Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale hosts Rodney Atkins and Thompson Square

Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, and Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill has announced country music artists, Rodney Atkins and Thompson Square as part of the anticipated 44th annual auction week in Scottsdale.

RA_single_image FOR WEBThe auto auction is from Jan. 10 to 18, 2015, at WestWorld of Scottsdale, according to a press release.

Rodney Atkins will open auction week during Family Value Day 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10.

“Barrett-Jackson and country music are both a part of the cultural fabric of America,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson in a prepared statement.

“This is the first time in our company’s history that we’ve organized concerts of this scale and featured some of the most popular country artists.”

Barrett-Jackson partnered up with Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill to bring award-winning country music singer and songwriter, Rodney Atkins to Scottsdale.

The six-time country chart topper’s hits include “These Are My People,” “Watching You” and “If You’re Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows).” Atkins’ fourth studio album, “Take A Back Road,” yielded as the fastest-rising single to date with the title track and he is working on a new album for longtime label home, Curb Records.1210Ns Upcoming Events (Direks Bentley) FOR WEB

Country music couple, Thompson Square, will take center stage 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13.

Husband-and-wife duo, Keifer and Shawna Thompson, of Thompson Square are multi-platinum selling country stars. They made music history by earning awards from both the Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association for “Vocal Duo of the Year” in 2012.

Thompson Square’s debut, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” surpassed two million in sales and follow-up hits from the self-titled, debut album include the award-winning, Top 10 “I Got You” and the critically-lauded power ballad “Glass.”

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