Eric Church was born in Granite Falls, NC. Church started playing the guitar at an early age and by the time he got to high school he was performing at local bar regularly. His first band, “Mountain Boys,” was comprised of his college roommate, his brother and others.
Eric Church graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in marketing, and got engaged shortly after. His bride-to-be left him after he turned down a corporate career so he moved to Nashville to chase his dreams.
Church signed to Capitol Records since 2005, and has since released a total of six studio albums for that label. His debut album, 2006’s, Sinners Like Me, produced four singles on the Billboard country charts including the Top 20 hits “How ‘Bout You”, “Two Pink Lines”, and “Guys Like Me”. His success has continued to grow over the years, and has shared the stage with Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney and Luke Bryan.
Born in Northern Louisiana, Trace Adkins is a country music artist, author, and actor that came on the Nashville scene in 1995 with his album, Dreamin’ Out Loud. He has charted over 20 singles on the Billboard 200 during his career including singles like, “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing”, “Ladies Love Country Boys”, and “You’re Gonna Miss This”. Trace Adkins is also a TV star and won the 2013 The Celebrity Apprentice.