T. Graham Brown Virtual Facebook Concert ‘Great Music, Great Stories, Great Fun’ Set For This Friday, April 24th at 6:00PM CST

T. Graham Brown Virtual Facebook Concert Great Music, Great Stories, Great Fun Set For This Friday, April 24th at 6:00PM CST

 

Live streaming through T. Graham Brown’s Facebook Page

Anyone wanting to host a “Watch Party” or “Crosspost” can do so by contacting Austin Smith – austinsmith25@yahoo.com

Tips Will Be Accepted Through Virtual Tip Jar And Requests are Encouraged

As social distancing continues the music refuses to stop, and T. Graham Brown is dedicated to doing his part by bringing a hearty dose of laughter and light-hearted tunes to all. The Great Music, Great Stories, and Great Fun live stream show will do just that. Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown is sharing stories, taking song requests and bringing needed humor to fans at home through this special live stream show on Friday, April 24th at 6:00PM CST.

“I am so excited to do another show during these tough times,” says T. Graham Brown. “This one in particular will include some of my hits, but also some deeper catalog and personal favorites. We are going to have a lot of fun, share some laughs and include some stories that will take you down memory lane. I hope you will join us!”

To watch live, please visit facebook.com/TGRAHAMBROWN1

T. Graham Brown was recently featured as a guest at the world famous Grand Ole Opry along with Trace Adkins, Jason Crabb and host, Bobby Bones. Brown also participated in a Facebook Livestream event hosted by famed band Shenandoah titled Keep The Music Playing, as well as presenting Hats Off To The 80s & 90s Livestream Concert, with special guests Wade Hayes, Bryan White, Tim Atwood, Lulu Roman, Tim Rushlow, Ronnie McDowell, and David Frizzell. Both events were hosted by Inside Edition’s Megan Alexander.

About T. Graham Brown:
T. Graham Brown has recorded 15 studio albums and charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard charts. He has had multiple number one hits in country, gospel and blues. Brown’s voice is also recognized from his singing in advertising campaigns for McDonald’s, Disneyland, Almond Joy, Coca Cola, Dodge Truck, Ford, Hardee’s and many others including the Taco Bell “Run For The Border” television spots.

In early 2015, Brown released his latest Grammy nominated album, Forever Changed, which featured collaborations with Vince Gill, Jason Crabb, The Oak Ridge Boys, Jimmy Fortune and more. T. Graham Brown still actively tours throughout the year, including multiple appearances on the legendary Grand Ole Opry and television appearances such as Larry’s Country Diner and Country’s Family Reunion. Brown’s uniqueness has made him one of the most beloved and iconic performers of the day.

For more information, visit www.tgrahambrown.com and follow his socials linked below.

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Tune In Alert: T. Graham Brown Joins Trace Adkins, Jason Crabb And Host Bobby Bones For A Special Easter Edition Of The Grand Ole Opry, Live On Circle

Tune In Alert: T. Graham Brown Joins Trace Adkins, Jason Crabb And Host Bobby Bones For A Special Easter Edition Of The Grand Ole Opry, Live On Circle

The Grand Ole Opry Livestream starts at 8/7c

Opry Easter Celebration to Re-air on Circle on Easter Sunday

 

Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown will join Trace Adkins, Jason Crabb, and Circle host Bobby Bones for a special Easter celebration and to carry on the tradition of the 4,919th consecutive Saturday night broadcast of the Grand Ole Opry.

“I’m so happy that the Grand Ole Opry tradition of weekly live broadcasts is able to continue bringing the music and fun to it’s loyal audience,” said T. Graham. “I’m always honored to sing in the “Sacred Circle,” especially during these times of uncertainty. Music heals the soul and that’s what we are all trying to do in one way or another.”

In addition, the Grand Ole Opry has partnered with MusiCares to bring you the #UNBROKEN campaign to raise money for MusiCares’s COVID-19 Relief Fund, benefiting artists and music professionals affected by the crisis. You can help us keep the music playing and the circle unbroken by texting UNBROKEN to 41444 to donate now, and by tuning in this Saturday, April 11 at 8PM ET / 7PM CT on Circle.

The Opry will be broadcast live Saturday, April 11 at 8 PM ET / 7 PM CT on Circle, and on Gray TV stations, DISH Studio Channel 102, Sling TV and other TV affiliates in addition to a companion live stream on Circle All Access Facebook and YouTube channels. TV and radio personality Bobby Bones will host the Circle telecast, while Opry announcer Charlie Mattos will join the Opry’s radio audience at the announcer podium. Embracing today’s technology, the Opry will be broadcast and streamed with a very small production team. The show’s artists will perform acoustically at a recommended social distance across the Opry stage.

Fans around the world can also tune in to the broadcast on the Opry’s flagship radio home, 650 AM-WSM and several other outlets.

With Nashvillians at home under Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s “Safer at Home” order and live shows paused at the Grand Ole Opry to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, this Saturday’s performance will once again take place without a live audience. Grand Ole Opry management has worked closely with Nashville’s Director of Health to bring the show live to millions around the world while following strict safety protocols under the guidance of local health professionals.

Since the Saturday night Opry telecast will be an Easter celebration, the one-hour show will be re-broadcast on Circle Television on Easter Sunday 10 ET/ 9 CT and 6:30 PM/ 5:30 ET.

For T. Graham Brown’s most updated concert calendar visit tgrahambrown.com.

About T. Graham Brown:
T. Graham Brown has recorded 15 studio albums and charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard charts. He has had multiple number one hits in country, gospel and blues. Brown’s voice is also recognized from his singing in advertising campaigns for McDonald’s, Disneyland, Almond Joy, Coca Cola, Dodge Truck, Ford, Hardee’s and many others including the Taco Bell “Run For The Border” television spots.

In early 2015, Brown released his latest Grammy nominated album, Forever Changed, which featured collaborations with Vince Gill, Jason Crabb, The Oak Ridge Boys, Jimmy Fortune and more. T. Graham Brown still actively tours throughout the year, including multiple appearances on the legendary Grand Ole Opry and television appearances such as Larry’s Country Diner and Country’s Family Reunion. Brown’s uniqueness has made him one of the most beloved and iconic performers of the day.

For more information, visit tgrahambrown.com.

About the Grand Ole Opry:
The Grand Ole Opry® is presented by Humana®. Opry performances are held every Friday and Saturday of the year, with Tuesday night shows February 4 through December, plus seasonal Wednesday shows and Thursday Opry Country Classics performances. To plan an Opry visit, call (800) SEE-OPRY or visit opry.com. The Opry presents the best in country music live every week from Nashville, Tenn. Celebrating nine decades of entertainment, the Opry can be heard at opry.com and wsmonline.com, Opry and WSM mobile apps, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and its flagship home, 650 AM-WSM. The Grand Ole Opry is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP). For more information, visit opry.com.

About Circle Media, LLC:
Circle Media, LLC is a media network dedicated to celebrating the country lifestyle and putting fans inside the circle of everything country. Circle offers entertainment news, documentaries, movies, archival, new and licensed programming, Grand Ole Opry performances, and more. Circle is a joint venture between Opry Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of Ryman Hospitality Properties, and Gray TV.

For more details and to find out if Circle is available in your market, please visit www.CirclePlus.com. For more information about Circle, please contact info@circleplus.com.

 

Country music icon Trace Adkins to bring The Way I Wanna Go Tour to Sunset Amphitheater

 


Country music icon Trace Adkins to bring The Way I Wanna Go Tour to Sunset Amphitheater

Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Tickets on sale – Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 at 10 a.m.

 Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-nominated country music icon Trace Adkins is bringing his The Way I Wanna Go Tour to Las Vegas for a special performance at the Sunset Amphitheater at Sunset Station on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $25 plus applicable fees and go on sale Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 at 10 a.m.

A Nashville icon for more than two decades, Trace Adkins has made his mark on the country-music industry. 11 million albums sold. Time-honored hit singles. Momentous, fiery and always memorable live performances. GRAMMY nominations. CMT and ACM awards. Nearly 200 million plays on YouTube. Hell, even a slew of movie and TV roles have come the Grand Ole Opry member’s way. But ask Adkins what’s left to prove in his career and the small-town Louisiana native says it’s simple: the itch remains. To create. To collaborate. To continually feel the excitement that comes after whipping up a new song out of thin air and laying it down to tape. It’s what, after all these years, he says he still craves. “It’s an adrenaline rush and I love it,” says Adkins, who is back in the studio working on a new project. “There’s nothing else like that,” the Louisiana naive offers. “That is still my favorite thing to do in this business. Go into the studio with just some lyrics and a melody and then let the finest musicians in the world help take it and turn it into something magical. It liberates me. I just dig it!”

Working with some of Nashville’s most respected songwriters, Adkins continues to find ways to connect with his fans through music while recording what he describes as autobiographical songs throughout his career.

Tickets for the Trace Adkins’ The Way I Wanna Go Tour are $25, $30, $35 and $45 plus applicable fees. All tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 at 10 a.m. Guests under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult 21 years or older. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and The Fiestas, by logging onto www.stationcasinoslive.com or through Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

About Sunset Station
Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, with a AAA Three-Diamond rating, offers more than 450 deluxe rooms and luxury suites in the heart of Henderson. Entertainment venues include an outdoor poolside amphitheater, Club Madrid and additional bars and lounges. The property’s dining options are Sonoma Cellar steakhouse, Pasta Cucina, Oyster Bar, Grand Café, Feast Buffet and several casual eateries. Other amenities include Strike Zone bowling center, meeting and convention space and Kid’s Quest, a supervised child care facility. The property’s gaming options include bingo, a poker room, race and sports book, table games and slots/video poker machines. Sunset Station is owned and operated by Station Casinos. For more information, visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.
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Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Thomas Rhett, Trace Adkins, Cody Johnson & More Set To Perform During Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Kicking Off July 17, 2020

 

Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Thomas Rhett, Trace Adkins, Cody Johnson, Ashley McBryde, Aaron Watson, Hardy and John King Set To Perform During Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Kicking Off July 17, 2020

Frontier Nights® lineup announced from WNFR in Las Vegas

Cecember 5, 2019: In an announcement made from the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) announced all but two of the nights for the 2020 Frontier Nights® entertainment series. The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) will return with its exclusive Last Cowboy Standing series and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Rodeo will return to the arena in 2020.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, December 13 at 9 a.m. MST at www.cfdrodeo.com, the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Ticket Office and by calling (307) 778-7222.

Performers announced were Cody Johnson with Aaron Watson, Trace Adkins, Thomas Rhett with Hardy, Eric Church with Ashley McBryde and Blake Shelton with John King.

“We are thrilled with the lineup so far for 2020,” Contract Acts Chairman Randy Krafft said. “We are still working on our remaining shows and will announce them as we get them signed.”

For two nights, the Top-40 stars of the PBR will return to attempt to conquer the sport’s rankest bulls on the historic Wyoming Dirt at Cheyenne Frontier Days, strapping in for their shot to make the buzzer. A rider must stay on his bull for 8 seconds to have the opportunity to advance. If he gets bucked off, he is out of the competition. The grueling match between Man and Beast continues until one prevails and is crowned the Last Cowboy Standing.

Additionally, the 124th annual “Daddy of ‘em All®” will feature nine days of PRCA professional rodeo that will culminate in Championship Sunday where champions are crowned and legends are made.

There will be hundreds of vendors, a full carnival, artists, food and music that celebrates the history and culture of the American West.

Concert ticket prices range from $39 to $89, with daily rodeo tickets costing $18 to $35. A $3 discount is offered on rodeo tickets and $5 discount on concert tickets purchased before July 1. PBR tickets range from $22 – $102 with special Elite Seating and V.I.P. tickets also available at various prices.

Fans can upgrade to a Frontier Nights® Fast Pass for early admission to the Party Zone, a voucher for best-available same-day rodeo tickets and a souvenir rodeo program. For a full events schedule and profiles of musical acts, go to www.cfdrodeo.com

2020 Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Entertainment Schedule:
July 17: Cody Johnson with Aaron Watson
July 18: TBA
July 19: Trace Adkins
July 20-21: Professional Bull Riders – Last Cowboy Standing
July 22: Thomas Rhett with Hardy
July 23: TBA
July 24: Eric Church with Ashley McBryde
July 25: Blake Shelton with John King
July 17-26: PRCA Rodeo action

Harry Connick Jr., Kris Kristofferson, Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Vince Gill & More Celebrate George Jones 50 Years Of Hits Sun, Jun 9 On AXS TV

HARRY CONNICK JR., KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, AARON NEVILLE, ALAN JACKSON, KENNY CHESNEY, VINCE GILL, EMMYLOU HARRIS, MARTINA MCBRIDE, WYNONNA, TANYA TUCKER AND MORE CELEBRATE GEORGE JONES 50 YEARS OF HITS AIRING SUNDAY, JUNE 9 ON AXS TV

 

‘George Jones: The Grand Tour Celebrating His Ultimate No Show’ Coming Soon!

George Jones, the definitive country singer of the last half-century, was a member of The Country Music Hall of Fame and The Grand Ole Opry, received the coveted Kennedy Center Honor and was the recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement award. Now on Sunday, June 9, Trace Adkins, Kenny Chesney, Harry Connick, Jr., Joe Diffie, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Emmylou Harris, Alan Jackson, Sammy Kershaw, Uncle Kracker, Kris Kristofferson, Shelby Lynne, Martina McBride, Lorrie Morgan, Aaron Neville, Connie Smith, Trick Pony, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker and Wynonna will celebrate George’s 50 Years Of Hits in an all-star celebration airing on AXS TV at 9pm ET and 12am ET.

Jones’ career never left the top of the country charts having recorded more than 100 albums during his career and more than 150 of those songs were hits, including 60 Top 10 singles. His songs including “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” “Tennessee Whiskey,” Still Doin’ Time,” “A Good Year For The Roses,” “She Thinks I Still Care,” and so many others are covers every bar band performs on a nightly basis.

Jones was often referred to as The Possum, for his facial features and the shape of his nose, or No Show Jones, for his sudden disappearing act before a show. However, when Jones finally did take the stage he was a hardcore honky tonker that sang songs about heartbreak and hard drinking times that echoed his own turbulent life. By most accounts, George Jones was the finest vocalist in the recorded history of country music.

 

Lee Greenwood Celebrates Memorial Day With Appearances on the Grand Ole Opry, Fox & Friends Summer Concert Series, The Intrepid Museum & Coca-Cola 600

LEE GREENWOOD TO CELEBRATE MEMORIAL DAY WITH APPEARANCES ON THE GRAND OLE OPRY, THE INTREPID MUSEUM, FOX & FRIENDS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, AND THE COCA-COLA 600

Greenwood will pay tribute to veterans all week long, kicking off with country celebrations at the Opry, a fleet-week celebration in New York City and NASCAR at Charlotte Motor Speedway

 

Grammy-winning Artist Lee Greenwood is set to celebrate Memorial Day with a host of special appearances and performances from May 22 thru May 27.

On Tuesday, May 22 Greenwood will take part in a special “Salute The Troops” night at the Grand Ole Opry with two performances. The Tennessee National Guard Family Programs Organization and the USO will invite men and women of the U.S. military as well as spouses, children, and parents of soldiers serving overseas to walk on the red carpet into the Opry House for the evening’s shows as they salute the troops and the families they leave at home to serve the United States. The public is invited to be part of the honored families’ red carpet arrivals outside the Opry House beginning at 5:45 p.m., and the evening’s Opry performances begin at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Among the other artists scheduled to perform are Trace Adkins, Craig Morgan, Kellie Pickler, Darius Rucker, and more. To purchase tickets, click here.

During the Navy’s annual #fleetweek celebrations in New York City, Greenwood will perform for the The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum’s annual Salute to Freedom gala Thursday, May 24.

On Friday, Greenwood kicks off the Fox & Friends Summer Concert Series from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Intrepid from 6-9am ET (check your local listings for details).

Saturday May 26 Greenwood will perform at the Great American Beach Party in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. For more information, visit fortlauderdale.gov.

Wrapping up the Memorial Holiday weekend on May 27, Greenwood will perform “God Bless the U.S.A” at Charlotte Motor Speedway during NASCAR’S Coca-Cola 600. This year’s awe-inspiring pre-race salute to the troops also includes ground exhibitions and a 20-minute performance by the 82nd Airborne division that is sure to get fans on their feet prior to the race. To purchase tickets click here, or call 1-800-455-FANS(3267).

For more information on Lee Greenwood, visit his website at leegreenwood.com or to schedule an interview with him, please click here.

About Lee Greenwood:
Throughout his expansive career, international country music icon Lee Greenwood has earned multiple CMA and ACM Awards, a Grammy Award for Top Male Vocal Performance on “I.O.U,” in 1985, and a multitude of other prestigious award nominations. His discography includes twenty-two studio albums, seven compilation albums, seven No. 1 hits and thirty-eight singles including songs like “It Turns Me Inside Out,” “Ring On Her Finger Time on Her Hand,” “She’s Lyin,” “I don’t Mind the Thorns if You’re the Rose,” “Dixie Road,” “Somebody’s Gonna Love You,” “Going Going Gone,” “You Got A Good Love Comin,” among others. His stand-out hit “God Bless the U.S.A.” has been in the top five on the country singles charts three times (1991, 2001 and 2003), giving it the distinction of being the only song in any genre of music to achieve that feat. It was also No. 1 on the pop charts after 9/11. Known for his stand-out patriotism and support of the U.S. Military, Greenwood has been honored with the Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s National Patriot’s Award, and entertained troops on more than 30 USO Tours. Greenwood was appointed to the council of the National Endowment for the Arts in 2008 by President George W. Bush, confirmed by the United States Senate, and continues to serve on the NEA at the pleasure of the President. His latest book release is a children’s book called “Proud To Be An American,” which is currently available in stores, on Amazon and leegreenwood.com.

Charlie Daniels, Fred Foster and Randy Travis Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

CHARLIE DANIELS, FRED FOSTER AND
RANDY TRAVIS INDUCTED INTO
THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME

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TRACE ADKINS, GARTH BROOKS, BRANDY CLARK, ALAN JACKSON, JAMEY JOHNSON, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, CHARLIE McCOY, BRAD PAISLEY, DOLLY PARTON, TRISHA YEARWOOD, AND ANDREA ZONN AMONG ALL-STAR CAST PAYING MUSICAL TRIBUTES TO INDUCTEES

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Three visionary iconoclasts, whose creative skills altered the direction of commercial country music, were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during a star-studded, profoundly emotional Medallion Ceremony on October 16, 2016.

Hosted by Country Music Hall of and Museum CEO Kyle Young and held in the museum’s CMA Theater, the annual ceremony paid tribute to country rock pioneer Charlie Daniels; music producer, publisher and Monument Records founder Fred Foster; and neo-traditional singer Randy Travis with speeches, live musical tributes and original video biographies. The artists paying tribute crossed generations and styles, underscoring the eclectic nature and groundbreaking stature of the three men being inducted.

“These three Tar Heels came to Tennessee and created music that enriched our lives and enhanced our culture,” said Young. “We are better for their presence and for their talents, and we are proud to hang their plaques in the Hall of Fame Rotunda.”

Musical tributes, with surprise guests, are a highlight of the Medallion Ceremony. Foster’s celebration began with Dolly Parton performing her first hit, “Dumb Blonde,” produced by Foster and released on Monument Records.

“If anybody deserves one of these medallions, you do.” Parton said to Foster. “You gave me a shot, and you were a gentleman when Porter Wagoner stole me away. You saw things in me that nobody else did. I hope that I made you proud.”

Whenever she reflects on the blessings bestowed upon her, Parton said, “I thank God. I thank the fans. And I thank you.”
Grammy-winning songwriter Brandy Clark performed “Blue Bayou,” which Foster originally produced with Orbison. Linda Ronstadt later transformed the song into a pop classic.

Kris Kristofferson, the last of Foster’s tribute performers, walked out with harmonica specialist and fellow Country Music Hall of Fame member Charlie McCoy to perform a touching version of his famous song, “Me and Bobby McGee.” The song’s inspiration, former Music Row office worker Barbara McKee (now Barbara McKee Eden by marriage), was in the audience.

A Hall of Fame member always inducts the newcomers, as a way of welcoming them to the elite group. Foster requested that Hall of Fame member Vince Gill make his induction official.

To begin the musical tribute to Daniels, Young spoke of the important role producer and record executive Bob Johnston, who died in 2015, played in the new inductee’s career. Johnston and Daniels co-wrote “It Hurts Me,” and Daniels moved to Nashville in 1967 at Johnston’s invitation.

Trisha Yearwood began the musical tribute to Daniels with a soulful version of “It Hurts Me,” recorded by Elvis Presley in 1964. Getting a cut by Presley was the first major breakthrough in Daniels’s career.

Jamey Johnson performed Daniels’ 1980 hit “Long Haired Country Boy.” With his hair several inches beyond his shoulders and a beard that reached his chest, Johnson said, “I started singing this song when I was in the marines. I didn’t have long hair then.”

For the last of the musical tributes to Daniels, Grand Ole Opry star Trace Adkins and fiddler Andrea Zonn took the stage to perform “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” “I got the hardest song to do,” Adkins said with a wry smile, before nailing the vocals. Zonn played the difficult fiddle parts with stunning virtuosity, drawing an ovation from Daniels who pointed at her as she bowed toward him.

Hall of Fame member Brenda Lee inducted Daniels.

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Alan Jackson began the musical tributes to Randy Travis by explaining that he moved to Nashville in 1985 with the goal of bringing real country music back to the airwaves. “Nobody was carrying it on,” he said, but shortly after he got to town, Jackson heard Travis on the radio. “You opened the doors for a lot of guys and girls who wanted to record real country music,” Jackson said. “You made it easier for us.” Jackson went on to perform “On the Other Hand.”

Brad Paisley followed Jackson with a performance of “Forever and Ever, Amen.” Paisley noted that, in previous generations, there were country artists who emulated Roy Acuff, Lefty Frizzell, George Jones, Merle Haggard and Buck Owens. “And there’s Randy, for my generation.” Addressing Travis directly, he continued: “To this day, you are still one of the greatest singers we’ve ever had. I am honored to do this for you today, pal.”

For the final musical tribute of the evening, Garth Brooks performed Travis’ hit “Three Wooden Crosses.” Following his performance Brooks welcomed Travis into the Hall of Fame. Tribute performers don’t usually do the induction as well but the Hall of Fame honored Travis’s request that Brooks take that role.

To accept his induction, Travis took small steps up the four stairs, fighting the effects of his stroke with help from his wife Mary and from Paisley, who came out from backstage to assist him. At the podium, he stood next to his wife as she read what he wanted to say.

She recounted the tragic circumstances of Travis’s stroke, which nearly took his life in 2013. “The doctors suggested we pull the life support,” said Mary. “I went to his bedside and asked if he wanted to fight some more. I knew he did. He squeezed my hand, and a little tear fell down his cheek. He and God had other plans.”

Doctors told the couple that Travis would never walk again and would be bed-ridden. Standing onstage he accentuated how he beat the odds.

Despite Travis’s ongoing struggle to speak, Mary and her husband sing every day. “Sometimes we sing the greatest redemption song of all time, and it fills us with God’s grace,” she said. That song is ‘Amazing Grace.’”

Mary Travis said that, for the first time since his stroke, she wanted to share her husband’s voice with those gathered to celebrate this special occasion. Her voice breaking with emotion, she said, “Please join us in singing ‘Amazing Grace.’”

Travis leaned into the microphone, his baritone voice strained but instantly recognizable. As he sang the first verse to a stunned crowd, many were too overcome with emotion to sing along. Taking more effort to speak than to sing, “Thank you,” Travis said, and after pausing for a breath, “for everything you’ve done.”

A thunderous standing ovation lasted for minutes, longer than any of the numerous ovations of the night.

The audience at the private celebration was packed with Hall of Fame members, who welcomed the new inductees to their exclusive club. Hall of Famers in attendance were Alabama members Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen, Bobby Bare, Harold Bradley, Garth Brooks, Roy Clark, Ralph Emery, Vince Gill, Kris Kristofferson, Brenda Lee, Charlie McCoy, Oak Ridge Boys members Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban, Dolly Parton, Charley Pride and E. W. “Bud” Wendell.

The evening ended, as always, with a performance of “Will the Circle Be Unbroken.” Museum employee, ace guitarist Ben Hall, and harmonica maestro Charlie McCoy started the song, performing a verse and chorus while Hall of Fame members gathered at the front of the stage. The Oak Ridge Boys and Charlie Daniels took turns singing the verses, with the audience, the night’s guest performers, and the Hall of Famers joining in on the choruses.

For a complete wrap-up of last night’s show click here. Follow @countrymusichof on Twitter and join the conversation using
#honorthymusic.

Golden Nugget Las Vegas Welcomes Southern Rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd and .38 Special to its National Finals Rodeo Entertainment Lineup

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Golden Nugget Las Vegas Welcomes Southern Rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd and .38 Special to its National Finals Rodeo Entertainment Lineup
Lynyrd Skynyrd
 Golden Nugget Las Vegas, the city’s premiere destination for National Finals Rodeo entertainment, will welcome to the stage Lynyrd Skynyrd and .38 Special at The Grand Event Center. Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3 at 10 p.m. and .38 Special will perform Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 10 p.m. Tickets are now on sale.
The two groups, both founded in Jacksonville, Florida, were at the forefront of the Southern Rock sound that roared out of the city in the 1970s. Lynyrd Skynyrd’s knack for songwriting, from ballad’s like “Tuesday’s Gone” and “Free Bird,” to rollicking hits “Sweet Home Alabama” and “Gimme Three Steps,” combined with a bluesy delivery, made them the definitive artists of the genre.
.38 Special’s breakout hit “Hold On Loosely” appeared on their popular album “Wild-Eyed Southern Boys” (1981) and has since been featured on television, in film, and on several compilation albums. With sales in excess of 20 million, .38 Special’s fan-favorite hits include “Rockin’ Into the Night,” “Caught Up in You,” “Fantasy Girl,” “If I’d Been the One,” “Back Where You Belong,” “Chain Lightnin’,” “Second Chance,” and more.
Among the other artists headlining the Golden Nugget Las Vegas National Finals Rodeo entertainment lineup are:
  • Terri Clark │ December 1
  • Tanya Tucker │ December 4
  • Brenda Lee | December 5
  • Charlie Daniels Band | December 6
  • A Wynonna & The Big Noise Christmas│December 8
  • Trace Adkins │December 9

Charlie Daniels Band

Golden Nugget Las Vegas will host world-class country performances starting Thursday, Dec. 1. All concerts will be held in The Grand Event Center following the rodeo at 10 p.m. each night. Tickets are now on sale with select shows starting at $29, plus taxes and fees. Tickets are available here. To book a room and show ticket package, call 866-946-5336.
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Golden Nugget Las Vegas announces all-star entertainment lineup for National Finals Rodeo 2016

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Golden Nugget Las Vegas announces all-star entertainment lineup for National Finals Rodeo 2016

 

Boots and belt buckles will descend upon downtown Las Vegas during National Finals Rodeo, when Golden Nugget Las Vegas will host an all-star lineup of country music performers. Among the iconic artists who will take the stage in The Grand Event Center are Terri Clark, Tanya Tucker, Brenda Lee, Charlie Daniels Band, Wynonna & The Big Noise, and Trace Adkins. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.goldennugget.com.

Terri Clark │ December 1
Terri Clark is an eight time Canadian Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year and has also taken home the Canadian Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year award five times. Clark has made her mark on radio with more than twenty singles, with six number ones in both Canada and the U.S. including “Better Things To Do” and “Poor, Poor Pitiful Me.”

Tanya Tucker

Tanya Tucker │ December 4
Throughout her years as a country music phenomenon, Tanya Tucker has received several accolades including a GRAMMY award, two Country Music Association awards, two Academy of Country Music awards and three Country Music Television awards. Her number one hits include “Blood Red and Goin’ Down” and “Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone).”

Brenda Lee | December 5
Get ready for a knee-slapping, toe-tapping good time with one of the most famous country singers in the world. Brenda Lee burst onto the music scene when she was just nine years old and has been wowing audiences ever since. With her chart-topping hits, including the iconic “I’m Sorry,” Lee is as much fun to watch as she is to listen to.

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Charlie Daniels Band | December 6
Rock out with The Charlie Daniels Band. The quick-singing country crooners, whose hits include “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” and “Long-Haired Country Boy,” have collaborated with diverse artists including Bob Dylan, Flatt & Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Mark O’Connor, Leonard Cohen, and Ringo Starr, and have had songs recorded by several artists including Elvis Presley and Tammy Wynette.

Wynonna & The Big Noise│December 8
Country music royal Wynonna Judd became an icon for her eclectic artistry that fuses rock, blues, gospel, adult contemporary pop, folk, or Southern R&B. As one half of the mother-daughter duo, The Judds, she skyrocketed to stardom with hits including “Mama He’s Crazy,” “Grandpa,” and “Love Can Build a Bridge.” As a solo artist, she has recorded the hits “Only Love,” “No One Else on Earth,” and many more.

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Trace Adkins │December 9
Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts and sold more than 10 million albums. The GRAMMY-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is a TV personality, actor, author, and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Program and the American Red Cross. His hit list includes “You’re Gonna Miss This” and “Ladies Love Country Boys.”

Golden Nugget will host world-class country performances starting Thursday, Dec. 1. All concerts will be held in The Grand Event Center following the rodeo at 10 p.m. each night. Tickets are now on sale with select shows starting at $29, plus taxes and fees. Tickets are available here. To book a room and show ticket package, call 866-946-5336.

ABOUT GOLDEN NUGGET LAS VEGAS
The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations. The Golden Nugget now offers more than 2,400 deluxe guestrooms and suites; a high-energy casino featuring the most popular slot and video poker machines, table games, race and sports book, and poker room; nightly entertainment with master impressionist and comedian Gordie Brown; world-class restaurants such as Grotto Italian Ristorante, Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse, Claim Jumper and Cadillac Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar; a luxury spa and salon; and The Tank, a year-round outdoor swimming pool complete with a 200,000 gallon, live shark aquarium and the new H20 poolside lounge. Since 2005, the Golden Nugget Las Vegas has made more than $300 million in upgrades, renovations and expansions under Landry’s, Inc, introducing first-class accommodations, exquisite dining options and fun-filled entertainment venues. Throughout the upgrades, the Golden Nugget Las Vegas unveiled the Rush Tower in 2009, brought Las Vegas its first Chart House Restaurant and introduced a beautiful new pool, The Hideout, as well as expanded the gaming, entertainment and retail options at the luxury resort. In 2014, the Golden Nugget invested $15 million in renovating the Gold Tower adding modern designs consistent with the upscale Rush Tower and invested $6.5 million transforming the Conference Center into a modern business space. Hotel reservations and additional information are available by calling 800-634-3454 or by visiting online at www.goldennugget.com.

Country Music Star Trace Adkins Brings Chart-Topping Hits to The Orleans Showroom July 30-31

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Country Music Star Trace Adkins Brings Chart-Topping Hits to The Orleans Showroom July 30-31

Country music legend Trace Adkins will bring his timeless hits and trademark baritone vocals to The Orleans Showroom July 30 and 31.

Adkins rose to fame in the mid-‘90s at a time when country music was blending its classic honky-tonk sound with components of gospel, blues and rock ‘n’ roll. Born in the small Louisiana town of Sarepta, Adkins learned to play guitar at an early age and eventually went on to study music at Louisiana Tech.

Adkins moved to Nashville in the early 90’s and was quickly signed to Capitol Records. He released his debut album in 1996 called “Dreamin’ Out Loud.” The album is known for the chart-topping hits “Every Light in the House,” “I Left Something Turned on at Home” and “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing.” That same year, Adkins was awarded Top New Male Vocalist by the Academy of Country Music.

In 2005, Adkins released the song “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” which peaked at #2 on the U.S. Hot Country Songs chart and reached Top 40 on both the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and Pop 100 charts. Most recently in 2016, Adkins released “Jesus and Jones,” his first single with BBR Music Group’s Wheelhouse Records. His career spans more than two decades during which Adkins has sold more than 10 million albums.

In addition to his success in the world of country music, Adkins raised more than $1.5 million for the American Red Cross as the winner of NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice” in 2013. He is also a spokesperson for United Service Organizations (USO) and has performed on 10 tours with the organization.

Showtime each evening is 8 p.m. Tickets are available starting from $69.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.365.7075 or visiting www.orleanscasino.com.

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About The Orleans Hotel and Casino
Located just minutes from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, The Orleans Hotel and Casino is a Boyd Gaming casino resort featuring more than 1,800 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, a diverse selection of remarkable dining experiences, and chart-topping entertainers performing weekly. With more than $30 million in renovations and enhancements now underway, The Orleans offers a rich resort experience with new dining experiences like Alder & Birch Cocktails and Dining and Ondori Asian Kitchen. The casino floor features all the hottest new slot machines and 60 table games, including Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat and more. Additional amenities include a 70-lane bowling alley, an 18-screen movie theater, a spa, a poker room, a keno lounge, and a race and sports book. More information on The Orleans Hotel and Casino can be found at http://www.orleanscasino.com, on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/orleanscasino), and Twitter (@orleanscasino). The Orleans Hotel and Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at http://www.boydgaming.com.

Tickets Now on Sale for Grammy-Nominated Trace Adkins at Primm Valley Resort & Casino

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Tickets Now on Sale for Grammy-Nominated Trace Adkins at 
Primm Valley Resort & Casino

Tickets are now on sale for Grammy-nominated and “Celebrity Apprentice” winner Trace Adkins, live in concert at Star of the Desert Arena in Primm, Nevada. This one night only show is set for Saturday, Feb. 13 with doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $42.10 each and room packages including two concerts and a one-night stay are available for $139.95 plus taxes and fees.
Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts and sold more 10 million albums. His hit list includes “You’re Gonna Miss This,” “Ladies Love Country Boys,” “Songs About Me,” “Every Light In The House,” “Hillbilly Bone” and “Just Fishin’,” to name a few. A member of the Grand Ole Opry, Adkins is also an actor, author and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Program and the American Red Cross, for whom he raised more than $1.5 million dollars as winner of NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice.” In recent years, Adkins has performed seven USO Tours.
“We are thrilled to bring big name artists such as Trace Adkins, amongst many others to be announced, to Star of the Desert Arena,” said Shana Gerety, Vice President of Marketing at Primm Valley Casino Resorts. It’s the perfect opportunity for the community to take the short drive to Primm to experience a concert, dine, stay and play.”
For tickets, visit primmvalleyresorts.com or call the Star of the Desert Arena Box Office at 702.386.7867. Box office hours of operation are Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Be social! Keep up with Primm Valley Casino Resorts events and news on Facebook at facebook.com/primmvalley and Twitter @PrimmValley.

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Golden Nugget Las Vegas: the downtown destination for the 2015 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

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Golden Nugget Las Vegas: the downtown destination for the 2015 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Nightly performances by country music legends, an official Wrangler NFR barrel racer autograph session, viewing parties and more

 

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas celebrates the 31st anniversary of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo by providing non-stop action for all rodeo enthusiasts Dec. 3 – 12. The downtown resort transforms into NFR headquarters offering a full lineup of rodeo activities, including free viewing parties and meet-and-greets with riders, culminating nightly at The Grand Event Center, where the biggest names in country music will take the stage.

Additionally, hotel rooms for Wrangler National Finals Rodeo at Golden Nugget Las Vegas are now on sale with room rates starting at $59.

Headliner Entertainment:
The Golden Nugget will host seven world-class country performances Thursday, Dec. 3 – Friday, Dec. 11. All concerts will be held in The Grand Event Center following the rodeo at 10 p.m. each night. Tickets are now on sale with select shows starting at $39, plus taxes and fees. Tickets are available here. To book a room and show ticket package, call 866-946-5336.

Tanya Tucker │ December 3
Throughout her years as a country music phenomenon, Tanya Tucker has received several accolades including a Grammy award, two Country Music Association awards, two Academy of Country Music awards and three Country Music Television awards. Her number one hits include “Blood Red and Goin’ Down” and “Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone).”

Big and Rich │ December 4
Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Big Kenny and John Rich began their music careers in the late ’90s and released their first album, “Horse of a Different Color,” in 2004. Some of their biggest hits include “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy),” “8th of November,” and “Lost in This Moment.”

Trace Adkins │ December 5
Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone has powered countless hits to the top of the charts and sold over 10 million albums, cumulatively. The Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry is a TV personality, actor, author and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Program and the American Red Cross.His hit list includes “You’re Gonna Miss This” and “Ladies Love Country Boys.”

Terri Clark │ December 6
Terri Clark is an eight time Canadian Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year and has also taken home the Canadian Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year award five times. Clark has made her mark on radio with more than twenty singles, with six number ones in both Canada and the U.S. including “Better Things To Do” and “Poor, Poor Pitiful Me.”

Merle Haggard │ December 7 and 8
For the fifth year in a row, Merle Haggard brings the biggest fans of country music to downtown Las Vegas for one of the best concerts of the year. A country legend and powerhouse, Haggard will entertain with some of his biggest hits including “Pancho Lefty” and “Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Star.”

LeAnn Rimes │ December 9
LeAnn Rimes is one of the most successful entertainers with a career spanning more than two decades. With forty-four million albums sold, two Grammy awards, three Academy of Country Music awards and twelve Billboard Music awards, she has made her mark in the world of both pop and country music. Her hits include “How Do I Live” and “Can’t Stop the Moonlight.”

Alabama │ December 10 and 11
Alabama is back at the Golden Nugget for two encore performances this year. The group has been named Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association three times, Entertainer of the Year by the Academy of Country Music five times and was also named Artist of the Decade by the Academy of Country Music. Iconic hits include “Mountain Music” and “If You’re Gonna Play in Texas.”

Nightly Viewing Parties:
Get into the action with live nightly Wrangler NFR broadcasts in The Gordie Brown Showroom. The giant screen closed-circuit viewing parties receive rave reviews from rodeo fans, making it the best spot to view all the action. Doors open at 6 p.m. and admission is free with food and drink specials available for purchase. The rodeo will also be broadcasted in the Race and Sports Book, Rush Lounge, Gold Diggers and at various bars throughout the property.

Barrel Racer Autograph Session:
Meet and greet the Top 15 Wrangler NFR barrel racing contestants at the Golden Nugget sponsored autograph session on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 12-2 p.m. in front of The Grand Event Center. Contestants that will be present include Callie Duperier, Lisa Lockhart, Sarah Rose McDonald, Mary Walker, Sherry Cervi and more!

Giddy-Up at Gold Diggers:
Overlooking the famous Fremont Street Experience, Gold Diggers Nightclub goes country in honor of the Wrangler NFR. Hit the dance floor for top 40 hits all night long. Enjoy nightly drinkspecials sponsored by Jack Daniels and Coors Light.

Food and Beverage Specials:
Visit the Golden Nugget’s world-class restaurants for one-of-a-kind Wrangler NFR dining specials. At Vic & Anthony’s, recent Silver State award recipient for Best Steakhouse, guests will enjoy specials including A5 Kobe beef, dry aged steaks and tomahawks. Red Sushi, downtown Las Vegas’ best sushi restaurant, will feature a special Cowboy Roll with jalapeno and beef topped with tempura crunch and teriyaki sauce.

Rush Lounge and Stage Bar go country featuring rodeo specials from $4, sponsored by Coors Light, Crown Royal and Crown Royal Regal Apple.

Round up at Bar 46 for NFR specials from $4, sponsored by Bulleit Bourbon and Coors Light.

Saddle up poolside with the Rodeo Burger Special. For $12, enjoy a juicy hamburger served with hickory BBQ sauce and onion rings accompanied by an ice cold Miller Light or Coors Light.

$7,000 Golden Horse Race:
Saddle up for the $7,000 Golden Horse Race Friday, Dec. 4 – Thursday, Dec. 10. 24K Select players earning 50 slot points on any participating machine at least one hour prior to the start of the race are eligible to participate. Participants will be prompted to select a horse on their slot machine screen. If a horse is not selected, the machine will randomly select one. Guests who select the winning horse for each race will split the $250 free slot play grand prize. Participants can play in four daily races at 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. For more information visit the 24K Select Player Club.

Spa & Salon Rodeo Specials:
Giddy up rodeo lovers. The Golden Nugget Spa & Salon is offering specialty treatments and giveaways perfect for every NFR fan! Specials begin November 20.

Saddle Up! 80-Minute Hot Stone Massage
After a long day at the rodeo, take aim at sore muscles, aching joints and rougher hides with the exclusive Saddle Up! Hot Stone Massage, which incorporates Arnica and other soothing botanicals with desert hot stones. The 80-minute massage treatment, using a Trail Boss Bar and Ranch Hand Cream, is one-of-a-kind. Take home a complimentary gift of Cowgirl™ Body Products to continue the Spa experience at home!
80 Minutes / $245

Desert Recovery 80-Minute Facial
Escape the ranch and indulge in the timeless Desert Recovery Facial! This 80-minute treatment wrangles wrinkles and tired skin. The facial is chocked full of Vitamins C & E, Neroli and Jojoba oils. Experience this one-of-a-kind treatment that transforms skin from rawhide to radiant.
80 Minutes / $230

PULL THE TRIGGER! Cowgirl™ Gift Basket Raffle December 1 – 13
Get rowdy and try your luck with the PULL THE TRIGGER! Cowgirl™ Gift Basket, featuring an array of products from Cowgirl™ Skin Care! Starting December 1, book an 80-Minute Desert Recovery Facial or an 80-Minute Saddle Up! Hot Stone Massage at the Spa & Salon to earn an entry into the raffle. To enter turn a Spa & Salon receipt in to Style & Trend. On December 13, three lucky raffle winners will be announced.

After a western-inspired service at the Spa, take the receipt to Style & Trend or 1946 and receive a special 10% discount on all retail. Take advantage of an additional 5% off with a purchase of $100 or more.

To book an appointment or learn more about the Golden Nugget Spa & Salon, visit goldennugget.com or call 702-386-8845.

For more information or to book accommodations at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino, call toll free at 800-634-3454 or visit www.goldennugget.com.

ABOUT GOLDEN NUGGET LAS VEGAS
The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations. The Golden Nugget now offers more than 2,400 deluxe guestrooms and suites; a high-energy casino featuring the most popular slot and video poker machines, table games, race and sports book, and poker room; nightly entertainment with master impressionist and comedian Gordie Brown; world-class restaurants such as Grotto Italian Ristorante and Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse; a luxury spa and salon; and The Tank, a year-round outdoor swimming pool complete with a 200,000-gallon, live shark aquarium and the new H20 poolside lounge. Hotel reservations and additional information are available by calling 800-634-3454 or by visiting online at www.goldennugget.com.

About the Wrangler NFR
The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR), considered the world’s premier rodeo, features 10 straight days of the best in rodeo competition, with a total of 120 contestants competing every night in seven events. Each December, the top 15 contestants, based on the 2014 PRCA World Standings, in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing, and bull riding qualify to compete at the Wrangler NFR. www.prorodeo.com

Big and Rich Join Golden Nugget Las Vegas NFR Lineup Dec. 4

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Big and Rich Join Golden Nugget Las Vegas NFR Lineup Dec. 4

Tickets on sale now!

 

 

Country music duo Big and Rich join this year’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo entertainment line-up at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas.

 

12/3: Tanya Tucker

12/4: Big and Rich

12/5: Trace Adkins

 

12/6: Terri Clark

12/7 – 12/8: Merle Haggard

12/9: LeAnn Rimes

 

12/10 -12/11: Alabama

 

Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Big Kenny and John Rich began their music careers in the late 90’s and released their first album, Horse of a Different Color, in 2004. Their biggest hits include “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy),” “8th of November,” and “Lost in this Moment.”

 

Big and Rich have been nominated for Country Music Association Awards Vocal Duo of the Year, American Country Music Awards Top Vocal Duo and Country Music Television Music Awards Duo Video of the Year for “That’s Why I Pray.” Big and Rich also received a Ride of Fame in New York City in 2014. The Ride of Fame included several mobile monuments honoring public figures.

 

All concerts will be held in The Grand Event Center following the rodeo at 10 p.m. each night. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.goldennugget.com or by calling 866-946-5336. Select shows start at $19 plus tax and service fees. For room availability, call 800-634-3454 or visit www.goldennugget.com.

 

 

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ABOUT GOLDEN NUGGET LAS VEGAS

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations. The Golden Nugget now offers more than 2,400 deluxe guestrooms and suites; a high-energy casino featuring the most popular slot and video poker machines, table games, race and sports book, and poker room; nightly entertainment with master impressionist and comedian Gordie Brown; world-class restaurants such as Grotto Italian Ristorante, Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse, Claim Jumper and Cadillac Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar; a luxury spa and salon; and The Tank, a year-round outdoor swimming pool complete with a 200,000 gallon, live shark aquarium and the new H20 poolside lounge. Since 2005, the Golden Nugget Las Vegas has made more than $300 million in upgrades, renovations and expansions under Landry’s, Inc, introducing first-class accommodations, exquisite dining options and fun-filled entertainment venues. Throughout the upgrades, the Golden Nugget Las Vegas unveiled the Rush Tower in 2009, brought Las Vegas its first Chart House Restaurant and introduced a beautiful new pool, The Hideout, as well as expanded the gaming, entertainment and retail options at the luxury resort.  In 2014, the Golden Nugget invested $15 million in renovating the Gold Tower adding modern designs consistent with the upscale Rush Tower and invested $6.5 million transforming the Conference Center into a modern business space. Hotel reservations and additional information are available by calling 800-634-3454 or by visiting online at www.goldennugget.com.

 

About the Wrangler NFR

The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR), considered the world’s premier rodeo, features 10 straight days of the best in rodeo competition, with a total of 120 contestants competing every night in seven events. Each December, the top 15 contestants, based on the PRCA World Standings, in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing, and bull riding qualify to compete at the Wrangler NFR. www.prorodeo.com

Trace Adkins Making Highly Anticipated Return to Riviera Casino & Hotel Dec. 15

Trace Adkins Making Highly Anticipated Return to Riviera Casino & Hotel on Dec. 15

Country Music Weekend at Riviera begins with Jamey Johnson on Friday, Dec. 14

Country music titan Trace Adkins is set to once again energize the Riviera Casino & Hotel’s Royale Pavilion as he takes the stage on Saturday, Dec. 15. The show begins at 10 p.m. and offers three different ticket options: General Admission is $44, Preferred Seating is $55 and the VIP Package is $75. All ticket prices include taxes and fees. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased in advance at www.RivieraHotel.com <http://www.RivieraHotel.com> , by visiting the Riviera Box Office or calling 702-794-9433. Tickets can also be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com  http://www.ticketmaster.com .

The Riviera’s country music concert weekend begins with Jamey Johnson on Friday, Dec. 14. Johnson co-wrote the smash hit “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” with Adkins. Johnson’s show begins at 10 p.m. and tickets options include General Admission, $29.99; Preferred Seating, $39.99; and the VIP Package, $59.99. All ticket prices include taxes and fees.

Tickets for both shows can be purchased in advance by visiting www.RivieraHotel.com , calling the Riviera box office at 702-794-9433, or at www.ticketmaster.com http://www.ticketmaster.com .

About The Riviera Casino & Hotel
Celebrating more than 55 years of non-stop entertainment, the Riviera Casino & Hotel is one of the iconic casino and hotel destinations in Las Vegas. With over 2,000 hotel rooms and 160,000 square feet of convention space, the Riviera brings a rich tradition of quality, service and hospitality excellence. Located on the north end of Las Vegas Boulevard, the Riviera features over 100,000 square feet of casino space with all of the latest games along with award winning entertainment and a variety of dining options. For more information on the Riviera’s amenities, visit www.RivieraHotel.com .

About Trace Adkins
Trace Adkins is one of Country music’s most versatile and accomplished entertainers. His instantly recognizable baritone has earned gold, platinum, and multi-platinum albums with total sales surpassing 10 million. He is the author of A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck. He charmed millions as a finalist on NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice and he was recently seen in the box-office topping theatrical release, The Lincoln Lawyer. For the past two years, he has served as co-host of the American Country Awards on FOX.

A member of the Grand Ole Opry, Adkins was raised on Country and Gospel music and is known as an artist who speaks his mind and honors the past. The 6’6″ former oil rigger-turned-Country star is the father of five daughters. Adkins has famously faced his share of life-changing events – most recently a fire claimed his home in June 2011 in Tennessee. With his family unharmed, Trace requested that fans redirect their kind offers of support to the Red Cross to help those in need.

Trace Adkins’ last studio album, PROUD TO BE HERE, featured the Top Ten hit, “Just Fishin'” and debuted at #2 on the Billboard Country Album Chart when it was released in August 2011 by Show Dog – Universal Music. He is currently preparing his eleventh studio album (release date to be announced).