BALTIMORE, MD, February 08, 2012 –  Brad Paisley, WPOC, 1ST Mariner Arena, and Live Nation will help the Maryland Food Bank feed those in need by collecting non-perishable food items, bottled water and monetary donations at his upcoming concert on March 1ST, 2012 at 1ST Mariner Arena in Baltimore, MD.


Fans are asked to donate canned goods, bottled water or money at the March 1ST Brad Paisley concert.  Concert-Goers that bring non-perishable food, bottled water or cash donation can enter to win a pair of premium seat tickets and a pair of “meet and greet” passes.


Fans can also participate in a Virtual Online Food Drive to win a pair of Front Row tickets to the concert.  Beginning Thursday, February 9, 2012, fans can visit this link to enter through February 28, 2012.  The person that donates the most food will win the pair of Front Row tickets to the March 1ST, Brad Paisley concert.


Concert Collection Information:  Donations for the contest will be accepted on Thursday, March 1ST between 5pm and 8pm at the Maryland Food Bank’s tent outside the main entrance of the 1ST Mariner Arena.  All other non-contest donations can be dropped off or mailed to Maryland Food Bank, 2200 Halethorpe Farms Road, Baltimore, MD 21227.


Virtual Food Drive Information:  The Virtual Online Food Drive is happening now at  Online food donations will be accepted February 9, 2012 through February 28, 2012 and winner will be notified via phone.


Concert Information: Brad Paisley’s Virtual Reality Tour 2012 Tour presented by Chevy with The Band Perry and Scotty McCreery. The show kicks off at 7:30pm on Thursday, March 1st at 1ST Mariner Arena in Baltimore, MD.  Tickets are on sale now at



Maryland Food Bank provides food to a network of 600 soup kitchens, pantries and shelters across the state.  The Maryland Food Bank also operates outreach programs for groups especially at risk of hunger, such as children, seniors and the rural poor.  Last year, the Maryland Food Bank distributed more than 23 million pounds of food, helping to bridge the gap for 466,000 Marylanders who do not know where their next meal is coming from.

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