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Hunter Hayes attempts to break world record and end child hunger

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Hunter Hayes (Source: Warner Brothers Records) Hunter Hayes (Source: Warner Brothers Records)
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Country star, multiple Grammy nominee and Breaux Bridge, LA native Hunter Hayes is attempting to break a Guinness World Record for the most concerts played in multiple cities in a 24-hour period.

"Hunter Hayes' 24 Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger" launched May 9 in conjunction with ConAgra Foods' Child Hunger Ends Here program.

The current record holder for most concerts played in multiple cities in a 24-hour period is Flaming Lips with eight shows, who broke the previous record made by Jay-Z. Hayes is attempting to play 10 shows in 10 cities.

Child Hunger Ends Here is also issuing a challenge to break their own record for the most meals donated in a 24-hour period.

According to the official Hunter Hayes website, he has been working with ConAgra on Child Hunger Ends Here since 2012.

"Hunter Hayes' 24 Hour Road Race To End Child Hunger" 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

For more information on the shows, go to http://www.hunterhayes.com/news/hunter-hayes-announces-hunter-hayes-24-hour-road-race-end-child-hunger.

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