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

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 12, 2016) – Joining the star-studded tribute to Randy Travis on February 8, 2017, will be Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy and Phil Vassar. Tickets for the highly anticipated event are on sale now at all Ticketmaster locations and the Bridgestone Arena Box Office.

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, Montgomery Gentry, Chris Janson, Jamey Johnson, 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 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

“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. Almost
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 Wynonna
Five-time GRAMMY winner and New York Times bestselling
author, Wynonna has always revolved her career around telling stories.
Whether performing alongside her mother as one half of the legendary
country duo The Judds, or pushing the boundaries on her own
mega-successful solo path, Wynonna’s ability to reach the heart of the
human spirit through her bold and unflinching honesty, is the
entertainer’s true gift.

Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and
undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over
30-million albums worldwide spanning her remarkable 33-year career. Once
dubbed by Rolling Stone as “the greatest female country singer
since Patsy Cline,” this iconic performer has received over 60 industry
awards, with countless charting singles, including 20 No.1 hits such as
“Mama He’s Crazy,” “Why Not me,” and “Grandpa, (Tell Me ‘Bout The Good
Ole Days).”

About Jeff Foxworthy
Jeff Foxworthy is one of the most respected and successful comedians
in the country. He is the largest selling comedy-recording artist in
history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee and best selling author of more
than 26 books. Widely known for his redneck jokes, his act goes well
beyond that to explore the humor in everyday family interactions and
human nature, a style that has been compared to Mark Twain’s. He can be
seen in his new comedy special with Larry the Cable Guy, “We’ve Been
Thinking” which is currently streaming on Netflix.

About Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss effortlessly bridges the gap between bluegrass, roots
music, country, rock and pop. She has released 13 albums and has sold
more than 12 million records to date. With 27 wins, she is the most
awarded female artist in GRAMMY history. She has received a multitude of
other honors, including nine Country Music Association awards, and 14
International Bluegrass Music Association Awards. Her 2007 album Raising Sand won six GRAMMY Awards including Album of the Year, and 2011’s Paper Airplane
with her longtime collaborators Union Station won the GRAMMY Award for
Best Bluegrass Album and topped Billboard’s Folk, Country and Bluegrass

Alison will release her new album Windy City on Feb. 17th.
The album is a beautifully curated collection of classic songs that was
produced by legendary Buddy Cannon. The lead track, “Losing You” is
available now.

About Neal McCoy
Neal McCoy has released fifteen studio albums on various labels, and
has released 34 singles to country radio.In 1993, Neal McCoy broke
through with the back-to-back number 1 singles No Doubt About It and Wink from his platinum-certified album No Doubt About It.His
commercial success continued into the late 1990s with two more platinum
albums and a gold album, as well as six more Top Ten hits.A seventh Top
Ten hit, the number 10 Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On, came in 2005 from his self-released That’s Life.

Music of Your Life, a big band jazz and country amalgam with
Les Brown, Jr. recorded for a public television special, appeared in
2011, with a new studio album, XII, finally arriving in 2012. In 2013 he
released Pride: A Tribute to Charley Pride, Neal’s long time friend and mentor. 2015 brought the Big Band Standards CD You Don’t Know Me.Neal has been on 15 USO Tours around
the world and continues to say it’s one of the achievements he’s most
proud of. He is also the recipient of multiple Humanitarian awards from
The Academy of Country Music, The Country Radio Broadcasters and The
Masonic Grand Lodge.In 2016 Neal has again made a move to continue his
patriotic values by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance “Live” on his
Facebook page every morning. He’s reached millions of viewers all over
the country and around the world.Neal still maintains a very busy
touring schedule all through the year. Make sure to catch a show when
he’s near because as Neal says “No two shows are the same!”

About Phil Vassar
Country music hit maker Phil Vassar is a piano-pounding powerhouse on
stage who taps into his audiences via social media for song requests
throughout his more than 135 shows a year. Phil’s reign of signature
songs include 10 No. 1 singles and 26 Top 40 hits ,including “Carlene,”
“Just Another Day in Paradise,””Six-Pack Summer,” “That’s When I Love
You” and many more.

Follow Phil at philvassar.com and #noPHILter to learn about his
upcoming US Album, European album, European tours, and his webisode
series, “Songs from the Cellar.”

 Photo by Robert Trachtenberg

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