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The Marshall Tucker Band’s Doug Gray on Fox & Friends

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This past Saturday on the Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends, Marshall Tucker Band lead singer Doug Gray stopped in for a chat about the legendary group’s 45 years of Southern Rock.  Watch the full interview below.

In celebration of the 45th anniversary of The Marshall Tucker Band, the group is on the road performing live concerts coast-to-coast on the 2016 “Long Hard Ride” tour.  The MTB is expected to perform more than 150 live dates by the year’s end.

The Marshall Tucker Band Announces CMA Fest Performance


The Marshall Tucker Band (MTB) has been announced as one of the featured performers on the new AT&T Skyview Stage at Ascend Amphitheater during this year’s CMA Music Festival in Nashville. The iconic southern rock group will host a special Marshall Tucker Band & Friends concert on the stage, set for Saturday, June 11 at 1:00 PM CT. The band has tapped legendary country trio Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers to join them on-stage.

“We are thrilled the CMA has invited us back for the fourth straight year to be a part of the biggest festival in country music,” says MTB lead singer Doug Gray. “And singing with Larry, Rudy and Steve Gatlin is going to make for one hell of a show!”

Larry Gatlin notes, “What a kick ass honor it is to be invited to, in fact, kick ass with the MTB. Ain’t that cool folks?”

The Gatlins will also take part in the 50th Annual CMA Awards Panel, set for Sunday, June 12 at 12:15 PM CT on the CMA Closeup Stage. Additional panelists include Ray Stevens, Brenda Lee, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Robert Deaton. The event will be hosted by SiriusXM’s Charlie Monk.

In addition to the MTB’s AT&T Skyview Stage performance, the group will perform the national anthem at the Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, June 11 at 7:45 PM CT. Other performers on Saturday night’s lineup include Blake Shelton, Chris Young, Steven Tyler, Florida Georgia Line and more.

The band’s CMA Music Fest performance is a stop on their 2016 “Long Hard Ride” tour. The MTB is expected to perform more than 150 live dates by the year’s end. 2016 marks the group’s 45th year on the road.

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The Marshall Tucker Band to Perform National Anthem at CMA Music Festival

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Iconic southern rockers The Marshall Tucker Band (MTB) will perform the national anthem at CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, June 11.

“Getting asked to perform our national anthem at CMA Music Fest is a huge honor,” says MTB lead singer Doug Gray.  “We can’t wait to get out there and salute our great country, Marshall Tucker-style.”

The MTB will perform the national anthem at 7:25 PM CT. Additional performers on Saturday night’s lineup include Blake Shelton, Chris Young, Steven Tyler, Florida Georgia Line and more.

The band’s CMA Music Fest performance is a stop on their 2016 “Long Hard Ride” tour.  The MTB is expected to perform more than 150 live dates by the year’s end.  2016 marks the group’s 45th year on the road.


The Marshall Tucker Band Saddles Up for Long Hard Ride


There’s no riding off into the sunset for these cowboys. The Marshall Tucker Band (MTB) is back on the trail with fresh horses. Today, the iconic southern rock group announced the first leg of concert dates for the 2016 Long Hard Ride Tour. The title of the new tour is a throwback to the band’s 1976 studio album of the same name.

This year marks 45 years of touring for the legendary Marshall Tucker Band.

“I look back at it all now and just think, ‘wow,'” says MTB lead singer Doug Gray. “We’ve been doing this for 45 years and every year I get more excited about getting back out there to start a new tour. We wouldn’t still be here if not for all the fans, young and old, who keep coming to see us every night. We love you all… here’s to this year’s Long Hard Ride!”

The tour kicks off this week in Alexandria, VA with upcoming stops in Hartford, Las Vegas, Charleston, San Antonio, New York City and more. Many additional tour dates will be announced soon.

2016 Long Hard Ride Tour Schedule:
Feb 18 – Alexandria, VA – The Birchmere
Feb 19 – Morristown, NJ – Mayo Performing Arts Center
Feb 20 – Woonsocket, RI – Stadium Theatre
Feb 21 – Hartford, CT – Infinity Music Hall
Feb 27 – Jackson, TN – Carl Perkins Civic Center
March 4 & 5 – Las Vegas, NV – Orleans Hotel & Casino
March 10 – Key West, FL – Key West Theatre
March 11 – Pompano Beach, FL – Pompano Beach Amphitheater
March 12 – Ormond Beach, FL – Jesters Live
March 17 – Utica, NY – Stanley Center for the Arts
March 18 – Binghamton, NY – Magic City Music Hall
March 19 – Huntington, NY – The Paramount
March 25 – Toledo, OH – Hollywood Casino
April 2 – St. Augustine, FL – Rhythm & Ribs
April 4 – Bradenton, FL – Neel Performing Arts Center – State College of Florida
April 8 – Dubuque, IA – Diamond Jo Casino – Dubuque
April 9 – Northwood, IA – Diamond Jo Casino – Northwood
April 16 – Charleston, SC – Southern Ground Music & Food Festival
April 19 – San Antonio, TX – San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter – Grand Ballroom
April 21 – The Woodlands, TX – Dosey Doe
April 29 – Rocklin, CA – Quarry Park Amphitheater
May 1 – Indio, CA – Stagecoach Festival
May 7 – Stateline, NV – Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa
May 14 – Kingsport, TN – Racks By The Tracks Festival
May 21 – Sheffield, AL – Sheffield Street Party
June 17 – Oswego, IL – Oswego PrairieFest
June 18 – Fort Knox, KY – U.S. Army Garrison
June 25 – Mount Vernon, OH – Private Event
July 2 – Maricopa, AZ – Harrah’s Ak-Chin Lounge
July 6 – Copiague, NY – Town of Babylon Music Under the Stars
July 8 – Gettysburg, PA – Gettysburg Bike Week
July 9 – Bainbridge, NY – Rock In The Park
July 10 – Stafford Springs, CT – Sun Valley Beach Resort
July 15 – New Bern, NC – 2016 Summer Concert Series
July 17 – Allentown, NJ – Freedom Fest State Fair
Aug 12 – Lincoln City, IN – Lincoln State Park Amphitheatre
Aug 13 – Springfield, MO – Gillioz Theatre
Aug 14 – Russellville, AR – Pope County Fairgrounds
Sept 24 – Lincoln, MA – Lovelane Benefit Concert
Nov 10 – Laughlin, NV – Harrah’s Laughlin – Fiesta Showroom
Dec 16 – New York City, NY – B.B. King Blues Club
Dec 17 – Uncasville, CT – Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun Casino

In addition, the MTB is already gearing up for next year, recently announcing their return to the high seas for the near sold-out Rock Legends Cruise V, set for January 19-23, 2017. For additional information and for cabin bookings, visit

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