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CHRIS YOUNG, CHUCK WICKS, DARYLE SINGLETARY, MARK CHESNUTT, PAUL OVERSTREET, SHANE OWENS AND WILLIAM MICHAEL MORGAN JOIN LINEUP FOR 1 NIGHT. 1 PLACE. 1 TIME: A HEROES AND FRIENDS TRIBUTE TO RANDY TRAVIS

CHRIS
YOUNG, CHUCK WICKS, DARYLE SINGLETARY, MARK CHESNUTT, PAUL OVERSTREET,
SHANE OWENS AND WILLIAM MICHAEL MORGAN JOIN LINEUP FOR 1 NIGHT. 1 PLACE. 1 TIME: A HEROES AND FRIENDS TRIBUTE TO RANDY TRAVIS

Tickets to the February 8 Event On Sale Now; More Artists To Be Announced in the Coming Weeks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 27, 2017) – Joining the star-studded tribute to Randy Travis on February 8, 2017, will be Chris Young, Chuck Wicks, Paul Overstreet, Shane Owens and William Michael Morgan. Tickets for the highly anticipated event are on sale now at all Ticketmaster locations and the Bridgestone Arena Box Office.

Fans in attendance will get a chance to see many “special” moments including a duet with country crooners Mark Chesnutt and Daryle Singletary.

The event, titled 1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis,
will also feature performances from Alabama, Rodney Atkins, Kane Brown,
James Dupre, Jeff Foxworthy, Montgomery Gentry, Ben Haggard, Chris
Janson, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Neal McCoy, Scotty McCreery, Joe
Nichols, Michael Ray, Collin Raye, Ricky Skaggs, Kenny Rogers, Michael
W. Smith, The Bellamy Brothers, The Randy Travis Band, Ricky Traywick,
Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, Josh Turner, Phil Vassar, Wynonna with more
still to be announced.

A portion of the proceeds will go to the Randy Travis Foundation; a
501(c)3 non-profit that raises money for stroke research and
rehabilitation.

“Randy and Mary Travis and I are extremely overwhelmed with the
artists that are lending their talents for this special night. Once they
found out that Randy needed help to fund the Randy Travis Foundation
everyone started calling. Funds going into the foundation will help fund
numerous stroke research and rehabilitation programs. This will only be
one night, one time, and one place and will never happen again. Over 30
artists have confirmed so far. They will perform with Randy’s band as
well as join Randy in his first public performance since his
life-altering stroke. We are prepared for there not to be a dry eye in
the house,” said producer of the event and Travis’ manager, Tony Conway
of Conway Entertainment Group/Ontourage Management.

In October, Randy Travis was officially inducted into The Country
Music Hall of Fame. The multi-platinum country giant suffered a massive
stroke in 2013 and has since made miraculous strides towards recovery.
He recently sang “Amazing Grace” at his Country Music Hall of Fame
induction ceremony as well as the tagline to his iconic “Forever and
Ever, Amen” at the 2016 CMA Awards in November alongside numerous
country legends and stars.

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis is
produced by Mary Travis along with Tony Conway of Conway Entertainment
Group/Ontourage Management, Mike Smardak of Outback Concerts of
Tennessee, Inc. who is also the promoter of the event and Kirt Webster
of Webster and Associates.


About Randy Travis
With lifetime sales in excess of 20 million, Randy Travis is one of
the biggest country record sellers of all time and the most recent
inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame class of 2016. His honors
include seven Grammy Awards, 10 Academy of Country Music statuettes, 10
American Music Awards, two People’s Choice awards, seven Music City News
awards, eight Dove Awards from the Gospel Music Association and five
Country Music Association honors. In addition, three of his performances
earned CMA Song of the Year honors, “On the Other Hand” (1986),
“Forever and Ever Amen” (1987) and “Three Wooden Crosses” (2003). To
date, he has 18 No. 1 singles, 29 top-10 smashes and more than 40
appearances in feature films and television shows to his credit. Ten of
his albums are Gold Records. Eight are Platinum. Two have gone Double
Platinum. One is Triple Platinum and another is Quintuple Platinum. In
2004, Randy was honored with his own star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame
and is honored on the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, TN. He has
been a member of the cast of the Grand Ole Opry since 1986. Since his
near fatal stroke in 2013, with the help of his wife Mary and vigorous
physical therapy, Randy continues to make improvements in his speaking,
walking, and yes, singing.

About Chris Young
With five albums to his credit, GRAMMY® nominee Chris Young has
amassed eight No. 1 singles, and fifteen Gold/Platinum certifications.
Among the RCA Records artist’s hits are “Gettin’ You Home,” “Voices,”
“Tomorrow,” “I’m Comin’ Over” and his most recent No. 1,“Think Of You,”
the Grammy and CMA nominated duet with Cassadee Pope and fastest-rising
single of Young’s career. Released in November of 2015 and debuting at
No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, Young’s first co-produced
album, I’m Comin’ Over, also includes the new single, “Sober
Saturday Night” featuring Vince Gill and the PLATINUM certified,
three-week No. 1 smash title track. The single and album earned him four
ACM Awards nominations, including his first in the coveted Album of the
Year category as both the artist and producer, and a Billboard Music
Awards nomination for Top Country Song. An international ambassador for
country music, Chris has performed for audiences ranging from Good Morning America to Australia and beyond and will return to the UK in early 2017. Beginning in April he’ll join as special guest for Jason Aldean: They Don’t Know Tour with 33 shows from coast-to-coast. For a full list of tour dates and more information, visit chrisyoungcountry.com.

About Chuck Wicks
Chuck Wicks is a recording artist, songwriter, and co-host of Cumulus
Radio’s successful syndicated morning show, “Ty, Kelly & Chuck.” He
put out his second full-length album Turning Point, in 2015 and recently announced his second single, “Whole Damn Thing,” will come out in the spring of 2017.

Turning Point follows Wicks’ 2008 RCA debut Starting Now,
whose first single “Stealing Cinderella” tallied 52 adds in its first
week and helped power the album to No. 7. A run of successful follow-ups
came in quick succession, including “All I Ever Wanted,” “Man Of The
House,” “Hold That Thought” and “Old School,” which settled for 15
consecutive weeks in the GAC Top 20 Countdown.

Most recently, Chuck was named one of GQ Magazine’s “best dressed” on
the 2015 CMA red carpet, honored as a 2016 Susan G. Komen “Pink Tie
Guy” for his work in raising money and awareness for breast cancer, and
competed in his first Half Iron Man Triathlon (May 2016). He continues
to appear on television — playing himself on episodes of Nashville
(ABC), hunting big game on a variety of shows on the Outdoor Channel.
Chuck invests his time supporting wildlife conservation through the
Rocky Mountain Elk Society.

For more about Chuck Wicks, please visit chuckwicks.com.


About Daryle Singletary
Hardcore country traditionalist, Daryle Singletary, has built a
career based on musical integrity. Daryle Singletary earned his
notoriety for country authenticity with such unforgettable hits as “I
Let Her Lie,” “Too Much Fun,” “Amen Kind of Love” and “The Note.” On
past albums, some of the greatest talents in his industry have lined up
to sing with Daryle, including the late George Jones and Johnny
Paycheck, Dwight Yoakam, Merle Haggard, Ricky Skaggs, John Anderson and
Rhonda Vincent. Daryle is from rural Georgia. His father is a retired
postmaster and his mother is a hair dresser. They sang gospel music on
weekends. By the time he reached his teens, Daryle was a rabid country
music fan, enthralled by the sounds of Keith Whitley and his all-time
favorite, Randy Travis.

After members of the Randy Travis band heard Daryle sing at The
Broken Spoke in Nashville, they urged the star to listen, too. With
Randy Travis as his co-producer, Daryle Singletary issued his debut
album on Giant Records in 1995. It included the career-launching singles
“I’m Living Up to Her Low Expectations,” “I Let Her Lie,” “Too Much
Fun” and “Workin’ It Out.” Singletary continues to tour over 100 days a
year bringing traditional Country music to his fans worldwide.


About Mark Chesnutt
A native of Beaumont, Texas, traditional-minded classic country
singer Mark Chesnutt began his run up the charts in 1990 with “Too Cold
At Home,” and followed that initial hit up with blockbuster 90s
favorites such as “Brother Jukebox,” “Let It Rain,” and “I Don’t Want To
Miss A Thing.” Along the way, he has earned one Gold album and four
Platinum albums. He has been nominated for several industry awards, and
has a CMA trophy to his credit – the 1993 Vocal Event of the Year prize
for “I Don’t Need Your Rockin’ Chair,” a hit for The Possum, George
Jones. Chesnutt continues to be a touring favorite, with close to 175
dates on his calendar – which is booked well into the beginning of 2017.
For more information on Mark Chesnutt, please visit markchesnutt.com.

About Paul Overstreet
Paul Overstreet is an iconic American songwriter. He came to
Nashville at age 18, took a band on the road, until someone saw
potential in his writing and offered him a publishing deal. That was a
good thing, for Overstreet’s writing and co-writing have fueled many
great careers. His first being George Jones’, “Same Ole Me”. Then, a
young man with a voice that would send a shockwave thru the core of
Country Music, named Randy Travis, would sing “On the Other Hand”,
“Forever and Ever, Amen”, “Diggin Up Bones”, “Deeper Than the Holler”,
and “No Place Like Home” and that was a great start. To follow? Artists
Tanya Tucker topped the charts with One Love at a Time and My Arms Stay
Open All Night and then teamed up with Paul Davis and Overstreet with
the #1 hit,” I Won’t Take Less Than Your Love”, other number ones
included Michael Martin Murphy’s “Long Line of Love”, The Forester
Sisters “I Fell in Love Again Last Night”, then Overstreet hit the
charts himself as an artist in the group SKO and as a solo artist with
songs like the #1 “Daddy’s Come Around (to Mama’s Way of Thinkin’),
“Seein My Father in Me”, “Heroes”, “All The Fun” and others. Then, the
late Keith Whitley, and after him, Alison Kraus, recorded “When You Say
Nothing at All”, that song was released in the major motion picture,
“Notting Hill”, starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant. It was also been
released on the movie soundtrack, sung by the UK artist, Ronan Keating
in the European Pop group Boyzone. The Judds sang “Love Can Build A
Bridge” and Kenny Chesney belted out “She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy”, and
Blake Shelton really made the #1 song, “Some Beach” his own and also,
just recently, cut “Doin’ It To Country Songs” (featuring the Oak Ridge
Boys). Overstreet has had other songs recorded by Kenny Chesney, Blake
Shelton, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, as well as Glen Campbell, Pam
Tillis, Mel Tillis, Travis Tritt, The Forester Sisters, Marie Osmond,
and others. Paul has been awarded two Grammys for Best Country Song of
the Year, 2 CMA and 2 ACM for Song of the Year, was BMI Songwriter of
the Year for 5 years, inducted into the NSAI Songwriters Hall of Fame,
is a current nominee for the Songwriters Hall of Fame in NY and was
recently honored at the Poets and Prophets Ceremony at the Country Music
Hall of Fame for his contribution to Country Music.

As Paul accepted the Grammy Award, for Best Country Song, “Forever
and Ever Amen” he said, “I’d like to thank the Lord Jesus for all the
changes He’s made in my life and for giving me a cowriter like Don
Schlitz. And Randy Travis, if it weren’t for him, we wouldn’t be up
here”.


Shane Owens
Recently named by Rolling Stone Country as one of “10 New Country
Artists You need To Know,” Shane Owens has been building a strong
following in nightclubs across the Southeast for more than a decade. His
powerful vocal range combined with the emotional lyrical content of his
songs has made him a favorite of fans, critics, and his fellow artists
alike. After starting his career by opening shows for dozens of major
stars in the mid-2000s, the baritone performer attracted the attention
of Nashville music executives, and he soon landed a record deal.
However, with all the changes in the music industry at the time, his
album was shelved and never released. Just like the ‘Never Give Up’
mantra of his lyrics, Owens picked himself up and moved on, thanks to
famed producer James Stroud (Tim McGraw, Aaron Lewis, Clint Black), who
produced his new album, Where I’m Comin’ From with Country music legend
Randy Travis and industry executive Steve Popovich, Jr. as executive
producers and mixed by Ed Seay (Blake Shelton, Martina McBride,
Alabama). For more information about Shane Owens, visit ShaneOwensCountry.com.

William Michael Morgan
The New York Times
declares “…in the emergent field of gentleman country — an antidote to
the bros of the last few years — William Michael Morgan stands tall.”
The praise continues, referring to VINYL as a “sturdy,
reflective debut album….a throwback to the temperate wisdom of midcareer
George Strait.” The record, which opened in the Top 5 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart, has landed him on countless year-end best album lists, including Rolling Stone, iTunes and Saving Country Music along with top song of the year nods from Billboard and NPR
for his breakout mega-hit “I Met A Girl.” The song topped Country Radio
charts and SiriusXM’s “The Highway” Top 45 Countdown and has garnered
over half a billion audience impressions, including over 20 million
on-demand streams. The 23-year-old Vicksburg, MS native will join
country music stars Lee Brice and Justin Moore on the “American Made”
Tour with dates starting in January.

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