Sunday, September 6, 7 pm
Main Stage, Grandstand
Rodney Atkins is as authentic as they come. Whether he's taking in a baseball game with son Elijah or entertaining thousands of fans with one of his many mega-hits, Atkins expresses a refreshing simplicity and sincerity that reflects the values he holds so dear: Putting family first, making the most of what you have, and staying true to yourself in a rapidly-changing world.
With the February 2015 release of his first-ever hits compilation, Rodney Atkins – Greatest Hits, the award-winning singer/songwriter shares 11 of his best-loved songs -- including his six No. 1 smashes "Take A Back Road," "It's America," "Cleaning This Gun (Come On In Boy)," "These Are My People," "Watching You" and "If You're Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows)" -- and puts a fresh spin on the simple pleasures of everyday love with his brand new single, "Eat Sleep Love You Repeat."
Rodney Atkins – Greatest Hits is Atkins' fifth album via longtime label home Curb Records. His last studio album, Take A Back Road (produced by Ted Hewitt), yielded Atkins' sixth career No. 1 hit and fastest-rising single to date with the title track. "Take A Back Road," written by Luke Laird and Rhett Akins, was also named Song of the Year at the 2012 BMI Awards and marked Rodney's third Song of the Year win -- "Watching You" (2007 / Brian White) and "If You're Going Through Hell" (2006 / Sam and Annie Tate) also earned the title.
When he's not in the studio working on new music, Rodney is working hard out on the road, connecting with loyal fans in cities across the country. An avid supporter of our military, he completed his third USO entertainment tour to Kuwait and Afghanistan in 2014, also one of the last entertainment tours to Afghanistan, and continues to headline dates across the country.