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Hunter Hayes attempts to break record for most concerts played in 24 hours

By Chelsea Lewis ,

Up and coming country music sensation Hunter Hayes is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for most concerts played in 24 hours this May. The singer will be attempting to break the record in order to help fight back against child hunger.

The current record is held by Jay-Z and The Flaming Lips who held and performed eight concerts in 24 hours.

Billboard reported that Hayes' goal is to perform 10 concerts on May 9th, starting on Good Morning America.

Other concert stops include Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The "Wanted" singer will conclude in Philadelphia with a 5 a.m. concert taking place at the Trocadero in Philadelphia, Taste of Country reported.

This 24 hour concert marathon will be in cooperation with ConAgra Foods and the Child Hunger Ends Here Program which Hayes has been working with since 2012. The 24-hour tour is titled, Hunter Hayes' 24 Hour Road Race to End Child Hunger. Read more about these charities here.

While Hayes is breaking this record he will be in the middle of his 'We're Not Invisible Tour' which launches on March 20th and runs through May 31st.

The complete list of tour dates for this 24 hour marathon can be found below:

May 9:

8 AM: New York, NY (Good Morning America)
9 AM: Boston, MA (Paradise Rock Club)
11:30 AM: Worcester, MA (Palladium Upstairs) *
1:45 PM: Providence, RI (Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel)
4:15 PM: New London, CT (Garde Arts Center)
6:45 PM: New Haven, CT (Toad’s Place)
9:00 PM: Stamford, CT (Palace Theatre)
11:30 PM: South Orange, NJ (South Orange Performing Arts Center)

May 10:
2 AM: Asbury Park, NJ (The Stone Pony) *
5 AM: Philadelphia, PA (Trocadero)

*acoustic show

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