8:00 pm - NRA Country Jam: Story Behind the Song (ticket required)
(Doors open at 7 pm) Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St., (2 blocks from GWCC) (O)
NRA Country is known for delivering great country music entertainment and this year will not disappoint! "Story Behind the Song" promises an intimate, exclusive in-the-round concert by some of the top artists and songwriters in Nashville and country music. Chris Janson ("Buy Me a Boat", "Holdin' Her"), Josh Thompson ("Way Out Here", "Beer on the Table"), Lindsay Ell ("All Alright") and Cary Barlowe ("American Honey", "Where It's At", "Sun Daze") are known for having hits on the radio but did you know they've also written some of the biggest hits in country music for other artists? Between the four performers, they've written over 35 songs recorded by superstars including Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert and Rascal Flatts. Come hear them tell the story behind the songs and you'll get a glimpse of what it is like to be a songwriter in Nashville and how a song goes from a single lyric to a hit on the radio.
7:00 pm - NRA presents Hank Williams, Jr. with special guest Lee Brice (ticket required)
(Doors open at 6:00 pm) - GWCC Building A
The Saturday night concert has become a marquee event at NRA Annual Meeting. Country superstar, legend and NRA Life Member Hank Williams, Jr. will entertain the crowd with his timeless hits including "A Country Boy Can Survive," "Family Tradition," and "I Fought the Law." His unapologetic American patriotism is unparalleled so come watch him get the crowd on their feet and celebrate our great nation. Country star and fellow NRA Live Member Lee Brice ("I Drive Your Truck", "Love Like Crazy" and "I Don't Dance") comes off headlining his "American Made Tour" and will open the concert. See why he is one of country music's brightest stars on radio today. Tickets start at only $29.95 and the show is expected to sell out so don't wait to pull the trigger! Get your tickets at NRAAM.org!