The American duo Big and Rich is composed of country musicians Big Kenny and John Rich - both provide vocals and play guitars. Before coming together as a duo, Big Kenny was a solo artist while John Rich was associated with the famous country music outfit Lonestar. After they started collaboration in 1998, the duo went on to release three studio albums.
The debut studio album of Big & Rich, Horse of a Different Color was released in 2004. This album featured four consecutive Top 40 country hits including the no. 11 hit Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy), no. 15 hit Holy Water and no. 20 single Big Time. Save a Horse went on to become the most requested single on Great American Country and Country Music Television networks for four weeks.
The duo’s second album Comin' to Your City was released in November 2005 and featured a top-20 single 8th of November, which was inspired by a true story of the Vietnam War. This single earned Big and Rich nominations for the ACM Awards, Grammy Awards, and the CMA Awards. The album also included two other top 40 songs.
Big and Rich’s third album Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace was released in 2007. The album included Lost in This Moment, the duo’s first number one single which spent 2 weeks at number one position on the country music charts. The single was also the duo’s first entry on adult contemporary charts reaching number 12. The album’s second single Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace was a top 40 hit. Following the release of third album, the duo went on hiatus and started working on their solo careers releasing solo albums. Both artists scored a top-40 single in their solo albums; Kenny with Long After I'm Gone and Rich with his Shuttin' Detroit Down single.
After a four-year hiatus, the duo announced a return. Besides, the news is that Big and Rich are going to undertake Xtreme Muzik Festival and tour across the US and Canada which has caused stir among music aficionados. The tour will kick off in June and will span three months before concluding in late September. The festival will include over 35 performances in various locations across the United States and Canada. First performance will take place at Show Me Music & Arts Festival in Springfield, Missouri. The tour will then travel through North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Colorado, South Dakota, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Virginia, New York, Mississippi, Tennessee, Illinois and British Columbia. Following the duo with Xtreme Muzik Festival will be Gretchen Wilson – the Grammy Award winning country artist. The festival will also feature Cowboy Troy and Two Foot Fred.
For all the music devotees – country music fans in particular, Xtreme Muzik Festival provides an excellent opportunity to enjoy the purest of music out there. So get your Xtreme Muzik Festival Big and Rich tickets and have the time of your life!