By Kyle Jillson | January 9 2014 15:30

Country superstar Trace Adkins to headline NRA Country concert at Great American Outdoor Show

Trace Adkins headlines NRA Country Jam at Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Fairfax, Virginia - The NRA pulled out all the stops this winter when it signed country music superstar Trace Adkins to headline the NRA Country Jam during this year's Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Thundering into the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex's Large Arena on Saturday, February 8, Trace Adkins’ trademark baritone will cap off a night of good country fun after the exhibit hall doors close for the day. If you're a country music fan, there's no doubt you've heard one of Trace's many chart-topping hits or even contributed to his 10 million sales.

“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.”

Tickets for the concert are going quick at just $30 for stadium seating and $35 for floor seating. Grab them on the Great American Outdoor Show website.

If you somehow don't know who Trace Adkins is:

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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