Garfield County Administration
108 8th Street, Suite 300, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
March 18, 2019
Country music star has won three ACM awards; special guest Joe Nichols
GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – Something’s going on at the Garfield County Fairgrounds on Friday, Aug. 2, as country music star Trace Adkins brings his iconic voice and electric stage performance to the 81st annual Garfield County Fair and Rodeo concert. Joe Nichols is slated as special guest earlier in the evening. Tickets are on sale to the general public at 12 p.m. on Friday, March 22.
A special ticket presale takes place for Trace Adkins Fan Club members at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19. An additional presale for email subscribers to the Garfield County Fair and Rodeo and Monumental Tixs begins at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20.
Adkins, a three-time Grammy award nominee and three-time Academy of Country Music (ACM) awards winner, headlines an evening of music that will have concertgoers shaking their Honky Tonk you-know-whats. His most recent album, “Something’s Going On,” debuted at No. 5 on Billboard’s Top County Albums list.
Adkins won the 2009 ACM Single of the Year award for “You’re Gonna Miss This,” and scored the ACM Vocal Event of the Year honors in 2010 for his collaboration with Blake Shelton on the hit song “Hillbilly Bone.” He’s sold more than 11 million albums, including five platinum-certified records, and three gold.
As a musician, author, and actor, the Louisiana native sings and lives with conviction; he’s a spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Project, American Red Cross, and performs at United Service Organizations (USO) tours. In 2013, Adkins was the winner of the All-Star Celebrity Apprentice television show, in which he raised more than $1.5 million for the Red Cross.
Nichols, an Arkansas native, burst onto the country music scene in the late 1990s, and established himself as a talented singer and songwriter. His 2002 album “Man with a Memory,” produced four singles on the Billboard “Hot Country Songs” chart, including his hit “Brokenheartsville,” which earned Nichols a Grammy nomination for Best Male Country Vocal Performance.
Nichols’ most recent offering, “Never Gets Old,” reached No. 15 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart.
“Instead of us making something that’s built for instant success, the idea was ‘Let’s make something we’re gonna be proud of 30 years from now,'” Nichols has said. “I’m thinking less about what will work, and more about what I love.”
For more information, or to purchase tickets, go to www.garfieldcountyfair.com/2019-tickets.