Country Music superstar Trace Adkins has been invited to headline the NRA Country Jam at the Great American Outdoor Show produced by the National Rifle Association. The concert will be held in the Large Arena at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex on Saturday, February 8 in Harrisburg, PA. Tickets are $30 for stadium seating and $35 for floor seating and may be purchased at www.GreatAmericanOutdoorShow.org.
“Trace Adkins embodies NRA Country’s celebration of our American values of respect, honor, and freedom,” said Kyle Weaver, Executive Director of NRA General Operations. “We can’t wait to celebrate the inaugural Great American Outdoor Show with Trace and bring our attendees an event they will never forget.”
Held February 1-9, 2014, in Harrisburg, PA, the Great American Outdoor Show is the largest sports and outdoor show in the country, celebrating the hunting, fishing, and outdoor traditions treasured by millions of Americans and their families. The 650,000 square foot Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex will feature nearly 1,100 exhibitors, including firearms and archery manufacturers, outfitters, boats, RVs, hunting and fishing retailers, and much more.
About Trace Adkins
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. He is a spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Program and the American Red Cross, for whom he raised over $1.5 million dollars as winner of NBC’s All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. As a dedicated supporter of the troops, Adkins has performed seven USO Tours.
His autobiography, A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck, recounts the former oil-rigger’s rise to fame, battles with personal demons and life as a father of five daughters. Trace played atough as nails biker in The Lincoln Lawyer (starring Matthew McConaughey), he developed and hosted GAC’s “Great American Heroes” and in December, he will host the American Country Awards on FOX for the fourth consecutive year.
Adkins first-ever Christmas album, The King’s Gift, was released this holiday season and celebrated for its soul-stirring Celtic approach. USA Today wrote that “Great Christmas albums reveal new facets of the artists who make them while allowing them to stretch creatively. The Celebrity Apprentice winner indulges his passion for history on this Celtic-themed collection and givesfans a different context in which to hear one of country music’s mostdistinctive voices.”
The Associated Press also wrote “The renditions here of “Tannenbaum,””Away in a Manger” and “O Holy Night” manage to sound fresh thanks to that oh-so-deep voice and new arrangements heavy on the soaring strings,flutes and mandolins.”
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