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RANDY TRAVIS ANNOUNCES RYMAN AUDITORIUM SHOW

NASHVILLE PERFORMANCE IS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 5


MORE LIFE TOUR FEATURES THE ORIGINAL RANDY TRAVIS BAND WITH GUEST VOCALIST JAMES DUPRÉ

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 15, 2024) – Country Music Hall of Famer Randy Travis announced he is bringing his More Life Tour to the iconic Ryman Auditorium on June 5, marking an exciting unofficial start to CMA Fest. Alongside Travis’ original touring band and special guest vocalist James Dupré the tour guarantees an unforgettable musical odyssey through Travis’ chart-topping hits, complemented by video highlights from his illustrious career in music, film and television. 

While Randy won’t be taking the microphone as he had for over 25 years, prior to the 2013 stroke that left him with aphasia,  he and his wife Mary will grace the stage the entire show to engage with fans and the band and enjoy the music. Dupré and the band will perform all 16 of Travis’ iconic number ones including “On The Other Hand,” “Forever and Ever, Amen” and “Three Wooden Crosses.”

Presale begins tomorrow, May 16 at 10 A.M., with public tickets available on Friday, May 17 at 10 A.M. Fans can purchase tickets here.

This exciting news follows the recent release of Travis’ newest single, “Where That Came From” (LISTEN HERE). Collaborating with longtime producer Kyle Lehning and a cadre of talented musicians, recorded his first song in over a decade. Released on May 3, the track debuted on the charts at number 45, buoyed by country radio’s enthusiastic reception of Travis’s unmistakable voice.

More Life Tour Dates:
May 23 – Abilene, Texas – The Paramount
May 24 – Greenville, Texas – Greenville Municipal Auditorium
June 5 – Nashville, Tenn. – Ryman Auditorium
June 7 – Wichita, Kan. – Orpheum Theatre
June 8 – Kansas City, Mo. – Folly Theater
July 26 – Pigeon Forge, Tenn. – Country Tonite Theatre
Sept. 1 – Panama City Beach, Fla. – Kickoff Jam 2024*
Sept. 14 – Pensacola, Fla. – Saenger Theatre
Sept. 15 – Montgomery, Ala. – Montgomery Performing Arts Centre
Nov. 1 – Greensburg, Pa. – Palace Theatre
Nov. 2 – Newark, Ohio – Midland Theatre
*special appearance, not More Life Tour
 

About Randy Travis
With lifetime sales in excess of 25 million, Randy Travis is one of the biggest multi-genre record sellers of all time and an inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame class of 2016. His honors include seven Grammy Awards, 11 Academy of Country Music statuettes, 10 American Music Awards, two People’s Choice awards, seven Music City News awards, eight Dove Awards from the Gospel Music Association and five Country Music Association honors. In addition, three of his performances earned CMA Song of the Year honors: “On the Other Hand” (1986), “Forever and Ever Amen” (1987) and “Three Wooden Crosses” (2002). To date, he has 23 No. 1 singles, 31 Top-10 smashes and more than 40 appearances in feature films and television shows to his credit. Four of his albums are Gold Records. Four are Platinum. One has gone Double Platinum. One is Triple Platinum and another is Quintuple Platinum. In 2004, Randy was honored with his own star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is honored on the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, TN. He has been a member of the cast of the Grand Ole Opry since 1986. Since his near fatal stroke in 2013, with the help of his wife Mary and rigorous physical therapy, Randy continues to make improvements in his speaking, walking, and yes, singing. With the help of author Ken Abraham, he released his critically-acclaimed memoir in 2019, Forever and Ever, Amen. In 2021 CMT named Randy the CMT Artist of a Lifetime and in 2022 the country music icon released his award-winning documentary “More Life.” For more information please visit RandyTravis.com.

About the Ryman Auditorium: 
A National Historic Landmark, Ryman Auditorium was built by Captain Thomas G. Ryman in 1892 as the Union Gospel Tabernacle. A 15-time winner of the prestigious Pollstar Theatre of the Year award, the historic venue is well-known as the Mother Church of Country Music and is the most famous former home of the Grand Ole Opry (1943-1974). The Ryman’s thriving concert schedule hosts more than 200 shows annually, and the venue is open for daytime tours year-round. The Ryman has also been featured in numerous film and television projects, including Coal Miner’s Daughter, The Johnny Cash Show, American Idol, and Nashville. Ryman Auditorium is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP), a Nashville-based REIT that also owns and operates the Grand Ole Opry, WSM Radio and Ole Red. For more information, visit ryman.com.