Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Randy Travis wins Dove Award and going on tour

Randy Travis won the Dove Award for Country Album of the Year at a ceremony held in Nashville, TN on April 23rd, 2009 for his critically acclaimed album Around The Bend.

Travis recently released his greatest hits album I Told You So: The Ultimate Hits of Randy Travis on Warner Bros. Records. The 32-track album features two previously unreleased tracks featuring the many hits of Travis’ extensive career in country music, including “Forever and Ever Amen,” “Three Wooden Crosses,” and the album’s first single “Turn It Around.” Travis will continue to tour in support of both albums in 2009.

Randy Travis Tour Dates

May 10 Trenton, NJ Patriots Theater
May 16 Hattiesburg, MS Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center
May 17 Mobile, AL Saenger Theatre
May 21&22 Rama, ON Casino Rama-Entertainment Center
May 24 St. John’s, NL Mile One Stadium

June 26 Houston, TX Arena Theatre
June 27 Thackerville, OK Winstar Casino-Showplace Theater

July 3 San Antonio, TX Sunken Garden Amphitheatre
July 4 Oklahoma City, OK Frontier City-Starlight Amphitheater
July 17 Hammond, IN Festival of Lakes-Wolf Lake Park
July 18 Clear Lake, IA Surf Ballroom
July 19 Sloan, IA Winna Vegas Casino
July 24 Baltimore, MD Pier Six Concert Pavilion
July 25 Morristown, NJ Mayo Center for the Performing Arts

August 1 &2 Belfast, Ireland UTV Country Fest-The King’s Hall
August 4 Dublin, Ireland Citywest Complex
August 5 Letterkenny, Ireland Aura Leisure Centre
August 7 Castlebar, Ireland Royal Theatre
August 8 Killarney, Ireland INEC
August 14 Kettering, OH Fraze Pavilion for the Performing Arts
August 15 Havelock, ON Havelock Country Jamboree
August 16 Clarkston, MI Pine Knob Amphitheatre
August 21 Valley Center, CA Valley View Casino
August 22 Tucson, AZ University of Arizona-Centennial Hall
August 27 & 28 Hankinson, ND Dakota Magic Casino
August 29 & 30 Walker, MN Northern Lights Casino
September 1 St Paul, MN Minnesota State Fair
September 3 Lincoln, NE Nebraska State Fair
September 4 Aurora, IL The Paramount Theatre
September 5 Mayetta, KS Prairie Band Casino & Resort
September 26 Ft. Worth, TX Ft. Worth Symphony-Bass Performance Hall

Additional show dates will be announced soon.

With over 23 years on the charts, Randy Travis is one of the top ten selling solo country artists of all time. Having sold over 21 million albums, he has 22 #1 hits, six GRAMMY® Awards, five Country Music Awards, nine Academy of Country Music Awards and ten American Music Awards to his name.

Since making his debut with 1986’s multi-platinum Storm’s of Life, Travis has gone on to release many memorable albums including Always & Forever, Old 8x10, High Lonesome, This Is Me, Full Circle and Rise and Shine. His many hits include “Forever and Ever, Amen,” “Three Wooden Crosses,” “1982,” “Diggin’ Up Bones,” “He Walked on Water,” “Look Heart, No Hands” and “Hard Rock Bottom of Your Heart” among many others.

In addition to his extraordinary recording career, Travis has appeared in many films, television movies and episodes of dramatic series. His film appearances include Fire Down Below, Black Dog, Frank and Jess, The Rainmaker, Texas Rangers and National Treasure: Book of Secrets. He also appeared in seven episodes of Touched By An Angel and has guest starred on series such as Matlock, Blues Clues, Hey Arnold and King of the Hill.

In 2005, he was honored with a star on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition, Travis was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1986, and on March 15, 2008, he had the privilege of inviting Carrie Underwood to become a member of the Opry after she performed his hit song, "I Told You So."

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