Trace Adkins will release his new album, Proud To Be Here, tomorrow, August 2.
[Read GAC’s review of Proud To Be Here >>] Fans have been able to stream the entire album pre-release – including bonus tracks – from Trace’s official iPhone app, which is free and available for download at http://bit.ly/traceapp. Starting today, fans can also stream the record on Trace’s official website, www.traceadkins.com, as well as his Facebook page.
There will be several chances to catch Trace performing live on TV in support of his new album. On release day, he will perform “Just Fishin’” on The Today Show and that evening, Trace and his family will appear on Extra at their Nashville farm where they have resided since fire destroyed their Brentwood home. Trace will also perform on Fox & Friends on August 3, sit down to talk in depth on Piers Morgan Tonight on August 10 and visit Chelsea Lately on August 11.
That’s not all for Trace though. He was just added to ABC’s CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock, airing on August 14, and a two hour History Channel special called You Don’t Know Dixie will include Trace’s stories about the South, how it shaped America and his personal stores abrout growing up in Louisiana. The special is scheduled to air August 17.
In September, Trace will help commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11 by performing a special USO concert for troops and their families at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. He will also appear in a new GAC series, Day Jobs, in which he’ll return to the oil rigs he worked before his music career took off. The episode premieres September 14.