Big & Rich, ESPN College GameDay stars and one of the most successful duos in the history of country music, has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl’s Outstanding Achievement Award. Each year, this award is presented in recognition of excellence in the field of music and entertainment, as well as service to the community. Big & Rich will receive the award at the President’s Gala at the Peabody Hotel at 7pm on December 28, 2014. Past recipients include Danny Thomas, Elvis Presley, B.B. King, Lou Rawls, Clint Black, Little Richard, Alabama, The Beach Boys, LeAnn Rimes, The O’Jays, KC & The Sunshine Band and The Temptations.
Big & Rich will be the headline entertainment at the President’s Gala Dinner Dance and star in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl’s halftime spectacular on December 29, 2014. The AutoZone Liberty Bowl game will kick off at 1 pm.
Over the past decade Big & Rich has become synonymous with college football across America. Their hit song, “Comin’ to Your City”, is the theme song of ESPN’s hugely popular College GameDay program and is featured on ESPN every Saturday.
Big & Rich has been cranking out hit songs and entertaining audiences with their high-energy music since 2004. Their debut album “Horse of a Different Color” was #1 on the Billboard chart and included four straight Top 40 hits, including “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)”. In 2005, their success continued with the release of such hits as “Comin’ to Your City” and “8th of November”. In 2007, Big & Rich recorded their huge #1 hit single “Lost in This Moment”.
For tickets to the AutoZone Liberty Bowl President’s Gala or the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Football Classic, call the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at (901) 795-7700 or visit www.AutoZoneLibertyBowl.org