North Carolina-born, Nashville-based singer Erich Church is one of country music's most revered figures. Charting multiple hit singles through the early 2000s, Church had a number one album with 2011's Chief. The album's success brought Church an Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Solo Vocalist. Church's music draws on many of country music's favorite tropes, including drinking, love and a blue collar lifestyle.
The Evansville Icemen is a minor league hockey team based in Evansville, Indiana that was founded in 1992. The team won its first championship in 1999 as Michigan's Muskegon Fury in the United Hockey League, later known International Hockey League in 2007. Competing in the North division of the Eastern Conference Hockey League, The Evansville Icemen adopted its named in 2010.