The two-day ride is a 180-mile journey that starts in Houston and ends in Austin.
The ride begins Saturday morning at three convenient starting points: Tully Stadium in Houston, Rhodes Stadium in Katy and Waller Stadium in Waller.“The Euros in June are one of the most anticipated sporting spectacles in years.“It is the first time Northern Ireland have qualified for this prestigious tournament and the atmosphere during qualification last October was incredible.“We are simply honoured to be part of this – it is a really exciting time for the sport.
By November, Nylon Magazine recognized Grouplove as one of the top ten in the "Best New Bands in 2010." After signing with Canvasback/Atlantic Records, the band re-released their self-titled EP, Grouplove, on January 25, 2011.
In 2011, the band co-headlined a cross-country tour with Foster the People, and made appearances at Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Reading and Leeds Festivals, and Glastonbury.
Downtown & Cool FM Managing Director, Mark Mahaffy said: “Starting with the build-up to the Euros, we will be working closely together to promoting the superb work already carried out by the IFA and helping to raise the profile of the sport here even higher.
Grouplove (also typeset as GROUPLOVE) is an American indie rock band that was formed in 2009 by Hannah Hooper (vocals, keyboards), Christian Zucconi (vocals, guitar), Sean Gadd (bass), Andrew Wessen (guitar, vocals), and Ryan Rabin (drums).
Despite having just met, Hooper invited Zucconi to an artist residency in Crete she was leaving for later that week.