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Trace Adkins Partners with NRA Country

Trace Adkins is as big a hunter, outdoorsman and Second Amendment supporter as he is a country music icon.

2/22/2012


Trace Adkins is one of country music’s most accomplished entertainers. The instantly recognizable baritone has earned 30 charted singles and 15 top 10 hits and gold, platinum and multi-platinum albums with total sales surpassing $10 million. His latest album, “Proud to be Here,” features the hit “Just Fishin’” and his latest single, “Million Dollar View.”


But Adkins is also as big a hunter, outdoorsman and Second Amendment supporter as he is a country music icon. In fact, the 6-foot 6-inch star has partnered with NRA Country to help deliver the word to the mass media that it’s cool to like guns and love America. He recently invited cameras to his farm near Nashville, Tenn., so fans can get a glimpse of his lifestyle and some of his guns. See the exclusive video only at NRACountry.com.


“I grew up in Sportsman’s Paradise—Louisiana,” says Adkins, “so I guess it isn’t a surprise that the great outdoors has always been a big part of my life. All my favorite memories involve the outdoors, whether it was playing outside as a kid, goofing around with my kids or going hunting.”


Fans also can catch Trace Adkins at the NRA Country Jam II on April 13 during the NRA Annual Meetings in St. Louis. If you want to see Adkins in concert and help charity at the same time, get great tickets and VIP charity packages at NRA Country.com; proceeds will benefit NRA Country Cares, a charitable foundation that supports America’s veterans and farmers, and firearm safety programs.


A member of the Grand Ole Opry, Adkins was raised on country and gospel music. He’s known as a traditionalist who speaks his mind and honors the past. He has five daughters and is a family man to the core. He’s a former oil rigger who works his farm with his own hands. His “gruff” demeanor hides a self-deprecating, humble man with the coolness that comes from defeating death and realizing everything else is small stuff. When a fire claimed his Tennessee home in June, 2011, Trace first made sure his family was unharmed, then immediately redirected his fans’ offers of support to the Red Cross.


NRA Country is a celebration of American values that made the country so great, including respect, honor and freedom. It’s a lifestyle and a bond between the country music community and hard-working Americans everywhere. It’s powered by pride, freedom, love of country, respect for the military and the responsibilities of protecting the great American life. NRA Country will be involved in causes that defend our values and it will empower our artist friends who promote these values to encourage our next generation of leaders. Says the country star: “I support NRA Country because it shares my love of the outdoors and my wish to safeguard America’s hunting heritage. I am Trace Adkins and I am NRA Country.”


Each month a new artist is featured on NRACountry.com, highlighting what makes him or her “NRA Country.” To learn more about the latest events visit NRACountry.com and follow NRA Country on Twitter.


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2 Responses to Trace Adkins Partners with NRA Country

julie johnson wrote:
August 14, 2012

trace adkins or who ever i lost my husband july 22 this year due to carbonmonoxide in the camper in the hunting woods him and his uncle two men that loved the woods he taught his son and daughter to love the outdoors and they did on the night of his death the next day we checked his camera and 2 of the biggest bears we have ever seen has been there daily my son and daughter has made a pack to both sit in there dads spor back to back and get the bears for there dad as my young daugther puts on her dads vest and carries ashes for luck she went last week where her and her dad was to hog hunt and came back early crying ,at the funeral the kids picked out the song mossy oak it fits him perfect will they ever hunt again i dont no but i feel like its very important for people to keep there kids in the woods and pass it on the beauty of it all and the safety,when you keep kids in the woods they are safe from the outside world my daughter looks like a beauty queen but gears up and goes the son is awsome hunter there daddy taught them things about hunting and how to survive is there any way you could lead then in the right direction to express the safty thanks so much

Dennis J. Psoras wrote:
April 22, 2012

I am an octogenarian ,Veteran of the Korean War and Life Member Of The NRA , I am overjoyed that you are an outdoors man and valued NRA supporter . Thanks for being a role model for the youth of our country . Your music is so refreshing ,the words make sense and they can be a shining light to the highly impressionable youngsters trying to find their way in these uncertain times .May the Lord continue to bless you and keep you safe so that you may remain in His service for many years to come .