NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Batteries Plus has announced a second partnership with Lucas Hoge, a Billboard No. 1 charting artist and host of Sportsman Channel's “GSM's Hoge Wild.” Through this partnership Batteries Plus will continue to power Hoge’s outdoor adventures and musical performances across the globe. The brand provides batteries and other products that enable Hoge to discover new things and enjoy his journey through nature. From duck hunting to deep-sea diving, these reliable power essentials will support him in the woods, on the water and on the road. The announcement follows the third season renewal of “GSM's Hoge Wild” on the Sportsman's Channel.
Batteries Plus and Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that helps families of fallen and disabled service members, are partnering with Hoge for his performance on May 19 opening for Justin Moore in Wichita, Kan. at Hartman Arena to make a donation to a Folds of Honor family. During his performance, Hoge and Moore will present the family with a scholarship on stage. To purchase tickets and see full list of tour dates, click HERE.
“Just as Batteries Plus is committed to powering lives, we are also proud to power the education of military families alongside a compassionate musician like Lucas Hoge,” said Scott Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Batteries Plus. “As Memorial Day approaches, we honor those who have served by providing new opportunities for children and families of veterans. We are grateful for the many U.S. military veterans who have fought for us and we thank Lucas and Justin for using this platform to honor these veterans’ selfless service.”
In addition to their May 19 show, Batteries Plus will be powering Hoge and Moore’s performances throughout this summer’s ‘Country on It’ tour. From batteries on stage, to flashlights and surge protectors, the tour will be well equipped for each show’s needs.
“I'm happy to have a great partner in Batteries Plus to outfit my adventures on ‘GSM's Hoge Wild' and on the road. I love working with great people who value the journey I'm on and the causes I believe in,” said Hoge. “Their generosity and commitment to the community, along with their support of my music and my adventures is invaluable.”
Hoge is currently filming season three of "GSM’s Hoge Wild," which will begin airing in June 2022. Airing Monday nights, "GSM's Hoge Wild" follows the singer-songwriter on his epic adventures throughout the globe. Hoge, who is the creator and executive producer, shares his passion for wildlife conservation throughout the series, changing the narrative around the hunting lifestyle. Hoge will film in Central and South America and South Africa, Alaska, San Antonio and the Dominican Republic with special guests including Orel Hershiser and Rick Honeycutt of the LA Dodgers, Keesey Timmer, Rob Mayes and more.
"GSM's Hoge Wild" is produced by Forge Entertainment Group and Fall West Collective. Partners for the series include Batteries Plus, Millkeeper Wine, GSM Outdoors, Stealth Cam, Muddy, Walkers, Houge Knives, Southwest Airlines, Sherwood Scuba, OTS Ocean Technology Systems, Remington Ammo, Kanati Taxidermy, Pnuma, Camelot Ridge, Mustang Survival, Ozark Ag, Trophy Scan, Heated Core and more.
LUCAS HOGE TOUR DATES
May 19 Hartman Arena - Park City, Kan.
May 20 Ralston Arena - Ralston, Neb.
May 21 Mayo Clinic Event Center - Mankato, Minn.
May 26 PRIVATE - Houston, Texas
June 24 Joe's Live - Rosemont, Ill.
For more information about Folds of Honor and how to donate, please visit www.foldsofhonor.org.
To learn more about Batteries Plus products and services, or to purchase products seen on “GSM’s Hoge Wild,” please visit www.batteriesplus.com.
ABOUT BATTERIES PLUS:
Batteries Plus, founded in 1988 and headquartered in Hartland, WI, is a leading omni channel retailer of batteries, specialty light bulbs and phone repair services for the direct-to-consumer and commercial channels. The retailer also offers key programming, replacement and cutting services. Through a nationwide network of stores, the company offers a differentiated value proposition of unrivaled product selection, in-stock availability and customer service. Batteries Plus is owned by Freeman Spogli, a private equity firm based in Los Angeles and New York City. For additional information, visit www.batteriesplus.com.
ABOUT LUCAS HOGE:
With equal ease and finesse, No. 1 Billboard-charting artist Lucas Hoge can craft a song, cast a line or call in a turkey in front of a film crew, all while holding an audience’s attention on stage when performing. As a warm, engaging television host on his own weekly series “Hoge Wild,” Lucas takes viewers across the globe as he travels to New Zealand, Bolivia, Africa and unchartered territory in North America to amplify his passion for the outdoors and change the narrative around conservation. For more than two years, Lucas has been bringing his gospel “Sunday Sessions” to his fans every week, which eclipsed 25 million views in early 2020. Even during the height of online engagement worldwide during the COVID pandemic, Lucas still found a way to dominate the live streaming charts with weekly virtual concerts that consistently amassed chart-topping audience numbers, Hoge found himself alongside Luke Combs, Snoop Dogg, DMX, BTS in the Top Ten on Pollstar’s Weekly Livestream Chart. Lucas Hoge’s restless creative spirit, abundance of Midwestern charm and a work ethic that won’t let him slow down, it looks like the best is yet to come.