Hits 97-3 hosted a Hits Sessions concert with rising superstar Rachel Platten.
Miami, FL based radio station Hits 97-3 hosted an exclusive win your way in concert with Rachel Platten known for her hit single “Fight Song” on Dec. 15 at Revolution Live in Ft. Lauderdale. I was very lucky to win my way into this special show thanks to Ms. Platten herself. Shoutout to her!
Before the songstress hit the stage, Lula and Lala with Frankie P warmed up the fans by throwing shirts into the audience and a couple giant balloons to bounce around in the crowd. It was a bit until she hit the stage but the music and interactions from the different radio hosts made it worthwhile. The doors opened later than they were supposed to as well but again worth the wait for a talent like Platten.
The event opened up with a short question and answer session with DJ Laz and his morning show crew. Platten discussed the inspiration behind a couple of her songs, how she got her start, and so much more. The singer was very interactive with the crowd and you can tell she was having lots of fun. She revealed it was her second show in the South Florida area.
After the short question and answer session, Platten headed off stage for a couple minutes so the crew can move the couch off the stage. Her backup band then arrived and the star opened with “Beating Me Up,” off her upcoming album Wildfire coming out on January 1 which happens to be New Years Day. Platten putting her fist in the air, brought her all to this song with her sultry vocals. Afterwards she performed “Speechless,” a song that gave me goosebumps. Her vocals in this song were superb!
Platten then performed “Lone Ranger” which was featured on her Fight Song EP then transitioned into her current single “Stand By You” which the crowd really got into. Platten literally had a smile on her face the entire performance. The singer/songwriter then closed her set with the song that started it out for her “Fight Song.” The fans sang along to every word with Platten doing her thing.
Platten has such an amazing stage presence and a connection to her fans, otherwise known as ‘Plattenums’ like no other. She brings something totally different to the table and continues to dominate the music charts. I totally see a Grammy in her future- she’s gotten to perform with Taylor Swift and her songwriting skills are insane! The fact that her lyrics can resonate with people across the world is unbelievable. She’s not going anywhere anytime soon. I’m eternally grateful for getting to chance to see Platten and really hoping she returns to the South Florida area soon. Thank you Hits 97-3 for hosting such an awesome event!
Check out the highlight video above and be sure to pre-order Wildfire now!