the track at the Grand Prix.”

The stage will also include Crashing Cairo, a four-piece anthemic rock band from Detroit, and Weekend Adventure, a popular local 90s cover band.

Country star David Nail will perform Sunday at the grand prix.

Tickets are on sale now for the race weekend, June 1-3, at DetroitGP.com.

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