COUNTRY Financial®, Trace Adkins Take To The Road

Road Trips and Guitar Picks concert series starts up in the spring with 4x Grammy nominee

Jan 24, 2012, 08:00 ET from COUNTRY Financial

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- COUNTRY Financial is excited to announce that 13 dates on country star Trace Adkins' "Songs & Stories" tour this spring will be part of its Road Trips and Guitar Picks concert series. Fans who "Like" the Road Trips and Guitar Picks Facebook page,, have the opportunity to enter to win concert tickets and to hang out with Adkins in an exclusive VIP experience.   

"The Road Trips and Guitar Picks experience gives me more opportunities to connect with my fans at the concerts and online," says Adkins. "I am happy to partner with COUNTRY Financial because they're down-to-earth people who look out for hard-working Americans like my fans."

The Road Trips and Guitar Picks concerts with Trace Adkins are:




March 8

Des Moines, Iowa

Hoyt Sherman Place

March 9

Kansas City, Mo.

The Midland by AMC

March 10

Peoria, Ill.

Civic Center Theater

March 15


Riverside Theater

March 16

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Civic Center

March 17

Grand Forks, N.D.

Chester Fritz Auditorium

March 22

Birmingham, Ala.

Alabama Theatre

April 25


Paramount Theatre

April 28

Tulsa, Okla.

Brady Theater

May 10

Davenport, Iowa

Adler Theatre

May 17


Cobb Energy Center

May 18




St. Louis

The Pageant

For the latest concert information including dates and locations, visit the Road Trips and Guitar Picks Facebook page, Fans who attend the shows can stop by the COUNTRY Road Trips and Guitar Picks area to play games, win prizes and get access to special photo opportunities. 

"We're thrilled to have Trace Adkins and his fans join us on this journey," says Doyle Williams, chief marketing officer at COUNTRY. "We hope Trace's fans will enjoy all the extras the Road Trips and Guitar Picks experience provides to get them up close and personal with the country superstar."

The Trips and Picks Facebook page,, is a one-stop place for fans to gain access to features they can't get anywhere else:

  • Chances to win tickets, VIP experiences, MP3 downloads and other exclusive prizes  
  • Tour exclusives, including behind-the-scenes videos and photos  
  • Fan discussion and interaction 
  • Latest concert information including additional stops and other top artists joining the tour 
  • Fun ways to get your financial security in tune

Follow Road Trips and Guitar Picks

Facebook fan page: 
Twitter:  @tripsandpicks

COUNTRY Financial, founded in 1925, serves one million households and businesses throughout the United States. COUNTRY and its financial representatives help clients protect what they have, save for a comfortable future, and achieve financial security. For more information, go to

About Trace Adkins
Trace Adkins is one of country music's most versatile and accomplished entertainers. His instantly recognizable baritone has earned 30 charted singles and 15 Top Ten hits gold, platinum, and multi-platinum albums with total sales surpassing 10 million. He is the author of A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck. He was a finalist on NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice, where he charmed millions while his recent role in The Lincoln Lawyer put him in the company of Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillipe, Jon Leguizamo and William H. Macy in the box-office topping theatrical release.

Adkins' 10th studio album, PROUD TO BE HERE, features the Top Ten hit, "Just Fishin'" and latest single, "Million Dollar View." The album was released on August 2, 2011 on Show Dog - Universal Music and debuted at #2 on the Billboard Country Album Chart.

Contact: Sunni Hickman
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