Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Big & Rich, Cowboy Troy Headline Talladega Saturday Concert

Big & Rich are coming to `Dega
Talladega Superspeedway announced today that the iconic country duo Big & Rich, featuring Cowboy Troy, will perform at Talladega Superspeedway’s traditional Saturday Night Concert on April 30 as part of the track’s GEICO 500 race weekend.

After a day of epic racing with the Talladega 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series, the ‘Dega faithful will be treated to a grand time with Big & Rich for one of the most anticipated Saturday Night Concerts ever at NASCAR’s Most Competitive track.
John, Big Kenny and Troy will play a host of all-time favorites, as well as their highly successful album titled “Gravity” that has had back-to-back top ten hits - “Look at You” and “Run Away With You.”
These hit songs and many more will have NASCAR’s Party Capital reveling well into the night as Big & Rich will dazzle and impress fans of all genres with their own forms of rock, country, and rap. How does one go about witnessing this mega event? The concert is free to anyone who has a ticket to Sunday’s GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, in which Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is the defending champion.
Cowboy Troy
Big & Rich have such a huge following and having them here at Talladega is going to be something special for our fans,” said Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch. “What a day we have in store for Saturday here at Talladega: NASCAR Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series qualifying and the Talladega 300, then that evening, we have Big & Rich. Incredible slate of activities, and to top it off, our fans get to see this epic group for FREE if they have a GEICO 500 ticket.”
America's Technicolor cowboys, John Rich and Big Kenny Alphin are first-rate musicians, songwriters, producers and entertainers. Together, they are one of the most original musical forces ever unleashed on the industry. Exploding into the public consciousness in 2003 as true country music game changers, they released epic songs like "Comin to Your City," and "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)” that elevated the group to superstar status. Their music displays incomparable range, with well-crafted songs about love, loss, patriotism and social issues that have impacted many people all across the world.
Their partner in crime, Cowboy Troy, will be right there as well, as the self-proclaimed “hick-hop” artist continues to amaze the masses with his own brand of southern, country-fried rap that has turned heads for years.
The Talladega weekend kicks Friday with a full slate of on-track activity which includes practice sessions for the Talladega 300 and GEICO 500 plus practice, qualifying and the drop of the green flag of the General Tire 200 for the ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards. The General Tire 200 is set for a 5:00 pm. (CDT) start. Friday night the track will host its fifth “Big One on the Blvd” parade, featuring NASCAR drivers and loads of fun, at 7:30 pm.
Saturday’s activities kick off at 9:30 am (CDT) with NASCAR XFINITY and Sprint Cup Series qualifying, followed by the start of the Talladega 300 at 2:00 pm. Later in the evening, the Saturday Night Infield Concert featuring Big & Rich will take place at 7:00 pm. Sunday’s GEICO 500 gets underway at 12:00 pm.
For ticket information for all three days of activities, log onto talladegasuperspeedway.com or call 1-877-Go2-DEGA.

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