Nashville, Tenn. (May 27, 2016) - Iconic southern rockers The Marshall Tucker Band (MTB) will perform the national anthem at CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, June 11.
"Getting asked to perform our national anthem at CMA Music Fest is a huge honor," says MTB lead singer Doug Gray. "We can't wait to get out there and salute our great country, Marshall Tucker-style."
The MTB will perform the national anthem at 7:25 PM CT. Additional performers on Saturday night's lineup include Blake Shelton, Chris Young,Steven Tyler, Florida Georgia Lineand more.
The band's CMA Music Fest performance is a stop on their 2016 "Long Hard Ride" tour. The MTB is expected to perform more than 150 live dates by the year's end. 2016 marks the group's 45th year on the road.
About The Marshall Tucker Band
Forty-five years ago, The Marshall Tucker Band was founded in Spartanburg, SC. Thanks to hits like "Can't You See," "Heard It In A Love Song," "Fire On The Mountain," and "24 Hours At A Time," the 5x Gold, 3x Platinum-selling southern rock group has sold millions of albums worldwide. MTB songs have been featured in major motion picture films and television shows including Breaking Bad, Blow, The Box, Swing Vote, Half Nelson, My Name Is Earl, Cold Case Files and Good Guys. CMT (Country Music Television) named the MTB’s "Can't You See" the #4 Greatest Southern Rock Song. The MTB's debut album, The Marshall Tucker Band, reigns as Gibson Guitar's #5 Greatest Southern Rock Album. UltimateClassicRock.comcrowned the MTB's "Can't You See" as the #1 Southern Rock Song and in 2013, GRAMMY® Magazine named the group's logo as one of the most distinctive and iconic brands in music.
For more information on The Marshall Tucker Band, visit www.marshalltucker.com or the official Facebook Page.