‘Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis’ Concert Adds Star Power
An upcoming tribute concert in honor of Randy Travis just keeps getting bigger and better. More than half a dozen additional acts have been added to the lineup for 1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis.
Travis Tritt, Kane Brown, James Dupre, Scotty McCreery, Joe Nichols, Collin Raye and the Bellamy Brothers have all joined the 1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time. concert lineup; additionally, Travis’ older brother, Ricky Traywick, has been added to the list of performers. The concert, set to take place on Feb. 8 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, will also feature Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey Johnson, Montgomery Gentry, Michael Ray, Ricky Skaggs, Michael W. Smith, the Randy Travis Band, Tanya Tucker and Josh Turner, as previously announced.
“It’s amazing to see the support that Randy has received from the music industry since his stroke [in 2013],” says Travis’ manager, Tony Conway of Conway Entertainment, in a press release. “We’re thrilled to have all of these artists come out and pay tribute to him.” said Tony Conway of Conway Entertainment Group in a press release. Conway is producing the concert alongside Travis’ wife Mary, Outback Concerts of Tennessee, Inc.’s Mike Smardak and Webster and Associates’ Kirt Webster.
Tickets for 1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis are available now. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Randy Travis Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises money for stroke research and rehabilitation.
Since his stroke, Travis has been largely unable to speak (or sing); however, at a private funeral in early February of 2016 and his Country Music Hall of Fame induction in mid-October of 2016, Travis surprised those in attendance by singing a bit of “Amazing Grace.” He also took part in the opening medley at the 2016 CMA Awards, and has made numerous appearances at concerts and other events.
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