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GARTH BROOKS JOINS LINEUP FOR FEBRUARY 8 TRIBUTE TO RANDY TRAVIS

GARTH BROOKS JOINS LINEUP FOR FEBRUARY 8 TRIBUTE TO RANDY TRAVIS

Tickets On Sale Now to 1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis
 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 2, 2017) – Joining the star-studded tribute to Randy Travis on February 8, 2017, will be CMA Entertainer of the Year, Garth Brooks. Tickets for the historic night are on sale now at all Ticketmaster locations and the Bridgestone Arena Box Office.

“Mary and I are so blessed to have amazing friends all over this
industry. Garth Brooks is an amazing artist who always entertains
everyone in the house, I am humbled by his involvement,” said Travis.

The event, titled 1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis,
will also feature performances from over 30 artists including Alabama,
Rodney Atkins, Kane Brown, Mark Chesnutt, James Dupre, Jeff Foxworthy,
Montgomery Gentry, Ben Haggard, Chris Janson, Jamey Johnson, Alison
Krauss, Neal McCoy, Scotty McCreery, William Michael Morgan, Joe
Nichols, Paul Overstreet, Shane Owens, Michael Ray, Collin Raye, Ricky
Skaggs, Kenny Rogers, Daryle Singletary, Michael W. Smith, The Bellamy
Brothers, The Randy Travis Band, Ricky Traywick, Travis Tritt, Tanya
Tucker, Josh Turner, Phil Vassar, Chuck Wicks, Wynonna, Chris Young 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.

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 Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks recently won Entertainer of the Year at the CMA Awards
for a fifth time, a first for any artist. He is also the first artist in
history to receive 7 Diamond awards for the now seven albums certified
by the RIAA at over 10 million album sales each and remains the
#1-selling solo artist in U.S. history certified by the RIAA with over
138 million album sales. He has received every accolade the recording
industry can bestow on an artist. Garth has been inducted into the
International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the Nashville
Songwriters Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame and most recently,
the Musicians Hall of Fame.

Garth is currently on the three year Garth Brooks World Tour with
Trisha Yearwood. The tour began with 11 sold out shows at the Allstate
Arena in Chicago. The tour is smashing records previously held by such
acts as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and even Garth Brooks. In two
years the tour is approaching 5 MILLION tickets sold, making it the
biggest tour in the world.

Garth has also launched Inside Studio G, a weekly Facebook Live
series. It airs every Monday on Garth’s Facebook page at 7:00 PM EDT.

You can follow him at:
facebook.com/GarthBrooks
twitter.com/garthbrooks
instagram.com/garthbrooks

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.
 

 Photo by Robert Trachtenberg

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